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Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1830

Delbert Barney correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1778
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of Delbert Barney's correspondence with government and ecclesiastical officials. He describes an eye-witness account of the "transfiguration" of the Mormon Church President Brigham Young into the likeness of Joseph Smith in 1844 and discusses Blacks and the Mormon priesthood.

Dates: 1936-1980

Thomas Bullock letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1820
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter to Robert Ball along with two corrected, typed copies of it. The letter bears witness to his belief in Joseph Smith and Brigham Young as prophets of God and praises the wholesome lifestyle in Utah.

Dates: 1855

C. W. Carter photographs and negatives of early Utah

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 133
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs and negatives with images of Salt Lake City, Utah, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and other Utah residents.

Dates: approximately 1860-1899

Collection on Brigham Young

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 506
Scope and Contents Contains final script as filmed of the motion picture "Brigham Young" bound in one volume with still photographs from the feature. Also included are autographed publicity shots of the main characters in the production. The stills are on leaves facing the text and correspond closely to it. The motion picture was made for Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, directed by Henry Hathaway, the screenplay was by Lamar Trotti, and the original story was written...
Dates: 1940

Day by day with the Utah pioneers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5855
Abstract

Scrapbook of the periodical Day by Day with the Utah Pioneers, 1847.

Dates: 1897

Diggle family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2208
Scope and Contents Mainly letters to the Samuel and Sarah Diggle family, in Iowa, from relatives, including Elizabeth W. Andrew and George Openshaw, Salt Lake City; Nancy W. Butterworth, Mary Diggle, and Mary Banks, Heywood, Lancashire, England; and Robert B. Whitaker, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Topics include family news, plural marriage, Brigham Young, and the family of Joseph Smith Jr. Envelopes accompany several of the letters. Includes letters from children of Elizabeth Andrew and Nancy Butterworth. Also...
Dates: 1854-1893

John Eastham letter to Leland Stanford

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 221
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 Feb. 1869, and addressed to Leland Stanford. Eastham writes concerning his qualifications as an engineer. The item was probably forwarded to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, because it was found among his papers.

Dates: 1869 February 16

Levi Jackman diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 79
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Jackman made the overland journey from Illinois to Utah in 1847 with the first company of Mormon pioneers. He writes about travelling conditions, weather, frequent encounters with Indians, and buffalo hunting. Jackman's company was led by Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Jackman records disagreements, occasional poor behavior in the company, and Young's instructions as well as rebukes. He also writes about early life in Salt Lake City, Utah: the influx...
Dates: 1847-1849

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 13
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 3
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 2
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Allen, William C., 1843-1926 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Ball, Robert, active 1855 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 1
Brigham Young University 1
Bromfield, Louis 1
Bullock, Thomas, 1816-1885 1
Bushman, John, 1843-1926 1
Butterworth, Nancy Whitaker, 1820-1891 1
Carter, C. W. 1
Church of Zion 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Cooper, Eliza 1
Cowdery, Oliver 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Diggle family 1
Diggle, Mary 1
Diggle, Samuel, 1829-1901 1
Diggle, Sarah Whitaker, 1827-1895 1
Diggle, William 1
Dominis, John 1
Dominis, John O. 1
E. H. Owen Papermaker 1
Eastham, John 1
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Eldredge, Frederick Elnathan, 1869-1959 1
Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888 1
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 1
Freeman, Luther 1
Gibbs, George F. 1
Green, William H. 1
Hansen, Peter 1
Hathaway, Henry, 1898-1985 1
Herringshaw, H. 1
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 1
Jackman, Levi, 1797-1876 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 1
Jenson, Nephi 1
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 1
Kinney, John F. (John Fitch), 1816-1902 1
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Logan Temple (Utah) 1
Lott, Elsie Moore 1
Maeser, Karl G. 1
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 1
Medieo, W. 1
Miles family 1
Miles, Jane Fox Stevenson 1
Miles, William Hart 1
Miller, George, 1794-1856 1
Moench, Louis F., 1846-1916 1
Moore, Eleanor 1
Moore, Eleanor Roseltha Colton 1
Openshaw, George, 1817-1906 1
Park, John R., 1833-1900 1
Parkinson, W. C. 1
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 1
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 1
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 1
Reese, Sidney 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 1
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 1
Rogerson, Josiah, 1841-1926 1
Romney, George, 1831-1920 1
Romney, Vilate Ellen Douglas 1
Roundy, L. W. (Lorenzo W.), -1876 1
Sanborn, Rhoda Mabel Young, 1863-1950 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 1
Smith, Lucy, 1775-1856 1
Smith, William, 1811-1893 1
Snedaker, Morris Jackson, 1818-1882 1
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 1
St. Joseph United Order Company 1
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 1
Sterling, Florence Violet Miles, 1880- 1
Stewart, Levi, 1812-1878 1
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