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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Katherine A. Howard Brockbank diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 829

Photocopies of the diaries of Katherine A. Howard Brockbank, spanning the years 1871-1922

Dates: 1871-1922

William A. Carter and John Sharp letter to Charles S. Kintzing

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283925]
Identifier: Vault MSS 102
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter by William A. Sharp, dated October 18, 1864, addressed to Charles S. Kintzing of St. Louis, Missouri. William A. Carter writes about bank drafts written by John Sharp.

Dates: 1864 October 18

William Clayton receipt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310762]
Identifier: MSS SC 1286
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed five dollar receipt for sundry expenses incurred in the execution of the estate of Francis Birch.

Dates: 1875

The experiences of a young man while traveling with a wagon train from Omaha, Nebraska to Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, 1860-1865

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233949]
Identifier: MSS SC 119
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a journal, written in retrospect, which describes Bross' personal experiences and observations as he worked and traveled in the West. He describes life in the West, outlaw atrocities, cruelties by the Indians, and Mormons in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1860-1865

Joseph Leland Heywood diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 179
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries for the years 1856 and 1857. In volume 1, Heywood traveled to California on government business. He left Salt Lake City for Washington, D.C. on 22 April 1866 and gives a short description of the overland journey to Atchison, Kansas. The remainder of the volume discusses political troubles in Washington, D.C. In volume 2, after resolving his affairs in Washington, D.C. and visiting family in Massachusetts, Heywood returned to Utah via St. Louis and Independence, Missouri....
Dates: 1855-1856

History of William Adams written by himself January 1894 age 72 years

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329838]
Identifier: MSS SC 3089
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a 26 page autobiography of William Adams. Adams describes how was born in Ireland on January 8, 1822. He was raised a Protestant but joined the Mormon Church in 1842. He migrated to the United States up the Mississippi River. He settled in Nauvoo, Illinois, where he worked as a stone mason on the Nauvoo Temple. Adams was present at a meeting after the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. "I heard a voice...
Dates: 1894

Elizabeth Howard diaries and account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 360

Photocopies of handwritten diaries, memoranda, and lists of financial transactions.

Dates: 1868-1893

Of memories and experiences of James Jepson Jr.

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330547]
Identifier: MSS SC 3140
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of James Jepson. Jepson writes about his parents in England, how they joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois. Jepson also tells about his parents' further migration to Utah in 1852. James writes about his birth and early life in Salt Lake City, Utah, his move to Virgin, Utah, in 1862, his marriage in 1876 to Lucinda Stratton, and his many services to the Mormon...
Dates: 1932

James A. Little diaries and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330893]
Identifier: MSS SC 3216
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Little writes about his youth and his participation in the war with Mexico. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1849 and his subsequent migration to Utah in the same year. Little writes about his marriage to Mary Jane Lytle in December of 1849 and troubles with Indians in Utah Valley, Utah. Little kept a diary from 1 January 1856 to 12 August 1857 when he served as a missionary for the Mormon...
Dates: 1856-1892

Job Smith autobiography and letters received

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320589]
Identifier: MSS SC 2202
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and photocopies of handwritten letters received by Smith. Also included are typescripts of Job Smith's "Recollections" of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and photocopies of handwritten and typewritten certificates. The letters are from prminent Mormon Church leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a handwritten patriarchal blessing received by Smith.

Dates: 1860-1902