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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230330851]
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...

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.

John D. Lee letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233290011]
Identifier: Vault MSS 448
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Nov. 1877, and addressed to "Rachel Olive," Lee's daughter. Lee writes from prison where he was held on a charge of murder. He mentions the conditions of his incarceration and the court rulings concerning the divorce of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, and Ann Eliza Young.

James A. Little diaries and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230330893]
Identifier: MSS SC 3216
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Little writes about his youth and his participation in the war with Mexico. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1849 and his subsequent migration to Utah in the same year. Little writes about his marriage to Mary Jane Lytle in December of 1849 and troubles with Indians in Utah Valley, Utah. Little kept a diary from 1 January 1856 to 12 August 1857 when he served as a missionary for the Mormon...

Lorenzo Snow Lyman collection

 File — Folder 1: [31197230328814]
Identifier: MSS SC 2976
Scope and Contents Correspondence and certificates of Lorenzo S. Lyman and Lyman family papers. The correspondence deals with 19th and 20th century Utah politics; references to Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, the St. George Temple, and Utah mining and politics; Family History; family activities in various locations (San Bernardino, California and Fillmore and Parowan, Utah); and letters from Francis M. Lyman about being an apostle and travels (a visit to Egypt and Palestine in 1902). Certificates...

Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [31197230321140]
Identifier: MSS SC 2223
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence. Three of the items are photocopies of handwritten items and are from Brigham Young (1801-1877) approving Moore's activities and giving him permission to settle in Strawberry Valley, Utah. One letter is from Stephen Moore to his wife, Eleanor, telling her of his experiences working away from home. Another item is from Eleanor Moore telling her brother of the death of her son, Stephen.

Mary Van Cott Young telegram to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233283693]
Identifier: Vault MSS 99
Scope and Contents Telegram dated 11 Aug. 1870, written in Provo, Utah, and addressed to Brigham Young. Mary states that the baby is not well, and she adds that she wants to come home.

Brigham Young letters to John W. Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233287330]
Identifier: Vault MSS 209
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated 17 and 23 Dec. 1876, and addressed to John Willard Young, one of Brigham Young's sons and a future apostle in the Mormon Church. Brigham Young writes about personal matters and urges John to return to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Brigham Young's wives, children, and grandchildren

 File — Folder 1: [31197230318658]
Identifier: MSS SC 1995
Scope and Contents One typewritten document. The item provides genealogical information concerning Brigham Young's wives, children, and grandchildren.

Feremorz Little Young report card and letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233287439]
Identifier: Vault MSS 207
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 27 Feb. 1874, and addressed to Brigham Young. Feremorz writes about personal metters. Also included is a report card dated 20 June 1876 and listing Feremorz's standing at the academy.