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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 876 Collections and/or Records:

L. John Bingham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8363
Scope and Contents

Contains a Luther Bible, an Triple Combination (Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price) from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and The Voice of Warning, all in German. Also includes a daily appointment book, in German and English. Dated approximately 1938-1940.

Dates: 1938-1940

Biographical notes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238583]
Identifier: MSS SC 327
Scope and Contents

Biographical material about Mother Marianne Cope, who worked among the Hawaiian lepers.

Dates: Undated

Biographies of Farnes family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8251
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of biographies and remembrances of Farnes family members. There are pages missing from the stories. Materials date from between approximately 1945 and 1975.

Dates: approximately 1945-1975

Biography of John and Ann Stewart

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321843]
Identifier: MSS SC 2338
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of John Stewart, a painter, and his wife, Ann Waddle Stewart. John and Ann were Scottish converts to the Mormon Church. They migrated to Utah and later settled in Provo, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1940

George Robert Bird commission

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231046043]
Identifier: MSS 1276
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed commission authorizing George Robert Bird to be a minister and missionary for the Presbyterian Church in the Sandy and American Fork areas of Utah. The item also stipulates the duties, regulations, and salary of the commission.

Dates: 1877

Elijah Bishop diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323971]
Identifier: MSS SC 2468
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary dated from 7 April 1822 to 20 Jan. 1829. Bishop states, "Elijah Bishop is my name, and American is my nation, Elizabeth Town is my dwelling place, and Christ is my salvation." The manuscript documents the regligious odyssey of a man of upstate New York, ranging from a spiritual visionary ecstasy to a time of virtual despair. A few entries are in code, reflecting Bishop's intense concern with the daily state of his spiritual conditon. There are many gaps in the diary.

Dates: 1822-1829

Isaac H. Bishop letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343821]
Identifier: MSS 116
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter and a typescript of the item. The letter is addressed to "Dear Brother and Sister" and dated 3 May 1849. Bishop writes about family matters and quotes from the second book of Esdras dealing with the end of the world.

Dates: 1849 May 3

Bishop of Waterford letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321546]
Identifier: MSS SC 2306
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 14 July 1793. The item is written in the thrid person and states that "the Bishop of Waterford presents his compliments to Ms. Johnson" and requests that a letter be safely delivered to a W. Lindsey.

Dates: 1793 July 14

Elias Hicks Blackburn papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233294799], Folder: 2, 3, 6
Identifier: Vault MSS 785
Scope and Contents Contains records on the early ecclesiastical history of Provo, Utah. Records include accounts of sermons of the period by several prominent leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the Mormon Reformation, and document the response of the community, including rebaptisms and Church disciplinary matters. Also includes Blackburn's personal family record, and records of donations by Loa (Utah) Ward members for the building of the Manti Temple during Blackburn's tenure as...
Dates: 1851-1887

Book of Mormon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322833]
Identifier: MSS SC 2616
Scope and Contents

Photographs of the original handwritten manuscript of the Book of Mormon. The book was first published in 1830.

Dates: 1829