Mormons -- West (U.S.) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Includes contracts, contact information, and biographical information for the participants, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews conducted by the African American Oral History Project, 1985-1993.
Sub-Series — Folder MSS OH 2535: Series 17
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains directories for the African American Oral History Project. Dated from 1988 to 1995.
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains surveys given to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are also African American, asking them about their feelings towards the Church and about racism within the Church. Dated approximately 1980.
Dates: approximately 1980
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains transcripts of recorded interviews done with participants in the African American Oral History Project, as well as background information about those participants, 1985-1993.
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17
Scope and Contents Contains contracts from and contact information for participants in the African American Oral History Project, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews, and transcripts for those interviews. Topics covered in the oral histories include family life, conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dating and social experiences as a member, family life, acceptance by other members, feelings about the priesthood and the prior restrictions, and how life...
Series — Folder MSS OH 2542: Series 51
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 51
Scope and Contents Contains an oral history memoir of Richard "Dick" Hundley of the American Airpower Heritage Group of the Confederate Air Force Flying Museum. Dated 2 January 1992.
Dates: 1992 January 2
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232498912]
Identifier: MSS 241
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of a letter appealing to the president of the United States, James K. Polk. The item was copied in 1890, but the original was dated 1 June 1846. The letter states that the Mormons have been persecuted and appealed for aid. It is believed that Polk's call for volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico was an answer to this request. The "Mormon Battalion" was formed in consequence.
Dates: 1846 June 1
Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 3; Series 4 [Barcode: 31197231207520], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 782 Series 1
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311042]
Identifier: MSS SC 1329
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typewritten genealogical charts, photographs, and chronology of the Quayle family. The document details the history of John Quayle: his life on the Isle of Man, conversion to Mormonism, emigration to New York in 1841, Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1846, and Salt Lake City, Utah in 1847. The history continues through Quayle's death in 1892. Genealogical charts of the family are current through 1985.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311513]
Identifier: MSS SC 1385
Scope and Contents Photocopy and typescript of a handwritten letter written while on the march with the Mormon Battalion. The item is addressed to Butterfield's mother and gives particulars about the Mormon pioneer trek to the west as well as the Mormon Battalion's mission and activities. Butterfield explains his Mormon faith to his mother.