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Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander L. Baugh published articles

 File — Folder 1: [31197230337609]
Identifier: MSS 2775
Scope and Contents Copies of published articles. "Blessed is the First Man Baptised in This Font" in Mormon Historical Studies 3 (Fall 2002) no. 2. "Was Joseph F. Smith Blessed by His Father Hyrum Smith in Liberty Jail?" in Mormon Historical Studies 4 (Spring 2003) no. 1. "From High Hopes to Despair: the Missouri Period 1831-39" in Ensign 31 (July 2001) no. 7.

Jesse Fuller Bean papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 284
Scope and Contents Holograph missionary diaries kept by Bean while serving in the Southern State Mission of the Latter-day Saint Church, including a missionary blessing; family history; account of coming to Utah in 1847; family genealogy records and certificates of ordination.

Biography of Samuel Miles the son of Samuel and Prudence Marks

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7599
Scope and Contents Manuscript autobiography, labeled by the author as a biography, with thirty-two pages of a handwritten life story by Samuel Miles. The story includes a life summary from 1826 to 1851, and short yearly summaries for each year between 1852 and 1881. The text includes information that is particularly familial and spiritual, but often references broader historical events that contextualize his life. He mentions several events in Mormon history including the violence in Missouri, his reaction to the...

Mary Burne letter to Mary Russell

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230310507]
Identifier: MSS SC 1314
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter by Mary Burne, dated December 28, 1844 and addressed to Mary Russell in Ray County, Missouri. Burne suggests to Russell that she return to Canada and reject the Mormon faith and no longer endure hardships due to her husband's death.

Sharon Burton papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230344399]
Identifier: MSS 6949
Abstract Papers includes information pertaining to many theories, documents, and historical figures pertaining to the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the nineteenth century.

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230236496]
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.

Jared Carter journal

 File — Folder 1: [31197230242601]
Identifier: MSS SC 547
Scope and Contents Typescript. The journal describes his spiritual and missionary experiences, healing of the sick and his reaction to Alexander Campbell's anti-Mormon literture.

Solomon Chamberlain autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230314822]
Identifier: MSS SC 1748
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed copy of Solomon Chamberlain's autobiography. He describes spiritual experiences before his conversion and talks about prospecting for gold in California.

Clark V. Johnson donations on Mormon manuscripts, 1815-1888

 Series
Identifier: MSS 19 Series 5
Scope and Contents note A. Gary Anderson and Milton V. Backman Jr., Max Parkin, David J. Whittaker, Lyndon Cook, Russell R. Rich and Clark V. Johnson, all faculty members of the Department of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University, in cooperation with the historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also called the LDS Church), and the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University, did research on sites related to the history of the Church. A. Gary Anderson researched...

Collection on early Mormon history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS SC 954
Scope and Contents Materials include typescripts of records on early Mormon history. Includes information on Joseph Smith, William Smith, and John Whitmer, and other early Church leaders. Dated 1830-1846.