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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Holladay Westwood newspaper clippings on Ervil M. LeBaron

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340983]
Identifier: MSS SC 2936
Scope and Contents

Contains clippings from San Diego area newspapers regarding Ervil LeBaron, leader of the Mormon fundamentalist polygamist group, "The Church of the Lamb of God," and the San Diego murder trial of LeBaron's polygamist wife, Vedona White.

Dates: 1978

Orange L. Wight recollections

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045029]
Identifier: MSS 1025
Scope and Contents

Three recollections are mainly concerned with the early period of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, up to the martyrdom of the prophet, Joseph Smith, Jr (1805-44).

Dates: approximately 1830-1844

Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329812]
Identifier: MSS SC 3083
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of William Wilcock "as Related by Simon A. Matheson of Parowan And As Samuel Wilcock Remembers His Father." William was born in Ince, England, on 10 October 1830. He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22 September 1857. He migrated to the United States in 1857 and to Parowan, Utah, in 1859. He was a member of the Parowan choir. He married Elizabeth Sharp on 5...
Dates: approximately 1930

William Jordan Flake diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS1453_F1
Dates: 1884-1885

Samuel E. Woolley statements on plural marriage

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241157]
Identifier: MSS SC 440
Scope and Contents

Typescript of statements by early Latter-day Saint Church leaders on plural marriage with a handwritten explanation of origin of collection.

Dates: 1912

W. Thomas Wride biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2135
Scope and Contents

Contains biographies for Lewis William Barry Wride, 1862-1934 and Harriet Stark Wride, 1868-1944; Alma Baker, 1877-1950 and Hannah McKinley Baker, 1870-1946; and Daniel Stark, 1820-1907. The collection also consists of Philip J. Hart's autobiography, his personal journals 1932-1999; scrapbooks, photographs, and materials relating to Hart's career.

Dates: 1932-1999

Brigham Young's wives, children, and grandchildren

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318658]
Identifier: MSS SC 1995
Scope and Contents

One typewritten document. The item provides genealogical information concerning Brigham Young's wives, children, and grandchildren.

Dates: 1940

Emily Young diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231019339]
Identifier: Vault MSS 5
Scope and Contents

Collection contains one bound photocopied typed transcript of a diary written by Emily Young. She writes about her daily activities in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and as one of the wives of Brigham Young. Also includes articles of interest likely copied from newspapers and magazines. The last page of the volume contains a life sketch and image of Emily Young. Dated 1874 to 1899.

Dates: 1874-1899

Kimball Young research notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1581
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of research notes and drafts of chapters of the book "Isn't One Wife Enough?" The originals are housed in the Garett Theological Seminary Library. This work is considered to be the first serious study of Mormon polygamy done by a trained sociologist. In the published version of the book, Young changed the names of the characters he wrote about. But in his notes the correct names are available.

Dates: 1844-1959