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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

Oliver Boardman Huntington autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2219
Scope and Contents

Handwritten unsigned, autobiographical account believed to have been written by Huntington. The author writes of being called by Brigham Young and Daniel H. Wells to go with an expedition to Carson Valley and tell the Mormons there to return to Utah to meet the United States army, known as "Johnston's Army" in 1857. Huntington gives and account of this expedition and mentions those who participated in it.

Dates: approximately 1880

Oliver Boardman Huntington diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3836
Scope and Contents

Type-written copy of the Huntington diary, volume 2.

Dates: date of production not identified

Oliver Boardman Huntington papers

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 162
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries, ephemera, and patriarchal blessings produced by Oliver Boardman Huntington and his son, Oliver B. Huntington. Items document the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormon exodus to the West, and the establishment and early development of Utah. Materials date from between 1843 and 1932.

Transcriptions of most items also available.

Dates: 1843-1932

William Huntington diary and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 272
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary including a retrospective account of Huntington's life. Huntington writes about his early life, his conversion to the Mormon Church, and his experience as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. He also writes about the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church, service in the Nauvoo Legion militia organization, and preparations of the Mormons to migrate to the mountains. Huntington made diary entries in 1846. The item was transcribed by O. B....
Dates: 1784-1846

Letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1050
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters. Three of the items are letters of introduction by the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young. Another letter is from Brigham Young asking William Huntington for his aid in bringing Clarissa A. Scofield to Mormon Church headquarters. This item also includes a lengthy postscript concerning activities in preparation for the Mormon migration to Utah. Also included is a letter from the Mormon Apostle, Heber C. Kimball, asking...
Dates: 1846-1849

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