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Frederick William Benteen letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3039
Scope and Contents Photostat copies of four handwritten and signed letters dated 2 July, 23 July, 24 July, and 30 July of 1876. Each item was addressed to Benteen's wife. Benteen writes about the Battle of the Little Bighorn, which took place on 25-26 June 1876, and his actions in the encounter. Also included is a photostat copy of a 25-page handwritten account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn written by Benteen on an uncertain date. With the collection are typescripts of one of the letters and the...
Dates: 1876 July

Ole Hendriksen Berg letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2363
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Handwritten letter dated 2 May 1886 and addressed to a brother Andersen. The item was composed in Noregian and was written in Provo, Utah. Berg writes about recent activities.

Dates: 1886 May 2

Bernardo de Arratia letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1342
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written in Spanish. The letter is an appeal recorded by the Secretary of the Province of the Holy Gospel for missionaries to serve in New Mex1co.

Dates: 1746

John M. Bernhisel letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 8
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Handwritten and signed letter, dated 18 Aug. 1841, composed in New York, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Bernhisel writes concerning the purchase of land in Nauvoo, Illinois.

Dates: 1841 August 18

William E. Berrett correspondence

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Identifier: MSS SC 2785
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Approximately 50 items of handwritten and typewritten correspondence. The materials deal with his work with the Mormon Church educational system, his research on various Mormon Church topics, and with personal matters.

Dates: 1953-1957

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 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

A. Jackson Best letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 143
Scope and Contents

ALS's written to Best's brother which describe Chimney Rock, Nebraska and experiences with buffalo. Most of the remaining letters are to Best's wife, Ann, and their children telling of his life and work in Sacramento and Petaluma, California as a rancher and bricklayer. Also includes an example of a Gregory's Express Pocket Letter Book and an 1850 November 5 letter from Augustus Best to A. Jackson Best.

Dates: 1850-1855

Glen Betenson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1986
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports of judician hearings, receipts, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia. The materials relate to legal matters in Salt Lake County, Utah, court cases, personal taxes, and to the "Gay Nineties Players" theater group.

Dates: 1949-1981

Calvin Bicknell letters to Jane Adeline Bicknell Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 212
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Bicknell's daughter, Jane Adeline Bicknell Young. Calvin Bicknell writes largely about family matters and states that he has never joined the Mormon Church. Jane was married to Joseph Young, a Mormon Church leader.

Dates: approximately 1856-1866

Frank Biddle letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 859
Scope and Contents Holograph letter written to Biddle's "Wife and Boy" 26 May 1871 probably from St. Helena, California. Biddle described the capture and interrogation of two thieves by the names of "Sullivan" and "Sinclair."These two men were taken from a jail by a "Vigilance committee" of fifteen men with Biddle as a member. Sullivan confessed and showed them where he hid his share of the money. Sinclair long claimed his innocence even when he was pulled up several times by a rope around his...
Dates: 1871

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 239
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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 26
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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 22
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Brigham Young University 18
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 18
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United States. Army 17
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598 14
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 14
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 14
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 13
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 12
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 11
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 9
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 9
Brigham Young Academy 8
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 8
Rosenstock, Fred A., 1895- 8
Smith family 8
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 8
Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885 7
Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 7
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 7
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 7
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 7
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 7
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 6
Judah, Mary Jameson, 1851-1930 6
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 6
Maeser, Karl G. 6
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 6
Salt Lake Temple 6
Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914 6
Widtsoe, John Andreas, 1872-1952 6
Cannon, Frank J. 5
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 5
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 5
Grey, Zane, 1872-1939 5
Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972 5
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 5
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 5
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 5
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 5
Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 5
Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856 5
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 5
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 5
Utah. Legislature 5
Whitmer, John, 1802-1878 5
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 5
Aylesworth, Barton Orville, 1860-1933 4
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 4
Catholic Church 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 4
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 4
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 4
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 4
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 4
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 4
Preston, William Bowker, 1830-1908 4
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 4
United States. Congress. Senate 4
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 4
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 4
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 4
Allen family 3
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 3
Berrett, William E. (William Edwin) (1902-1993) 3
Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860 3
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 3
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 3
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 3
Carpenter, Joseph Hatten, 1861-1964 3
DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959 3
Field, Kate, 1838-1896 3
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 3
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 3
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 3
Hunt, Franklin E. (Franklin Eyre), 1809-1881 3
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 3
Kimball family 3
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 3
Lane, Hugh Percy, Sir, 1875-1915 3
Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893 3
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 3
Moore, Samuel, active 1845 3
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 3
Morgan, Dale L. (Dale Lowell), 1914-1971 3
Mottram, R. H. (Ralph Hale), 1883-1971 3
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 3
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Richards family 3
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 3
Richards, Jennetta, 1817-1845 3
Richards, LeGrand, 1886-1983 3
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 3
Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916 3
Russell, Samuel, 1878-1954 3
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