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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Ernest Clark notebook

 Item — Folder 1: [31197232533569]
Identifier: MSS 7682
Scope and Contents Notebook contains an autobiography of Ernest Clark, as well as notes from a sermon by Mary Lightner on Joseph Smith and a copy of a revelation on marriage by John Taylor. Clark's autobiography describes his early years in Utah, his family's life in Mexico and their expulsion from the country in 1912, his education, and his teaching career in Idaho and Wyoming. Contents date from between 1905 and 1968.

Martha Coray notebook

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 230
Scope and Contents Notebook includes Coray's interview notes used in compiling of Lucy Mack Smith's history of Joseph Smith.Smith family history notes contain John and Clarissa Smith's account of visit by Joseph Smith Sr. to Smith family members, including his father, Asael Smith, in Lawrence County, New York, in 1830; John Smith's account of his and Joseph Smith Sr.'s reunion with their mother, Mary Duty Smith, at Kirtland, Ohio, and their subsequent journey eastward to visit Church branches and...

Edward Cram letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230309269]
Identifier: MSS SC 1195
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to Cram's sister Laura and details personal matters. Mentioned briefly are the Philadelphia riots and the murder of Joseph Smith.

Family history of Joan M. Luckett

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313998]
Identifier: MSS SC 1600

Mary Field Garner autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230334267]
Identifier: MSS 1141
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpts from an autobiography. Garner writes about her conversion to Mormonism, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her memories of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and the "mantle" of the prophet falling on Brigham Young (1801-1877), her journey to Utah, and her life in Slaterville, Utah.

Elias Hutchings autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2470
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and photocopies of the item. Hutchings was born in New Hampshire and lived later in Vermont, New York, Ohio, Iowa, and Illinois. He was baptized a member of the Mormon Church in 1830, participated in the "Zion's Camp" march of 1834, served on a mission to New York and Pennsylvania, and personally knew Joseph Smith (1805-1844), first president of the Mormon Church. Hutchings died in 1845 in Nauvoo, Illinois.

Paul Jensen research file on Sidney Rigdon

 File — Folder 1: [31197230349919]
Identifier: MSS 4048
Abstract Includes photocopies of genealogies, newspaper clippings, wills, letters, photographs, and maps relating to the life of Sidney Rigdon and his descendants.

Mormon enigma : Emma Hale Smith, prophet's wife, "elect lady," polygamy's foe

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230217538]
Identifier: MSS 1734
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The item is an early draft of "Mormon Enigma" which length was later reduced as requested by the publisher, Doubleday & Company. The manuscript is a biography of Emma Hale Smith, first wife of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith.

Noel B. Pratt letters and announcements

 File — Folder 1: [31197230329176]
Identifier: MSS SC 2924
Scope and Contents Material relates to his spiritual writings and beliefs, including his belief in the King James Bible and the Book of Mormon, and his disbelief in Joseph Smith. Other topics include American Indians, the House of Israel, and moneyless trade. In some instances author refers to himself as David Noeleon. A couple of items are addressed to Chad J. Flake.

Jane Walker Smith autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230325398]
Identifier: MSS SC 2631
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Smith writes about being born in Pecham, Vermont, migrating to Haun's Mill, Missouri, what she observed during the "Haun's Mill Massacre," mob activities against the Mormons in Missouri, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her miraculous healing, her association with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, and her sister's marriage to Joseph Smith as a plural wife.