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Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents

Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.

Dates: 1895-1897

Israel Franklin Evans papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1762
Scope and Contents Certificates, handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, receipts, a short biography, magazines, legal papers, a guest book, and a diary. The guest book and diary are found in the same volume. Some of the materials relate to Evans' service as president of the Eastern States Mission for the Mormon Church. The materials deal with his service to the Mormon Church, his law career, and his interest in education in Utah. Many of the items relate to...
Dates: 1918-1956

Alma Greenwood diary and scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 336
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary and scrapbook. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. to 31 Dec. 1883 when Greenwood was serving as a missionary in New Zealand. He reports on his daily activities in entries that are often lengthy and detailed. The scrapbook was created by Alma's wife, Florence Greenwood. It contains newspaper clippings from the 1880s that relate to Mormons, Utah, and to national happenings.

Dates: 1882-1888

William H. Homer research papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 825
Scope and Contents

Collection includes handwritten and typewritten research notes, articles, genealogies, diaries, and biographies. Also included is Homer family correspondence. The family members lived in Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. The notes relate to Homer's research on Martin Harris (1783-1875). Also included is a diary Homer's father, William Harrison Homer, Sr., kept while he was on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England from 1867 to 1868.

Dates: 1867-1965

Isgreen family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 612
Scope and Contents

Holographs, two printed items and one typescript. The collection includes 28 letters written by or to members of the Isgreen family, 15 of which are written by or to Emil Isgreen. The correspondence is generally family news with a few business letters, two missionary letters from Wales and a description of Mattie Isgreen's travel in Hawaii. Also included are an invitation to a ball, 1896, the Democratic ticket for Provo, Utah, ca. 1900, and a thought on prayer.

Dates: 1894-1907

Thomas R. Jones postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3885
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of postcards to and from Thomas R. Jones between 1905 and 1912. The majority of the correspondence documents his service as a Mormon missionary. The collection also includes blank postcards with images of European countries and photographic postcards.

Dates: 1905-1912, bulk 1909-1912

Reinhard Maeser papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1841
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, speeches, certificates, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Reinhard's missions for the Mormon Church, his teaching activities, and his relationship to his family. Correspondents include Karl G. Maeser and Reinhard's wife, Sarah Caroline Shepherd.

Dates: 1838-1944

Zola Peterson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1206
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Peterson writes about her life in Monticello, Blanding, and Provo, Utah. She tells about her childhood, her experiences at Brigham Young University, and her mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern United States.

Dates: approximately 1970

Joseph H. Stimpson diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 562
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1908-1913, 1915-1921, and 1960-1961. Stimpson served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Japan from 1906 to 1912. He returned to Japan with his wife, Ann Mary Christensen Stimpson, where he served as a mission president for the Church from 1915 to 1921. Many of the entries for 1916 were made by Mrs. Stimpson. The latest diaries were kept when Stimpson was retired in Riverdale, Utah.

Dates: 1908-1961

Herman Thorup journal

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3709
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of Herman Thorup's journal for the period of 1879 to 1929; documents his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Denmark, as well as his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his arrest, trial, and imprisonment for "unlawful cohabitation"; his work as a florist and nurseryman; the impact of the Edmunds Tucker Act; Utah politics; his own political activities; his volunteer work; and his family and spiritual life.

Dates: 1879-1929

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