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William Ajax journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1488
Scope and Contents Contains holographs, photographs, and typescripts of journals, dated July 20 to December 27, 1861, and January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1863. The journals describe Ajax's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England and Wales and include some newspaper clippings, part of which are from the Udgorn Seion, the Mormon publication in Wales. The clippings include British Mormon emigration statistics from 1841-1861. Ajax immigrated to the United States in 1862. Detailed diary entries...
Dates: 1861-1863

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Jesse O. Ballenger letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.
Dates: 1876-1877

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886), and...
Dates: 1829-1918

James Stephens Brown diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 807
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.
Dates: 1875-1876

James Lovett Bunting diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 738
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Bunting writes about his service as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1857 to 1858 and his immigration to Utah in 1858. Bunting describes his preparation for the overland journey, which began at Florence, Nebraska, and the basic geography of the route. He also mentions meeting Colonel Thomas Kane. The diaries also describe Bunting's activities in Salt Lake City, Utah, his service in the Black Hawk War in 1866, his move to Kanab, Utah, and...
Dates: 1857-1920; 1857-1920

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.
Dates: 1855-1858

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1800
Scope and Contents Photocopies and microfilmed copies of letters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, sections of books, maps, biographies, histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church, to its early leaders and presidents, and to the genealogies of early prominent members of that faith. The materials were acquired in various research institutions in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1766-1977

George Q. Cannon letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 237
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated September 19, 1885, and addressed to George S. Richards. Cannon writes about an autograph of Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1885 September 19

Charles Wilson Nibley certificates

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 313
Scope and Contents Printed and signed certificates verifying that Charles Wilson Nibley was called to serve as a missionary for the Mormon Church. The items are dated 9 Oct. 1869 and 17 Oct. 1876. The items were signed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, John Willard Young, and Daniel H. Wells.
Dates: 1869-1876

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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 5
Tanner, George S. 5
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 4
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 4
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Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 4
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 3
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 3
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 2
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Jones, Dan, 1810-1862 2
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 2
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 2
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
Union Pacific Railroad Company 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Young family 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allen, William C., 1843-1926 1
Ballenger, Jesse O. (Jesse Oglestone), 1824-1881 1
Bay, William M. 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889 1
Briggs, Jason W., 1821- 1
Bromfield, Louis 1
Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 1
Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974 1
Bunting, James Lovett, 1832-1923 1
Bushman, John, 1843-1926 1
Calkin, Asa Starkweath, 1809-1873 1
Callister, Thomas 1
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 1
Card, Joseph Y., 1885-1956 1
Carrington, Albert, 1813-1889 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Clark, Joshua Reuben, 1840-1929 1
Cooper, Eliza 1
Cowdery, Oliver 1
Cropper, James, 1823-1900 1
Curtis, J. F. (James Franklin), 1875-1966 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Deseret Museum 1
Dominis, John 1
Dominis, John O. 1
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Fox & Symons (Firm) 1
Freeman, Luther 1
Fuller, Frank 1
Goold, Samuel William, 1845-1918 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
Grant, Jedediah M. 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hammond family 1
Hammond, Alice Howard, 1845-1873 1
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 1
Hammond, Martha Jensina Marcussan, 1850-1935 1
Hammond, Mary Jane Dilworth, 1831-1877 1
Hansen, Peter 1
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 1
Hatch & Hatch Photographers 1
Hathaway, Henry, 1898-1985 1
Homer, William H. (William Harrison),1845-1934 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Hyde, John, 1833-1875 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Jenson, Nephi 1
Johnson, William Dydamous, 1833-1910 1
Kamehameha V, King of the Hawaiian Islands, 1830-1872 1
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 1
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 1
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 1
Marks, William, 1792-1872 1
Murray Opera House (Murray, Utah) 1
Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850) 1
Nibley, Charles W. (Charles Wilson), 1849-1931 1
Pierce, Thomas 1
Player, William J. 1
Price, William E., active 1871 1
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Rich, Charles C. (Charles Coulson), 1809-1883 1
Richards, George Spencer, 1823-1838 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Rogerson, Josiah, 1841-1926 1
Sanders, P. J. (Peter James), 1871- 1
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 1
Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911 1
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 1
Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914 1
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 1
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