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LaMar C. Berrett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7968
Scope and Contents Contains the research material, notes, photographs, and other material of Berrett, including research on Mormon Trail history, history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and scrapbooks of tours conducted by LaMar C. Berrett. Dates range from 1931-2007.
Dates: 1931-2007

Thomas Green promissory note

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1144
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed financial note dated June 6, 1860. Green promises to pay George Q. Cannon $76.80 for "4 hand cart shares" and $58.41 for provisions after he arrives in Salt Lake City.
Dates: 1860 June 6

Andrew Jenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 325
Scope and Contents Correspondence; autobiography of Jenson's life from the time he lived in Denmark to his residence in Utah; drafts of writings for the newspaper column, "Jenson Travels," appearing in the Deseret News newspaper; travel notes; photographs; and memorabilia. Jenson's writings largely pertain to Mormon and Utah history. Dated 1850 to 1935.
Dates: 1850-1935

Lois W. McIntyre travel journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 9106
Scope and Contents Contains Lois W. McIntyre's travel journal and hotel stationary notes documenting her vacation to Honolulu, Hawaii; Wake Island; Manila; Singapore; Bangkok; Hong Kong; and Tokyo. In her journal, she summarizes daily travel itineraries and comments more particularly on flora, dress, and cuisine of each destination she visits. McIntyre makes reference to the construction of the "Mormon University" in Hawaii. Dated 1958 July-August.
Dates: 1958 July-August

Rasmus Olsen diary and notes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1940
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and notes mostly in Danish. These entries were written in four almanacs, on an envelope, and on one loose sheet of paper. The diary was written for the year 1872. The notes largely record historical events from ancient to modern times.
Dates: 1866-1873

Portion of gas balloon Explorer

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3067
Scope and Contents Two balloon fragments, one containing the following typed information: "Portion of gas balloon 'Explorer' used in stratosphere flight. Started - 5:40 A.M. July 28, 1934 from five miles SW of Rapid City, So. Dakota. Ascended to 60613 feet approx. when bag developed rip which forced flyers to descend by parachutes. Landed July 28 at 3:40 P.M. near Holdrege, Neb. where the gondola was wrecked." Fragment signed by W. E. Kepner, Albert W. Stevens, and Orvil A. Anderson.
Dates: 1934

George Q. Cannon promissory note

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 542
Scope and Contents Handwritten note promising to pay on demand $103.66 to George P. Cannon for "hand cart shares" and provisions. The item was signed by William Horn. The note was written in Florence, Nebraska on July 6, 1860. Apparently, the note was written by Cannon, including his own name, and endorsed by Horn.
Dates: 1860 July 6

Rector family financial papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1218
Scope and Contents Handwritten financial papers of William and Elias Rector. Two documents, signed by Elias Rector, concern land transactions. A third itemizes the accounts of his estate. Two notes, signed by William Rector, authorize payment of U.S. funds to surveyors. The remaining three documents are letters from persons for whom William Rector acted as agent and describe land transaction activities.
Dates: 1816-1824

Nelle Spilsbury Hatch research papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1139
Scope and Contents Research notes, book drafts, articles, diary excerpts, letters, and biographies. The materials relate to the Mormon exploration, colonization, and missionary work in Mexico, primarily in the Colonia Juarez area. The materials were used as resources for Hatch's book, "Colonia Juarz."
Dates: 1954

Charles C. Rich papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1052
Scope and Contents Photocopies and photographs of handwritten and typed letters, biographical notes, and diary excerpts. The materials relate to Rich's career as a Mormon Church leader. They include diary excerpts from 1836, a letter from Brigham Young (1801-1877) telling about his arrival in the Salt Lake Valley of Utah in 1847, a blessing for Rich's mission to Europe, an essay on the establishment of a Mormon colony in San Bernardino, California, and biographical notes on Rich's life in Logan, Utah.
Dates: 1836-1909

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