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James B. Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2183
Abstract The collection of professional papers of James B. Allen, includes drafts and research files for various books, correspondence, class lecture notes and other papers. Manuscripts include those for The Story of The Latter-day Saints, The Company Town in the American West, Men with a Mission and Hearts Turned to the Fathers.
Dates: approximately 1950-1999

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

John Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 356
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, a diary of John's wife, Thora Hafen (January 1901-May 1901), a notebook, certificates, family genealogies, mementos, illustrated programs of Hafen's art exhibits, and newspaper clippings which laud Hafen's art. Part of the collection was represented in a catalog entitled A Step Beyond: Artist's Archives and Creative Process, presented by the Special Collections and Archives and Manuscripts of Brigham Young University, 1987.
Dates: 1879-1918

Volney Leroy King genealogy and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 736
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten genealogies, biographies of family members, correspondence, and a patriarchal blessing. King compiled and wrote many of the items in the collection. The correspondence and biographies relate to the members of the King family.
Dates: 1867-1916

Lake family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 768
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains biographies of James Lake (1788-1874); Philomelia Smith Lake (1794-1873); James Lake, Sr. (1760- ); and George Lake (1838-1898) written by some of their grandchildren. Also includes autobiography of George Lake (1838-1898). Discusses the family's genealogy; their conversion to the Mormon Church in 1832; their migration with the Mormons to Ohio, Illinois, and Utah; illnesses and deaths in the family; life on the Utah frontier; George's mission in Great Britain...
Dates: 1760-1898

Monte Burr McLaws papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2089
Scope and Contents Collection consists of research files on various historical topics, including war, Mormon history, Utah territorial journalism, family history, American history, and world history. Includes lecture and research notes on McLaws' history classes and research, as well as notes on his work with the Genealogical Society of Utah and oral family history materials. Materials dated from 1955 to 1996.
Dates: 1955-1996

My dear kinsman

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2162
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter addressed to "My dear Kinsman" and signed by "Carl" from St. Louis, Missouri. The writer of the letter writes negatively of Mormons practicing polygamy.
Dates: 1885

Ray Olsen biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1535
Scope and Contents Typed and photocopied biographical materials about Ray Olsen's ancestors. Most of these materials are excerpts from individuals' diaries and autobiographies. Many of these items relate to the early history of the Mormon Church. These biographies also include information about their conversions to the Mormon Church in Denmark and England and their journies to America. A number of these sources tell about the Martin Handcart Company's tragic trek to Utah.
Dates: 1830-1976

Lydia Susanna Goaslind Purnell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1796
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, histories, biographies, genealogical group sheets, patriarchal blessings, diaries, and land indentures in Idaho. The correspondence are between Purnell, her husband, and other relatives and deal largely with family matters. One of the letters is an account of the Battle of Bear River in 1863 by an observer. Purnell also writes to many persons about family history. Purnell also writes about being a polygamous wife and the various persecutions by...
Dates: 1875-1942

David R. Roberts scripts

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 938
Scope and Contents Script of pageant calls for a narrator and four characters: Father Adam, Moses, Daniel, and Joseph Smith, each of whom gives a brief synopsis of his life. Each of these prophets tells his own story as found in Mormon scriptures. Roberts wrote this pageant for his Mormon High Priest's Quorum in refutation of the Darwinian theory of evolution.
Dates: 1931

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