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United orders (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886),...
Dates: 1829-1918

Francis M. Cox account book

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232484482]
Identifier: MSS 443
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of handwritten entries in an account book. The materials listed were donated and taken out of the "United Order." The "Order" was an attempt by Mormons to hold all goods in common.

Dates: 1877-1878

Historical data on the Talbot family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 845
Scope and Contents

Typed historical data on the Talbot family. The item includes transcripts of correspondence, family histories, historical notes, reminiscences, genealogies, travel descriptions, and miscellaneous items. In particular, the collection describes various wars, uprisings, and social conditions in nineteenth century South Africa. The collection also includes a history of the Morrisites, the Morrisite War, and other information relating to Utah and Mormonism.

Dates: 1932

Huntington Cooperative account book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334929]
Identifier: MSS 1085
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten entries in an account book. The item lists the assets of the Huntington Cooperative in November and December of 1881.

Dates: 1881

Thomas Wright Kirby autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232990]
Identifier: MSS 706
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. These materials were created when Kirby was in the territorial penitentiary of Utah for polygamy. Kirby was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1852, performed missionary work in England, migrated to Utah in 1863 where he lived in several different places, took additional wives, joined the United Order, and went to prison for polygamy. His diary covers the years 1886 to 1887 when he was in the...
Dates: 1887

Orderville (Utah) financial records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318534]
Identifier: MSS SC 1985
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten records. The items deal with the finances and the value of property held by Orderville. Most of the materials are dated 1879 and 1885.

Dates: 1879-1898

James Rodeback list

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283669]
Identifier: Vault MSS 85
Scope and Contents

Handwritten list dated 26 July 1855 in which Rodeback presents the items and their value he is placing in "consecration" to the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1855 July 26

The United Order

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045011]
Identifier: MSS 1027
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of the United Order of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The date of composition for the item is unknown.

Dates: ca. 1950

United Order letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340215]
Identifier: MSS 105

The folder contains a handwritten letter dated 6 May 1874 and signed by an "A. Jones." The item lists the number of people wanting to joing the "United Order" in Provo, Utah. The total is 821.

Dates: 1874 May 6

United Order of Enoch records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 919
Scope and Contents

Handwritten record books of the United Order in Orderville, Utah. The three volumes cover the years 1892-1916, 1886-1893, and 1889-1905. The materials document the finances of the Mormons living under the United Order in Orderville.

Dates: 1886-1916