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John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
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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

Carlos Ashby Badger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1298
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of diaries, correspondence, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is largely between Carlos Badger and his wife Rose Jenkins Badger. Most of the diaries were kept while Badger served as personal secretary to the United States Senator from Utah, Reed Smoot. The materials deal with the congressional hearings dealing with Smoot, mormon polygamy, Mormon temple endowments, and the politics of both Utah and the United States

Dates: 1895-1939

Ivan J. Barrett diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1757
Scope and Contents Ten handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items, a draft of the book "The Story of the Mormons in the Holy Land," newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. Barrett kept his diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church with his wife in Israel. He writes about the tedium of day-to-day work, consultations with prominent Israelis, diplomatic visits of foreign dignitaries, and meetings with various General Authoriities of the Mormon Church. He also includes copies of...
Dates: 1976-1978

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and...
Dates: 1852-1897

John Watts Berrett diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 611
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. The original journals are in four volumes and are located in the LDS Church Library-Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Berrett was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England who served on a mission for that faith in his native country. Berrett writes about his daily activities as a Mormon and as a missionary in England.

Dates: 1856-1863

Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.

Dates: 1844-1976

John A. Blythe journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 780
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Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.

A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.

Dates: 1876-1877

Jordan Hendrickson Brady correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3069
Scope and Contents Originals and photocopies of handwritten correspondence including letters, newspaper clippings, and postal cards. The materials relate to primarily Brady's experiences as a missionary in the Northern States Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1911-1913. He served much of his time in the Chicago, Illinois, area and in Indiana. Brady often mentions his son, Sidney Alphonso Brady. Jordan received letters from his wife, Alberta Brady, children, and other friends and...
Dates: 1909-1914

James Stephens Brown diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 69
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Brown writes about his life in Ogden, Utah, and in Arizona. He also tells about his activities in the Mormon Church including his missions for that faith to England, Tahiti, and the Navajo Indians.

Dates: 1857-1893

Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 785
Scope and Contents Photocopies of original letters with accompanying typescripts. Covers the nomination of Mormon Church leader Jacob Hamblin as a federal Indian agent for southern Utah, northern Arizona, and southeast Nevada.Also includes exchanges between W. F. M. Arny, the federal agent for the Navajo tribes; Jacob Hamblin and other Mormon settlers in Arizona; and Col. L. Edwin Dudley, regional Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Santa Fe, NM. These letters attempt to arrange a peaceful...
Dates: 1871-1874

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