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Latter Day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac S. Miller letter to Charles Custis

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232587854]
Identifier: MSS 8726
Scope and Contents

Letter from "I.S.M." in Iowa to Charles Custis in Ohio apologizing for not writing on time and saying that he or she took a walk down to the Mormon encampment near their home where three thousand Mormons, mostly from England, were living while on their way to Salt Lake City. Dated May 10, 1853.

Dates: 1853 May 10

Mormon difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi country, Arizona

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305564]
Identifier: MSS SC 805
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Correspondence and related documents exchanged between various Indian agents and other government officials relating to problems between the Mormons and the Navajo Indians concerning water rights along the Little Colorado River in northeastern Arizona.

Dates: 1895-1903

Mary Mountain biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315753]
Identifier: MSS SC 1758
Scope and Contents

Typescript of the biography of Mary Mountain, an Indian girl who was adopted by Elnathan and Ruth Eldredge, Mormon pioneers who settled in Utah.

Dates: approximately 1950

My Stretch in the Service

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230350628]
Identifier: MSS 5912

Diary of Art DeVar Scott during WWII training in California, 1942-1943.

Dates: 1942-1943

Newel Kimball Whitney collection of legal and municipal records, 1838-1846

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains declarations, petitions, and other legal documents pertaining to court and legislative actions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. Materials date from between 1838 and 1846.

Dates: 1838-1846

Newel Kimball Whitney collection of revelations, 1829-1847

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains early manuscript copies of more than twenty revelations, all but two of which have since been published in the Doctrine and Covenants. Seven of these these are addressed to Whitney, either mentioning him in a priesthood role or giving him instructions. Materials date from between 1829 and 1847.

Dates: 1829-1847

Newel Kimball Whitney collection on military units, 1840-1858

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains poll books, certificates, petitions, reports, orders, and other materials related to Mormon militia units, including both the Nauvoo Legion and the Mormon Battalion. Materials date from between 1840 and 1858.

Dates: 1840-1858

Newel Kimball Whitney collection on Mormon Church, 1829-1882

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains revelations, correspondence, legal records, military documents, and church records created and collected by Whitney between 1829 and 1882. Materials document Whitney's service as bishop in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as other aspects of the administration, economics, and community life in Mormon communities in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.

Dates: 1829-1882

Out of obscurity into light

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230305630]
Identifier: MSS SC 813
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript. This is a history of Mormon missionary activities among "Lamanites," broadly defined as Native Americans in both North and South America and the natives in the Pacific Islands. Included is a large section of the work of Cordell M. Anderson, field director of the Foundation for Indian Development.

Dates: 1983

“People of the Hills” by J. E. Broaddus, approximately 1900-1954

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8608 Series 1 Sub-Series Sub-series 3
Scope and Contents

Materials include the manuscript of J. E. Broaddus's story "People of the Hills." It is written under his pen-name of "Will Hail." It is a story about a Utah forest ranger, his sister, and his friend in early-1900s Utah. The short story "Spanish Gold" is an early version of "People of the Hills."

Dates: approximately 1900-1954