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Social Life and Customs

Subject Source: Cclabroad

Found in 3406 Collections and/or Records:

William Dearborn Brown journal

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS7819
Dates: circa 1860

William Jordan Flake diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS1453_F1
Dates: 1884-1885

William Wood visiting cards, 1853, approximately 1880

Identifier: MSS 3190 Series 11 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains two visiting cards found in the pages of a Roman history volume in the Kane family collection. These cards depict D. Chalmers and Chas. Chalmers. Each is addressed to William Wood, and contains a small amount of information about the lives of the subject. The card for Chas. Chalmers is dated 1853; the card for D. Chalmers is undated, but likely dates to the late-19th century.

Dates: 1853; approximately 1880

Bill Williams letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292314]
Identifier: Vault MSS 580
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters each written on June 30, 1817 at Fort Osage and addressed to G. C. Sibley. These are receipts for services rendered and for goods received. One item acknowledges "services on interpretation of the Osage language."

Dates: 1817 June 30

Evan Austin Williams letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232592227]
Identifier: MSS 8804
Scope and Contents

Color copy of a letter from Evan Austin Williams, writing from Willard, Utah, to his parents in Wales. In his letter, Williams talks about armies being sent to destroy the Mormons and shares his testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith and the Mormon religion. He also inquires about other family in Wales and talks about his own, including his son, Noah. Dated January 22, 1863.

Dates: 1863 January 22

Wilson family correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315985]
Identifier: MSS SC 1844
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters. The items are correspondence between members of the F. G. Wilson family who lived in Mesa, Arizona; Santaquin, Utah; and Wasatch County, Utah. Most of the items were written in the 1880s and deal with family matters. Genealogical materials for the Wilson family are also included.

Dates: 1877-1964

Norman Wilson Sr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9595
Scope and Contents

Contains papers of Norman Wilson Sr. and his family, including the memorial service program for Wilson, a publication by Wilson on multiple correlation in mathematics, photographs, ephemera, and a diary kept by Norman Wilson Sr.'s wife, Ernestine Dalby Wilson, in 1942. Materials are dated from 1942 to 1997.

Dates: approximately 1942-1997

Wellington Paul Wilson letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322940]
Identifier: MSS SC 2377
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and two poems. Wilson writes to his son, Joseph Ellis Wilson (1858-1930), and relates family matters and local happenings. He also speculates on Mormon theology. These items were written in Grantsville and in Panguitch, Utah. Most of them were sent to Joseph in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1883-1894

Wilsonville : a ghost town of Emery County

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338375]
Identifier: MSS 943
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten history of Wilsonville, Utah. The town was settled by Mormons. Initially, there were about seven families in the hamlet, not including surrounding farms. The site was later abandoned. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

Windsor County, Vermont legal documents collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2369
Abstract The contents of this collection represent a cross-section of the legal documents that would have been used in Windsor County, Vermont, just prior to the birth of Joseph Smith, Jr. The other cases paint an interesting picture of the legal environment in which young Joseph grew up. Among the cases are some that deal with debt and wage disputes, divorce suits, counterfeiting and forgery, disputes over land titles, an escape from debtor's prison, family squabbles about who inherits what...
Dates: 1785-1801