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Latter Day Saints -- Missouri -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336791]
Identifier: MSS 920
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a 260-page handwritten autobiography. Smith includes copies of correspondence and patriarchal blessings in her account. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837, lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois, married George Albert Smith in 1841, allowed him to take additional wives, came to Utah in 1849, and served as president of the Relief Society.

Dates: 1844-1906

Jane Walker Smith autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325398]
Identifier: MSS SC 2631
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Smith writes about being born in Pecham, Vermont, migrating to Haun's Mill, Missouri, what she observed during the "Haun's Mill Massacre," mob activities against the Mormons in Missouri, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her miraculous healing, her association with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, and her sister's marriage to Joseph Smith as a plural wife.

Dates: approximately 1900

Elizabeth Beswick Tanner autobiography and program

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045193]
Identifier: MSS 1191
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a three-page autobiography. Tanner writes about her marriage, her conversion to the Mormon Church, and her subsequent life in Ohio, Missouri, and Iowa. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain. Also included is a typed copy of a program of the 1885 reunion of the Tanner family in Payson, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1850-1885

Joseph Smith Tanner autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045938]
Identifier: MSS 1267
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript as "given by Joseph S. Tanner to N. H. Tanner ... at Payson ... Utah." Tanner tells about his early life as a Mormon and about his experiences in Payson, Utah.

Dates: 1907

Emilia Wilson letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325778]
Identifier: MSS SC 2709
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 4 July 1836 and addressed to a Samuel Turrentine in North Carolina. The item was written in Clay County, Missouri, by A. Wilson and Emilia Wilson. The Wilsons write about the organization of the citizens of Missouri to resist the Mormons.

Dates: 1836 July 4

Lynn Stephen Wood autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1701
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and typescript. The document talks about Wood's family, his life in the eastern U.S., his conversion to the Mormon Church, and his migration to Utah.

Dates: 1901