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Anti-polygamy legislation

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2371
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpts from laws passed by the United States with the intention of making the practice of polygamy a crime. The items are the relevant passages taken from the Anti-Polygamy Act of 1862, the Edmunds Law of 1882, and the Edmunds-Tucker Law of 1887. Also included is a signed typewritten statement by Edward V. Higgins (1858- ), notary public of Iron County, Utah, verifying that the excerpts were correct.
Dates: 1862-1896

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

 File — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."
Dates: 1884

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

John M. Bernhisel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 331
Abstract The Papers of John Milton Bernhisel includes three (3) archival series: Series I: Political Papers, circa 1847-1864; Series II: Personal Papers, circa 1825-1910; and Series III: Secondary Sources, circa 1909-1964.
Dates: approximately 1825-1964

William E. Berrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1955
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, speeches, a biography, and an autobiography. The materials relate to Berrett's work with the Utah Committee on Children and Youth, his research on the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' relationships with African-Americans, and various documents pertaining to his career as a professor at Brigham Young University, his time in Fairbanks, Alaska. Also included is Berett's autobiography and a biography of B. H. Roberts, the Mormon historian. Materials dated...
Dates: 1836-1993

George R. Blake papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7982
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating to Blake's life during the war and his mission. Includes a tyepwritten history of Blake's correspondence with a German prisoner of war, a letter in German, a history of prisoners of war in Orem during World War II, images of some of these prisoners, and a history of the end of Blake's mission to Germany. Dated 1943-2009.
Dates: 1943-2009

Martha Sonntag Bradley research papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3192
Scope and Contents Collection includes research materials created or acquired by Martha Sonntag Bradley for use in her publications: Pedestals & Podiums: Utah Women, Religious Authority & Equal Rights and Four Zinas: A Story of Mothers and Daughters on the Mormon Frontier. It also includes many documents pertaining to the International Women's Year, and the Equal Rights Amendment. These all discuss equal rights for women, the Mormon church and feminism, and the conference itself.
Dates: 1836-2002

David Briscoe letter and petition

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3761
Scope and Contents A petition and letter titled "Why I am a conscientious objector to service in the United States Military" written to the draft board in regards to the immorality of war in relation to the religious beliefs of the author during the Vietnam War era. He also discusses his viewpoint on the wrongful policy of forced service in the military, calling it a challenge upon his free agency, and removing the ability to make decisions of morality of his own free will.
Dates: 1969

Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 785
Scope and Contents Photocopies of original letters with accompanying typescripts. Covers the nomination of Mormon Church leader Jacob Hamblin as a federal Indian agent for southern Utah, northern Arizona, and southeast Nevada.Also includes exchanges between W. F. M. Arny, the federal agent for the Navajo tribes; Jacob Hamblin and other Mormon settlers in Arizona; and Col. L. Edwin Dudley, regional Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Santa Fe, NM. These letters attempt to arrange a peaceful settlement...
Dates: 1871-1874

Robert Lang Campbell papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2211
Scope and Contents The collection contains one personal tax ledger book for Great Salt Lake City during the years 1856-1857, just prior to the Utah War. It contains a record of personal taxes paid, recorded by Ward, and by individuals in the Ward. It includes the records of twenty Wards as well as the Sugar House Ward. The ledger book also includes the names of several early and important members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Brigham Young.
Dates: 1856-1857

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Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Backenstos, Jacob B. (Jacob Benjamin), 1811-1857 1
Baldwin, Caleb, 1791-1849 1
Bennett, Wallace F. (Wallace Foster), 1898-1993 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Bernhisel, John Milton, 1878-1957 1
Berrett, William E. (William Edwin) 1
Blake, George R., 1918- 1
Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860 1
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Bradley-Evans, Martha 1
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Brigham Young Academy 1
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Briscoe, David 1
Burton, Theodore M. (Theodore Moyle), 1907-1989 1
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Cort, Arthur B. 1
Cutler, Alpheus, 1784-1864 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
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Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Draper, Walter Howard, 1909-1987 1
Dudley, L. Edwin 1
Farr, Winslow 1
Follet, King 1
Foster, Craig L. 1
Geauga County (Ohio) 1
Goates, George Albert 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
Greene, John P. (John Portineus), 1793-1844 1
Guy, Lilian Joan Lockhart, 1925- 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Harper, John Claiborne 1
Hawkins, Joseph, 1794- 1
Higbee, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1820- 1
Hodges, Alta Lillywhite, 1907-1985 1
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Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
King, William Henry, 1863-1949 1
Larsen, Carl DeVon, 1922-1983 1
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McEwan, John, 1824-1878 1
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 1
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Nuttall, L. John (Leonard John) 1
Oleson, Lewis 1
Poland, Luke P. (Luke Potter), 1815-1887 1
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 1
Rawson, J. Murray, 1918- 1
Reid, Hugh T., 1811–1874 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Richards, Kezia Frances Brady, 1841-1923 1
Richards, Preston Doremus, 1881-1952 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Richards, Silas, 1807-1884 1
Richards, Stephen L 1
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 1
Riding, Clara Jane 1
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 1
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 1
Romney (Family : Romney, Junius, 1878-1971) 1
Romney, George W., 1907-1995 1
Romney, Lenore, 1908-1998 1
Saltar, Eleanor J. (Eleanor Jane), 1823- 1
Saltar, John, 1814-1899 1
Saltar, John, Sr., 1781-1858 1
Scovil, Lucius N. (Lucius Nelson), 1806-1889 1
Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915 1
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