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University of Deseret


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alma Helaman Hale papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 300
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries from 1889 to 1890 and 1909, notebooks, autobiographies, and notes. The diary was kept while Hale served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Great Britain and Ireland. The notebooks were kept while Hale was attending the University of Deseret.

Dates: 1874-1930

William Derby Johnson diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1506
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied diaries. The initial thirty-two pages are autobiographical and tell of the first twenty-one years of the author's life. The journal entries are from December 2, 1871 to January 24, 1894. The years 1873 to 1876 are summarized. Johnson attended Deseret University and later taught there. He married Lucy A. Salisbury on November 29, 1869. He taught school in Washington and Kanab, Utah. Johnson served as a territorial legislator 1878-1882 from Kane and...
Dates: 1871-1894

Memorial to congress for five thousand dollars for the university

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292942]
Identifier: Vault MSS 734
Scope and Contents

Handwritten petition to the United States Congress. The item was "adopted in a joint session Jan. 17, 1854." The Utah Legislature asks for funds to support the University of Deseret. The item was signed by Willard Richards and Jedediah M. Grant.

Dates: 1854

John Rockey Park diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 638
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary with handwritten corrections. Also included are photocopies of the handwritten original diary. Park writes about visits to the University of Deseret by leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including Brigham Young and Orson Pratt, tells about hiring Karl G. Maeser, and describes educational financing and the nature of education in Utah.

Dates: 1869-1886

Parley P. Pratt legal act

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292751]
Identifier: Vault MSS 708
Scope and Contents

Handwritten act signed by Parley P. Pratt appropriating funds to the University of Deseret.

Dates: 1853

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