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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

James Allen and R. B. Mitchell letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 399
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 July 1846, and composed at the "Headquarters Morm. Batt. U.S. Volunteers." Allen writes about the march to California and the necessity of protection against Indians. On the reverse of Allen's letter is found a handwritten letter, dated 21 July 1846, and signed by R. B. Mitchell, "Indian Agent." The item was composed at "Point aux Poules." Mitchell praises the conduct of the emigrating Mormons in general and with the Indians in particular.

Dates: 1846 July

American Pioneer Trails Association papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 42
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings,programs, and correspondence relating to the formation, projects, and meetings of the American Pioneer Trails Association, 1938-1943. Included are historical sketches and photographs of monuments erected at historical sites along various pioneer trails in the American West. Also included are charters and bylaws of various trail memorial associations and correspondence with Le Roy Hafen, an history professor at Brigham Young...
Dates: 1938-1943

Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1682
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of personal letters, histories and rememberances from the Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker family. It provides an intimate and loving portrait of a Mormon family and their struggle to tame southern Utah.

Dates: 1929-1960

Gilbert Belnap papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1939
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.

Dates: 1834-1875

William Bench letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 547
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 Feb. 1908 and addressed to "Son & Daughter." The item was written in Manti, Utah. Bench writes about his early life in Utah. He tells about settling in Manti early in the 1850s and about the hardships he faced at that time. He talks about encounters with Ute Indians stating that during "the first engagement we had with the Indians 5 balls passed through my clothing but I was unharmed" and about the preparations made to meet the Utah Expedition of...
Dates: 1908 February 1

John E. Bennion letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2710
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters written from Nauvoo, Illinois. Bennion writes to family members concerning plans of his parents to migrate to the United States from England, the need for a strong family organization, and the economic and social conditions in Nauvoo.

Dates: 1843-1844

Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.

Dates: 1844-1976

Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract

Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.

Dates: approximately 1893-1950

Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 548
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter. This note was written on November 6, 1856 in Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory and sent to Max Lavish. Bonneville requests that he be allowed to put a sign on Lavish's store.

Dates: 1856 November 6

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