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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:

George Facer family genealogical information, undated

Identifier: MSS 2358 Series 3
Scope and Contents note

Genealogical information about the Facer family.

Dates: Other: undated

George Facer Family Organization collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2358

Contains diaries, books, and other documents related to the Facer family, life in 19th and early-20th century Utah, and the LDS Church.

Dates: 1883-2001

George Facer Family Organization family books, 1883-1977

Identifier: MSS 2358 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Family books.

Dates: Other: 1883-1977

George Facer Family Organization newspaper articles, 1952

Identifier: MSS 2358 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Newspaper articles collected by the Facer family.

Dates: Other: 1952

George Reynolds certificates and documents, 1863-1907

Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains receipts, certificates, and other documents related to Reynolds. Includes his sentence to prison for practicing polygamy, and a petition for his pardon submitted to President Rutherford B. Hayes. Dated 1863-1907.

Dates: 1863-1907

George Reynolds correspondence, 1872-1909

Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between various individuals, includings leaders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics revolved primarily around the doctrine of polygamy and Reynold's imprisonment for practicing polygamy. Dated 1872-1905.

Dates: 1872-1909

George Reynolds writings, approximately 1877-1920

Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains writings by or related to Reynolds. Includes records related to the concordance to the Book of Mormon, a draft of a history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a biography of Reynolds by his daughter, Alice Louise Reynolds. Dated approximately 1877-1920.

Dates: approximately 1877-1920

Biography of Elizabeth Williams Grant

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338276]
Identifier: MSS 2796
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. This item was "narrated by her daughter, Mary Grant Marshall written by camp historian Laura Logie Timpson." Elizabeth Williams was born in Wales in 1838. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Bunker handcart company. Elizabeth married David Grant in 1856 and became his fourth wife. She had eight children and lived in American Fork, Utah. She later married Alex...
Dates: 1958

William Greenwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 39
Scope and Contents

Contains twelve handwritten, signed letters which concern Greenwood's conversion to Mormonism in England, his immigration to the United States, activities in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the 1847 trek to Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah. Also includes a bound autobiography (plus typescript) written between 1869 and 1884.

Dates: 1847-1884

John Hancock letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309244]
Identifier: MSS SC 1197
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written from Peoria, Ill. The letter is addressed to an aunt and discusses family matters. A brief allusion to polygamy is made.

Dates: 1859