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Louisa May Alcott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 503
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed correspondence of Louisa May Alcott and her sister, May Alcott Nieriker and various other family members and writers. The letters are of both a private and professional nature, and discuss social engagements, familial affairs, writing schedules, and upcoming publications. Also included are two portraits, a sound recording with transcript of a radio adaptation of "Little Women," the poem recording with transcript of a radio adaption of "Little Women," the poem "Lines to a...
Dates: 1862-1888

William Dydamous Johnson letters to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 203
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated 29 Oct. 1875 and 16 Feb. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Johnson asks for help in his personal finances and also writes about funds for the Deseret Museum.
Dates: 1875-1876

John H. Purdy correspondence to James L. Purdy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 862
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence from John Purdy to his brother, James, about his overland journey by ox team from Columbus, Ohio, to California in 1849. Purdy is an intelligent and detailed writer. He describes various companies' rules and regulations and his attempts to join a suitable group traveling to California. Purdy's company encountered Native Americans and two of his party were killed. He also mentions his visit to Salt Lake City and how the company made their own road to Los Angeles,...
Dates: 1849-1851

Jesse Nathaniel Smith family letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7412
Abstract The Jesse Nathaniel Smith family letters consist of typescripts of letters over the time period of 1860 to 1870.
Dates: 1860-1870

Hosea Stout journal and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7418
Abstract Collection includes typescripts of a journal kept by Stout from 1844 until 1845 and over two hundred pages of letters addressed to Stout. The letters are also typescripts.
Dates: 1829-1915