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Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924



  • Existence: 1844 - 1924

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Walter Brookbank reminiscences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305515]
Identifier: MSS SC 799
Scope and Contents

Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.

Dates: 1922

Charles Wilson Nibley certificates

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288437]
Identifier: Vault MSS 313
Scope and Contents

Printed and signed certificates verifying that Charles Wilson Nibley was called to serve as a missionary for the Mormon Church. The items are dated 9 Oct. 1869 and 17 Oct. 1876. The items were signed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, John Willard Young, and Daniel H. Wells.

Dates: 1869-1876

John T. Conk letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287041]
Identifier: Vault MSS 177
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 8 Nov. 1867, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Conk writes to Young to give up the "charge" of the "lower Mill" to John W. Young.

Dates: 1867 November 8

Deseret Museum receipt book and miscellaneous correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1383
Scope and Contents

Receipt book for donations and deposits to the Deseret Museum and 20 letters and other miscellaneous items relating to museum business and acquisitions. Several of the items are written by or are about John W. Young, the museum's proprietor; Joseph L. Barfoot, the museum's curator; and James E. Talmage, a scientist and lecturer associated with the museum.

Dates: 1870-1880

James W. LeSueur histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305606]
Identifier: MSS SC 801
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts made by E.M. Reilley from the James W. LeSueur papers, Arizona Pioneer Historical Society Library.

Dates: 1939

Riding for the old C O Bar

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305382]
Identifier: MSS SC 797
Scope and Contents Paper written by Earle R. Forrest and read at the Fourth Annual Historical Convention sponsored by the University of Arizona and Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society, Tucson, March 15-16, 1963. Reminiscent account of working for various cattle companies in northern arizona during the 1880s and 1890s. Photocopies of typed excerpts from Forrest's paper and copy of an 1881 deed. The deed transfers title on 420 acres of land belonging to John W. Young (1844-1924) over to William T. Thornton and...
Dates: 1963

John Sharp letter to Oliver Ames

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2861
Scope and Contents

Concerns payment of debts of Joseph A. Young, John W. Young, Brigham Young, and the Utah Central Railroad, to a company in Boston which Ames represented. Ames later served as governor of Massachusetts, 1887-1890.

Dates: 1872

Joseph F. Smith receipt

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287470]
Identifier: Vault MSS 219
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed receipt dated 15 June 1878 for money received from John W. Young for the emigration of Allen Wakeling.

Dates: 1878 June 15

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305614]
Identifier: MSS SC 800
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Includes a number of letters written to Tenney by such people as Brigham Young (1801-1877), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), and John W. Young (1844-1924) concerning the purchase of land at St. Johns, Arizona, for Mormon settlement, missionary work among the Indians, and obtaining work for Mormon settlers by bidding on raliroad contracts. Some of Tenney's replies are also included. Folder also includes typescript copy of Tenney's journal for 1875-1876.

Dates: 1874-1889

Thomas L. Kane correspondence and other material on Mormon business ventures, 1870-1877

 Sub-Series — Box 17: Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232550795]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 3 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents

Contains letters, articles of incorporation, and other materials relating to Mormon businesses in Utah. Includes information on the Canaan Cooperative Stock Company, the United Order, the Utah Western Railway Company, and the Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution (ZCMI). Materials date from between 1870 and 1877.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1870-1877

Additional filters:

Collection 17
Archival Object 1
Letters 11
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 7
Church Government 4
Latter Day Saints -- Colonization -- Arizona -- History 4
Arizona -- History -- To 1912 3
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Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 3
Material Types 3
Correspondence 2
Immigration and American Expansion 2
Latter Day Saint churches -- Apostles 2
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents 2
Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 2
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 2
Missions and Missionaries 2
Pioneers 2
Politics, Government, and Law 2
Saint Johns (Ariz.) -- History 2
Utah -- History -- 19th century 2
Agriculture and Natural Resources 1
Apache County (Ariz.) -- History 1
Autobiographies 1
Business enterprises -- Utah 1
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 1
Businessmen -- Utah -- Correspondence 1
Certificates 1
Church work with Indians -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 1
Civil Procedure and Courts 1
Diaries 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona -- Sources 1
Histories (Literary works) 1
Home and Family 1
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents -- History 1
Latter Day Saint missionaries 1
Latter Day Saints -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Latter Day Saints -- New York (State) -- History 1
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 1
Laws -- Utah -- History -- Sources 1
Legal instruments 1
Mormons -- Utah 1
Museums -- Utah -- Acquisitions -- History -- Sources 1
Navajo County (Ariz.) -- History -- Sources 1
Papers (Documents) 1
Passports 1
Passports -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Railroads -- Utah -- History 1
Ranching 1
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 1
Receipts (Financial records) 1
Religion 1
Reminiscences 1
Saint George (Utah) -- History 1
Social Life and Customs 1
Territorial Government 1
Transportation 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
United orders (Latter Day Saint churches) -- Arizona -- History 1
United orders (Latter Day Saint churches) -- Utah 1
United orders (Latter Day Saint churches) -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 1
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