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The dimmed vision

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2711
Scope and Contents Printed copy of a pamphlet (18 pages) entitled "The Dimmed Vision," published by Deseret Book. The date of publication is uncertain. The item is a short story relating to Mormons marrying in a Mormon temple.
Dates: approximately 1910

Family kingdom

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2336
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The book "Family Kingdom" is a fictionalized account of the lives of the author's parents, John W. Taylor (1858-1916), an apostle in the Mormon Church, and Janet Maria Woolley Taylor (1870- ), a polygamous wife.
Dates: circa 1950

Great reckonings in little rooms

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1831
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of Smeath's dissertaion for her PhD degree in the Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts at Brigham Young University. The item is entitled: "Great reckonings in little rooms: Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd, and certian circles of association." Also included are two typewritten plays with handwritten corrections. They are entitled: "A Pride of Heretics" and "The Foreordained."
Dates: 1976-1979

Herbert Harker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9212
Scope and Contents Contains literary manuscripts and correspondence, personal journals and family histories, and illustrations and charter maps of various southern Californian cities, all materials written and created throughout his life. Manuscripts include materials such as Goldenrod (1972) and Turn Again Home (1974-75), which both illustrate the cowboy/farmer lifestyle in Cardston, Canada. Herbert also worked on short stories for juvenile and adult audiences, and religious texts, topics varying from dragons...
Dates: approximately 1902-2015

Miscellaneous items of Mormon literature

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3341
Scope and Contents The collection contains four manuscript short stories, one poem, eight pages of handwritten notes, and one typed pageant script.
Dates: 1900

Reunion

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1885
Scope and Contents Typewritten play dealing with a Mormon family at the time of a Mormon General Conference.
Dates: 1978

Samuel W. Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 716
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research materials, and drafts relating to Taylor's histories, novels, articles, plays, and motion picture scripts. The materials relate to a wide range of Mormon related topics and to other subjects.
Dates: 1940-1970

Douglas H. Thayer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3178
Abstract The collections consists primarily of manuscripts of Thayer's works, including personal notes, publisher/editor corrections and correspondence, and some public response. Also included are various newspaper and magazine articles featuring the author.
Dates: approximately 1950-2009

A trip on Memory Ship

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 693
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten "pageant." The item depicts scenes in the life of Martha Smith Harris. She was the daughter of Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), the brother of the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).
Dates: approximately 1950

Jean Woodman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1791
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, interview tape and transcript, newspaper clippings, articles, a publisher's contract, and literary and family memorabilia. Eight of the eleven folders relate to Woodman's novel, "Glory Spent," including information on the writing process, relationships with the publisher, and the review process. Also included is Woodman's biography of her husband, Herbert B. Woodman.
Dates: 1939-1964