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An appeal to the president of the United States

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 241
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of a letter appealing to the president of the United States, James K. Polk. The item was copied in 1890, but the original was dated 1 June 1846. The letter states that the Mormons have been persecuted and appealed for aid. It is believed that Polk's call for volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico was an answer to this request. The "Mormon Battalion" was formed in consequence.
Dates: 1846 June 1

Herbert S. Auerbach collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7488
Scope and Contents Collection includes letters, photographs, books, and maps relating to Herbert S. Auerbach's hobby of Western history, as well as a few miscellaneous items. The items were collected over the course of his lifetime. The collection dates from circa 1882 to 1945.
Dates: approximately 1882-1945

E. A. Brininstool papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1412
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research notes, drafts of publications, and various source materials. The items are handwritten often with typescripts. Also included are microfiche and printed drafts. The collection deals with Brininstool's research and publications on the numerous battles and incidents relating to the Indian Wars in the American West.
Dates: 1876-1975

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies oral history project records

Identifier: MSS 7752
Scope and Contents Contains oral history project case files, audio interviews, and bound transcripts of oral history interviews completed by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies between 1959 and 2013. In general, case files may contain an analog recording of the interview made by the interviewer, a typed transcript, a corrected transcript, and documents regarding permission to make the documents public signed by the person interviewed. Some case files do not have an accompanying transcription and vice...
Dates: 1959-2013

Henry A. Boller diaries and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 652
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and diaries by Boller and his wife, Mary. The diaries discuss personal affairs. The letters deal with both personal and professional issues and document the literary career of Mary Boller.
Dates: 1862-1913

Dust to dust : obituaries of the gunfighters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1707
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft and blueline proofs with handwritten corrections. The book contains brief biographies of famous gunfighters and outlaws in the American West. The materials were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
Dates: 1977

Carl Otto Holm papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1894
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, autobiographies, and a ledger. Also included are typescripts of some of the items. Holm writes about his life in Idaho, his mission for the Mormon Church in the Western States, his excommunication from the Mormon Church over a dissagreement on polygamy, and his family. With the materials are diaries of Holm's wife Victorina Holm in Sweden.
Dates: 1898-1950

Willard and Celia Luce collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6784
Abstract Contains manuscripts, correspondence, drafts, and other papers relating to the works of Willard and Celia Luce. It also contains various other materials that include a Provo High yearbook, gifts from friends, etc.
Dates: 1929-2008

Oral history interview with Fred A. Cline

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6725
Abstract Oral history interview with Fred A. Cline, conducted by Elsie Sotomayer for the Utah State Historical Society and the Oral History Program at California State University, Fullerton, on 7 July 1971.
Dates: 1971

Willard Richards letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2002
Scope and Contents One handwritten letter addressed to the U. S. House of Representatives. Richards wants the committee on petitions of Utah to meet the "Committee on the subject of memorializing the Secretary of War on regard to the exploration of a Route across the Western Desert."
Dates: 1853

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