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Wright family letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1450
Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence between George Wright and his family during his immigration to Utah detailing his handcart journey, 1860-1861, and correspondence of other Wright family members between England and Utah, 1869-1884.

Dates: 1860-1884

William Henry Wright diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1347
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Wright writes about his activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church serving in Wisconsin and England. The original is in possession of James W. Petty in Ogden, Utah.

Dates: 1882-1883

Alfred D. Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3871
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a letter by Alfred D. Young addressed to President James K. Polk from 1845. In the letter Young describes the difficulties of the Mormon people.

Dates: 1845

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2019
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated Sept. 14, 1857 and is addressed to "Major McCullogh" and Lewis Brunson (1831-1888). Brunson was the bishop in Fillmore, Utah for the Mormon Church. Young states that preparations are to be made to deal with the advancing federal troops which were part of the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858. He also outlines the nature of the defense of Utah. In resistance the Utahns would "desolate the Territory" and "waylay our enemies." Young also admonishes...
Dates: 1857

Brigham Young letter to William L. Marcy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 815
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of two handwritten and signed letters dated December 17, 1845 and addressed to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War for the United States. The two items are identical in content, but one appears to be a rough draft of the other. Young petitions the federal government for funds to aid in the westward migration of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois, with Vancouver Island as a possible destination. Young requests money to build block houses and stockades on the Oregon Trail and...
Dates: 1845 December 17

Brigham Young letters to Thomas L. Kane

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4096
Scope and Contents

Letters were handwritten by Brigham Young to Thomas L. Kane on October 30, 1854. In the letters Young asks Kane to serve as Utah's territorial delegate to Congress. The two letters are identical and were sent separately to ensure delivery. Collection also includes photocopies of the letters.

Dates: 1854 October 30

Emily Young diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 5
Scope and Contents

Collection contains one bound photocopied typed transcript of a diary written by Emily Young. She writes about her daily activities in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and as one of the wives of Brigham Young. Also includes articles of interest likely copied from newspapers and magazines. The last page of the volume contains a life sketch and image of Emily Young. Dated 1874 to 1899.

Dates: 1874-1899

John R. Young diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 26
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary kept from April 1, 1856 to March 22, 1857. Young writes about his experiences and daily activities. Also includes a photocopy.

Dates: 1856-1857

Joseph Young affadavit of Haun's Mill massacre

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 791
Scope and Contents

Materials include Joseph Young's original eyewitness account of events that occured during the Haun's Mill massacre on October 30, 1838. His account was witnessed and sealed on June 4, 1839, by John Woods of the Circuit Court in Adams County, Missouri. Young describes the mob, his escape, and the conditions of the victims. Young also writes that he helped bury the dead. The account was later used by the Church as evidence of the sufferings of its members in Missouri. Dated June 4, 1839.

Dates: 1839 June 4

Kimball Young research notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1581
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of research notes and drafts of chapters of the book "Isn't One Wife Enough?" The originals are housed in the Garett Theological Seminary Library. This work is considered to be the first serious study of Mormon polygamy done by a trained sociologist. In the published version of the book, Young changed the names of the characters he wrote about. But in his notes the correct names are available.

Dates: 1844-1959

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Matthews, T. Pat, 1883-1958 4
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Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 4
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 4
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson (1898-1987) 3
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 3
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Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 3
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Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
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Okey, Cynthia Adams 2
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2
Smith, Emma Hale 2
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Terry, Eliza Jane Pulsipher, 1840-1919 2
Terry, Mary Ann Pulsipher, 1833-1913 2
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Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932 1
Acuna, Maria L. 1
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Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
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Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, Merle V., 1899-1988 1
Adamson, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1845-1930 1
Adamson, Mattie, 1851-1930 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Alcott family 1
Alden, James C. 1
Alger, Sarah Pulsipher, 1824-1909 1
Allen, Anna, 1904-1999 1
Allen, Daniel, 1804-1892 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Allred, James T. S., 1825-1905 1
Alston, Joseph, 1821-1891 1
Alston, Louisa Grant 1
Ambrose, Lucy A., 1896-1986 1
American University of Beirut 1
Amert, Kay 1
Anderson family 1
Anderson, Ellen, 1805-1890 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Anderson, Jedediah Stanley, 1866-1950 1
Anderson, Joseph Jeppa, 1865-1950 1
Anderson, Mary Brodie, 1851- 1
Anderson, O. J. (Oluf J.), 1849-1934 1
Andreasen, Ole Christian, 1840-1904 1
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Antle, Rosy, 1849- 1
Armstrong, Alice Tomlison, 1857-1941 1
Armstrong, Catherine Cradock, 1819-1903 1
Armstrong, John, 1848-1940 1
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