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Latter Day Saints -- Idaho -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Idaho Supreme Court court cases

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323476]
Identifier: MSS SC 2430
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten court records. The items document court cases against Mormons in Idaho. Most of these materials deal with how the Idaho court system treated Mormons in relation to their beliefs on polygamy and on other Mormon Church related doctrines and practices.

Dates: 1889

Life of William Wells Brady

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313311]
Identifier: MSS SC 1581
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography of William Wells Brady. Brady was born in Fairview, Utah and moved to a number of locations to pursue his teaching career.

Dates: 1959

Calvin Delos McOmber Jr. papers

Identifier: MSS 6951
Scope and Contents The collection contains family correspondence and information regarding Calvin Delos McOmber's mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Czechoslovakia. Also contains journals, photographs and negatives, papers regarding temple work, papers regarding McComber's work in the seminary and institute programs, legal documents, and ephemera. The ephemera includes postcards, information about a dairy, funeral programs, and election items. There is also some family history...
Dates: 1924-1993

Hyrum Smith Niebaur diaries and record books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1232
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and record books relating to Niebaur's activities and finances in Utah and Idaho. Also included are references to family genealogy, records of ordinance work in Mormon temples, and financial receipts.

Dates: 1889-1933

Oral history interview with Charles Leroy Norton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318138]
Identifier: MSS SC 1919
Scope and Contents

Photocopied typescript of an interview conducted by Charles Ursenbach from the James Moyle Oral History Program. Norton talks about his youth, his educational background, his missions to Great Britain, his experiences as a farmer and as a sugar factory worker in Idaho. He describes in some detail his life as a Mormon pioneer in Canada and offers his religious interpretations of the events of his life.

Dates: 1975

Passing years

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330919]
Identifier: MSS SC 3223
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The manuscript is a history of the early settling of southern Idaho and northern Utah. Most of the early settlers were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Also included are biographies of the author's ancestors including David Jensen. David and his wife, Serena Peterson joined the Mormon Church in 1862 in Denmark. They came to Utah in 1863.

Dates: 1950-1951

Personal record of August L. Anderson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333996]
Identifier: MSS 1168
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Anderson writes about his youth in Norway and his subsequent life in Blackfoot Idaho, Anaconda, Montana, and Pocatello, Idaho. He also relates the births of his children.

Dates: approximately 1909

A short history of the Hellewell family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345347]
Identifier: MSS 984
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten history of the Hellewell family. The Hellewells were a Mormon family that settled mainly in Utah and Idaho. Also included are family genealogies. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: 1960

Miranda C. Stringham autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312149]
Identifier: MSS SC 1523
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typed autobiography by Miranda Campbell Stringham and a newsletter by the Riverview Ward of the Mormon Church in Idaho. Stringham talks about her early years, education, marriage, children, grandchildren, and church assignments. The newsletter is for Stringham's ward and includes a spiritual message, reports events for the coming month, and contains a birthday calendar.

Dates: 1978