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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

Wallace F. Bennett papers

Identifier: MSS 20
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative resolutions, press releases, and financial records that document Wallace F. Bennett's activities during his time as a senator between 1948 and 1974 in Utah and Washington D.C. The central topic of these materials (which were mostly created during Bennett's later terms in the US Senate) is the Cold War, including how to promote peaceful coexistence between the Soviet Union and America. They also reveal the immense changes that...
Dates: 1948-1984

Sir Richard Francis and Lady Isabel Burton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 48
Scope and Contents Correspondence, a portrait of Burton, and an autograph book. The items are both to and from Richard Burton and his wife, Isabel Arundel Burton. The materials deal largely with personal matters including Richard Burton's visit of the Mormons in Utah.
Dates: 1855-1890

Schuyler Colfax letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 77
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated 1878, and addressed to "Dear Sir." Colfax writes from South Bend, Indiana, about the political and social situation in Utah and urges that the fight against Mormons be continued.
Dates: 1878

History of the beginning of Orderville, Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1203
Scope and Contents Mimeographed copy of a typewritten essay. Heaton describes the founding of Circleville, Utah, and the organizing of the "United Order" of the Mormon Church in that community.
Dates: approximately 1967

Lydia G. Knight genealogical records and correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 17
Scope and Contents Handwritten genealogical records and 32 miscellaneous items, mostly letters. Also included are photocopies, typescripts, and three microfilm reels of the originals. The correspondence is between Lydia and her family members in the New Albion area of New York state. They relate family matters and include Lydia's testimony of polygamy. Also included are several pages of a journal giving an account of an unnamed person on a mission in 1836 for the Mormon Church to work on the temple in...
Dates: 1833-1883

Letter from John

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2472
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 10 Jan. 1858 and signed with "John." The item was addressed to "Ezekiel & Ellison" and written in Calaveras County, California. John writes about his life in California. "It is a lovely climate ... pass the remainder of my days away out here among the mountains of California with a good mining claim." He comments on the Mormons and their difficulties with the federal government. "I had thought somewhat of joining the Mormons. ... What is your opinion of this...
Dates: 1858 January 10

E. L. Parry letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 175
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 1 Oct. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Parry writes to Young about the repairs on Young's house in St. George, Utah.
Dates: 1875 October 1

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 843
Overview This collection contains correspondence, reports, documents, and passenger lists of ships of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company. The first folder contains an index of the collection.
Dates: 1853-1880

Samuel Hollister Rogers diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1134
Scope and Contents Materials include original handwritten reminiscences and diaries of Samuel Hollistor Rogers from 1841 to 1886. Rogers writes about his life as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. He also tells about his service with the Mormon Battalion, his migration to Utah from California in 1848, his missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his involvement in polygamy. He also talks about his experiences in Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Parowan, Utah, and his pioneering efforts...
Dates: 1841-1886

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