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Maria L. Acuña letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1118
Scope and Contents Photocopies of holograph letters with typewritten copies made in Spanish and in English translation (4 items, 21 pages). Three of the letters were written in 1866-1867 by Maria L. Acuña of Chile to her brother, Rumardo Acuña, in San Francisco, California. She asks why he has not written for a long time, tells about family matters, and refers to the war Chile was having with Spain (1865-1866).The other letter was written by Maria del Socorro Contreras in 1909 and sent to her...
Dates: 1866-1909

Elmer Ewing collection of Mormon letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4142
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photocopies of correspondence collected by Elmer Ewing written by Mormon pioneers. Includes the letters of Temperance Bond Mack, Christeen Golden Kimball, and Nathan Calhoun Cheney describing their travels to Salt Lake City and other events in Mormon history. One letter by Cheney also includes a description of events surrounding the death of Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1835-1884

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

Genealogical Library collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6879
Abstract

Collection includes two boxes containing personal histories.

Dates: 1825-1975

Minnie P. Grow letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8906
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a letter from Minnie to mother Grow, and another relative named Nell. Minnie writes about a trip she made from Sacramento, California to Salt Lake City, Utah. She writes that she went by railroad and describes the places in Salt Lake City that she saw. She mentions meeting the family of Brigham Young while in Utah. Included is a typed transcription of the letter. Dated June 20, 1871.

Dates: 1871 June 20

Horton David Haight papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3849
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photocopies of letters and certificates by Horton David Haight. The materials discuss his family life, his activities in southern Utah and Arizona on behalf of the Church, and his participation in the Nauvoo Legion.

Dates: 1854-1873

Robert Peirce letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2590
Abstract

Letter written by Robert Peirce August 31, 1848 to his family in Pennsylvania about his journey to Salt Lake City and his LDS faith.

Dates: 1848 August 31; 1848 August 31

Orson Pratt papers and postcard

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 716
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter to Nelson Pratt concerning the immigration of the Mormon pioneers to Ohio and Utah and the welfare of the Parley and Orson Pratt families. Also includes a handwritten postcard from Milando Pratt to Nelson Pratt concerning the death of Orson Pratt.

Dates: 1861, 1881

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

Sarah Oakey Sirrine collection

 Collection — Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 8593
Scope and Contents Contains letters, journals, photographs and other records related to families of James Oakey and George Warren Sirrine, founders of Paris and Dingle, Idaho, and Mesa, Arizona. Letters and journals provide great insight into life in these areas and the difficulties that arise from beginnings of settlements. Collection was compiled by Sarah Oakey Sirrine, daughter of James Oakey and daughter-in-law to George Warren Sirrine. Includes primarily originals, but also includes some transcriptions...
Dates: 1834-1974

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