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James B. Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2183

The collection of professional papers of James B. Allen, includes drafts and research files for various books, correspondence, class lecture notes and other papers. Manuscripts include those for The Story of The Latter-day Saints, The Company Town in the American West, Men with a Mission and Hearts Turned to the Fathers.

Dates: approximately 1950-1999

Adrian David Cook notebooks

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 237
Scope and Contents

Holograph notebooks which relate to Cook's Latter-day Saint Church mission to the Western States. Includes a printed mission journal and a daily diary.

Dates: 1906-1908

Department of History student papers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: UA 759
Scope and Contents

Contains papers submitted to various history professors for History 400 and other upper-division history classes. Among the topics covered are Native Americans, nineteenth-century gold mining in the American West, Mormons, Spanish explorers and missionaries; the American Southwest, Mexico, and African Americans.

Dates: 1956-1970

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

Wilford D. Lee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553

This collection contains the papers of Wilford D. Lee. It includes unpublished manuscripts; drafts of short stories, essays, dramas; personal and family history papers; correspondence; educational papers; and other miscellaneous papers, dated circa 1915-1981.

Dates: approximately 1915-1981

E. Cecil McGavin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 26

Collection includes the correspondence, research, and manuscripts of the historian E. Cecil McGavin. The collection dates from circa 1925-1960.

Dates: approximately 1925-1960

Lydia Susanna Goaslind Purnell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1796
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, histories, biographies, genealogical group sheets, patriarchal blessings, diaries, and land indentures in Idaho. The correspondence are between Purnell, her husband, and other relatives and deal largely with family matters. One of the letters is an account of the Battle of Bear River in 1863 by an observer. Purnell also writes to many persons about family history. Purnell also writes about being a polygamous wife and the various persecutions by...
Dates: 1875-1942

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1597

Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.

Dates: 1852-1941

Silas Derryfield Smith papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 21
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten autobiographies telling of Smith's youth in Snowflake, Arizona, marriages, labors as a missionary in Colorado, endeavors in Arizona and Utah, genealogical data and information about his father, Jesse N. Smith. Also includes a handwritten biography of his mother, Emma Seraphine West Smith, and two handwritten historical articles, one describing the building of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad in New Mexico, and the other relating Indian stories.

Dates: 1937-1954

Speirerman family correspondence and genealogical information

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1559
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typed correspondence, genealogical information, patriarchal blessings, and various other family history items by and about the Speirerman family. The items mostly focus on the lives of Charles W. Speirerman and his wife Delilah Speirerman.

Dates: 1909-1978

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