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James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886),...
Dates: 1829-1918

History of George Albert Smith in Zion's Camp photocopy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 135
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account of Smith's experiences while a member of Zion's Camp, including an encounter with spies.

Dates: 1834

Record of the President John Rigg's prayer circle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 660
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and bound volume recording the minutes of a Mormon prayer circle. The group was established 13 July 1857 in Provo, Utah, at the request of George Albert Smith.

Dates: 1857-1863

Retrospective diary of George Albert Smith

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 270
Scope and Contents

Typewritten retrospective history of the march of Zion's Camp written from notes and memory in 1857.

Dates: 1834

George Albert Smith diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 432

Photocopies of a typescript of a diary by Smith with miscellaneous correspondence. Also included are an autobiography and a diary by Lucy Meserve Smith, a wife of George A. Smith, and the autobiography of another of Smith's wives, Hannah Mariah L. Smith. Writings of George A. Smith's granddaughter, Zora Smith Jarvis, are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1834-1953

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member...
Dates: 1792-1895

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 800
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Includes a number of letters written to Tenney by such people as Brigham Young (1801-1877), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), and John W. Young (1844-1924) concerning the purchase of land at St. Johns, Arizona, for Mormon settlement, missionary work among the Indians, and obtaining work for Mormon settlers by bidding on raliroad contracts. Some of Tenney's replies are also included. Folder also includes typescript copy of Tenney's journal for 1875-1876.

Dates: 1874-1889

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