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Brigham Young letter to Samuel W. Richards

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 779
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 27 Feb. 1853 and addressed to Samuel W. Richards in Liverpool, England. The item was composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Young reports on the condition of Utah at the end of a severe winter during which the Utahns received no mail from outside the territory. Young also writes about the sugar industry in Utah, the progress on buildings and machinery of the Deseret Manufacturing Company, the excavations on the foundation of the Salt Lake Temple, the...
Dates: 1853 February 27

Brigham Young letter to William L. Marcy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 815
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of two handwritten and signed letters dated December 17, 1845 and addressed to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War for the United States. The two items are identical in content, but one appears to be a rough draft of the other. Young petitions the federal government for funds to aid in the westward migration of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois, with Vancouver Island as a possible destination. Young requests money to build block houses and stockades on the Oregon Trail and...
Dates: 1845 December 17

Brigham Young letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 289
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of two handwritten letters with a microfiche copy. The second of the two letters was started on the same page as the first. The items were dated 20 April and 4 May 1847. Young writes to his wife, Mary Ann Angell Young, while she was in Winter Quarters, Nebraska. Young informs Mary about his experiences while on the initial trek of Mormon pioneers to Utah.

Dates: 1847

Brigham Young letters to Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 576
Scope and Contents

Photographs of handwritten letters addressed to "Hariot Cook," "my dear wife." The items were written when Young was in Iowa moving west as leader of the Mormons. Young urges Cook, who was still in Nauvoo, Illinois, to join him in Iowa.

Dates: 1846

Helen E. Armstrong Young papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8380
Scope and Contents

Materials include copies of letters from Jon A. Hellstrom, Joseph Angell Moses (J.A.) Young, and John Swensen to Helen E. Armstrong Young in the years 1874, 1875, and 1891 respectively. Included are copies of a 1916 death certificate for J.A. Young (Helen's son), a death certificate for Helen from 1939, as well as Helen's obituary. Included with the copies of John Swensen's letter is a transcription of the same letter and copies of the envelope it came in. Dated 1874-1939.

Dates: 1874-1939

Joseph Young diary and accounts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 23
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account book and diary. Accounts date from 1848 to 1855. Pages 67 to 104 of the diary relate Young's overland journey to Utah in 1850 by ox team. Young writes about general travelling conditions and trail landmarks, several deaths from accident and disease, encounters with Indian tribes, the condition of neighboring companies on the trail, and his duties as captain.

Dates: 1848-1855

Margaret Blair Young papers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9290
Scope and Contents A CD titled, "I am Jane" and labeled "BYU Black History Month; Margaret Young, Director; 2014." The disk contains a videorecording of a play directed by Margaret Blair Young about the life of Jane Manning and other African American members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It details the journey of Manning and her family as pioneers to Nauvoo, Illinois. It also illustrates the lives of other black pioneers. The performance is based on early Latter-day Saint history and...
Dates: 2014

Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 882
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. Originally written to be read at a 1903 meeting of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Mrs. Young describes her life in Nauvoo and her early years in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also comments on life as a polygamous wife of Brigham Young.

Dates: 1903

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Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 31
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Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 22
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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 15
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Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 4
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Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 4
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 4
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 4
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 3
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Okey, Cynthia Adams 3
Pack, John, 1809-1885 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 3
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 3
Smith family 3
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 3
Allred, James, 1784-1876 2
Andrus family 2
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 2
Armstrong family 2
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 2
Carter, C. W. 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 2
Hammond family 2
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Hatch, Lorenzo Hill, 1826-1910 2
Holbrook, Joseph, 1806-1885 2
Ingersoll, Nora B. 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 2
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Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 2
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Salt Lake Temple 2
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Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 2
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Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
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Tanner, George S. 2
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Utah. Legislature 2
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Wilhelm, Clarissa Harden, 1820-1901 2
Winkler, Hans Ulrich, 1838-1904 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Catherine Cunningham, 1838-1912 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
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Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
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Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
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Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
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Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
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