Mormons -- United States -- History
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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.
William Burton journal
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.
Joseph Campbell diaries and genealogy
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.
Lyndon W. Cook research papers
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.
David Matthew Kennedy papers
Diaries, correspondence, business and political records, reports, and miscellaneous items relating to Kennedy's banking and political assignments.
John Kettle journal
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.
List of members who paid 1000 and over
Photocopies of typewritten lists of the names of Mormons who gave $1000 or more in tithing to the Mormon Church.
Carl C. Curtis lists
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.
Outmigration Leadership History Project records
Contains the records and oral histories of the Mormon Outmigration Leadership History Project collected between around 1985 and 2007.
Alice Dandy Ollerton biography
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.