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William Ajax letter to William Lewis

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8692
Scope and Contents

Materials include a photocopied letter from William Ajax (Centre, Utah) to William Lewis (Aberdare, Wales), dated March 18, 1893. Ajax writes about Wales, Utah, and the building of the Salt Lake City temple. He says that the fine quality masonry has been built by Welshmen. He also talks about his education, current interests, describes his emmigration from Wales to Utah, and discusses his opinions about Mormonism and religion. Dated March 18, 1893.

Dates: 1893 March 18

Ivan J. Barrett diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1757
Scope and Contents Ten handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items, a draft of the book "The Story of the Mormons in the Holy Land," newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. Barrett kept his diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church with his wife in Israel. He writes about the tedium of day-to-day work, consultations with prominent Israelis, diplomatic visits of foreign dignitaries, and meetings with various General Authoriities of the Mormon Church. He also includes copies of...
Dates: 1976-1978

Wallace F. Bennett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 20
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative resolutions, press releases, and financial records that document Wallace F. Bennett's activities during his time as a senator between 1948 and 1974 in Utah and Washington D.C. The central topic of these materials (which were mostly created during Bennett's later terms in the US Senate) is the Cold War, including how to promote peaceful coexistence between the Soviet Union and America. They also reveal the immense changes that...
Dates: 1948-1984

S. Kent Brown slides of ancient documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6781
Abstract

This collection contains slides made from photographs taken during the 1970s or 80s of a copy of the Nicene Creed.

Dates: 1970-1980

Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 785
Scope and Contents Photocopies of original letters with accompanying typescripts. Covers the nomination of Mormon Church leader Jacob Hamblin as a federal Indian agent for southern Utah, northern Arizona, and southeast Nevada.Also includes exchanges between W. F. M. Arny, the federal agent for the Navajo tribes; Jacob Hamblin and other Mormon settlers in Arizona; and Col. L. Edwin Dudley, regional Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Santa Fe, NM. These letters attempt to arrange a peaceful...
Dates: 1871-1874

Buzzell family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5894
Abstract

The Buzzell family papers contain letters and biographies of the early members of the Buzzell family. The letters dwell on matters of religion and family. The documents date from 1827-1990.

Dates: 1827-1990

Card family mission photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 367
Scope and Contents

Collection includes four photographs and a postcard related to Card family missionary activities, including missionary group photographs including members of the Sloan family, as well as B.H. Roberts, Church history sites, and an illustration of the officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Photographs were taken between the 1890s and the 1930s.

Dates: approximately 1890s-1930s

Church of Jesus Christ records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 445
Scope and Contents

The Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) was established by James Jesse Strang in 1844, though they claim to be the successor of the Mormon Church founded in 1830.

Compilation of typescripts of correspondence of James J. Strang, Wingfield Watson and other Strangites; biographical sketches and doctrinal outlines. Many items have more than one letter per typescript page.

Dates: 1844-1958

Schuyler Colfax letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 77
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters, dated 1878, and addressed to "Dear Sir." Colfax writes from South Bend, Indiana, about the political and social situation in Utah and urges that the fight against Mormons be continued.

Dates: 1878

John William Coward letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8618
Content Description

Letter from John William Coward, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, to an unnamed acquaintance in New Jersey. The majority of the letter is Coward sharing his beliefs in what is taught by the LDS Church, including his testimony and defense of Joseph Smith. Dated June 5, 1854.

Dates: 1854 June 5

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Bennett, Wallace F. (Wallace Foster), 1898-1993 1
Brandley, Louis Orson, 1889-1984 1
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Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
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John, David, 1833-1908 1
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Martin, David C. (David Chancellor), 1939-1992 1
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McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 1
McKinney, Clifford F. (Clifford Farrell), 1903-1996 1
Mercer, Samuel A. B. (Samuel Alfred Browne), 1880- 1
Morgan, D. J. (David J.) 1
Nelson, Bethiah Bonney Miller 1
New American's Mount Zion 1
Orchard, Abraham, approximately 1753-1793 1
Palmer, Asael E. (Asael Exile), 1888-1984 1
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 1
Pierson, Chesley N. (Chesley Nels), 1928- 1
Pierson, Ole Franc, 1848-1922 1
Poulsen, Irving Washington, 1894-1984 1
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Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
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