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Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 497
Scope and Contents Materials contain Brown's handwritten diary and autobiography. Brown's record starts with an autobiography which takes him to the year 1856 when his diary begins. Describes his conversion to the Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and relationship with Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. Brown then describes his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, settling in Las Vegas, Nevada, move to the St. George, Utah area, service on a mission for the Mormon Church in England,...
Dates: 1856-1902

John McEwan diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS1051
Dates: 1843-1889

Newel Kimball Whitney papers, 1817-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the personal papers of Whitney, including correspondence, account books, patriarchal blessings and other materials dating from between 1817 and 1900. These papers primarily document his church and personal business in Kirtland, Ohio and Nauvoo, Illinois. Includes extensive correspondence with his brother, Samuel F. Whitney. Documents from after Whitney's death deal with the disposition of his estate and his burial.
Dates: 1817-1900