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Wallace F. Bennett papers

 Collection
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

Carrington family letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3144
Scope and Contents Collection includes five letters, including: a letter from Albert Carrington to Calvin Saxton Woods Carrington [C. S.], 20 December 1884 (2 pages, signed, 21 x 13.5 cm.) discussing his son's search for a position as a music teacher, as well as relating the burning down of one "B. W." 's house; a letter from George Sims to Albert Carrington, 5 December 1855 (2 pages, signed, 24.5 x 20 cm.) [Carrington is on a trip with the First Presidency of the LDS Church to Fillmore, Utah, the first capitol...
Dates: 1855-1884, bulk 1884

W. Medieo letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2111
Scope and Contents Handwritten copybook letters apparently signed by W. Medieo and addressed to Brigham Young and William H. Hooper. The letter addressed to Brigham Young informs him that his account has been adjusted for the fiscal year 1856-57 with the Treasury. The item addressed to Hooper relates to his application to be the acting "Secretary Pro tem" of Utah.
Dates: 1857

Warren Stone Snow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 376
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketches (photocopies) of Snow and his wife, Mary Ann V. Snow; ALS's (with typed transcripts) to his fourth polygamous wife, Sarah E.W. Snow, with a few to their children; a certificate of election, a deed, and a family group sheet (photocopies). Letters contain information pertaining to relations with his plural family, his missionary experiences in England, and the building of the Manti, Utah Temple. Includes cover letter by donor.
Dates: Undated

Elisha Whittlesey letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2505
Scope and Contents Letter-press copy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated 21 March 1857 and addressed to Lewis Cass (1782-1866), Secretary of State for the United States in the Buchanan administration. Whittelsey's letter relates to a request of William H. Hooper, Secretary of the Utah Territory, regarding requisitions for 1857.
Dates: 1857 March 21

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2019
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated Sept. 14, 1857 and is addressed to "Major McCullogh" and Lewis Brunson (1831-1888). Brunson was the bishop in Fillmore, Utah for the Mormon Church. Young states that preparations are to be made to deal with the advancing federal troops which were part of the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858. He also outlines the nature of the defense of Utah. In resistance the Utahns would "desolate the Territory" and "waylay our enemies." Young also admonishes...
Dates: 1857

Governor Brigham Young proclamation

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 107
Overview The folder contains a photograph of a printed broadside and a photonegative of the item. Young writes to the "Citizens of Utah" and warns them that an "armed, mercenary mob" is marching against them in 1857. He outlines the Mormons' grievances against the federal government and states that they are being unjustly persecuted. He forbids all armed forces from coming into Utah "under any pretence whatever," orders that the forces of the territory be ready to march "at a moment's notice" to repel...
Dates: 1857

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