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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

Nelson Higgins certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1974
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, applications, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. Most of the materials relate to Nelson's militia activities in Nauvoo, Illinois and in Utah. They include certificates relating to his various military appointments and applications for pensions relating to his military service. A few items relate to the "Walker War" (1853-1854) with the Ute Indians. A few of the materials were signed by the Mormon Church leaders...
Dates: 1836-1909

John L. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900

W. Melvin Strong papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2743
Scope and Contents

Phtocopies of letters, speeches, certificates, program outlines, biographical sketches, and jokes that have been bound into a book. The materials deal with Strong's life and career as an educator. Strong was active in the Mormon Church and served on a mission for that faith in Tahiti. Also included is a book by Strong entitled: "What do you Think?" with a handwritten dedication in the front.

Dates: 1919-1984

John H. Walker family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1099
Overview

Certificates, genealogies, biographies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The materials relate to Walker's business operations and to his family.

Dates: 1889-1957

Joseph Young seventies' license

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1900
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a Seventies' License. This license gave John V. Smith the authority to preach and to officiate in ordinances of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1859

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