Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 4 of 4

J. Winter Smith collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8387
Scope and Contents Collection of photocopies of handwritten transcriptions and original documents from the nineteenth century that pertain to the lives of members of the Joseph Smith family. The materials were collected by Joseph Smith's great nephew, J. Winter Smith. Includes copies of correspondence, diary entries, obituaries, life histories, and genealogical documents associated with the family. These include reflections on past periods of church history, personal problems in the Smith family, persecution...
Dates: approximately 1840-1932

Reed Smoot papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1187
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, and memorabilia. Most of the materials relate to Smoot's career as a senator and his activities as a church leader. His senatorial materials document his work with the United Sates Tariff Commission, as well as his confirmation hearings. His correspondents include the president of the United States: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover and...
Dates: 1827-1967

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.
Dates: 1838-1913

John Mills Whitaker diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 293
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten transcripts of a handwritten journal. The items were originally kept in Pitman shorthand. The entries are extensive and detailed. Whitaker was raised in Centerville, Utah but lived much of his adult life in Salt Lake City, Utah. Whitaker details his life and activities and makes observations on Utah society, the Mormon Church, and state and national politics. He had numerous callings in the Mormon Church and served as a missionary for that faith in the "Eastern...
Dates: 1883-1949

Filtered By

  • Subject: Mormon Church -- Presidents X
  • Subject: Diaries X
  • Names: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Letters 3
Church Government 2
Mormon Church -- Presidents 2
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 2
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 2
∨ more  
Names
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Lyman, Richard Roswell, 1870-1963 1