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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

Charles Ora Card diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6024
Abstract Compilation of the diaries and journals of Charles Ora Card.
Dates: 1871-1885

Joseph E. Cardon manuscript of Testimonies of the Divinity of the Church

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3908
Abstract An original manuscript for a publication by Joseph E. Cardon, circa 1930.
Dates: approximately 1930

Roberta Flake Clayton book drafts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 715
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts of biographies used in Clayton's "Pioneer Women of Arizona," published in 1969, and "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Arizona," published in 1974. Most of the 195 women and 118 men are Mormons who relate their personal experiences in the early settlements of Arizona.
Dates: 1969-1974

Benjamin Cluff diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3076
Abstract Contains the original 1901 diary of Benjamin Cluff kept during the Brigham Young Academy expedition to South America.
Dates: 1901

Lyndon W. Cook research collection on Thomas L. Kane

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2221
Scope and Contents Lyndon W. Cook, a student of LDS Church history and an instructor in history at UVSC, worked for several years gathering materials for what he anticipated would be a complete edition of the papers of Thomas L. Kane (1822-1883). Cook abandoned the project in 1985 and gave his research collection to the BYU Library. Many of the typescripts of Kane's letters and related items were then integrated into the Kane Collection by Dennis Rowley's and the acquisition of a substantially larger Kane...
Dates: 1845-1979

Emma Wartstill Mecham Nielson diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 601
Scope and Contents Contains the original handwritten diary of Emma Wartstill (or Waitstill) Mecham Nielson that includes the time period from 1887 to 1916, with diary entries spanning from 1887 to 1897 and financial records spanning from 1914 to 1916. Diary is during the seven-month period Nielson was living by herself with her children in St. George, Utah, her daily activities as a mother and active church member, and her relationship with her fellow plural wife. Dated 1887 to 1916.
Dates: 1887-1916

Warren Post diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 245
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries in pencil with a typescript of the items. Post writes about his life in Nauvoo, Illlinois, as a Mormon, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangites), his activities in Iowa, and his finances.
Dates: 1846-1855

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

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