Education -- Utah -- History -- Sources
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Speeches, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Bennion's personal, educational, business, and religious activities. The largest amount of the materials relate to his speeches. The bulk of correspondence is between other apostles and general authorities of the Mormon Church.
Approximately 50 items of handwritten and typewritten correspondence. The materials deal with his work with the Mormon Church educational system, his research on various Mormon Church topics, and with personal matters.
Handwritten and printed certificates, correspondence, and legal documents. The materials relate to education in Utah, to Zion's Savings Bank and Trust Co., and to ZCMI. Some of the correspondence is between Calder and his son, David G. Calder, and deal with family matters.
Typewritten and signed history on one page of the founding of Mormon Church schools composed in 1913. Dwyer writes of a meeting in his bookstore in 1886 in which the idea of church schools was discussed. Also included is a reproduction of a pen-and-ink drawing of the meeting published in 1910.
Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.
Two handwritten diaries and pasted in newsclippings. Many diary entries were made in short hand. The newsclippings relate to Hardy's discussions of religion and educational matters and to his attempts to harmonize religion and science. Hardy travelled through Europe in 1875 and was active in Utah educational matters upon his return.