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Jesse O. Ballenger letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.

Dates: 1876-1877

James Stephens Brown diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 807
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.

Dates: 1875-1876

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.

Dates: 1855-1858

Ephraim Green certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 180
Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten certificates. These items certify that Green is of good character and is travelling to Hawaii on a mission for the Mormon Church. Two of the manuscripts are signed by the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young.

Dates: 1852

Jacob Hamblin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 815
Scope and Contents

The letter from Brigham Young to Jacob Hamblin in this collection was written about one month before the Mountain Meadows Massacre took place. In it, Young appoints Hamblin to be president of the Santa Clara Indian mission and tells him to keep good relations with the Indians. This collection also contains four blessings given to Jacob Hamblin.

Dates: 1857-1885

Ansil Perse Harmon letter of introduction

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 122
Scope and Contents

Printed and signed letter of introduction for Ansil P. Harmon who was going on a mission for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1874

Abraham Alonzo Kimball family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2322
Scope and Contents This collection contains two journals belonging to Abraham Kimball, Sr. which record his missionary service from 1877-1879 and papers which include personal and Church related papers spanning the years between 1887-1888. Also included in the collection are family patriarchal blessings and histories, as well as two journals of Abraham A. Kimball Jr. which chronicle his mission to the Southern States from 1896-1898. This collection contains personal records of the Kimball family. Included...
Dates: 1875-1898

Jesse C. Little letters received and pamphlets

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1124
Scope and Contents

Letters received, miscellaneous items, and pamphlets composed by Little. These materials largely deal with Little's activities in the mission field in the 1840's. Letters are from such prominent individuals as Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Thomas L. Kane.

Dates: 1844-1892

Philip Margetts papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 406
Scope and Contents Photocopies of diaries, newspaper clippings, play scripts, articles on Utah and LDS Church history, and correspondence. Margetts writes about his trip to Utah in 1850. His diary covers the time he served as a missionary for the LDS Church in Great Britain from 1857 to 1858. Many of the items relate to Margetts' career in the theater, to the Salt Lake Theater, and to drama in Utah. The correspondence includes a letter from the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: 1850-1928

Mormon Church in Hawaii

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1962
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence, reports, histories, petitions, resolutions, and miscellaneous items relating to the Mormon Church in Hawaii. Most of the materials are associated with missionary work, and most date from the nineteenth century. A few items are in the Hawaiian language. One letter was written by the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and several letters are addressed to Daniel H. Wells, the Mormon apostle.

Dates: 1851-1976

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 7
Tanner, George S. 3
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Ballenger, Jesse O. (Jesse Oglestone), 1824-1881 1