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James A. Little diaries and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3216
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Little writes about his youth and his participation in the war with Mexico. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1849 and his subsequent migration to Utah in the same year. Little writes about his marriage to Mary Jane Lytle in December of 1849 and troubles with Indians in Utah Valley, Utah. Little kept a diary from 1 January 1856 to 12 August 1857 when he served as a missionary for the Mormon...
Dates: 1856-1892

James A. Little papers on Brigham Young and the history of the Mormon Church

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 376
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft. Little compiled numerous sources including correspondence and newspaper articles by and about the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young (1801-1877). The materials cover Young's career as an LDS Church leader until his death and are often interspersed with brief narratives by Little. The items also document LDS Church history. The date of this compilation is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1900