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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...
Dates: 1976-1978

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...
Dates: 1935-1951

Roberta Flake Clayton book drafts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 715
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of biographies used in Clayton's "Pioneer Women of Arizona," published in 1969, and "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Arizona," published in 1974. Most of the 195 women and 118 men are Mormons who relate their personal experiences in the early settlements of Arizona.

Dates: 1969-1974

Lowell M. Durham papers

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8150
Scope and Contents Contains sheet music, drafts, and clippings by Durham. Includes sheet music for his pieces, as well as compositions by composer Crawford Gates. Collection also contains several materials related to Durham's book on Maurice Abravanel, his research as well on Latter-day Saint musicians, and many newspaper and magazine clippings with news on the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony, and music programs at the University of Utah. Some personal papers are also included, such as notes, personal...
Dates: 1920-1994

Echoes of the sage and cedars : a centennial history of Oak City, Utah, 1868-1969

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2587
Scope and Contents

The materials are a near final draft of a municipally published town history produced between 1969 and 1970. The typescript includes numerous additons, corrections, and notes in the margins. Also included with this typescript are select gally proofs. This history centers around the Mormon congregation known as the Oak Creek Branch (1874-1877), Oak Creek Ward (1877-1922), and the Oak City Ward (1922- ). The book also includes numerous biographies of past residents.

Dates: approximately 1969

Eric A. Eliason papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7914
Scope and Contents Collection includes research, drafts, correspondence, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, slides, zip disk and other materials collected by Eliason related to his research and travels. Topics include Mormon Pioneer Day celebrations in the western United States, Russia's "Mormons," foxhunting in Great Britain, J. Golden Kimball, and Saba lace production. Also includes a notebook and ephemera related to Eliason's service as a missionary and as a military chaplain. Materials date from...
Dates: 1994-2008

Silas Leavitt Fish papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1850
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, histories, poems, essays, speeches, newspaper clippings, notes, book drafts, articles, minutes, certificates, awards, diplomas, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the life, career, and interests of Fish and document much of the life of the Mormon community in Arizona.

Dates: 1899-1976

Great reckonings in little rooms

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1831
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of Smeath's dissertaion for her PhD degree in the Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts at Brigham Young University. The item is entitled: "Great reckonings in little rooms: Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd, and certian circles of association." Also included are two typewritten plays with handwritten corrections. They are entitled: "A Pride of Heretics" and "The Foreordained."

Dates: 1976-1979

Nathan and Ruth Hale plays

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1278
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of printed musical and dramatic plays by Nathan Hale and his wife, Ruth Hale. They began writing plays during the Great Depression of the 1930s when their LDS Church ward did not have the funds to purchase royalties. The collection contains 46 plays, many of which have been published.

Dates: 1930-1970

Infatuation : a fiction founded on fact

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 509
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript of an unpublished book entitled; "Infatuation: A Fiction Founded on Fact." This work is a novel based on the author's negative experiences with Mormonism.

Dates: 1858

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