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Joseph Hill Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, account books, correspondence, and an autobiography. The materials document Richards' activities as a Mormon pioneer in Arizona, as a missionary to Great Britain, and as a Mormon Church leader.

Dates: 1876-1919

Samuel W. Richards diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 732
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of excerpts from handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1846-1847, 1857-1859, 1868, 1869, 1873, and 1875-1876. Richards lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, presided over the European Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, prepared Utah Militia units for an expedition into Sanpete County, and served on another mission to the Eastern United States. Also included are patriarchal blessings and miscellaneous items relating to Richards and his family.

Dates: 1846-1876

Samuel W. Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2854
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of microfilmed copies of diaries, letters, notes, and financial records. Richards was born in Massachusetts in 1824 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he served in the "Nauvoo Legion" militia. Richards married Mary Parker in Nauvoo and moved to Utah in 1849. He served as missionary and mission president for his faith in Great Britain, the East U.S., and Europe. He was made a patriarch in 1902 and died in 1909.

Dates: 1839-1909

Silas Richards diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 885
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies made of a typescript of Richards' diary and autobiography. The typescript was made by Ailcy Brady Casper Morrell in 1957. Richards was pioneer who came to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1849 and settled in St. George, Utah in 1864. He was active in many assignments for the Mormon Church. Also included is a short biography of Richard's wife Kezia Frances Brady Richards by Laura F. Tucker Henrie.

Dates: 1846-1884

Silas LeRoy Richards diary and family histories

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 734
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary, family histories, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, and mementos. Much of the material relates to the history and genealogies of the Richards, Rhead (Reed), Stanley, and Huffman (Hoffman) families. Silas was born in Union and later moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He held several jobs and served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission from 1902 to 1905.

Dates: 1870-1964

Norma B. Ricketts biography of Thomas and Elizabeth Rhoades

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2722
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Thomas Rhoades and his wife, Elizabeth. Thomas was a Mormon who lived near Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to California in 1846, participated in the rescue of the Donner-Reed Party, mined for gold in California, came to Utah in 1848, became the first treasurer of Salt Lake City, Utah, found gold in the Uinta Mountains of Utah, and was a polygamist. The material on Elizabeth is very sketchy.

Dates: 1972

William F. Rigby papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2864
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Also included is correspondence.

Dates: 1890

Robert and Meservy family records

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 8836
Scope and Contents Collection includes two family record books related to the Meservy and Robert families coming out of the Isle of Jersey. The first record is a copy of a book titled "Genealogie de la Famille Messervy," and is a record of the Messervy family line on the Isle of Jersey extending into France and England as far back as 1400. This genealogical record contains the history of Jersey and possible origins of the Messervy name. Adjacent to the published pedigree charts for the family are records of...
Dates: 1899-2015

Joseph Lee Robinson autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2780
Scope and Contents

Typewritten condensation of an autobiography and a diary. The item was shortened by Robinson's granddaughter, Rena Robinson Cutler. Joseph Robinson writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1836, his migration to Utah in 1848, his opinions of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy, and his settling in Weber County, Utah.

Dates: 1853-1892

Joseph Lee Robinson journal fragments

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5898
Scope and Contents

Joseph Lee Robinson's autobiography and journal, 1852-1893. Joseph Lee Robinson writes about his family, spiritual manifestations, conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith's teachings, his journey from Nauvoo to Salt Lake City, service as a bishop, how seagulls saved the crops, death of Jedediah M. Grant, his plural wives and his journey to southeast Idaho.

Dates: 1852-1893

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 203
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Subject
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 126
Pioneers 114
Immigration and American Expansion 108
Missions and Missionaries 73
Autobiographies 60
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Diaries 59
Biographies 48
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 46
Latter Day Saint pioneers 44
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 43
Letters 34
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 30
Photocopies 22
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 21
Social Life and Customs 21
Home and Family 19
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 17
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 17
Material Types 14
Religion 14
Latter Day Saint women -- Biography 12
Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History 12
American Fork (Utah) -- History 11
Family histories 11
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 11
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 11
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 10
Church Government 10
Latter Day Saint handcart companies 9
Histories (Literary works) 7
Latter Day Saints -- England 7
Photographs 7
Typescripts 7
Genealogies 6
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents 6
Latter Day Saint missionaries 6
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 6
Latter Day Saints -- Biography 6
Saint George (Utah) -- History 6
Salt Lake City (Utah) 6
Utah -- History -- 19th century 6
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 5
Electronic books 5
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 5
Frontier and pioneer life 5
Immigrants 5
Immigrants -- Utah 5
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England -- Diaries 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Biography 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 5
Latter Day Saints -- England -- History 5
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Biography 5
Overland journeys to the Pacific 5
Politics, Government, and Law 5
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 5
Springville (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 5
Biography -- 19th century 4
Correspondence 4
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- England -- History 4
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England 4
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Diaries 4
Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 4
Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 4
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 4
Military 4
Parowan (Utah) -- History 4
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 4
Transcripts 4
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 3
Certificates 3
City and Town Life 3
Ephraim (Utah) -- History 3
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 3
Frontier and pioneer life -- Utah 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- England 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Great Britain 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England -- History 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Great Britain -- History 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- United States -- Diaries 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- Diaries 3
Latter Day Saints -- California -- History 3
Latter Day Saints -- History 3
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Parowan 3
Legal instruments 3
Logan (Utah) -- History 3
Microfilms 3
Mormons -- Utah 3
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 3
Ogden (Utah) -- History 3
Pioneers -- Utah 3
Provo (Utah) -- History 3
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 3
Utah -- History 3
Ute Indians -- History 3
Account books 2
Architecture 2
Arizona -- History -- To 1912 2
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Language
English 203
Multiple languages 3
Danish 2
French 1
Maori 1
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Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 44
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 19
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 7
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 7
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Salt Lake Temple 3
Tanner, George S. 3
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 3
Utah. Militia 3
Allen family 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 2
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Young, Margaret Peirce Whitesides, 1823-1907 2
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
Allen, Maria E., 1847-1924 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Armstrong family 1
Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Aven, Ruth A. (Ruth Allen), 1899-2000 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 1
Bates, Jane Eliza Woolf 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas (1836-1917) 1
Bennett, John F. (John Foster), 1865-1938 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Bitner, Martina M. H. 1
Blyth, Elizabeth Ann 1
Blythe, John A. 1
Blythe, John Law 1
Blythe, Margaret Mitchell 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, John M., 1878-1966 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Cain family 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, C. W. 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chambers (Family : Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927) 1
Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939 1
Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927 1
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. Lecture Series 1
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993 1
Christy, Howard A., 1933- 1
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