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Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young, second...
Dates: 1872

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1800
Scope and Contents Photocopies and microfilmed copies of letters, pamphlets, newspaper artilces, sections of books, maps, biographies, histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church, to its early leaders and presidents, and to the genealogies of early prominent members of that faith. The materials were acquired in various research institutions in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1766-1977

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 in...
Dates: 1895-1935

The Church Under Brigham Young, 1844-1847

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 816
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while Brigham Young served as its president. Margarett Young writes about Brigham Young's leadership and his impact on the faith. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.
Dates: 1880

History of the life of Stephen Markham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1297
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed history of Stephen Markham by Julina Markham Crow. The item gives an account of Stephen Markham's personal life as well as his involvement in the early history of Mormonism. This includes his close association with the Mormon Prophets, Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877), his participation with the initial Mormon pioneer company of 1847, and his involvement in the settlement of Utah.
Dates: 1950

In the pioneer group to the Iron Co. Mission, was another great leader, Anson Call, who became a great colonizer

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3079
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm reproduction of a typed manuscript. The item is a biography of Anson Call by an unnamed author. The date of composition is uncertain. Anson Call was born in Fletcher, Franklin County, Vermont on 13 May 1810. Call married Mary Flint and later joined the Mormon Church. "He was closely associated with the Prophet Joseph [Joseph Smith, 1805-1844], and with the saints was driven from his home. He had a great love the the Prophet and did all he could to protect him from...
Dates: 1930

James H. Jennings historical sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3149
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Jennings written in 1935. Jennings was born in Ohio in 1853 and moved to Utah with his parents in 1856. He went to the Dixie Mission in southern Utah in 1862 and settled at Rockville. He gave his observations on schools, lyceum discussions, and the economic situation in the area. He also presented short sketches of leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including: Brigham Young; second...
Dates: 1935

George Washington Langley

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1074
Scope and Contents Holograph biography of George Washington Langley (1818-1850). Mormon missionary and pioneer to Utah, bodyguard of prophet Brigham Young (1801-1877), and husband of Mary Turner and Martha McKinney Frost.
Dates: 1976; 1976

Legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 707
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents. The collection consists of an account balance slip signed by Brigham Young, a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, among others; an incorporation bond; a record of trespass action against Lyman E. Johnson; a record of a court action; four receipts of per diem signed by Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, Orson Hyde, and Parley P. Pratt; and a petition for payment to E. D. Mecham, a member of the Mormon Battalion, from the estate of A....
Dates: 1838-1895

Legal proceedings on Brigham Young estate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1267
Scope and Contents Incomplete printed legal proceedings on the estate of Brigham Young, conducted in 1879 in the Utah Territory.
Dates: 1879

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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
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Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
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Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Everts, Truman, 1816-1901 1
Grant, Jedediah M. 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Herringshaw, H. 1
Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878 1
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 1
Jennings, James H. 1
Johnson, Lyman E. (Lyman Eugene), 1811-1856 1
Jordan Irrigation Company 1
Kanen, Alta L. 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Langley, George Washington 1
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
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Lowe, Thomas G., 1851-1938 1
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 1
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Miles, Jane Fox Stevenson 1
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Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 1
Orr, Robert 1
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 1
Raleigh, Alonzo H. (Alonzo Hazeltine), 1818-1901 1
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 1
School of the Prophets 1
Smith, Lot 1
Smith, William, 1811-1893 1
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Sterling, Florence Violet Miles, 1880- 1
Stuart, Granville, 1834-1918 1
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 1
Utah 1
Utah. Militia 1
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Walker, James Barr, 1805-1887 1
Walker, Joseph C., 1830-1908 1
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West, Charles Edmund, 1863-1942 1
Winchester, Benjamin, 1817-1901 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Young, Margarett P. W. 1
Young, Willard, 1852-1936 1
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