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Perrin Bliss letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2222
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters written from Chicago, Illinois and addressed to "Brother and Sister" Samuel and Eunice Moore, Mormons living in Utah. Bliss writes about family matters, the weather, the state and national economies, slavery, and Mormon polygamy. Bliss states that the Mormons should not practice slavery and that polygamy will not work.

Dates: 1857-1860

Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

A brief history of the life of Frederick Weight by himself

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3200
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript . Weight wrote about his early life in England and his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He migrated to the United States in 1849 and came to Utah in 1851. He settled first in Salt Lake City, Utah, where his wife died in child birth. Weight married Mary Milnes. He wrote about grasshopper troubles in 1854 and about his move to Springville, Utah, in 1856. He worked as a plasterer and a general laborer and faced...
Dates: Approximately 1895

Flora Robertson Brimhall autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 458
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Brimhall writes about her family background, her youth in Spanish Fork, Utah, her marriage to George H. Brimhall, and gives her reflections on polygamy. As an adult, she lived in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1938

James Stephens Brown diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2775
Scope and Contents

Typescript of diaries. Brown writes about his life in Ogden, Utah, and in Arizona. He also tells about his activities in the Mormon Church including his missions for that faith to England and Tahiti.

Dates: 1857-1893

James Stephens Brown diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 69
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Brown writes about his life in Ogden, Utah, and in Arizona. He also tells about his activities in the Mormon Church including his missions for that faith to England, Tahiti, and the Navajo Indians.

Dates: 1857-1893

Melissa Brownell letter

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 777
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to "Beloved Sisters," dated June 26 of an unknown year. Internal evidence suggests the item may have been written in the 1880s, but this is uncertain. Brownell writes about men, marriage, and polygamy largely in negative terms. She mentions Mormon men bringing their polygamous wives to California.

Dates: approximately 1880

Susan Elizabeth Redd Butler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1739
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, autobiographies, diaries, biographies, newspaper clippings, and school compositions. The correspondence, biographies, and diaries relate to Susan's family and parents. Many of the items relate to Mormon polygamy and to Butler's school career. Also included is a biography and biographical materials of Butler's father, Lemuel Hardison Redd.

Dates: 1893-1977

William Butler autobiographies and letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of autobiographies and personal letters. Included are four personal histories of varying lengths. Butler described his visions, business matters, family relationships, church assignments, missions served, and recounted many colorful experiences including hunting down and killing the murderer of one of his children. The letters were written by William Butler and his first wife, Emma Harvey, to their Henry Harvey Butler in 1891-2 while Henry was serving on a mission to...
Dates: 1850-1905

David Candland diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1140
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Candland writes about joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his life in Salt Lake Valley and in Sanpete County, Utah. He talks about his polygamous marriages, the Utah Expedition, and the birth and deaths of children. The item includes a major gap between 1863 and 1900.

Dates: 1846-1901

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 23
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 6
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 6
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
Utah. Militia 3
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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