Mormons -- California -- History
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Bryce W. Anderson papers
Collection includes newspaper clippings, certificates, speeches, correspondence, memoranda, poetry, awards, greeting cards, check stubs, and magazine articles. The materials relate to Anderson's life and career as an editor.
Henry Green Boyle diaries
Melissa Brownell letter
Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to "Beloved Sisters," dated June 26 of an unknown year. Internal evidence suggests the item may have been written in the 1880s, but this is uncertain. Brownell writes about men, marriage, and polygamy largely in negative terms. She mentions Mormon men bringing their polygamous wives to California.
Cornell Taylor Christensen diary
Handwritten diary begun as an autobiography covering the years 1910-1931 and continuing as a diary from 1931 to 1936. It ends with a record of his struggle with tuberculosis which ended his life in 1936 at the age of 26. A letter to Christensen from his mother fills pages 167-176. It was written the morning of his death and describes various memories she had of him.
Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary
An epistle of the Council of the Twelve Apostles to the Saints in California under Samuel Brannan
Tells of the status of the Latter-day Saint Church immigrating to Utah and gives advice to the Saints in California.
Geroge Washington Hickerson correspondence and family papers
Jonathan Harriman Holmes diary
Photocopy of a typescript of a diary kept from 1846 to 1848. Holmes writes about enlisting in the Mormon Battalion, the march to Santa Fe and to California, being discharged from the service, and his travels to Sacramento, California, and to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is an obituary for Holmes, his account book, and biographies of Franklin Weaver and Sarah Elizabeth Holmes.
In early days : my introduction to Mormonism
Typewritten copy of an article originally published in the "Juvenile Instructor" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1896. Hammond was a sailor who met the Mormons in California. Hammond writes about joining that faith and about coming to Utah by way of California in 1848. He tells about contacts with Momons in California and talks about making shoes.
James Bassett Jacobson papers
Contains papers covering Jacobson's youth, military experience, college education, careers with Prudential Insurance Company of America and Cal Fed, Inc., service on numerous boards of directors, travel, family life, church service, and personal reflections. Some of the papers are an edited transcript of an oral history interview that was recorded onto tape cassettes.