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Latter Day Saints -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:


 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313915]
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.

Dates: 1844-1976

William Burton journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313758]
Identifier: MSS SC 1643
Scope and Contents

Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.

Dates: 1837-1907

Joseph Campbell diaries and genealogy

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230364777]
Identifier: MSS 1645
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of handwritten diaries. Campbell relates his missionary experiences in the Northern States Mission for the Mormon Church as well as his efforts in the Great Britain Mission. Also included is a Campbell genealogy.

Dates: 1891-1909

Lyndon W. Cook research papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1964
Scope and Contents

Research materials compiled by Cook in 1977. They include photocopies of miscellaneous court records, account books, maps, marriage records, correspondence, and land records of Jackson, Missouri. The collection relates largely to the early life and career Parley P. Pratt, a Mormon apostle.

Dates: 1977

David Matthew Kennedy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1583
Scope and Contents

Diaries, correspondence, business and political records, reports, and miscellaneous items relating to Kennedy's banking and political assignments.

Dates: 1918-1979

John Kettle journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314020]
Identifier: MSS SC 1688
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a John Kettle's daily account of the voyage across the Atlantic on the ship, "Samuel Curling", and of the journey across the plains to Utah.

Dates: 1856

List of members who paid 1000 and over

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343516]
Identifier: MSS 172
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten lists of the names of Mormons who gave $1000 or more in tithing to the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1917-1918

Carl C. Curtis lists

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338102]
Identifier: MSS 954
Scope and Contents

Typewritten lists of names mentioned in the diary of Patience Cowdery, wife of Warren Cowdery. Warren was the brother of Oliver Cowdery, one of the founders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included is a chronology of LDS Church history and information on Oliver Cowdery.

Dates: 1970

Outmigration Leadership History Project records

Identifier: MSS 7469
Scope and Contents

Contains the records, case files, transcripts, photographs, newspaper clippings and oral history interviews collected by the Mormon Outmigration Leadership History Project between the mid-1980s and 2007.

Dates: approximately 1985-2007

Alice Dandy Ollerton biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315118]
Identifier: MSS SC 1710
Scope and Contents

Typescript of the biography of Alice Dandy Ollerton, English convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Describes the handcart trek across the plains which took the lives of Ollerton's husband, daughter, and herself.

Dates: approximately 1980