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Latter Day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas L. Kane papers on Utah Expedition, 1857-1858

 Sub-Series — Box 14: Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232550761]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 3 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, reports, speeches, and other materials related to Kane's involvement in negotiating a resolution to the Utah Expedition. Materials date from between 1857 and 1858.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1858

Emily Lydia Snyder Thompson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349463]
Identifier: MSS 4135
Scope and Contents

Emily Lydia Snyder Thompson writes about her immigration to Utah in 1848, her father taking the family to California in 1850, her father starting a boarding house, a flood, being threatened by Indians, food shortages, following Brigham Young's counsel and abandoning her home in 1858, her husband's call to go to Sanpete in 1866, the Black Hawk War and other topics.

Dates: 1920

Tracy and Laura Hickman created movies, 1980-2013

 File — Box 15: [Barcode: 31197232594280], Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8180
Scope and Contents

Materials include photocopies of the two movies made and produced by the Hickmans. The movies are titled The Bronze Canticles and Project Rocketship. Dated 1980-2013.

Dates: Publication: 1980-2013

“Uncompahgre Trail” by Gilbert W. States, approximately 1900-1945

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8608 Series 1 Sub-Series Sub-series 4
Scope and Contents

Materials include Gilbert W. States's manuscript "Uncompahgre Trail." It tells a story of a family moving west in the 1800s and is based on his family history. Materials dated approximately 1900-1945.

Dates: approximately 1900-1945

University Communications biographical records, 1921-2000

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5395 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains biographical records, speeches, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and general documents related to former faculty; important visitors to Brigham Young University; individuals with ties to the University; and Church, mission, and University presidents. Materials date from 1959 to 2000.

Dates: 1921-2000

Philip T. Van Zile scrapbook

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 81
Scope and Contents

Bound scrapbook which contains newspaper clippings regarding The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, polygamy, Van Zile's work as U.S. District Attorney, and other activities that took place in Utah during the early 1880's. Many items are accompanied by holograph notations by Van Zile. Also includes letters to Van Zile from William M. Thompson and Robert G. McNiece.

Dates: 1879-1883

Briant Harris Wells military certificates and other material

Identifier: MSS 6171
Abstract This collection contains the military certificates of Major General Briant Harris Wells. Included are the certificates that span his military career from his first rank as second lieutenant in 1894 to major general in 1928. There are also certificates for awards he was given, including a Silver Star certificate for action in the Spanish American War, 1898; a Distinguished Service Medal certificate for service in World War I; and the "Ordre National de la Legion D'Honneur" from the French...
Dates: 1991; 1894-1937

Welsh emigrant letters to places in England

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315035]
Identifier: MSS SC 1724
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of three handwritten letters from Welsh emigrants, two of which endorse service received at sea. In the other letter the emigrant describes conditions in his land of adoption, Australia.

Dates: 1871-1872

Newel Kimball Whitney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 76
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, church records, military records, manuscript revelations, poetry, journals, and other material by Whitney and his family. The records document the ecclesiastical functions, political activities, and finances of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when it was headquartered in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and Utah. The bulk of the material is from the Illinois Era (1839-1846), with papers relating to the steamship...
Dates: 1817-1910; 1957

Wilford E. Smith books, 1936-2000

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233247755], Folder: 1-18
Identifier: MSS 7936 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains the following books written by Wilford E. Smith, including family history, autobiographies, essays, and textbooks on Mormon doctrine and sociology. Works date from between 1971 and 2000.

Dates: 1936-2000