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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions letter received

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2197
Scope and Contents Materials include a five page unsigned handwritten letter dated October 2, 1833, to Reverend D. Green, secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, from the chairman of a committee in Jacksonville, Illinois, requesting the Board's aid in outfitting a missionary group to the "Indians West of the Rocky Mountains." This letter is accompanied by a two page manuscript copy of a petition titled "Incipient measures in relation to the establishment of a mission," with...
Dates: 1833

James H. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6941
Scope and Contents

Contains a journal from Buck's mission to England, some books regarding his mission, postcards, photographs, a booklet of newspaper clippings, and documents stating ordination and draft registration. Materials date from between 1886 and 1962.

Dates: 1886-1962

Bush family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2217
Abstract

This collection, containing letters, journals, newspaper articles, and other family correspondence, has been organized into folders by year, starting in 1846 and ending in 1960.

Dates: 1846-1960

Larry Faria collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7473
Abstract

Consist of documents collected by Larry Faria pertaining to the Presbyterian mission effort in Utah Territory, information about George Sewell Boutwell, and information about Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's nineteenth wife.

Dates: 1870-1886

John D. T. McAllister papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 565
Scope and Contents Short typewritten biography with genealogical data, typescripts of selected journal entries concerning crossing the plains, 1851, the corner stone ceremony for the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple, 1852, his mission to England, 1852-1856, and travel with a handcart company on his return. Also included are three poems he wrote, correspondence to his wife, Anne E., and to David H. Cannon, 1886-1895, covering family affairs, political views and temple business, and a description of the Washington...
Dates: 1851-1895

Orson Pratt correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1065
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of two letters. One, dated 30 April 1857, was sent to "my dear wife Juliaett" from Orson and deals with family matters. The other, dated 26 Jan. 1851, was written by Louisa P. Pratt (wife of Orson) to "dear cousin Jane." This missive was written while Louisa was with Orson on a mission to the Tahitian Islands. It describes the island of Tapai in that group and gives an account of missionary activities there.

Dates: 1851-1857

Joseph Hill Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, account books, correspondence, and an autobiography. The materials document Richards' activities as a Mormon pioneer in Arizona, as a missionary to Great Britain, and as a Mormon Church leader.

Dates: 1876-1919

Robert Sherwood journals and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1655
Scope and Contents Contains journals and account books. Most journal entries were written while Sherwood was a missionary for the Mormon Church in Great Britain. Also included are a copy of "Ready References," "A compolation of Scripture Tests;" letters from Sherwood to family members; some handwritten statements made by Sherwood; legal and religious documents, and papers dealing with the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City and with Sherward Park, a subdivision development in Salt Lake. Also included are...
Dates: 1882-1977

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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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 1
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 1
Buck, James H. (James Henry), 1885-1953 1