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Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

William Allred autobiography and journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4110
Abstract The journal and autobiography of William Allred, an early member of the LDS church, 1819-1887.

Moana Bennett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3739
Scope and Contents Collection of personal papers and production materials from Moana Bennett. Includes material concerning the play Because of Elizabeth and other plays.

Biographical sketch of Anthony Johnson Stratton

 File — Folder 1: [31197230241884]
Identifier: MSS SC 510
Scope and Contents Handwritten sketch which describes life of a Mormon pioneer and colonizer, work on the Nauvoo, Illinois Temple, exodus to Utah (1850), duties in militia in Cedar City, Utah, settlement of Snowflake, Arizona (1877), and his joining the United Order (1878).

Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230233642]
Identifier: MSS SC 88
Scope and Contents Typewritten condensation of the original journal of Shurtliff, a businessman, politial and religious leader, Mormon missionary and patriarch, which tells of his early life in Ohio, religious revivals, conversion to Mormonism, marriages, missionary work, mobs in Far West, Missouri, expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah, life in Weber County, Utah, and military preparations against Johnston's Army.

Bradford family biography and papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197227629372]
Identifier: MSS 6053
Scope and Contents Collection includes biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings and patriarchal blessings. Biographies are about Abigail Sprague Bradford, 1812-1879; Je Hial "Hial" Bradford, 1804-1845; Jane Jones Bradford, 1849-1909; Janet Johnston Hamilton, 1841-1914; Rowsel Bradford, circa 1833-; Pleasant Sprague Bradford, 1843-1906; Hezekiah Sprague, 1775-1850; Abigail Jeffers, 1772-1847; Charles Jones, 1819-1898; and Mary Ann Weekes, 1826-1885. All the biographies were compiled by Lavon Bradford...

Duke family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244540]
Identifier: MSS SC 569
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketch of Jonathan O. Duke, prepared by Ruby Duke Stringham, which tells (mainly through excerpts from his journal) of the Mormon expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois; residence in Iowa; immigration to Utah; life in Provo, Utah; and participation in the Echo Canyon War. Also includes two unsigned handwritten sketches: One of Jonathan Duke and one of his son, Robert S. Duke.

Reed C. Durham audiocassette

 Collection — Cassette 1: [31197231238764]
Identifier: MSS 7621
Scope and Contents Audiocassette tape containing a lecture by Reed C. Durham entitled "Masons of Mormons" from the Mormon Historical Association meeting 1978.

Elmer Ewing collection of Mormon letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4142
Scope and Contents Collection includes photocopies of correspondence collected by Elmer Ewing written by Mormon pioneers. Includes the letters of Temperance Bond Mack, Christeen Golden Kimball, and Nathan Calhoun Cheney describing their travels to Salt Lake City and other events in Mormon history. One letter by Cheney also includes a description of events surrounding the death of Joseph Smith.

Barzillai Frost travel journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3276
Scope and Contents Journal kept by Barzillai Frost during his travels in the West in 1843. Includes an account of his visit to Nauvoo, Ill., and his meeting with Joseph Smith and other prominent Mormons. A photocopy and transcript of the diary are also included in the collection, as well as articles and biographical information on Frost.

Alexander Greig letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197225531398]
Identifier: MSS 3077
Scope and Contents The letter, from Alexander Greig to a "Mr. Jeffery," is about a trip that Greig took to the west with a friend to see about his setting up a doctor's practice somewhere. He provides a brief, paragraph-long description of Nauvoo, which they passed through. "The People however [despite the Prophet's recent death] seemed perfectly quiet, and tranquil. The city looked rather miserabl[e] a great many small houses clustered together on a small Mississippi bottom many of which required eminently the...