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Independence (Mo.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cannonball found in Independence, Missouri, likely 1864 October 21-22

 Item — Box 4: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233650941]
Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 2 Item 14
Scope and Contents Cannonball found near the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Independence Stake Center and the Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, in approximately 1990. This solid shot, 2.75-inch projectile was likely fired by a Union Army Parrot Rifle during the Second Battle of Independence (October 21-22, 1864).On the morning of October 22, Union forces, under the command of Major General Alfred Pleasanton, pursued Confederate General James Fagan's brigades...
Dates: likely 1864 October 21-22

Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerites) collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2394

The collection contains twenty-one plastic-bound volumes containing historical material relating to The Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerites), including extensive minutes of various Cutlerite church meetings and conferences, gathered and typed by Edna Ione Fletcher. Each volume has been arranged in its own folder and are contained in two boxes.

Dates: approximately 1853-1970

Edwin R. Bird diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS2628_F1

Edwin R. Bird diary, 1854-1855

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232569811], Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 2628 Series 1
Scope and Contents Series contains a diary written by Bird, documenting his overland journey to California from April 10, 1854, to July 4, 1854. Diary includes a one paragraph introduction to his sister, Julia Bird Talbot, dated August 5, 185[5]. The text documents Bird's travels from Naperville, Illinois, to Bear River, Wyoming. Although Bird completed the overland journey to California, the diary ends July 4, 1855, with his description of the Bear River region. Included in the Bird diary are descriptions of...
Dates: 1854-1855

Samuel D. Lucas subpoena

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239251769]
Identifier: MSS 9080
Scope and Contents

Contains a subpoena signed by Samuel D. Lucas ordering Joel F. Childs, William Thompson, and Martin O. Jones to appear before a court hearing between Phineas Skinner and Robert A. Crenshaw in Independence, Missouri. Dated July 31, 1854. Also includes an image of Lucas.

Dates: 1854 July 31

B. H. Roberts newspaper clippings and correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629570]
Identifier: MSS 4134
Scope and Contents

The newspaper clippings (photocopies) and correspondence included in this collection primarily chronicle B. H. Roberts' travels, sermons, and writings from 1896-1908. Some clippings address Mormonism in general, as well as other religious topics.

Dates: 1896-1908

William J. Curtis and Annette Wegner Curtis collection on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1833-2008

Identifier: MSS 6223 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Materials include photographs, articles, programs, pamphlets, and other items concerning Christianity, particularly Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, history. Materials collected or created by William J. Curtis and Annette Wegner Curtis. Dated approximately 1833 to 2008.

Dates: 1833-2008