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William Abplanalp missionary letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8566
Scope and Contents Contains letters from William Abplanlp while he was serving his mission in Germany and Switzerland. Correspondences are between William and various family members including: his parents, his brother Pete, a cousin serving a mission in Colorado, his sister Mary, and other relatives. The letters from William relate his experiences on his mission as well as his love for those back at home. Letters addressed to William share stories of home life as well as current events of the time. Letters are...
Dates: 1906-1909

Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 630
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.
Dates: 1938-1967

Dale W. Adams research collection on Mormons in Ohio

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2376
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection represent the research notes of Dale Adams regarding several important events in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In many cases, photocopies of original sources are included in the collection. The main focus of the collection is the Ohio period of LDS history, with particular attention being paid to Solomon Spaulding (or Spalding) and D. Philastus Hurbut (or Hurlburt).
Dates: 1968-2001

Irene Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7810
Scope and Contents Collection contains research materials and manuscripts for the Unofficial Manual for Bishops' wives, which includes articles, surveys, and correspondence. The collection also includes Adams' personal journals. Materials dated 1968-2011.
Dates: 1968-2011

John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1830

Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.
Dates: 1895-1897

Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Dates: 1830 January 16

Ralph M. Aldous letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1695
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. Aldous writes to Phyllis whom he often refers to as "sweetheart" and "my dear." Aldous talks about his missionary experiences, complains that his parents never write, and asks about what is happening at home.
Dates: 1914-1917

Edwin J. Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2283
Overview This collection consists of the personal papers of Edwin John Allen, Jr. The contents pertain to his service as a missionary in Japan, as well as a naval officer. Also included are some papers and personal affects of his son, Thomas Allen.
Dates: approximately 1912-1945

George Alley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 727
Abstract Account and receipt books, family correspondence, diary of Stephen Webb Alley, genealogy, family history materials, and memorabilia of the George Alley family. Photographs include studio portraits of Lydia Ann Alley and Susan Hannah Alley Wells, polygamist wives of Mormon Church leader, Daniel H. Wells, and a portrait of George Alley's wife, Mary Symond Alley. A majority of the photos were taken by Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage. The photographs are albumen and matte collodion...
Dates: 1834-1891

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Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 10
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Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844 9
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Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 8
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Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 7
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 7
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Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 6
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 6
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 6
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 5
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 5
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 5
Maeser, Karl G. 5
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McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 5
Salt Lake Temple 5
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 5
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 5
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 5
Benson, Ezra Taft 4
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 4
Brigham Young Academy 4
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 4
Cowdery, Oliver 4
Hawkins, Frank S. 4
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 4
Lee, S. Norman (Severin Norman), 1875-1963 4
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 4
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 4
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 4
Smith family 4
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Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 4
Tanner, George S. 4
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 4
Ballard, Melvin Joseph, 1873-1939 3
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 3
Callis, Charles A. 3
Card, Zina Presendia Young Williams, 1850-1931 3
Church of Christ (Temple Lot) 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Presiding Bishopric 3
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Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 3
Lee, Harold B., 1899-1973 3
Lund, Anthon H., 1844-1921 3
McConkie, Bruce R. 3
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Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 3
Richards, LeGrand, 1886-1983 3
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 3
Salt Lake Theatre 3
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Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921 3
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Barrett, Gwynn W. 2
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Brady, Alberta Sanderson, 1865-1936 2
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Brigham Young University. Division of Continuing Education 2
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Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 2
Cannon, Annie Wells, 1859-1942 2
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 2
Church College of Hawaii 2
Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). Department of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern States Mission 2
Clark, James R. (James Ratcliffe), 1910-1995 2
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Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 2
Deseret Sunday School Union 2
Dietsch, Christophe 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
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