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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:

Ernest Clark notebook

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232533569]
Identifier: MSS 7682
Scope and Contents

Notebook contains an autobiography of Ernest Clark, as well as notes from a sermon by Mary Lightner on Joseph Smith and a copy of a revelation on marriage by John Taylor. Clark's autobiography describes his early years in Utah, his family's life in Mexico and their expulsion from the country in 1912, his education, and his teaching career in Idaho and Wyoming. Contents date from between 1905 and 1968.

Dates: 1905-1968

A diary and life history of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Clark and family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244060]
Identifier: MSS SC 624
Scope and Contents

Printed typescript of a diary of a Mormon polygamous wife from 1885-1925 which describes related conditions and experiences during that time. Includes early reminiscences and family data.

Dates: Date not identified

Susan Coleman

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237106]
Identifier: MSS SC 249
Scope and Contents

Holograph and typescript copies of four letters about Susan Coleman Henrie, a Latter-day Saint polygamous wife living in the nineteenth century in Manti, Utah as well as a family portrait.

Dates: approximately 1970

Copies of revelations

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1857
Scope and Contents Two handwritten booklets. One booklet is a list of people which were persecuted and imprisoned for polygamy in Utah and Idaho. The other item includes copies of a "revelation" (26 Jan. 1880) by the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, concerning obedience to the Mormon Church and an excerpt from his journal on the dedication of the St. George Temple in 1877; a list of 28 women believed to have been "sealed" to Joseph Smith (1805-1844); "testimonies" of Mormon Church members; a "revelation"...
Dates: 1869-1900

Martha Cragun Cox autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 319
Scope and Contents

Holograph autobiography which tells of Cox's early life in Salt Lake City, Utah and her family history, Latter-day Saint Church activities, education and teaching career. She married Isaiah Cox as a plural wife in 1869 and moved later to Mexico, settling in the Mormon colonies. She left Mexico during the Revolution of 1912.

Dates: 1928

David Davis (Davies) biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242502]
Identifier: MSS SC 542
Scope and Contents

Typescript. The collection includes a history of a Utah telegraph operator and polygamist.

Dates: undated

Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329747]
Identifier: MSS SC 3082
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Daniel Allen. He was born on 9 December 1804 in Whitestown, New York, and moved to Chataugua County, New York, in 1807. Daniel Allen married Mary Anne Morris on 6 October 1828. They were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 1832. In 1836, he moved to Kirtland, Ohio, and he later went to the Far West, Missouri, area. He faced the Missouri persecution of Mormons, and he...
Dates: approximately 1920

Diggle family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223103141]
Identifier: MSS 2208
Scope and Contents Mainly letters to the Samuel and Sarah Diggle family, in Iowa, from relatives, including Elizabeth W. Andrew and George Openshaw, Salt Lake City; Nancy W. Butterworth, Mary Diggle, and Mary Banks, Heywood, Lancashire, England; and Robert B. Whitaker, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Topics include family news, plural marriage, Brigham Young, and the family of Joseph Smith Jr. Envelopes accompany several of the letters. Includes letters from children of Elizabeth Andrew and Nancy Butterworth. Also...
Dates: 1854-1893

Early Mormon history research notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4129

Notes and quotes about early Mormon history, circa 1838-1888.

Dates: Other: circa 1838-1888

Enoch B. Tripp journals, 1854-1908

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2032 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains 18 journals kepts by Enoch B. Tripp, dated 1854 to 1908.

Dates: 1854-1908