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Mormons -- Ohio -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Gilbert Belnap papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230318070]
Identifier: MSS SC 1939
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.

Amos Botsford Fuller diaries

 File — Folder 1: [31197232487568]
Identifier: MSS 292
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Fuller kept these diaries while on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ohio and New York State. He worked primarily in upper New York State and in Medina and Stark Counties in Ohio. Fuller writes of his daily activities and his missionary work. The items are in pencil and are much faded.

Geauga County (Ohio) court record

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317981]
Identifier: MSS SC 1930
Scope and Contents One handwritten court record. The item is a copy made in 1860 by William N. Keeny, clerk of Geauga County, of the original court record dated 1839. The Halsted Haines Co. sued Joseph Smith (1805-1844), Hyrum Smith, Olivery Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon, Brigham Young, and other Mormon Church leaders for redress in connection with questionable business practices. Since the defendants failed to appear when summoned, the plaintiffs were awarded $2337.35 plus expenses.

William Huntington diary and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 272
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary including a retrospective account of Huntington's life. Huntington writes about his early life, his conversion to the Mormon Church, and his experience as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. He also writes about the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church, service in the Nauvoo Legion militia organization, and preparations of the Mormons to migrate to the mountains. Huntington made diary entries in 1846. The item was transcribed by O. B....

Hyrum Smith bibles and family records, 1834, 1872

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains two bibles owned by Hyrum Smith. Includes an 1834 family bible that has a family record in the middle of the book, dated up to 1872; and, an Old Testament in Hebrew with Latin notations, said to be used by Hyrum while attending the School of the Prophets. Includes photocopy of part of family record from family bible.

Hyrum Smith correspondence, 1839-1844

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 2
Scope and Contents Three letters written to and from Hyrum Smith. Includes one letter written from Liberty Jail, Missouri. Dated 1839-1844.

Hyrum Smith diaries and other writings, 1831-1835

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and other writings related to Hyrum Smith. Includes missionary diaries kept by Hyrum for missions in the Ohio area, the eastern states, and southern states. Also includes an account book, a day book, and a book of miscellaneous writings not in Hyrum's hand. Dated 1831-1835.

Hyrum Smith property records, 1837-1846

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 3
Scope and Contents Records mostly related to Hyrum Smith's property in Lee County, Iowa, and Nauvoo, Illnois. Includes maps of his Smith's "additions" to the city, as well as several indentures related to the buying and selling of this property. Also includes some documents related to Smith family property in Kirtland, Ohio, and Far West, Missouri. Includes a tax document for Hyrum's estate and an indenture for his property being sold after his death. Dated 1837-1846.

Joel H. Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230325422]
Identifier: MSS SC 2634
Scope and Contents Typewitten autobiography. Johnson was born at Grafton, Massachusetts, and converted to the Mormon Church. He lived with the Mormons in Ohio, Illinois, and Utah. He helped organize "Zion's Camp" and settled in serveral places in Utah.

Newel Knight autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230326529]
Identifier: MSS SC 2769
Scope and Contents Mimeographed copy of a typed copy of an autobiography. Knight writes about his life and his association with the Mormon Church. He often tells more about Mormon Church history than he does about himself. He was with the Mormons in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.