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Wallace F. Bennett papers

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

Walter Howard Draper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6180
Scope and Contents

Contains missionary diaries, scriptures, and memorabilia; military, NASA, and other civil service personnel papers; family history book and photographs; assorted personal, insurance, and legal papers; and ephemera that includes items from the Netherlands, from the 1938 World's Fair, and NASA. Items dated 1936-1987.

Dates: 1936-1987

Lilian Joan Lockhart Guy autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1007
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Guy describes her childhood on the island of Tasmania and, at age fifteen, being conscripted into a military clothing factory during World War II. She relates how her family joined the Mormon Church as a unit in 1961 and details their church activities in Brisbane.

Dates: 1978

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court...
Dates: 1856-1899

Ira Hyer diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 884
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of Hyer's diaries. Hyer was called as a Mormon missionary to serve in the Society Islands and labored there from 1912 to 1915. From 1914 to 1915 he served as mission president of the Society Islands Mission. He was a soldier during World War I but saw no action being in Wales when the armistice was signed.

Dates: 1912-1919

John McEwan diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1051
Scope and Contents Materials include a handwritten diary detailing McEwan's experiences from 1843 to 1858. The diary includes brief entries about his travels from Ireland to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843, and patriarchal blessings for both McEwan and his wife, Amanda. The majority of the journal contains writings on McEwan's experience as a member of the Elk Mountain Mission to negotiate for land with the Ute Indian tribes in southeastern Utah, from May to October 1855, including getting lost in the mountain...
Dates: 1843-1889

Samuel W. Richards diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 732
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of excerpts from handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1846-1847, 1857-1859, 1868, 1869, 1873, and 1875-1876. Richards lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, presided over the European Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, prepared Utah Militia units for an expedition into Sanpete County, and served on another mission to the Eastern United States. Also included are patriarchal blessings and miscellaneous items relating to Richards and his family.

Dates: 1846-1876

Brigham Smoot family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3315
Scope and Contents

Collection contains journals, letters, transcripts, and other materials produced by members of the Smoot family in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The materials document the missionary service of Brigham Smoot in Samoa and Tonga, the missionary service of Gilbert Van Schoonhoven, the military service of Roland Nesbit Smoot during World War II, and various family events and issues that were occuring at the time. Dated 1866 to approximately 1949.

Dates: 1866-approximately 1949

Charles H. Wilcken papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1125
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents relating to the lives of Charles W. Wilcken and his son David. The clippings largely tell of the life of Charles while many of the miscellaneous items relate to the marriage, Church activities, and employment of David.

Dates: 1864-1933

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