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C. W. Carter composite photograph of Salt Lake Temple

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8233
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Carter from 1892 containing images taken during the construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle and the Salt Lake Temple, with the dates of the pictures. It also contains portraits of Brigham Young, John Taylor, and Wilford Woodruff and some short quotes about the construction of the Tabernacle and the Temple.

Dates: approximately 1892

C. W. Carter photographs and negatives of early Utah

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 133
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs and negatives with images of Salt Lake City, Utah, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and other Utah residents.

Dates: approximately 1860-1899

Reuben McBride certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 120
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed certificate, dated 28 Jan. 1870, and verifying that Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, owns two lots of property in Fillmore, Utah.

Dates: 1870 January 28

Brigham Young certificate of appointment for W. S. S. Willis

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 424
Scope and Contents

Printed form with handwritten notations. The item is dated 11 March 1851 and signed by Almon W. Babbitt and Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. W. S. S. Willis is appointed as captain of Company B, Battalion of Infantry in Lehi, Utah.

Dates: 1851 March 11

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

James H. Martineau certificates

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 235
Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten certificates, bonds, and commissions. The items document Martineau's commission in the Utah Militia, his appointment as the Sheriff of Iron County, Utah, and his position as an alderman of Parowan, Utah. Seven of the manuscripts were signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1851-1876

Talitha C. Avery Cheney autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3237
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilm copy of a typed autobiography. Cheney writes about her early life and her conversion to the Mormon Church in 1837. She moved with her family to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she heard sermons by Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. She also heard Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. Talitha married William Howard Avery in 1844. He died in 1847. She migrated to Utah in 1853 and married Elam Cheney. She lived...
Dates: 1895-1935

Augustus L. Chetlain letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 160
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Chetlain invites young to dinner at the Townsend House and writes concerning an invitation to Young's farm. Also included is a letter from Annie M. Chetlain, Augustus' wife, to Young thanking him for some strawberries.

Dates: 1867

James Chipman biographical sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3297
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a mirofilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Chipman was born in Missouri in 1839 and later migrated to Utah in 1847. He wrote about the plague of crickets in Salt Lake Valley, how the local people tried to kill them, and how the sea gulls came and ate the insects. He also told about the attack of grass hoppers. He later lived in American Fork, Utah. He wrote about his knowledge of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1910

Church Committee letter to Governor William Owsley

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 740
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy and transcription of a 4-page letter from Brigham Young and others (on behalf of the Church Committee) to "His Excellency" Governor William Owsley of Illinois, petitioning for more time to prepare to leave Nauvoo, dated April 30, 1845.

Dates: 1845 April 30

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 360
L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives 8
 
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Letters 183
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 154
Church Government 101
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents 101
Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 97
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Material Types 61
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Utah -- History 26
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 25
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Utah -- History -- 19th century 9
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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 8
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Fillmore (Utah) -- History 6
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Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 5
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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4
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Railroads -- Utah -- History 4
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Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 3
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Fillmore (Utah) 3
Hawaii -- History 3
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Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 24
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 23
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 21
Utah. Legislature 18
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Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 13
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 11
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 11
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 10
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 10
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 10
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 9
Utah 8
Brigham Young University 7
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 7
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 7
Utah. Militia 7
Brigham Young Academy 6
Salt Lake Temple 6
Salt Lake Theatre 6
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 6
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 5
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 5
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 5
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 5
Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah) 5
Tanner, George S. 5
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
Grant, Jedediah M. 4
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 4
Young, Willard, 1852-1936 4
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 4
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 3
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 3
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 3
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 3
Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893 3
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 3
Trotti, Lamar, 1900-1952 3
Union Pacific Railroad Company 3
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978 3
Young family 3
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 3
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 3
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 2
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 2
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889 2
Bromfield, Louis 2
Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974 2
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 2
Card, Zina Presendia Young Williams, 1850-1931 2
Carter, C. W. 2
Clawson, H. B. (Hiram B.) 2
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Cowdery, Oliver 2
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 2
Heywood, Joseph Leland, 1815-1910 2
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 2
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 2
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 2
Jones, Dan, 1810-1862 2
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 2
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 2
Maeser, Karl G. 2
Margetts, Phillip, 1829-1914 2
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Provo Manufacturing Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Rich, Charles C. (Charles Coulson), 1809-1883 2
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 2
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 2
Sanborn, Rhoda Mabel Young, 1863-1950 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 2
Smith, Lot 2
Smith, William, 1811-1893 2
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 2
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 2
Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909 2
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 2
Widtsoe, John Andreas, 1872-1952 2
Widtsoe, Leah D. (Leah Dunford), 1874-1965 2
Yordan, Philip 2
Young, Ann Eliza, 1844- 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Young, Mary Ann Angell, 1803-1882 2
Adam (Biblical figure) 1
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
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