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Andrew Borgeson correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2899
Scope and Contents Two letters exchanged between Andrew Borgeson and Joseph F. Smith, an apostle in the Mormon Church, concerning the former being sealed by adoption into the family of Hyrum Smith. In the first letter, Andrew Borgeson refers to an earlier meeting with Joseph F. Smith where Smith discussed the subject of adoption sealings. Smith's reply explains that these sealings are currently available at the St. George Temple and can be performed by himself or his cousin, John L. Smith. Smith also adds that...
Dates: 1883

First Presidency circular

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 101

The folder contains a printed circular addressed "To the Bishop and the Board of the United Order in Your Ward." The item requests that food and tools be sent to St. George, Utah to assist in the construction of the Mormon temple there. The item was endorsed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells.

Dates: 1874

John D. T. McAllister papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 565
Scope and Contents Short typewritten biography with genealogical data, typescripts of selected journal entries concerning crossing the plains, 1851, the corner stone ceremony for the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple, 1852, his mission to England, 1852-1856, and travel with a handcart company on his return. Also included are three poems he wrote, correspondence to his wife, Anne E., and to David H. Cannon, 1886-1895, covering family affairs, political views and temple business, and a description of the Washington...
Dates: 1851-1895

Charles W. Penrose transcription of the St. George Temple dedication

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3762
Scope and Contents

Transcription of LDS Temple Dedicatory Prayer, St. George, Utah, 1877, by Charles Penrose, 36 pages.

Dates: 1877

Record of temple work

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2427
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries in a printed record book. The entries are lists of names for whom temple work was performed in the St. George Temple of the Mormon Church. Many of the names were taken from the "Book of Martyrs for the Truth."

Dates: 1887-1894

Samuel William Goold reminiscence and journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2067
Scope and Contents Tells about his parents' conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wales; his experiences during the 1850s and 1860s in the Abersychan branch of the Church in Wales; emigration to Utah in 1867, including experiences in the company of Brigham Young Jr.; and experiences while residing in St. George and Monroe in southern Utah. Several pages record LDS priesthood ordinances he performed from the 1890s to 1910s, including children's blessings; baptisms; confirmations; and...
Dates: 1901-1916

School of the prophets

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 124
Scope and Contents

Handwritten meeting minutes of the School of the Prophets in Provo, Utah. The intention of the school was to educate members of the Mormon Church in doctrines of the faith. The topics discussed related to Mormon and to Provo topics. An emphasis was placed on getting workers to go to St. George, Utah to help construct the Mormon temple there.

Dates: 1875

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member...
Dates: 1792-1895

Edward Hunter Snow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2051
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence, autobiographical and biographical material of Edward H. Snow, journals, notebooks, documents, and miscellaneous papers. There are also newspaper clippings and published materials about Snow, as well as several photographs of Snow family members. The correspondence is largely from Snow to his wife, Hannah, and was written at the time of Snow's mission to the Southern States in the 1880's. There are also letters from Snow's father, Erastus...
Dates: approximately 1865-1993

St. George temple records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1663
Scope and Contents

Mormon temple records documenting the temple work which was done for various dead individuals by proxy. Many of the records are for the George Jarvis family.

Dates: 1910-1924

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