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Latter Day Saint pioneers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

Davis Bitton papers on George Q. Cannon, 1834-1998

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7441 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains documents created by or collected by Bitton regarding George Q. Cannon dating from 1834-1998.

Dates: 1834-1998

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

Davis family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244755]
Identifier: MSS SC 583
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography centering around Davis' ancestry, missions and LDS Church callings and biographical sketch of his wife Mary. Included are patriarchal blessings, temple and genealogical data, his testimony, and a letter to his grandmother. Also included are extracts from the "History of the British Mission" and the Millennial Star and a biographical sketch of the Davises by a son, Elisha Jr. The collection also contains genealogical data compiled by Jennie Davis Oliver on the...
Dates: undated

Abraham Day III

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326982]
Identifier: MSS SC 2680
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Abraham Day, III (1817-1900). Abraham Day was born in Vermont, joned the Mormon Church, moved to Montrose, Iowa near Nauvoo, Illinois, served in the Mormon Battalion 1846-1847, migrated to Utah, took a second wife, and lived in Springville and Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the Black Hawk War. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1930

Day by day with the Utah pioneers

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230351105]
Identifier: MSS 5855

Scrapbook of the periodical Day by Day with the Utah Pioneers, 1847.

Dates: 1897

Thomas Day collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2071

The Thomas Day collection contains Day's journal (1843-1850), an account book (1843-1846), papers, and correspondence relating to his family, most all of which focuses on his LDS mission to England. He served in Lemington, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Leicestershire.

Dates: 1841-1893

Donald Q. Cannon research for Voices from the Past, 1980

 Sub-Series — Carton 18: Series 2, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of autobiographies and personal histories of Mormon pioneers collected by Donald Q. Cannon as part of his publication project Voices from the Past: Diaries, Journals, and Autobiographies. The project was part of the Campus Education Week Program and was edited by Donald Q. Cannon and Leonard J. Arrington. Dated 1980.

Dates: 1980

Mary Ann Robinson Dudley letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316157]
Identifier: MSS SC 1835
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters written from Nauvoo, Illinois; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Willard, Utah. Most of them were written by Mary Ann Robinson Dudley and deal largely with family matters. Dated 1844-1897.

Dates: 1844-1897

Earl S. Duerden collection of family history materials

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197239249953]
Identifier: MSS 9167
Scope and Contents Contains journals and materials regarding the missionary service of Delbert Stevenson Walker, who focuses on church organization and spiritual experiences in addition to cultural observations. Included microfilm contains research and correspondence by Richard H. Bullock regarding various Mormon pioneers. Also contains family correspondence, dating between 1886 and 1908, and a CD with additional materials about other family members' missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of...
Dates: 1886-2008

Duke family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244540]
Identifier: MSS SC 569
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketch of Jonathan O. Duke, prepared by Ruby Duke Stringham, which tells (mainly through excerpts from his journal) of the Mormon expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois; residence in Iowa; immigration to Utah; life in Provo, Utah; and participation in the Echo Canyon War. Also includes two unsigned handwritten sketches: One of Jonathan Duke and one of his son, Robert S. Duke.

Dates: undated