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Adam S. Bennion papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1
Scope and Contents

Speeches, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Bennion's personal, educational, business, and religious activities. The largest amount of the materials relate to his speeches. The bulk of correspondence is between other apostles and general authorities of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1909-1958

William E. Berrett correspondence

 File
Identifier: MSS SC 2785
Scope and Contents

Approximately 50 items of handwritten and typewritten correspondence. The materials deal with his work with the Mormon Church educational system, his research on various Mormon Church topics, and with personal matters.

Dates: 1953-1957

John Law Blythe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 791
Scope and Contents File includes copies of a handwritten biographical sketch of Blythe, written by one of his granddaughters, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce; typescripts of some of Blythe's 1874 letters to Brigham Young (1801-1877) reporting on the progress of the Arizona mission and relations with the Indians; a diary covering 1857-1874 as well as extracts from 1870 and 1878-1880.The 1857-1874 diary describes Blythe's conversion to the Mormon Church in California; emigrating to Utah; and daily...
Dates: 1870-1880

Jennifer Reeder interview with Catherine Bowles

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2947
Scope and Contents

Oral history of Catherine Bowles, from an interview conducted by Jenny Reeder.

Dates: 2004

A. Victor Brace letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2509
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters. All of the items were written in Whiterocks, Utah and were addressed to family members in Sutee, Pennsylvania. Brace writes mainly about family and personal matters including his work with the Indians. He apparently was a teacher on an unnamed reservation instructing an unnamed tribe of Indians.

Dates: 1905-1907

David O. Calder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 53
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed certificates, correspondence, and legal documents. The materials relate to education in Utah, to Zion's Savings Bank and Trust Co., and to ZCMI. Some of the correspondence is between Calder and his son, David G. Calder, and deal with family matters.

Dates: 1852-1884

Lavor Chaffin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1766
Scope and Contents

Newspapers, biography, speeches, recipes, poetry, certificates, articles, and reports. The materials document Chaffin's newspaper career, his travels, and his influence on education in Utah.

Dates: 1955-1980

The establishment of the L.D.S. Church schools

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 634
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed history on one page of the founding of Mormon Church schools composed in 1913. Dwyer writes of a meeting in his bookstore in 1886 in which the idea of church schools was discussed. Also included is a reproduction of a pen-and-ink drawing of the meeting published in 1910.

Dates: 1910-1913

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1931

Milton H. Hardy diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1998
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten diaries and pasted in newsclippings. Many diary entries were made in short hand. The newsclippings relate to Hardy's discussions of religion and educational matters and to his attempts to harmonize religion and science. Hardy travelled through Europe in 1875 and was active in Utah educational matters upon his return.

Dates: 1875-1883

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