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William Abplanalp missionary letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8566
Scope and Contents Contains letters from William Abplanlp while he was serving his mission in Germany and Switzerland. Correspondences are between William and various family members including: his parents, his brother Pete, a cousin serving a mission in Colorado, his sister Mary, and other relatives. The letters from William relate his experiences on his mission as well as his love for those back at home. Letters addressed to William share stories of home life as well as current events of the time. Letters are...
Dates: 1906-1909

Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 630
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.

Dates: 1938-1967

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 — Box: 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

Leonard J. Arrington letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7667
Scope and Contents This collection contains 28 folders, housed in 2 hollinger boxes. The collection is approximately 1500 pages long. This collection is a compilation of letters that Arrington wrote to his children once they were all out of the house. His secretary, Chris Croft, typed and xeroxed a large portion of the letters. However, later most of the letters were typed out by Arrington. The letters also contain a few diary excerpts and newspaper clippings that Arrington sent to his children. The letters...
Dates: 1972-1999

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

Simeon Atwood letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 191
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Jan. 1863, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Atwood expresses the need for seed and equipment until after the harvest.

Dates: 1863 January 17

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

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 286
L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives 2
Joseph F. Smith Library. Archives and Special Collections 1
 
Subject
Letters 247
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 239
Church Government 120
Correspondence 105
Material Types 102
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Mormons -- Correspondence 99
Mormon Church -- Presidents 83
Missions and Missionaries 69
Religion 33
Diaries 27
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 22
Mormon Church -- Presidents -- Correspondence 21
Photographs 16
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 13
Politics, Government, and Law 13
Social Life and Customs 13
Mormon Church -- Apostles 12
Autobiographies 11
Home and Family 11
Mormons -- Utah -- History 11
Biography 10
Photocopies 10
Publications 10
Certificates 9
Church officers -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Correspondence 8
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 8
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 8
Speeches, addresses, etc., American 8
Histories 7
Mormons -- Utah -- Correspondence 7
Notes 7
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 7
Genealogies 6
Mormon Church -- Apostles -- Correspondence 6
Mormon pioneers -- History 6
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 6
Utah -- History 6
Civil Procedure and Courts 5
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 5
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 5
Reports 5
Scrapbooks 5
Book of Mormon 4
Education 4
Ex-church members -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Correspondence 4
Immigration and American Expansion 4
Manti (Utah) -- History 4
Manuscripts 4
Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century 4
Mormon women -- Correspondence 4
Mormon women -- Utah -- Correspondence 4
Newspapers 4
Pamphlets 4
Postcards 4
Research (Documents) 4
Articles 3
City and Town Life 3
Colleges and Universities 3
Electronic books 3
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Legal instruments 3
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Mormon authors -- Correspondence 3
Mormon missionaries -- Germany -- Correspondence 3
Mormon missionaries -- Middle West -- Correspondence 3
Mormon missionaries -- Switzerland -- Correspondence 3
Mormon pioneers 3
Mormons -- Hawaii -- History 3
Mormons -- Missouri -- Correspondence 3
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 3
Newsletters 3
Pioneers 3
Poetry 3
Priesthood -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Prisons -- Utah -- History 3
Provo (Utah) -- History 3
Race -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 3
Temple work (Mormon Church) 3
Territorial Government 3
Utah -- Politics and government 3
Witnesses 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Account books 2
Bishops -- Utah -- Correspondence 2
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 2
Book of Mormon -- Evidences, authority, etc. 2
Christian leadership -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Church and state -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century 2
Church music -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Church officers -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Civic Activism 2
Civil Rights 2
Clubs and Societies 2
Essays 2
Family records 2
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 2
Financial records 2
Freemasonry -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona -- Sources 2
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Language
English 287
Multiple languages 4
German 2
Japanese 2
Czech 1
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Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 89
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 88
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 21
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 11
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 7
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Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 6
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 6
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 5
Salt Lake Temple 5
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 5
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 5
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 4
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 4
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 4
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 3
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 3
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 3
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 3
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 3
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 3
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 3
Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931 3
Benson, Ezra Taft 2
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 2
Brady, Alberta Sanderson, 1865-1936 2
Brady, Jordan Hendrickson, 1863-1952 2
Brigham Young Academy 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 2
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 2
Clayton, William, 1814-1879 2
Conover, William H. 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Greene, John P. (John Portineus), 1793-1844 2
Hawkins, Frank S. 2
Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 2
Lee, S. Norman (Severin Norman), 1875-1963 2
Maeser, Karl G. 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
Pace, William B., 1832-1907 2
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 2
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Richards, Franklin S. 2
Richards, LeGrand, 1886-1983 2
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 2
Salt Lake Theatre 2
Smith, Emma Hale 2
Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Woolley family 2
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 2
Young, Margaret Peirce Whitesides, 1823-1907 2
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 2
Aaronic Order 1
Abplanalp, William, 1878-1961 1
Adams, Charles, 1843-1927 1
Adams, Charlotte H. Evans, 1853- 1
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Adams, Thomas, 1860-1906 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Alley family 1
Alley, George, 1792-1859 1
Alley, Mary Symonds, 1796-1880 1
Alley, Stephen Webb 1
Allred, Rulon C. (Rulon Clark) 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
Anderson, William J. 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Andrus, Alma A. (Alma Archibald), 1884-1973 1
Andrus, Mary, 1890-1975 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Atwood, Simeon 1
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Ward 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Barrus, Emery F., 1865-1937 1
Barrus, Ruth Hammond, 1912-1980 1
Bartholomew, Clara Minerva Tuttle, 1865-1956 1
Bartholomew, Henry, 1852-1928 1
Bennett, John Cook, 1804-1867 1
Bennett, Wallace F. (Wallace Foster), 1898-1993 1
Benson, Ezra T. (Ezra Taft), 1811-1869 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Berrett, William E. (William Edwin) 1
Bidwell, Barnabas, 1763-1833 1
Bigler, Alice 1
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