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Chicago University Branch collection of Sunday School speeches

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2140
Scope and Contents 24 talks presented to the University Branch Sunday School. Subjects of talks are direction and control of recreation by the Mormon church; Salvation for the dead and genealogy; teachers training; the Mormons and the printing industry; Mormon poetry; Mormon history; Need of temples in this dispensation; Education among the Mormons; Brief genealogical history of the LDS Church; Patriotism; LDS Literature; Missionary work; Customs of the south seas and the missionary work among the people; Mormon...
Dates: 1925-1926

Heber Q. Hale manifestation and poem

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9081
Scope and Contents Twenty-five page handwritten transcription of Hale's manifestation on the spirit world. According to the transcription, this manifestation was related by him at a genealogical conference held in the auditorium of the Bishops' Building, Salt Lake City, Utah, in October 1920. In the account, Hale speaks of a vision he received while at the home of W. F. Rawson in Carey, Idaho on January 20, 1920. The vision includes descriptions of people he met in the Spirit World, the beauty of the...
Dates: approximately 1920

Warren Milton Hughes church papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3031
Scope and Contents Includes his Latter-day Saint infant blessing certificate, patriarchal blessing received from Presiding Patriarch Hyrum G. Smith, high priest ordination certificate, and a poem. Also includes pictorial priesthood lineage card for Cecil I. Birmingham, who ordained Hughes to be a high priest. Poem appears to be from Hughes's mission in the Southern States in the early 1920s, and contains humorous references to other missionaries.
Dates: 1900-1962

Anna Johnson poems

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 25
Scope and Contents Typewritten and printed poems and songs. These items deal primarily with Mormon culture and doctrine. Also included is a scrapbook.
Dates: 1971-1975

Look on the side that's bright

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2339
Scope and Contents Handwritten poem written on Brigham Young Academy stationary. The stationary is dated 189-. The poem is signed by "Thos. Jones Jr." The poem suggests that people be optimistic about their lives.
Dates: undated

John Lyon collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2371
Abstract The collection contains mostly photocopies of (1) John Lyon documents; (2) John Lyon miscellaneous and related items; (3) printed items; (4) correspondence; (5) various maps of Scotland, the United Kingdom, and the journey west to Salt Lake City; and (6) pictures of Scotland, Great Britain, and parts of the United States, particularly those on the journey to Salt Lake City.
Dates: 1795-1989

Sarah A. Reynolds poetry

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 477
Scope and Contents Handwritten poems. The only dated item in the collection was written in 1916. The other materials probably were composed at about the same time. The collection consists of drafts of poems as well as the completed items. These materials deal largely with religious and Mormon Church themes.
Dates: 1916

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

Orson F. Whitney papers

 Collection — Box: 5
Identifier: MSS 15
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence, blessings, missionary certificates, letters, scrapbooks, poetry, other writings, newspaper clippings, documents, travel souveneirs, and other materials owned, written by, or relating to Orson F. Whitney, his family, and his acquaintances. Dated approximately 1842-1931.
Dates: approximately 1842-1964

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