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Latter Day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Warren Post notice

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240522]
Identifier: MSS SC 359
Scope and Contents

Broadside announcing a lecture in Council Bluffs, Iowa on prophetic succession in the Latter-day Saint Church.

Dates: 1855

Thomas J. Jackson receipt

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287595]
Identifier: Vault MSS 242
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed receipt which obligates John Whitmer to pay money before 22 April 1845.

Dates: 1845

O. Preston Robinson book drafts

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217959]
Identifier: MSS 1735
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten book drafts. The materials are drafts of unpublished books entitled: "Mormons, a Distinctive People: What Propells the Rapid Growth of this unique Religion," "Who was Jesus of Nazareth? Lord God, Jehovah of the Testament," and "Lights and Shadows in the Lives of Oliver Preston Robinson and Christine Hinckley Robinson."

Dates: 1981-1985

Short stories by J. E. Broaddus, approximately 1900-1954

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8608 Series 1 Sub-Series Sub-series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include manuscripts of J. E. Broaddus's short stories. Some are works of fiction while others take the form of essays. In addition, some are written under the name of J. E. Broaddus, while others are written under his pen name, Will Hail. The short stories "Trail of Glory" and "Glory Trail" are early versions of the beginning of the longer work "Intolerance." The short story "Spanish Gold" is an early version of a section of "People of the Hills." Materials dated approximately...
Dates: approximately 1900-1954

Joseph Smith, Sr., family reunion news

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325810]
Identifier: MSS SC 2715
Scope and Contents

Printed copies of the "Joseph Smith, Sr., family reunion news," programs, and typewritten copies of speeches given at a family reunion in 1972. The materials relate to the Smith family organization.

Dates: 1872-1985

Joseph Smith, Sr. family reunion newsletters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317478]
Identifier: MSS SC 1870
Scope and Contents

Two newsletters, four letters, and one news clipping. All of the items deal with reunions between members of the Smith family. The letters are from W. Wallace Smith.

Dates: 1972-1981

William Henry Solomon's diary of the Arizona mission

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305465]
Identifier: MSS SC 790
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Discusses in detail the daily life of Mormon missionaries among the Indians on the Arizona frontier and the problems with the Indians that eventually forced the missionaries to withdraw to Kanab, Utah, in 1874. Some personal and family matters are also covered, including divorce from one of the author's plural wives. Excerpts from other records of Solomon's are included at the end of the record to cover gaps in the main diary. Notes by the compiler, P. T. Reilly, are...
Dates: 1873-1874

S. H. Steere letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197238103904]
Identifier: MSS 8762
Content Description

Letter from S. H. Steere to Charley, written from Evanston, Wyoming. Written on the letterhead for "Beckwith & Lauder General Merchandise." In the letter, Steere describes a fatal explosion at a mine in the area, as well as his encounters with Mormons. Dated January 15, 1886.

Dates: 1886 January 15

Henry M. Stoufer letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045722]
Identifier: MSS 1213
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 22 Oct. 1845, and addressed to Elizabeth McElroy of Nauvoo, Illinois. Stoufer attempts to reaffirm old bonds of friendship. He also chides McElroy for leaving her aging mother to seek a "delusion" in the "Mormon City" of Nauvoo, Illinois. He also denounces the Mormon Church as the creation of the "Devil."

Dates: 1845 October 22

Walter L. Straub notebooks

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341502]
Identifier: MSS 749
Scope and Contents

Typewritten notes, newspaper clippings, letters, charts, and drawings relating to the "false" teachings and practices of the Mormons and the Mormon Church. Straub noted arguments against the positions of that faith. Straub was probably a minister.

Dates: 1883-1933