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Horton David Haight papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3849
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photocopies of letters and certificates by Horton David Haight. The materials discuss his family life, his activities in southern Utah and Arizona on behalf of the Church, and his participation in the Nauvoo Legion.

Dates: 1854-1873

Jesse Perse Harmon papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 502
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and printed letters, notes, military orders, and certificates. The materials relate to the migration of Mormons to Utah, the operations of the Utah militia during the Black Hawk War against Ute Indians, Harmon's Mormon Church activities, and his life in Holden, Utah.

Dates: 1832-1874

Josiah Rogerson autobiography and certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3923
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a photocopy of an autobiography prepared by Josiah Rogerson, a short account of his experience in the Martin Handcart Company, citizenship papers, and two other certificates. The materials date from between 1841 and 1878.

Dates: 1841-1880

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1597
Abstract

Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.

Dates: 1852-1941

John L. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900

A. O. Smoot papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, letters of appointment, letters, an invitation, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials include a missionary recommendation dated 1851 when Smoot was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; a patriarchal blessing from Joseph Smith, Sr., the father of the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith, Jr.; two appointments as an agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund for the Church; a letter...
Dates: 1837-1892

John Steele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 528
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, notes, correspondence, dictionaries, surveys, bonds, certificates, horoscopes, and military orders. The correspondence was to and from John Steele, other family members, and acquaintances. The materials document the activities of the Steele family, John's militia and Mormon Battalion activities, his missions to England and to the Indians, his migration to Utah, and his life in Utah and Nevada. Also included is a dictionary of the Southern Paiute language created by John...
Dates: 1816-1989

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

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