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50th Anniversary celebration of the dedication of the Salt Lake Temple

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3829
Scope and Contents

Contains one copy of the radio script for the event, consisting of ten legal sized pages. The pages outline a narrated and muscial production regarding the anniversary of the Salt Lake Temple.

Dates: 1943

Elmer Ewing collection of Mormon letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4142
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photocopies of correspondence collected by Elmer Ewing written by Mormon pioneers. Includes the letters of Temperance Bond Mack, Christeen Golden Kimball, and Nathan Calhoun Cheney describing their travels to Salt Lake City and other events in Mormon history. One letter by Cheney also includes a description of events surrounding the death of Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1835-1884

James A. Garfield presidential land grant and military letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3897

A certificate signed by James A. Garfield and a military letter, 1881-1882.

Dates: 1881-1882

Photographs of Salt Lake City

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3260
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three photographs, ca. 1867-1892. Two photographs are of city scenes (Salt Lake City) from 1870 and 1872. The third is a collage of pictures that follow the construction of the temple and tabernacle in Salt Lake City from 1867-1892.

Dates: 1867-1892

Jesse Nathaniel Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 503

Autobiography, diary, correspondence, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, certificates, and miscellaneous items. Smith was the president of the Scandinavian Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1862 to 1864 and an early settler in Salt Lake City and in Parowan, Utah and in Snowflake, Arizona.

Dates: 1836-1970

A. O. Smoot letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3175
Scope and Contents One letter written from the Salt Lake City Mayor's Office, from Abraham O. Smoot to Brigham Young. Smoot informs President Young that despite being nominated for Mayor of Salt Lake City, he prefers to decline. He had already served for 9 years in that capacity. Also, a letter from Margaret T. Smoot, one of Abraham O. Smoot's wives, to a person whose identity has not been determined. The letter is four pages long, with Margaret's signature following the first three pages. The last page looks...
Dates: 1866-1872

Herman Thorup journal

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3709
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of Herman Thorup's journal for the period of 1879 to 1929; documents his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Denmark, as well as his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his arrest, trial, and imprisonment for "unlawful cohabitation"; his work as a florist and nurseryman; the impact of the Edmunds Tucker Act; Utah politics; his own political activities; his volunteer work; and his family and spiritual life.

Dates: 1879-1929

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