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19th Century Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3311
Scope and Contents

Collection includes club records, including membership records, information regarding each meeting, scrapbooks of club events and members, correspondence between club members and other organizations, and ephemera and artifacts relating to the club's history. Dated 1891 to 2010.

Dates: 1891-2010

50th Anniversary celebration of the dedication of the Salt Lake Temple

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3829
Scope and Contents

Contains one copy of the radio script for the event, consisting of ten legal sized pages. The pages outline a narrated and muscial production regarding the anniversary of the Salt Lake Temple.

Dates: 1943

Delila M. Abbott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1657
Scope and Contents

Handwritten, typewritten, and printed correspondence, hand bills, pamphlets, book drafts, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials include a typewritten draft of the book "Women Legislators of Utah, 1896-1976." The items relate to Abbott's political career and her association with women legislators in Utah and in the United States.

Dates: 1971-1979

Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved...
Dates: 1917

Isaura Bentley Abegg diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1642
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries for the years 1952, 1964, and 1966 through 1971. Abegg was a student at Brigham Young University in 1952 and was closely associated with the university in later years. She talks of her daily activities, association with Brigham Young University, and Church responsibilities.

Dates: 1952-1971

John James Abert letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4045
Scope and Contents

Letter from John James Abert to James Holt written on February 7, 1861. The letter originally accompanied a copy of Abert's report on the planning of a wagon route between Utah and Nevada. The report was published by the government in 1876.

Dates: 1861 February 7

Account book of a store in Salt Lake City, Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 495
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account book of a store in Salt Lake City, Utah, which sold general merchandise. The book lists transactions and the person purchasing items.

Dates: 1862

Account books of the Parowan telegraph office

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 500
Scope and Contents

Handwritten accounts and records of telegraph messages sent and received at the Parowan office in Parowan, Utah (4 volumes). The entries list the names of various persons and corporations using the telegraph services.

Dates: 1887-1925

Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

An act authorizing the foreman of grand juries to administer oath

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2029
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah Legislature on 28 Feb. 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "Governor of Utah;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "President of Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The act states that the "foreman" of grand juries is "authorized to issue process and compel the attendance of witnesses to give evidence" and "may administer oaths or affirmations to the witnesses thus in attendance."

Dates: 1852

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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 19
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 17
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 13
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 13
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Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 11
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Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 9
Maeser, Karl G. 9
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 9
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 9
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Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 8
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Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 7
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 7
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 7
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 7
Salt Lake Temple 7
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 7
Wright, June S. 7
Deseret News (Firm) 6
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 6
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 6
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 6
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 6
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 6
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 6
Union Pacific Railroad Company 6
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 5
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 5
Joint Oral History Project (Brigham Young University) 5
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 5
Okey, Cynthia Adams 5
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 5
Sager, Bertha N. 5
Smith family 5
Utah Power & Light Company 5
Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association 5
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 5
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 5
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 4
Allison, Helen Taylor 4
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 4
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 4
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 4
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 4
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 4
Deseret Sunday School Union 4
Durrant, Ella E., 1893-1963 4
Eggertsen, Lars, 1866-1927 4
Grant, Jedediah M. 4
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 4
Knight, Jesse, 1845-1921 4
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 4
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Mott, Albert S. 4
Salt Lake Theatre 4
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 4
School of the Prophets 4
Scott, Hollis, 1919-2005 4
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Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 4
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 3
Brigham Young University. Alumni Association 3
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 3
Brooks, Juanita, 1898-1989 3
Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 3
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 3
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Cannon family 3
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Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 3
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Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 3
Carpenter, Joseph Hatten, 1861-1964 3
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1854-1918 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 3
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 3
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