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James C. Alden letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3902
Abstract

Three letters from John C. Alden to his wife, written during the Civil War, 1863.

Dates: 1863

An appeal to the president of the United States

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 241
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copy of a letter appealing to the president of the United States, James K. Polk. The item was copied in 1890, but the original was dated 1 June 1846. The letter states that the Mormons have been persecuted and appealed for aid. It is believed that Polk's call for volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico was an answer to this request. The "Mormon Battalion" was formed in consequence.

Dates: 1846 June 1

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 letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 819
Scope and Contents

The three letters of this collection were written on 1, 12, and 23 March 1962. The first and last of these were written by Bennett to William M. Timmins, Jr., (1936- ), and the second was written by Timmins. The letters deal with the topics of free trade and the lead-zinc mining industry.

Dates: 1962

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

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

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

Albert E. Bowen letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2592
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 30 July 1929 and addressed to Samuel Russell, attorney at law in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bowen asks Russell if he will participate in a discussion on revising the tax laws of Utah.

Dates: 1929 July 30

Mortimer Browning papers and music manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 427
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts for publication, newspaper clippings, concert programs, pamphlets, composition materials, mementos, class exercises, and photographs. Also included are correspondence with Browning's wife, Pauline, and his son, Richard, while Browning served overseas during World War II from 1942 to 1945. Also included are other family correspondence.

Dates: 1884-1963

James Buchanan letter to Samuel L. Southard

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 367
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Feb. 1826, and addressed to Samuel L. Southard. Buchanan, a United States Congressman at the time, recommends Charles Henderson of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, for an appointment as a midshipman.

Dates: 1826 February 19

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Letters 136
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Mormons -- Correspondence 9
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Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence 8
Generals -- Great Britain -- Correspondence 7
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 6
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Spain -- History -- Philip II, 1556-1598 6
Utah -- History 6
Utah -- Politics and government 6
Agriculture and Natural Resources 5
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Civil Rights 5
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China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864 -- Sources 2
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Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 2
Media and Communication 2
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Mormons 2
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Netherlands -- History -- Eighty Years' War, 1568-1648 2
New Mexico -- History 2
Newsletters 2
Pamphlets 2
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Politicians -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- Correspondence 2
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Women authors, American -- Correspondence 2
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Admirals -- Great Britain -- Correspondence 1
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Adobe Walls, Battle of, Tex., 1874 1
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 13
United States. Army 10
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 8
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598 8
Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885 7
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Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 6
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 3
Hunt, Franklin E. (Franklin Eyre), 1809-1881 3
Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 3
Bennett, Wallace F. (Wallace Foster), 1898-1993 2
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858 2
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Crook, George, 1829-1890 2
Denver, James William, 1817-1892 2
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 2
Green, Dorothy Elizabeth 2
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 2
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910 2
Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813 2
Russell, Samuel, 1878-1954 2
Sutherland, George, 1862-1942 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
United States. Army. Cavalry, 5th 2
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
United States. Navy 2
Wyndham, George Hugh 2
Alden, James C. 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Anza, Juan Bautista de, 1735-1788 1
Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Baldwin, Frank Dwight, 1842-1923 1
Bank of the United States (1816-1836) 1
Bent, Charles, 1799-1847 1
Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898 1
Berrett, William E. (William Edwin) 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Blad, Paul, 1959- 1
Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860 1
Book, J. T. (Joe T.) 1
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 1
Bradford, A. C. 1
Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881 1
Brigham Young University 1
Browning, Mortimer 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Burton, Laurence J. (Laurence Junior), 1926-2002 1
Bush, Edward G. (Edward Geer), 1832-1892 1
Caine, John T. (John Thomas), 1829-1911 1
Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925 1
Canada. Canadian Army 1
Cannon, Frank J. 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Capelli, Francis J. 1
Carrington family 1
Carrington, Albert, 1813-1889 1
Carrington, Rhoda Maria, 1824-1886 1
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 1
Catholic Church. Pope (1572-1585 : Gregory XIII) 1
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558 1
Chase, Isaac 1
Chastain, Elijah Webb, 1813-1874 1
Clark, Isaac 1
Clawson, Delwin Morgan, 1914-1992 1
Clayton, Charles C. (Charles Curtis), 1902-1988 1
Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1750-1810 1
Confederate States of America 1
Conway, Elias Nelson 1
Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895 1
Cooper, Benjamin 1
Cooper, Dudley H. 1
Crawford, J. L., 1914- 1
Crazy Horse, approximately 1842-1877 1
Cumberland Presbyterian Church 1
Curtis family 1
Curtis, Alton Craig, 1943-2011 1
Curtis, W. E. 1
Cushing, Caleb 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
Davenport, John Scott 1
Davenport, William 1
Doniphan, Alexander William 1
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 1
Dougall, Hugh M., Jr., 1863-1937 1
Dougall, Rhoda R., 1868-1956 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dudley, L. Edwin 1
East India Company 1
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910 1
Ege, Andrew G. (Andrew Galbraith), 1812-1876 1
Ellison, Robert Spurrier 1
Escorial 1
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