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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 751 Collections and/or Records:

Llewellyn A. Banks papers

Identifier: MSS 9547
Scope and Contents

Collection includes three optical discs that contain oral histories of Llewellyn A. Banks concerning his military service in the United States Army during World War II, specifically in operation Target Okinawa. Materials are dated 2006-2009.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2006-2009

G. T. Beauregard letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 565
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter on April 7, 1861 and addressed to Major Robert Anerson (1805-1871). Beauregard was the commander of the Confederate defenses of Charleston, South Carolina. His letter tells Major Anderson, United States commander at Fort Sumter, that the garrison will no longer be allowed to purchase supplies in Charleston.

Dates: 1861 April 7

Calvin Beecher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7981
Scope and Contents

Contains posters and family histories. The posters are news maps of World War II that depict the location of battles and other war related news, dated circa 1939-1945. The family histories are all on CD and cover the lives of Calvin and Jean Beecher, as well as several of their ancestors and were compiled circa 2011.

Dates: approximately 2011; approximately 1939-1945

Peter Bell interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330422]
Identifier: MSS SC 3163
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Peter Milanzi on 29 January 1985 for the Ray Hillam project. Bell joined the "Green Berets," Army Special Forces, after his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was deployed to the northern part of Vietnam to do reconnaissance. He helped train the Cambodian Army, and talked about the hardship involved in killing after he returned from his mission. He added that the best part of his military experience was the opportunity to...
Dates: 1985 January 29

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

Mervyn Sharp Bennion

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319482]
Identifier: MSS SC 2138
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Mervyn Bennion. Mervyn was born and raised in Vernon, Utah, attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He was the Captain on board the U.S.S. West Virginiaat Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He was killed in the attack.

Dates: circa 1960

Frederick William Benteen letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331107]
Identifier: MSS SC 3039
Scope and Contents Photostat copies of four handwritten and signed letters dated 2 July, 23 July, 24 July, and 30 July of 1876. Each item was addressed to Benteen's wife. Benteen writes about the Battle of the Little Bighorn, which took place on 25-26 June 1876, and his actions in the encounter. Also included is a photostat copy of a 25-page handwritten account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn written by Benteen on an uncertain date. With the collection are typescripts of one of the letters and the...
Dates: 1876 July

Jose A. Bernal petition

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317353]
Identifier: MSS SC 1889
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten document. The item is a petition from Bernal requesting a discharge from the army. Bernal lost two fingers in an accident while serving in the military.

Dates: 1833

Erastus Bingham pension application

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307628]
Identifier: MSS SC 972
Scope and Contents

Holograph application to the US Department of the Interior by Erastus Bingham regarding the pension due him as guardian of his grandson, Elijah N. Freeman Jr. Freeman's father, Elijah N. Freeman Sr., died while serving in the "Mormon Battalion" on 20 Nov. 1846 during the war with Mexico.

Dates: 1859

Biographical sketches and genealogy records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233493]
Identifier: MSS SC 44
Scope and Contents

Brief typewritten history by Florence Lemmon Birmingham of Washington Lemmon which tells of his birth in Kentucky, his baptism, emigration west, and settlement in Millcreek, Utah. Also includes information concerning the lives of James Lemmon and his father, Robert Lemmon, and their involvement in the American Revolution. Also included is a Latter-day Saint Church family group sheet of Washington Lemmon and a letter of transfer from Mrs. Richard Lemmon.

Dates: approximately 1900-1976