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Biographical sketches of the life of William Grant

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 342
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary. Grant wrote his autobiography in 1882. Subsequently he kept a journal in the same volume. The diary consists mainly of monthly summaries of Grant's activities. Grant writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in England, his migration to American Fork, Utah, and his activities as a businessman and musician. Grant also comments on Mormon polygamy.

Dates: 1882-1910

Herman Grether autograph album from the Utah Territory Prison

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3298
Scope and Contents

Contains autographs and personal notes written by various male Mormon Church members and leaders, circa 1887, convicted and incarcerated for polygamy (a violation of the Edmunds Act) at the Utah Territory Prison (Sugarhouse, Salt Lake County, Utah). The book contains testimonials, affirmations of LDS Church doctrine regarding polygamy, expressions of familial support, poetry regarding polygamy, and expressions of sympathy for Herman Grether.

Dates: 1887

Brian C. Hales research papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 9227
Content Description Contains items related to Brian C. Hales' research on the topics of Mormon polygamy and fundamentalism, including binders of research material used for Hales' three-volume book Joseph Smith's polygamy published in 2013. Most of the materials in these binders have been scanned and are available online. Also contains research materials, personal correspondence related to his research and publication, and copies of publications related to Mormon fundamentalism that were used in research for his...
Dates: 1991-2013; Majority of material found within 2007-2013

Jens Hansen diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3876
Scope and Contents

Collection contains two photocopies of Jens Hansen's diary from 1886, which includes an account of his trial and experience in the territorial penitentiary. Diary is written in parallel versions, one a narrative account and the other a series of daily entries. Also includes copies of autograph book entries written by Hansen during his stay. His entries describe conditions and activities in the prison, and his relationship with his family.

Dates: 1886

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court...
Dates: 1856-1899

John Henry Hayes autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 498
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography with a photocopy of the item. The item was written as an autobiography with yearly summaries of activities. Hayes migrated to Utah in 1862 and lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, during the Black Hawk War with the Ute Indians. Hayes was a Mormon polygamist, served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, and lived in numerous places and had numerous occupations in Utah.

Dates: 1870-1928

John W. Hess autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2635
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Hess was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania and was converted to the Mormn Church in 1834. He lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois and witnessed persecutions in both places. He was a member of the "Mormon Battalion" during the war with Mexico, migrated to Utah, married several women, served as a legislator in Utah, and served as a missionary to the "Washakie" (Shoshoni) Indians.

Dates: approximately 1900

Carl Otto Holm papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1894
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, autobiographies, and a ledger. Also included are typescripts of some of the items. Holm writes about his life in Idaho, his mission for the Mormon Church in the Western States, his excommunication from the Mormon Church over a dissagreement on polygamy, and his family. With the materials are diaries of Holm's wife Victorina Holm in Sweden.

Dates: 1898-1950

William Alonzo Hyde letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 675
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Mrs. Louisa W. Holmes, Hyde's aunt in Fulton, Illinois. The item was written in Kaysville, Utah, on 26 Nov. 1885. Hyde defends the beliefs of the Mormon Church particularly the practice of polygamy.

Dates: 1885 November 26

Idaho Supreme Court court cases

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2430
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten court records. The items document court cases against Mormons in Idaho. Most of these materials deal with how the Idaho court system treated Mormons in relation to their beliefs on polygamy and on other Mormon Church related doctrines and practices.

Dates: 1889

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Badger, Rose Jenkins, 1877-1937 1
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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
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Cannon, Mina C. 1
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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
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Jacob, Udney Hay, 1781-1860 1
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Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 1
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Jenkins, John 1
Jensen, Alma L. 1
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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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