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Edwin Charles Cox papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1006
Scope and Contents

Handwritten notes, musical scores, an obituary, and excerpts from an autobiography. Cox writes mostly about his life in England during the 1830s and 1840s. His writings include a "Dialogue between Joseph Smith and the Devil."

Dates: 1896

LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1768
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, articles, correspondence, speeches, histories, essays, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and programs. Also included are drafts of Ann Hafen's articles. The materials relate to LeRoy Hafen's career as a historian in Colorado and his publications and research on various aspects of Colorado history.

Dates: 1804-1984

William A. Hightower papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2381
Abstract Contains Hightower's writings including novels, essays, and poetry. Includes correspondence from prison personnel, Hightower, and Genelle Larson Pugmire. Contains copies of a manuscript in which Hightower discusses his conviction and declares his innocence. Includes political essays discussing many of the current events during his prison term, including the Great Depression, World War II and the atomic bomb, and communism. Also includes various novels, many with western American themes....
Dates: 1924-1991

I told you so

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 389
Scope and Contents

Handwritten essay dealing with the Dublin Strike of 1913, and the unhappy part Mrs. Montefiore played in it. He also comments on the condition of Catholics in Great Britain.

Dates: 1913

DeWitt T. Kennard papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 400
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, charts, and essays on various subjects relating to religion, metaphysics, and occult sciences. Included are a series of essays titled: "To do with the mind now being built, portions of writings of the Lord God to do with mind." Kennard apparently had an association with the Peoria State Hospital at Peoria, Illinois, because some of the items were written at that institution.

Dates: 1917-1927

Rose W. LeBaron writings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2928
Scope and Contents

Religious essays on priesthood; polygamy; his family's apostasy from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; and other topics relating to the Church of the Firstborn of the Fulness of Times. Includes essays on priesthood by Joseph W. Musser and Ervil M. LeBaron. Simple typescript format, pages photocopied on rectos only.

Dates: approximately 1960

Life and teachings of the masters of the Far East

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 384
Scope and Contents

Typewritten essay. This item has the same title as Spalding's five volume work published from 1924 to 1955. The date of the composition of this article is uncertain. Spalding writes about his impressions of religion in the Far East, primarily India, after a visit. The essay talks mainly about mysticism and spiritualism.

Dates: approximately 1940

W. Somerset Maugham correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1496
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between W. Somerset Maugham and others, including Ken McCormick, an editor-in-chief, and a Mr. Shively. Several handwritten and typed letters are by William and a few are addressed to him. The letters discuss his writings and are dated from 1950-1961. All the letters are signed as W.S. Maugham. A typescript copy of W. Somerset Maugham's "Purely for My Pleasure" is included at the end of the collection with a list of paintings that appear in the...
Dates: 1950-1961

W. Somerset Maugham writings on Rudyard Kipling

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1497
Scope and Contents

Includes three drafts of William Somerset Maugham's 40-page essay about Rudyard Kipling's short stories. Fifteen short stories by Kipling are prefaced by Maugham. Maugham also includes an introduction and short biography about Kipling in his writing. Drafts are annotated and bound as 40-page booklets. One draft is dated March 4, 1952.

Dates: 1952 March 4

John J. Roberts prophecy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2752
Scope and Contents

Typewritten "Prophecy" supposedly copied from a "journal of Elder John J. Roberts of Paradise, Utah." The information was "related to Edwin Rushton and Theadore Turley, May 6th, 1843 by the Prophet Joseph Smith." The item contains the "White Horse Prophecy" also called the "Horse Shoe Prophecy." The dating of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1900

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