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Samuel Russell, Sr. letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2159
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters addressed to Samuel Russell from various friends and family members. The items deal with personal matters as well as the Mormon Church, its practices including polygamy, and how it was perceived.

Dates: 1865-1891

Levi Savage diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 417
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. The original items are housed in two boxes while the photocopies of these materials are housed in three. There are many gaps in the entries including a sixteen-year gap from 1861 to 1877. Savage writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to "Siam" (Thailand) from 1852 to 1856. He travelled to Rangoon from Salt Lake City, Utah, by way of San Francisco and Calcutta. He returned by way of Calcutta, England, and New York City. He was...
Dates: 1852-1903

Frederick William Seward autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2562
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpt taken from a "memo of his life and selections from his letters 1861-1872." Seward writes about coming to Utah by train and describes what he saw in Salt Lake City. He met the president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and relates what Young said about Mormon polygamy.

Dates: approximately 1870

Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 920
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a 260-page handwritten autobiography. Smith includes copies of correspondence and patriarchal blessings in her account. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837, lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois, married George Albert Smith in 1841, allowed him to take additional wives, came to Utah in 1849, and served as president of the Relief Society.

Dates: 1844-1906

Jesse Nathaniel Smith letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1436
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and scratch notes. The letters are addressed to Jesse Nathaniel Smith from his relatives John Henry Smith and Joseph Fielding Smith. The authors discuss the present and possibly future social and political ramifications of the Edmunds Act (1882), and the Edmunds-Tucker Act (1887) on their lifestyles as polygamous Mormons.

Dates: 1884-1890

Job Smith autobiography and letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2202
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and photocopies of handwritten letters received by Smith. Also included are typescripts of Job Smith's "Recollections" of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and photocopies of handwritten and typewritten certificates. The letters are from prminent Mormon Church leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a handwritten patriarchal blessing received by Smith.

Dates: 1860-1902

Lorenzo Snow letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1205
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 1 March 1886, and addressed to Franklin S. Richards, a lawyer in Salt Lake City, Utah. Snow thanks Richards for "securing appeal in my three cases to the U. S. Supreme Court and promise of bail." The issue involved was probably a charge of polygamy made against Snow.

Dates: 1886

William Snow diary and biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 857
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies both of typescripts of excerpts from the diary of William Snow and of typescripts of two biographies of the same man. The authors of the biographies are unknown.William Snow was a captain of a wagon train en route to Utah, was sent to colonize in St. George, Utah with his families, became the bishop of the Pine Valley Ward and later, the patriarch of the St. George Stake of the Mormon Church. He was also a judge in St. George, Utah. The...
Dates: 1832-1850

William Henry Solomon autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 909
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Also included are brief biographies of family members and patriarchal blessings. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain. Solomon writes about joining the Mormon Church, migrating to Utah, serving on a mission to the Indians of Arizona, meeting John D. Lee, and moving to Kanab, Utah.

Dates: 1900

William Henry Solomon's diary of the Arizona mission

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 790
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Discusses in detail the daily life of Mormon missionaries among the Indians on the Arizona frontier and the problems with the Indians that eventually forced the missionaries to withdraw to Kanab, Utah, in 1874. Some personal and family matters are also covered, including divorce from one of the author's plural wives. Excerpts from other records of Solomon's are included at the end of the record to cover gaps in the main diary. Notes by the compiler, P. T. Reilly, are...
Dates: 1873-1874

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 23
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 6
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
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Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 2
Dalley, Julius Wolley 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 2
Higgins, Edward V., 1858- 2
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 2
Keeler, Eliza Shelton 2
Keeler, James 2
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 2
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 2
Richards, Franklin S. 2
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 2
Solomon, William Henry, 1828-1913 2
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 2
United States. President (1889-1893 : Harrison) 2
Urie, John, 1835-1921 2
Whitaker, John Mills, 1863-1960 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Woolley, Edwin Dilworth, Jr., 1846-1920 2
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 2
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Badger, Carlos Ashby, 1878-1939 1
Badger, Rose Jenkins, 1877-1937 1
Baker family 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Bedell, Lucian 1
Bennion, John E. 1
Bliss family 1
Bliss, Perrin 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brimhall, Flora Robertson 1
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Brownell, Melissa, 1830-1888 1
Butler, Susan Elizabeth Redd, 1880-1977 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Candland, David, 1819-1902 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Cannon, Mina C. 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1854-1918 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonites) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 1
Church of Zion 1
Clayton, Roberta Flake, 1877- 1
Cort, Arthur B. 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvira, 1848-1913 1
Cox, Cordelia Morley, 1823- 1
Critchlow, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Chamberlin), 1835-1924 1
Cropper, Thomas Waters 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
DeSpain, Henry 1
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 1
Field, Kate, 1838-1896 1
Forman, John 1
Forman, William 1
Grant, William, 1838-1916 1
Grether, Herman, 1856-1932 1
Hales, Brian C., 1957- 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hansen family 1
Hansen, Jens, 1837-1917 1
Harper, John Claiborne 1
Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938 1
Hess, John W., 1824-1903 1
Holm, Carl Otto 1
Holm, Victorina 1
Hyde, William Alonzo 1
Idaho. Supreme Court 1
Jacob, Udney Hay, 1781-1860 1
Jacobs family 1
Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 1
Jacobs, Henry Chariton, 1846-1915 1
Jacobs, Zebulon William, 1842-1914 1
Jenkins, John 1
Jensen, Alma L. 1
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 1
Jensen, Ole Anderson 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, Annie Carter 1
Johnson, Sarah Elizabeth Senior, 1866- 1
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 1
Jones, John Pidding, 1819-1890 1
Jorgensen, Mads, 1827-1905 1
Kelly, John J. 1
Kimball, Croxier, 1879-1966 1
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