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Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 630
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.
Dates: 1938-1967

Dale W. Adams research collection on Mormons in Ohio

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2376
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection represent the research notes of Dale Adams regarding several important events in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In many cases, photocopies of original sources are included in the collection. The main focus of the collection is the Ohio period of LDS history, with particular attention being paid to Solomon Spaulding (or Spalding) and D. Philastus Hurbut (or Hurlburt).
Dates: 1968-2001

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.
Dates: 1934-2014

Alma L. Jensen affidavit and statement

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 911
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed affidavit and a handwritten statement. Jensen affirms that he met Martin Harris (1783-1875) in the summer of 1875. Harris told him about the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.
Dates: 1936

Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Dates: 1830 January 16

William Ajax letter to William Lewis

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8692
Scope and Contents Materials include a photocopied letter from William Ajax (Centre, Utah) to William Lewis (Aberdare, Wales), dated March 18, 1893. Ajax writes about Wales, Utah, and the building of the Salt Lake City temple. He says that the fine quality masonry has been built by Welshmen. He also talks about his education, current interests, describes his emmigration from Wales to Utah, and discusses his opinions about Mormonism and religion. Dated March 18, 1893.
Dates: 1893 March 18

Edwin J. Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2283
Overview This collection consists of the personal papers of Edwin John Allen, Jr. The contents pertain to his service as a missionary in Japan, as well as a naval officer. Also included are some papers and personal affects of his son, Thomas Allen.
Dates: approximately 1912-1945

James T. S. Allred papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1349
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten and handwritten diaries, genealogies, and applications for a pension from the United States Government. The diaries include very brief entries and cover the years 1855 to 1859.
Dates: 1855-1905

Rhoda J. Allred and Sharon Allred Jessup collection on Rulon C. Allred

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8750
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials pertaining to the life of Rulon C. Allred. Included are typed and handwritten journal entries and letters, handwritten financial records, and his handwritten autobiography. A typed scrapbook made by his daughter Rhoda as well as Allred family recordings, family histories, and an interview with John Stewart on compact discs are also included. His religious materials include a book with records of work Allred did for the dead in Mesa, Arizona, and diary entries about...
Dates: approximately 1930-2005; Majority of material found within 1958-1978

Ancestors and descendants of James Gale

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3235
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a printed book. The item includes many family genealogies and biographies of family members. Also included is an autobiography of James Gale (1846-1928) as dictated to Mae McGrath in 1919. Gale was born in Australia and came to the United States with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1853. He lived for a time at San Bernardino, California, and came to Utah where he settled in Beaver. He later moved to Arizona and settle din...
Dates: 1956

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Backman, Milton V., Jr., 1927-2016 2
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Brandley, Louis Orson, 1889-1984 2
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Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 2
Card, Zina Presendia Young Williams, 1850-1931 2
Church of Christ (Temple Lot) 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Parowan Utah Stake 2
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Church of the Firstborn of the Fulness of Times 2
Clement VI, Pope, approximately 1291-1352 2
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Cox, Lee T., 1929- 2
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Westwood, P. Bradford, 1957- 2
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Adam (Biblical figure) 1
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