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James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886),...
Dates: 1829-1918

Carter family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2045
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters, deeds, and miscellaneous items. The materials contain deeds to land in St. George, Utah as well as to water rights. Also included are various letters and genealogies relating to the Carter family.

Dates: 1876-1922

Arthur B. Cort letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 106

The folder contains a handwritten letter dated 5 May 1884 and addressed to Clara Jane Riding. Cort informs Riding that he would strike her name from the list of registered voters if she did not come to the court house and take the appropriate oath against the practice of "bigamy."

Dates: 1884

Jesse Wentworth Crosby letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 216
Dates: 1866

William Fawcett papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2690
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten autobiographies, a poem, lists, notes, and letters. Fawcett was born in England, joined the Mormon Church in 1840, migrated to Utah in 1850, and settled in St. George, Utah where he served as a Mormon bishop. The other materials relate to Fawcett's work for the Mormon Church in St. George.

Dates: 1881-1906

George Laub papers

Identifier: Vault MSS 819
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three account books of George Laub that record his carpentry work and expenses, 1843-1844, 1850-1851, and 1862-1868. Also contains miscellaneous financial documents, and several letters to and from George Laub and his family and friends, 1845-1880.

Dates: 1843-1880

David Milne letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2146
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to Bro. Steele and signed by David Milne. Milne writes about ecclesiastical action taken against him by the Mormon Church, problems with various church members, and his feelings on the situation.

Dates: 1892

George Albert Smith letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1947
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Orson Pratt (1811-1881). Smith states that "An act to amend an act amendatory and supplementary to the Charter of St. George City Approved Feb. 21 1868" had been passed by the legislature of Utah Territory.

Dates: 1870

Frank Snow letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1646
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters. The collection consists primarily of letters written by Frank Snow to his wife, Effie Mae Harrison Snow, and family while he was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Mississippi from 1897 to 1899. The collection contains thirty-nine letters to Frank's wife and four pages from letters. Miscellaneous items include: a missionary blessing by George Teasdale, letters by other persons, and a poem. The materials largely document Snow's missionary experience.

Dates: 1897-1899

Annie Atkin Tanner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8835
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the life of Annie Atkin Tanner. Some materials were written by Tanner, while others were contributed by family members after her death. Includes literary works, family histories, and correspondence. Contains handwritten, typewritten, and printed documents, as well as photographs. Materials, primarily from Utah, document her personal relationships and efforts as an author. Frequent subjects are family history, Utah life, and Mormonism. Dated approximately...
Dates: approximately 1893-2001

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