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John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1830

Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.
Dates: 1895-1897

George Alley papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 727
Abstract Account and receipt books, family correspondence, diary of Stephen Webb Alley, genealogy, family history materials, and memorabilia of the George Alley family. Photographs include studio portraits of Lydia Ann Alley and Susan Hannah Alley Wells, polygamist wives of Mormon Church leader, Daniel H. Wells, and a portrait of George Alley's wife, Mary Symond Alley. A majority of the photos were taken by Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage. The photographs are albumen and matte collodion...
Dates: 1834-1891

Mary Andrus papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1462
Scope and Contents Collection contains an autobiography, certificates, family history, legal documents, letters, photographs, talks and tributes. Also includes material relating to the Latter-day Saint Church Spanish Fork, Utah 1st Ward Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, 5th Ward Relief Society, Spanish Fork Public Library, the Icelandic Association, and Alma Archibald Andrus' journal (1909-1968).
Dates: 1902-1975

Carlos Ashby Badger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1298
Scope and Contents Photocopies of diaries, correspondence, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is largely between Carlos Badger and his wife Rose Jenkins Badger. Most of the diaries were kept while Badger served as personal secretary to the United States Senator from Utah, Reed Smoot. The materials deal with the congressional hearings dealing with Smoot, mormon polygamy, Mormon temple endowments, and the politics of both Utah and the United States
Dates: 1895-1939

Ward Baker letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 918
Scope and Contents Two handwritten and signed letters dated 29 April and 19 June 1951, and addressed to "Dear Bishop" and "Dear Mr. Cannon." Baker requests that someone listen to his music and make it available to Mormons.
Dates: 1951

Delbert Barney correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1778
Scope and Contents Photocopies of Delbert Barney's correspondence with government and ecclesiastical officials. He describes an eye-witness account of the "transfiguration" of the Mormon Church President Brigham Young into the likeness of Joseph Smith in 1844 and discusses Blacks and the Mormon priesthood.
Dates: 1936-1980

Wallace F. Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 20
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative resolutions, press releases, and financial records that document Wallace F. Bennett's activities during his time as a senator between 1948 and 1974 in Utah and Washington D.C. The central topic of these materials (which were mostly created during Bennett's later terms in the US Senate) is the Cold War, including how to promote peaceful coexistence between the Soviet Union and America. They also reveal the immense changes that...
Dates: 1948-1984

Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.
Dates: 1844-1976

Perrin Bliss letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2222
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters written from Chicago, Illinois and addressed to "Brother and Sister" Samuel and Eunice Moore, Mormons living in Utah. Bliss writes about family matters, the weather, the state and national economies, slavery, and Mormon polygamy. Bliss states that the Mormons should not practice slavery and that polygamy will not work.
Dates: 1857-1860

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Greene, John P. (John Portineus), 1793-1844 2
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 2
Richards, Franklin S. 2
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 2
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931 2
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Adams, Charles, 1843-1927 1
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Adams, Thomas, 1860-1906 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Alley family 1
Alley, George, 1792-1859 1
Alley, Mary Symonds, 1796-1880 1
Alley, Stephen Webb 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Andrus, Alma A. (Alma Archibald), 1884-1973 1
Andrus, Mary, 1890-1975 1
Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881 1
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1
Badger, Carlos Ashby, 1878-1939 1
Badger, Rose Jenkins, 1877-1937 1
Baker, Ward 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Bennett, Wallace F. (Wallace Foster), 1898-1993 1
Benson, Ezra Taft 1
Bidwell, Barnabas, 1763-1833 1
Bliss family 1
Bliss, Perrin 1
Brady, Alberta Sanderson, 1865-1936 1
Brady, Jordan Hendrickson, 1863-1952 1
Brady, Sidney Alphonso, 1892-1989 1
Brewer, Edwin, 1794-1859 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Buerger, David John, 1955- 1
Burton family 1
Burton, Jo 1
Burton, Robert Taylor, 1821-1907 1
Burton, Rulon T., 1926- 1
Bushman, Richard L. 1
Butterworth, Nancy Whitaker, 1820-1891 1
Cadwell, Edwin 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Church of Christ (Temple Lot) 1
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo 6th Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 1
Clawson, Leah Frances 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Cooper, Eliza 1
Coward, John William, 1815-1887 1
Cox, Alvira, 1848-1913 1
Curtis, Reuben Emerson 1
Dalley, Julius S. (Julius Sylvester), 1877-1953 1
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Democratic Party (Utah) 1
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Diggle, Sarah Whitaker, 1827-1895 1
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Dunn, Harriet Silver, 1818-1858 1
Dutcher, Thomas F. 1
Evans, David J., 1804-1883 1
Evans, Israel Franklin 1
Evans, Priscilla Livingston 1
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 1
Farrer, William, 1821-1906 1
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Fisher, Edmund 1
Fisher, Rufus 1
Fisher, Willard, 1796-1866 1
Flygare family 1
Flygare, Nils C. (Nils Christian), 1841-1908 1
Foremaster, Phillip, 1898-1994 1
Gates, Crawford 1
Gibbs, George F. 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
Grant, Joshua 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Haynes, Myrtle Isabella Rathjen, 1923- 1
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