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Legislators -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Wallace F. Bennett papers

Identifier: MSS 20
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative resolutions, press releases, and financial records that document Wallace F. Bennett's activities during his time as a senator between 1948 and 1974 in Utah and Washington D.C. The central topic of these materials (which were mostly created during Bennett's later terms in the US Senate) is the Cold War, including how to promote peaceful coexistence between the Soviet Union and America. They also reveal the immense changes that...
Dates: 1948-1984

John T. Bernhard bills and resolutions

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232490109]
Identifier: MSS 856
Scope and Contents

Bills, resolutions, and letters from constituents. The items indicate how Bernhard voted on the various pieces of legislation. House bills which did not reach the state senate are not included. The collection is divided by years and legislative origin, and the materials are arranged in chronological order.

Dates: 1963-1966

K. S. Cornaby papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1914
Scope and Contents

Letters, notes, legislative acts, reports, programs, and audits. The materials reflect Cornaby's career as a state senator and various programs relating to Utah politics.

Dates: 1978-1981

Simeon Adams Dunn papers

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231188423]
Identifier: MSS 1967
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, certificates, photographs, an autobiography, photocopied family history, and newspaper clippings. The materials relate to Dunn's family life, educational career, and political views.

Dates: 1948-1973

George Halliday papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 139
Scope and Contents Materials include a handwritten diary that was kept from 1845 to 1854, part of which was written in Pitman shorthand. The diary also includes a brief autobiographical sketch on Halliday from his birth up to 1845. Also includes a family record book for George Halliday's family, which includes a short handwritten autobiography. A volume with a typed version of the short autobiography and handwritten transcriptions of the Pitman shorthand sections of the diary are also included. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1845-1951

John W. Hess autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325430]
Identifier: MSS SC 2635
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Hess was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania and was converted to the Mormn Church in 1834. He lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois and witnessed persecutions in both places. He was a member of the "Mormon Battalion" during the war with Mexico, migrated to Utah, married several women, served as a legislator in Utah, and served as a missionary to the "Washakie" (Shoshoni) Indians.

Dates: approximately 1900

James A. McMurrin certificates, 1938-1974

Identifier: MSS 510 Series 7
Scope and Contents note Election as Utah State Senator. Nomination as Utah State Senator. Appointment as Cache County Chairman for Utah Savings Bond Committee. Cache County Chairman Savings Bond Program award. Completion of National Security Seminar. 25th Anniversary Award in Support of U. S. Savings Bond Program. Appointment as Inheritance Tax Appraiser for 28 Cache County, Utah. Personalities of the West and Mid West. Florida Vacation Gift Certificate. Release from Logan Temple duties. Outstanding Senior...
Dates: Other: 1938-1974

James A. McMurrin correspondence, 1956-1975

Identifier: MSS 510 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Incoming: typed letters of thanks and congratulations; one handwritten note of appreciation. Outgoing: Letter relating to Special Priesthood class, typed, mimeographed.

Dates: Other: 1956-1975

James A. McMurrin journals, 1898-1900, 1950-1955

Identifier: MSS 510 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Folder 1: Partial history of James L. McMurrin, written by him; 52 typed pages include election to Idaho State Senate, call to be member of European Mission and service in that mission including trips through Great Britain and Europe, meeting President David O. McKay in Glasgow; the birth of a child. Folder 2: Log kept from arrival in mission field in 1950 at Portland, Oregon, Northwestern States Mission, through various duties in the mission field; reference to both President and Mrs....
Dates: Other: 1898-1900; Other: 1950-1955

James A. McMurrin newspaper clippings, undated

Identifier: MSS 510 Series 8
Scope and Contents note News articles from theDeseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah;The Herald Journal, Logan, Utah;The Washington Evening Star, Washington, D. C.;The Washington Post, Washington, D. C.; and undesignated newspaper, including the following items: McMurrin named to mission post; picture of Bishop Thorpe B. Isaacson, Elder Alma Sonne, and James A. McMurrin; Cache County bond chairman named; U. S. Treasury award picture; Cache Red Cross volunteers; articles on elderly citizens and conference on aging;...
Dates: Other: undated