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Ivan J. Barrett diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1757
Scope and Contents Ten handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items, a draft of the book "The Story of the Mormons in the Holy Land," newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. Barrett kept his diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church with his wife in Israel. He writes about the tedium of day-to-day work, consultations with prominent Israelis, diplomatic visits of foreign dignitaries, and meetings with various General Authoriities of the Mormon Church. He also includes copies of letters...
Dates: 1976-1978

Ansil Perse Harmon letter of introduction

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 122
Scope and Contents Printed and signed letter of introduction for Ansil P. Harmon who was going on a mission for the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1874

Vern Oliver Knudsen interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1775
Scope and Contents Bound transcripts of interviews conducted by James V. Mink from 1966 to 1969 for the Oral Histroy Program at the University of California Los Angeles. Knudsen discusses his early life in Utah and his Mormon upbringing, his research work and association with the Bell Telephone Laboratories, his work in various fields of acoustical physics, his work on noise pollution, and his administrative work at UCLA as Dean of Graduate Division and as Chancellor. Knudsen also talks about his mission for...
Dates: 1966-1969

William O. Robinson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1848
Scope and Contents Diaries, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, essays, poems, correspondence, a biography, a published book with handwritten corrections, and a film strip. The materials deal with Robinson's dancing, music, and educational careers. The diaries are in six volumes and relate to Robinson's mission for the Mormon Church in Colorado.
Dates: 1897-1976

Seventies quorum to get gift valued at fifteen thousand

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 630
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a newspaper clipping taken from the Times-News in Nephi, Utah. The item states that a seventies quorum of the Mormon Church would receive 265 acres of land from David B. Broadhead to aid in missionary work.
Dates: 1929

Brigham Young and Willard Richards certificate of introduction

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 63
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate including the official seal of the territory of Utah with a green ribbon attached. The item is written "to whom it may concern." It introduces the bearer as an acquaintance of Brigham Young. The manuscript was probably used for missionaries of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by both Young and Willard Richards, an apostle in the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1852

Brigham Young letter to Andrew S. Siler

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 930
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated December 1, 1854 and addressed to Andrew S. Siler in St. Louis, Missouri. Young offers encouragement to Siler, who was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1854 December 1

Norma P. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1884
Scope and Contents Biographies, diaries, newspaper clippings, poems, correspondence, histories of Monticello, Utah, photographs of family members, and genealogies. The materials relate the Perkins family which settled in Monticello, Utah. The diaries deal largely with missions served by family members for the Mormon Church. Also included are accounts of family members attending college, encountering Indians, and working with women's organizations.
Dates: 1914-1973

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