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Utah -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Russell, Jr. oil painting, before 1954

 Series — Oversize 27: Series 19 [Barcode: 31197239123398]
Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 19
Scope and Contents

Oil painting portrait of Samuel Russell. Plate on frame reads, "Samuel Russell: April 14, 1879- August 4, 1954." Author's name is illegible.

Dates: before 1954

Samuel Russell, Jr. pamphlets, between 1822 and 1954

Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 16
Scope and Contents

Contains pamphlets on weights and measures, chemical engineering, agriculture, and other topics, including some written by Samuel Russell, Jr. Materials undated, but probably created between 1822 and 1954.

Dates: Other: between 1822 and 1954

Samuel Russell, Sr. and Samuel Russell, Jr. assorted family items, between 1840 and 1962

Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains assorted compositions and other items of Samuel Russell and family, and others, dated between 1840 and 1962.

Dates: Other: between 1840 and 1962

Samuel Russell, Sr. and Samuel Russell, Jr. family and personal letters, 1822-1837

Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of correspondence, journals, daybooks, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, rough drafts of a few of Samuel Russell's papers and letters, a passport, genealogical information, memorabilia pamphlets, books, and an oil painting. The second part of the collection deals mainly with Samuel Russell, Jr. and his legal career with Senator William Henry King and with the King, Burton & Nibley law firm. This section includes correspondence and papers prepared and written by...
Dates: Other: 1822-1837

Samuel Russell, Sr. and Samuel Russell, Jr. family histories, diaries, and other materials, 1869-1954

Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains Russell family histories and biographies, diaries, speeches, blessings, daybooks, and other family items. Dated 1869 to 1954.

Dates: Other: 1869-1954

Samuel Russell, Sr. and Samuel Russell, Jr. memorabilia, between 1835 and 1954

Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains personal memorabilia of Samuel Russell, Jr. and Sr., and Isaac Russell, Jr., such as school items, important life date notes, Church items such as temple dedication passes, copies of articles, club items, passports, childhood items, etc. Materials mainly undated (one item dated 1893), but would have been created between 1835 and 1954 (when Samuel Sr. was born, and when Samuel Jr. died).

Dates: Other: between 1835 and 1954

Samuel Russell, Sr. family personal letters, 1852-1917

Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains letters of Samuel Russell, Sr. to and from members of his family (wives, sisters), government and Church leaders (including Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, B.H. Roberts, Reed Smoot, etc.), and others; as well as notes from General Conference, etc. Materials dated 1852 to 1917.

Dates: Other: 1852-1917

Phyllis Southwick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9541
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, date books, and other ephemera related to the life and career of Phyllis Southwick. Materials of Margaret Cannon Clayton, Emmeline B. Wells, Elizabeth Ann "Annie" Wells Cannon, as well as the Cannon and Wells families are included and are focused on civic activism in Utah, higher education instruction, and women suffrage movements. Materials dated 1889 to 1982.

Dates: 1889-1980

Herman Thorup journal

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225536322]
Identifier: MSS 3709
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of Herman Thorup's journal for the period of 1879 to 1929; documents his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Denmark, as well as his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his arrest, trial, and imprisonment for "unlawful cohabitation"; his work as a florist and nurseryman; the impact of the Edmunds Tucker Act; Utah politics; his own political activities; his volunteer work; and his family and spiritual life.

Dates: 1879-1929

Glen Harris Thurston audio recordings

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328558]
Identifier: MSS SC 2953
Scope and Contents

Selections from voice recordings, originally made by Glen Harris Thurston about 1990, concerning his life. Includes stories about his wife, Ada Myrtle Giles Thurston; horses, especially Clydesdales; political opinions; Mormon ancestry; and experiences in communities in Morgan County, Utah. The selections were copied to three compact discs by Norman K. Thurston in 1998. Each disc is accompanied by a list of contents and a general preface.

Dates: approximately 1990