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Polygamy -- Utah

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

The "Americanization" of Utah for statehood / Gustive O. Larson

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1300
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of book prior to publication. Presents the struggle of Utah for statehood, including all aspects and conditions relative to the practice of plural marriage and the issue of the "Woodruff Manifesto".

Dates: 1971

Annie C. Christensen biography, 1939

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232581121]
Identifier: MSS 8230
Scope and Contents Photocopy of Annie C. Christensen (1866-1944) biography typed by Alice K. Hatch, a historian with the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, in March 1939. The biography includes details from Annie's youth, marriage, and career as a midwife. It also mentions her callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including her service in Primary, Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, and Relief Society presidencies. The biography also includes details about Annie C....
Dates: 1939

Anti-Mormon lecture notes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233605986]
Identifier: MSS 7918
Scope and Contents

Contains two notebooks of notes given at Anti-Mormon lectures likely given in Lancaster, Ohio in 1918. Speakers included Arthur C. Latimer and a Mrs. Williams. The notes document public addresses by disaffected Mormons about polygamy, temple rites, and other aspects of Mormon life.

Dates: approximately 1918

Benjamin F. Johnson family correspondence and ephemera

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9512
Scope and Contents Letters of the Benjamin F. Johnson family spanning 1864 to 1915. Letters were often written from Latter-day Saint communities within Utah and Arizona, particularly Richfield, Utah, and Mesa, Arizona, and usually to or from women. Includes a small number of ephemeral items such as receipts, a small decorative card with a poem, a small broadside with a song for the Babbitt family reunion in 1909, and a handwritten poem. All items were found in a leather wallet owned by Benjamin F. Johnson,...
Dates: 1864-1915

Carroll family histories

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1569

Carroll family histories is a collection of various narratives describing numerous generations of the Carroll family. Included within the collection are photocopies of letters and photographs. The collection dates from 1872-1976.

Dates: approximately 1977

Christian P. Christiansen autograph book

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232523511]
Identifier: MSS 5966

54 photocopied leaves of an autograph book belonging to Christian P. Christiansen.

Dates: 1887

George Reynolds certificates and documents, 1863-1907

Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains receipts, certificates, and other documents related to Reynolds. Includes his sentence to prison for practicing polygamy, and a petition for his pardon submitted to President Rutherford B. Hayes. Dated 1863-1907.

Dates: 1863-1907

George Reynolds correspondence, 1872-1909

Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between various individuals, includings leaders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics revolved primarily around the doctrine of polygamy and Reynold's imprisonment for practicing polygamy. Dated 1872-1905.

Dates: 1872-1909

George Reynolds writings, approximately 1877-1920

Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains writings by or related to Reynolds. Includes records related to the concordance to the Book of Mormon, a draft of a history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a biography of Reynolds by his daughter, Alice Louise Reynolds. Dated approximately 1877-1920.

Dates: approximately 1877-1920

Benjamin Harrison pardon of John Ammon Powell

 Item — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239244863]
Identifier: MSS 9129
Scope and Contents

Contains a handwritten pardon in the hand of James Gillespie Blaine, United States Secretary of State, signed by President Benjamin Harrison in Washington D.C., pardoning John Ammon Powell of Price, Utah of his sentence of adultery related to polygamy from one year to six months. Dated 1891 March 18.

Dates: 1891 March 18