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Polygamy -- Utah

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 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".

Annie C. Christensen biography, 1939

 Item — Folder 1: [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. Christensen...

Anti-Mormon lecture notes

 File — Folder 1: [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.

Carroll family histories

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1569
Abstract 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.

Christian P. Christiansen autograph book

 Item — Folder 1: [31197232523511]
Identifier: MSS 5966
Abstract 54 photocopied leaves of an autograph book belonging to Christian P. Christiansen.

George Reynolds certificates and documents, 1863-1907

 Series
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.

George Reynolds correspondence, 1872-1909

 Series
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.

George Reynolds writings, approximately 1877-1920

 Series
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.

Benjamin Harrison pardon of John Ammon Powell

 Item — Oversize-folder 1: [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.

History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230305424]
Identifier: MSS SC 793
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Detailed account of frontier life in Canada; his family's conversion to Mormonism in the early 1840s; a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in June 1845; the trip across the plains to Utah in 1847; and life in pioneer Utah.Also includes account of the author's mission to Canada (1857-1858) and his subsequent recall because of the Utah War, along with his family's move to settle St. George, Utah. Ends with text of Gardner's patriarchal blessing, genealogical...