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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

Simeon Atwood letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 191
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Jan. 1863, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Atwood expresses the need for seed and equipment until after the harvest.
Dates: 1863 January 17

Emery F. Barrus letters and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 947
Scope and Contents Nine handwritten letters and 6 pages of Elder Emery F. Barrus' journal kept while he served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission in 1899. Letters and journal describe both Barrus' travels and attempts to preach the restored gospel, primarily to people of Tennessee and Missouri. Both letters and journal pages are photocopied for patron use. Also included are the funerary program and a newspaper obituary of Ruth Hammond Barrus.
Dates: 1889-1980

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

Grant Lee Benson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 304
Overview Lesson outlines, notes, scriptural references, grammar and vocabulary words, word lists, publications, patriarchal blessings, and correspondence. Most of the materials relate to the Tahitian language and Benson's attempts to master it and use it in his missionary work.
Dates: 1917-1921

John M. Bernhisel letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 8
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 18 Aug. 1841, composed in New York, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Bernhisel writes concerning the purchase of land in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1841 August 18

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

Biography and genealogical materials

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1822
Scope and Contents Typescript of a biography of Noah T. Guymon; miscellaneous legal, ecclesiastical, and genealogical records; and photocopies of many of them. The records pertain to members of the Guymon family and include five handwritten patriarchal blessings and several letters.
Dates: 1845-1920

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

Sheldon Riser Brewster papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1980
Scope and Contents Autobiographies, official correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, and miscellaneous items. These materials document the life and civic and church careers of Brewster. They include letters from prominent Utah politicians and newsletters Brewster sent to members of his ward who were in the U.S. military forces during World War II.
Dates: 1919-1975

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 121
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 66
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 23
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 12
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 8
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Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 6
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 5
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 5
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 5
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 5
Salt Lake Temple 5
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 4
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 4
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 4
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 4
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 4
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 4
Brigham Young Academy 3
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 3
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 3
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 3
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 3
Smith family 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Tanner, George S. 3
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 3
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 3
Aaronic Order 2
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 2
Brady, Alberta Sanderson, 1865-1936 2
Brady, Jordan Hendrickson, 1863-1952 2
Brigham Young University. Department of History 2
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 2
Conover, William H. 2
Dixon, Henry Aldous, 1835-1884 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 2
Hart, James H., 1825-1906 2
Hawkins, Frank S. 2
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 2
Jaussi, Rolland L. 2
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 2
Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Salt Lake Theatre 2
Smith, Alvin Fielding, 1874-1948 2
Smith, Emma Hale 2
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 2
Smith, William, 1811-1893 2
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 2
Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 2
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Utah Southern Railway Company 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Utah. Militia 2
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Allen, William C., 1843-1926 1
Anderson, William J. 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Arcane School 1
Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881 1
Atwood, Simeon 1
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1
Backenstos, Jacob B. (Jacob Benjamin), 1811-1857 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Barrus, Emery F., 1865-1937 1
Barrus, Ruth Hammond, 1912-1980 1
Bartholomew, Clara Minerva Tuttle, 1865-1956 1
Bartholomew, Henry, 1852-1928 1
Battle Creek Sanitarium (Battle Creek, Mich.) 1
Belknap, W. Dean 1
Bell, E. Jay 1
Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958 1
Benson, Grant Lee, 1896-1960 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Bigler, Alice 1
Brady family 1
Brady, Sidney Alphonso, 1892-1989 1
Branson family 1
Brewster, Sheldon Riser, 1901- 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brooks, Juanita, 1898-1989 1
Brown, Hugh B., 1883-1975 1
Brown, James, 1801-1863 1
Brunson, Peter Lorenzo 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Burton, James 1
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