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Mary Stovall Richards collection of family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8247
Scope and Contents Contains materials collected by Mary Stovall Richards pertaining to herself, her mother Victoria Goulding Stovall, and her grandmother Mary Luella Merza Young Goulding. Includes papers relating to the family in the forms of correspondence and home reference books. Also includes arts related materials gathered from patronizing the ballet, opera, and plays in Chicago, Illinois and church papers gathered through membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes various...
Dates: 1838-1991

W. D. poetry and illustrations

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1303
Scope and Contents Two unbound booklets of handwritten poetry with pen and ink illustrations. One of the booklets is a fully illustrated poem entitled "A Mormon Romance" which satirizes the Mormon practice of polygamy. On the cover of this item is a pen and ink illustration of Nauvoo, Ill. The other item contains poems describing the author's experiences while visiting the Mormon community of Nauvoo, Illinois in 1840 when she was introduced to the Mormon Church, met Brigham Young, and heard a sermon preached. ...
Dates: 1871