Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 10

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.
Dates: 1907

Burton and Fielding family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4133
Scope and Contents The Burton genealogy includes biographical information and sketches about James and Isabella Burton and their descendants. The Fielding family correspondence consists of photocopies of handwritten letters, most written while Joseph Fielding was serving as a missionary in England.
Dates: 1838-1967

William Clayton diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 47
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary in pencil. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Mormon Church in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen and Thomas G. Alexander under the title: "Manchester Mormons: the Journal of William Clayton."
Dates: 1840-1842

William Clayton diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 423
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a handwritten diary. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. This item was typed by Alan S. Young in 1961. Also included are extensive footnotes relating to Clayton's entries into his journal. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen and...
Dates: 1840

Joseph Fielding correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 670
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. Most of the items were written while Fielding was serving as a missionary in England. The letters are to and from family members. Fielding writes about missionary activities and receives information on the Mormons in Missouri and Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1837-1842

David Pettigrew autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 473
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary with a typescript of the item. Pettigrew (apparently also spelled Pettegrew) started his autobiography in 1840. His diary is sporatic and has many gaps. Pettigrew writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832, his life in Missouri during the persecutions of Mormons there, his experiences in Nauvoo, Illinois, his work as an LDS missionary, his participation in the migration of Mormons from Nauvoo, his...
Dates: 1840-1861

Samuel W. Richards diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 732
Scope and Contents Photocopies of excerpts from handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1846-1847, 1857-1859, 1868, 1869, 1873, and 1875-1876. Richards lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, presided over the European Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, prepared Utah Militia units for an expedition into Sanpete County, and served on another mission to the Eastern United States. Also included are patriarchal blessings and miscellaneous items relating to Richards and his family.
Dates: 1846-1876

Hyrum Smith papers

 Collection — oversize: 4
Identifier: Vault MSS 774
Scope and Contents Collection includes diaries, letters, property records, bibles and family records related to Hyrum Smith. Includes diaries of missions taken by Hyrum, the 1834 Hyrum Smith family bible, with family record dating up to 1872, and material used by the School of the Prophets in Kirtland, Ohio. Dated 1831-1872.
Dates: 1831-1872

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 3
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 of...
Dates: 1792-1895

George Spilsbury autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 117
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a photocopy of the item. The volume includes handwritten copies of letters received and patriarchal blessings of family members. Spilsbury writes about travelling in southern Utah as a patriarch, gives a brief description of his mission to Wales, talks about some of the prophecies of the first president of the LDS Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and describes the exodus west of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois to Utah. Dated from 1843 to 1911.
Dates: 1843-1911

Filtered By

  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Missions and Missionaries X
  • Subject: Mormon Church X
  • Subject: Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 6
Diaries 5
Mormons -- England -- History 4
Autobiographies 3
Mormon Church -- Missions -- England -- History 3
∨ more
Mormon pioneers -- History 3
Mormons -- Missouri -- History 3
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 3
Genealogies 2
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century 2
Letters 2
Missouri -- History 2
Nauvoo (Ill.) 2
Photocopies 2
Social Life and Customs 2
Biography 1
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 1
Certificates 1
City and Town Life 1
Correspondence 1
Family histories 1
Family records 1
Germany -- History 1
Home and Family 1
Italy -- History 1
Kaysville (Utah) 1
Legal instruments 1
Maps 1
Material Types 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Military 1
Mormon Church -- Europe -- History 1
Mormon Church -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- East (U.S.) 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Europe 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Great Britain -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Ireland -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Italy -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Swiss and Italian 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Swiss, Italian, and German 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Switzerland -- History 1
Mormon families -- History 1
Mormon missionaries -- England -- History 1
Mormon missionaries -- History 1
Mormon missionaries -- Wales -- History 1
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History 1
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 1
Mormons -- Ohio -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Nephi -- History 1
Nephi (Utah) -- History 1
New York (State) 1
Ohio 1
Politics, Government, and Law 1
Preston (Lancashire, England) 1
Saint George (Utah) -- History 1
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 1
Switzerland -- History 1
Typescripts 1
∧ less
 
Language
Hebrew 1
Latin 1
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Clayton, William, 1814-1879 2
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 2
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Burton, Arthur Fielding, 1873-1949 1