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Engraving of Brigham Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 987
Scope and Contents

Contains one framed engraving taken from a picture taken of Brigham Young around 1870.

Dates: approximately 1870

A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 74
Scope and Contents

Typewritten student paper prepared for the Brigham Young University Honors Program. Contains a study of the Deseret Alphabet, its origin, problems, use and failure in Utah society during 1850-1877.

Dates: 1975

Infatuation : a fiction founded on fact

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 509
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript of an unpublished book entitled; "Infatuation: A Fiction Founded on Fact." This work is a novel based on the author's negative experiences with Mormonism.

Dates: 1858

Letter and newspaper clipping

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 579
Scope and Contents

Two letters and one newspaper clipping. The clipping was published by the Itahca Journal News on 28 July 1962 and relates to the family of Brigham Young (1801-1877) and to the Salt Lake Theatre. One of the letters is from Dorothy Dye to Ernest L. Wilkinson, president of Brigham Young University, relating to the newspaper clipping. The other letter is from Wilkinson to the Brigham Young University Archives also regarding the clipping.

Dates: 1962

Philip Margetts papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 406
Scope and Contents Photocopies of diaries, newspaper clippings, play scripts, articles on Utah and LDS Church history, and correspondence. Margetts writes about his trip to Utah in 1850. His diary covers the time he served as a missionary for the LDS Church in Great Britain from 1857 to 1858. Many of the items relate to Margetts' career in the theater, to the Salt Lake Theater, and to drama in Utah. The correspondence includes a letter from the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: 1850-1928

Newspaper clipping of Salt Lake City images

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3350
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a single page of the Illustrated Times newspaper, featuring images of Great Salt Lake City and the home of Brigham Young. Page was taken from the July 31, 1858 issue of the paper.

Dates: 1858 July 31

Robert Orr papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 814
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems, minutes of a meeting of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a biography of Zina D. H. Young, a wife of the second president of the Church, Brigham Young. The poems were written at the death of Brigham Young in 1877. The Relief Society minutes relate to a meeting held in the 64th District school house on 7 Nov. 1893 in an unknown location.

Dates: 1877-1893

C. R. Savage painting of Brigham Young homes

 Item — item: 1
Identifier: MSS 8427
Scope and Contents

Contains a painting of Brigham Young's home in Salt Lake City, Utah and some of the surrounding landscape painted in 1861.

Dates: 1861

C. R. Savage photograph collection

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 24
Scope and Contents

Contains primarily original prints of photographs by Savage, covering all periods of his career. Of the 839 items, over 750 are clearly Savage photographs. Eighteen other photographers are also named, including Alfred A. Hart, Edw. J. Muybridge, and possibly Carleton E. Watkins photograph. Includes landscapes in Utah and the West, with many in Salt Lake City. Also includes portraits, many of leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with many of Brigham Young.

Dates: approximately 1860-1900

Screenplays for Brigham Young

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2324
Scope and Contents

Contains four scripts for the motion picture "Brigham Young." Includes various versions from the development of the film, stamped between 1939 and 1940.

Dates: 1939-1940

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