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Abraham H. Cannon diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 62
Scope and Contents Nineteen volumes of diaries kept by Abraham H. Cannon from 1879 to 1895. Abraham begins his diary when he leaves his family in Utah to serve a three-year mission to Europe for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He writes of his life as a missionary in England and Germany, his return to farm life, and details of his daily life, such as the birth of children, his duties in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, his occupation, and current world events. Includes details of his...
Dates: 1879-1895; approximately 1969

George Reynolds letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 593
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters to his wife, Amelia. Twenty-eight itmes were written from 1879-1881 in the Utah Peniteniary while Reynolds was serving a two-year sentence for polygamy. Reynolds tells about prison life, reaffirms his dedication to the Mormon faith, and discusses family matters.

Dates: 1879-1887

Levi Edgar Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 561
Abstract

Correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, lecture materials, published and unpublished manuscripts, memorabilia, and miscellany. The materials cover a large number of topics because of Young's involvement in religion, education, government (historical societies), and professional organizations. The diaries were kept while Young was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Switzerland.

Dates: 1835-1973