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An epistle of the Council of the Twelve Apostles to the Saints in California under Samuel Brannan

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 468
Scope and Contents

Tells of the status of the Latter-day Saint Church immigrating to Utah and gives advice to the Saints in California.

Dates: 1847 August 7

Etchings relating to Brigham Young University

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2098
Scope and Contents

Contains artist's renderings of Brigham Young and another man in Emigration Canyon, and of various campus scenes at Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University, including: bell tower, Karl G. Maeser Building, Wasatch Mountains, graduation, whitewashing the Y, Lewis Building fire, man and woman by canal, marching band, Ernest L. Wilkinson addressing assembly for new students, and flag raising. C. L. Purcell identified as artist on some pieces. Contains 21 items.

Dates: approximately 1975

John Everet letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 172
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 8 Feb. 1869, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Everet writes to Young concerning a lot in Ogden, Utah, in which Young had shown interest. A notation is on the back of the item presumably in Young's hand advising Everet to occupy the lot because Young would not need it.

Dates: 1869 February 8

Addison Everett diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1054
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary covering the time from 13 to 26 April 1847. Everett was a driver of Brigham Young's ox team. He writes about the organization of the first Mormon migrant company to come to Utah.

Dates: 1847

James Ferguson military commission

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 705
Scope and Contents

Printed document filled in by hand, dated 28 March 1854, and signed by Brigham Young as governor of Utah. The item commissions James Ferguson Adjutant General of the "Nauvoo Legion and of the Militia of the Territory of Utah." The appointment was effective 25 June 1849 and carried the rank of Brigadier General.

Dates: 1854 March 28

First Presidency circular

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 101
Abstract

The folder contains a printed circular addressed "To the Bishop and the Board of the United Order in Your Ward." The item requests that food and tools be sent to St. George, Utah to assist in the construction of the Mormon temple there. The item was endorsed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells.

Dates: 1874

Fox & Symons portraits of Latter-day Saint church officers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 190
Scope and Contents

Collection includes portraits of presidents and church officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints taken by Fox & Symons, and later by Charles W. Symons. Subjects include Brigham Young, Joseph F. Smith, and Heber J. Grant. All are cabinet photographs. Dated approximately 1874-1906.

Dates: approximately 1874-1906

Rell G. Francis photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4255
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 205 photographs from a variety of photographers with studios in Utah including Ad. Anderson, Daniels Photo, C.W. Carter, Conkling and Co., Fox & Symons, Huish, John Matson, Morris & Co., C.R. Savage, Sainsbury & Johnson, and Stringham & Stringham. There are also photographs from out-of-state and international photographers. Portraits include Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, and Orson Pratt.

Dates: approximately 1870-1910

Augusta Gardiner letter to Brigham Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 94
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 19, 1877, written in Salt Lake City, Utah, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gardiner writes that she has prayed and received a dream. She desires to be sealed to a good man.

Dates: 1871 October 19

Mary Field Garner autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1141
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from an autobiography. Garner writes about her conversion to Mormonism, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her memories of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and the "mantle" of the prophet falling on Brigham Young (1801-1877), her journey to Utah, and her life in Slaterville, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1880

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 360
L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives 8
 
Subject
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
Politics, Government, and Law 52
Correspondence 41
Immigration and American Expansion 35
Diaries 28
Missions and Missionaries 26
Utah -- History 26
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 25
Pioneers 24
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents -- History 22
Territorial Government 22
Photographs 21
Laws 19
Religion 19
Social Life and Customs 19
Certificates 17
Autobiographies 16
Photocopies 15
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 14
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 14
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents -- Correspondence 14
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 14
Salt Lake City (Utah) 14
Home and Family 13
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 13
Education 12
Military 12
Civil Procedure and Courts 11
Latter Day Saint churches -- Apostles 10
Latter Day Saint pioneers 10
Biographies 9
Lists 9
Overland journeys to the Pacific 9
Utah -- History -- 19th century 9
Colleges and Universities 8
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 8
Newspapers 8
Retail trade 8
City and Town Life 7
Notes 7
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 6
Histories (Literary works) 6
Motion picture plays 6
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 6
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 6
Provo (Utah) -- History 6
Publications 6
Account books 5
Articles 5
City Planning 5
Genealogies 5
Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 5
Law -- Utah -- History 5
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857 5
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 5
Saint George (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- Politics and government -- 19th century 5
Brigham Young (Motion picture) 4
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 4
Deeds 4
Education -- Utah -- History -- Sources 4
Expeditions and Adventure 4
Fine Arts 4
Governors -- Utah -- Correspondence 4
Land tenure -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History -- Sources 4
Latter Day Saint churches -- History -- 19th century 4
Latter Day Saints -- Colonization -- Arizona -- History 4
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 4
Performing Arts 4
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4
Portraits 4
Railroads -- Utah -- History 4
Agriculture and Natural Resources 3
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 3
Bonds 3
Cartes-de-visite 3
Elementary and Secondary Education 3
Fillmore (Utah) 3
Hawaii -- History 3
Images 3
Indians of North America 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- History 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History 3
Latter Day Saints 3
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Latter Day Saints in motion pictures 3
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Minutes (Records) 3
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 3
Poetry 3
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 3
Postcards 3
Proclamations 3
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No linguistic content; Not applicable 2
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 70
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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