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Found in 876 Collections and/or Records:

John W. Young letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283453]
Identifier: Vault MSS 38
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated April 11, 1874, and addressed to the St. George Stake of the Mormon Church in St. George, Utah. Young writes about establising the "United Order" in St. George.

Dates: 1874 April 11

Joseph Young affadavit of Haun's Mill massacre

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 791
Scope and Contents

Materials include Joseph Young's original eyewitness account of events that occured during the Haun's Mill massacre on October 30, 1838. His account was witnessed and sealed on June 4, 1839, by John Woods of the Circuit Court in Adams County, Missouri. Young describes the mob, his escape, and the conditions of the victims. Young also writes that he helped bury the dead. The account was later used by the Church as evidence of the sufferings of its members in Missouri. Dated June 4, 1839.

Dates: 1839 June 4

Joseph Young notes

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282745]
Identifier: Vault MSS 25
Scope and Contents

Handwritten notes and essays. "The Sacred History of Moses" is found on pages from 1 to 18. The "First Sermon" by Ezra T. Benson is found on pages from 18 to 24. Accounts and the location of members of the quorums of Seventies are found on pages 25 to 32.

Dates: 1868-1869

Kimball Young papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231027605]
Identifier: UA 39
Scope and Contents

Includes a letter from Kimball Young to the Presidency of the Utah Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 16, 1912, accepting a mission call, with a note of recommendation by Bishop Alfred Booth. Also include extract of anti-Mormon articles from the Salt Lake Review, 1871-1872, compiled 1959.

Dates: 1912-1959

Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306430]
Identifier: MSS SC 882
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. Originally written to be read at a 1903 meeting of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Mrs. Young describes her life in Nauvoo and her early years in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also comments on life as a polygamous wife of Brigham Young.

Dates: 1903

Zina B. Smoot Whitney papers, approximately 1872-1906

 Sub-Series — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231038420], Folder: 5, item: 1-5
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Materials include correspondence between Zina B. Smoot and her friends and family. It also includes correspondence about Zina sent to Orson F. Whitney after her death. Dated approximately 1872-1906.

Dates: approximately 1872-1906