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Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1800
Scope and Contents Photocopies and microfilmed copies of letters, pamphlets, newspaper artilces, sections of books, maps, biographies, histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church, to its early leaders and presidents, and to the genealogies of early prominent members of that faith. The materials were acquired in various research institutions in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1766-1977

The Church Under Brigham Young, 1844-1847

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 816
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while Brigham Young served as its president. Margarett Young writes about Brigham Young's leadership and his impact on the faith. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.
Dates: 1880

Circuit Court recognizance

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 691
Scope and Contents Handwritten bond dated September 7, 1838, signed by Joseph Smith, Jr. and others before Judge Austin King of the 5th Judicial Circuit Court. The bond was for $500.00 and bound Joseph Smith, Jr. and Lyman Wight over to the court.
Dates: 1838 September 7

James R. Clark manuscript drafts and book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1599
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typed and printed official statements of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church between the years 1935 and 1951 as well as a book entitled "Statements of the First Presidency" volume 6. This item was published in 1975 and compiled and autographed by James R. Clark. The statements relate to the church members and hierarchy dealing with Mormon doctrine and theology as well as Mormon Church policy and procedure. The majority of the statements were made between the years 1939...
Dates: 1935-1951

Daviess County legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 846
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten court proceedings of cases tried in Daviess County and Boone County, Missouri. The trials relate to Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and others being tried for treason; the trial of Parley P. Pratt (1807-1857), an apostle of the Church, for murder; testimony against Caleb Baldwin; and testimony against King Follet on charges of robbery. Dated 1839.
Dates: 1839

Dedicatory prayer of the Forest Dale Meeting House

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1682
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a dedicatory prayer made at Forest Dale by Smith. The prayer asks for protection of the structure and expresses hope in the faithfulness of the members.
Dates: 1905

First Presidency letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2041
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten letter signed by Spencer W. Kimball and other members of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church. Letter includes guidelines for local Church authorities when interviewing members for callings, temple recommends, or missionary service. Includes instructions for local leaders to avoid indelicate inquiries into marital relations, as well as an interpretation of oral sex as constituting an unnatural, impure, or unholy practice.
Dates: 1982 January 5

Heber J. Grant letter to Miriam Taylor

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 589
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated September 24, 1920 and addressed to Miss Miriam Taylor of Provo, Utah. The letter informs Miss Taylor that she has been "selected as a missionary to labor in New Zealand" for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is expected to leave in November of 1920.
Dates: 1920 September 24

William Dydamous Johnson letters to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 203
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated 29 Oct. 1875 and 16 Feb. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Johnson asks for help in his personal finances and also writes about funds for the Deseret Museum.
Dates: 1875-1876

Harold B. Lee letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1588
Scope and Contents Photocopies of three letters addressed to Gil Hodges and signed by Harold B. Lee and David O. McKay, presidents of the Mormon Church. The letters concern the sealing of women to their husbands and the ligitimacy of the use of birth control.
Dates: 1969-1973

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 15
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 6
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 4
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 4
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 3
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Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 2
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 2
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 2
Baldwin, Caleb, 1791-1849 1
Boone County (Mo.). Court 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young University--Hawaii Campus 1
Brigham Young University. Board of Trustees 1
Callister, Thomas 1
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 1
Clark, James R. (James Ratcliffe), 1910-1995 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Cottam, Thomas P. 1
Cropper, James, 1823-1900 1
Daviess County (Mo.). Court 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Deseret Museum 1
Durfee, James, 1789-1844 1
Follet, King 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
Harris, Martha Ann Smith, 1841-1923 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Johnson, William Dydamous, 1833-1910 1
Jones, Dan, 1810-1862 1
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 1
King, Austin Augustus, 1802-1870 1
Lee, Harold B., 1899-1973 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Lyman, Richard Roswell, 1870-1963 1
Martin, Moses, 1812-1900 1
Missouri. Circuit Court (5th Judicial Circuit) 1
Nibley, Charles W. (Charles Wilson), 1849-1931 1
Noble, Joseph Bates, 1810-1900 1
Partridge, Edward, 1793-1840 1
Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925 1
Penrose, Ruth M. 1
Player, William J. 1
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 1
Price, William E., active 1871 1
Reid, Hugh T., 1811–1874 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Salt Lake Temple 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Elias, 1769-1846 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, J. Winter (Jesse Winter), 1880-1979 1
Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911 1
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 1
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 1
Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 1
Sterling Mining and Milling Company 1
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 1
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 1
Taylor, Miriam 1
Teasdale, George, 1831-1907 1
United States Tariff Commission 1
Utah. Courts 1
Utah. Legislature 1
Van Cott, Annie A. (Annie Anderson), 1882-1970 1
Van Cott, John, 1814-1883 1
Whitaker, John Mills, 1863-1960 1
Wight, Lyman 1
Young, Brigham Morris, 1854-1931 1
Young, John R., 1837-1931 1
Young, Margarett P. W. 1
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