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Latter Day Saint churches -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 84 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Clawson papers

 Collection — Carton 1: [Barcode: 31197230215334]
Identifier: MSS 4168

The collection consists primarily of personal history items of James H. Clawson.

Dates: 1918-1984

Moses Clawson autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1385
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Clawson writes about his experiences in the Mormon Church, persecutions he faced as a member of that faith, and his association with the first president of the Mormon Church, Jospeh Smith.

Dates: 1853

Martha Coray notebook

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 230
Scope and Contents Notebook includes Coray's interview notes used in compiling of Lucy Mack Smith's history of Joseph Smith.Smith family history notes contain John and Clarissa Smith's account of visit by Joseph Smith Sr. to Smith family members, including his father, Asael Smith, in Lawrence County, New York, in 1830; John Smith's account of his and Joseph Smith Sr.'s reunion with their mother, Mary Duty Smith, at Kirtland, Ohio, and their subsequent journey eastward to visit Church branches and...
Dates: 1845

Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC2180

D. Kelly Ogden slides related to Church history, approximately 1972-1995

Identifier: MSS 8214 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Materials include 115 slides taken between approximately 1972 and 1995. Slides are photographs relating to the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Dates: approximately 1972-1995

Harrison Davis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2023
Scope and Contents Professional papers documenting Davis' academic career at Brigham Young University. Diaries, research notes, photographs, reel-to-reel sound tapes, cassette tapes, maps, correspondence, and postcards. The collection relates to the teaching of humanities, geography, and anthropology. The items also deal with Harrison's studies in numerology; dowsing; "synchronicity"; "coincidence studies"; Mormon history and cities; Massachusetts; Cache Valley, Utah; Wales; and Rexburg, Idaho. The...
Dates: 1950-1996

Department of History student papers

 Collection — Carton 1: [Barcode: 31197231026854]
Identifier: UA 759
Scope and Contents

Contains papers submitted to various history professors for History 400 and other upper-division history classes. Among the topics covered are Native Americans, nineteenth-century gold mining in the American West, Mormons, Spanish explorers and missionaries; the American Southwest, Mexico, and African Americans.

Dates: 1956-1970

Donald Q. Cannon manuscript for Latter-day Prophets and the Constitution, 1989 March

 Sub-Series — Box 24: Series 5; Series 6, Folder: 36
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains one typed manuscript of the book Latter-day Prophets and the Constitution, which was edited by Donald Q. Cannon. The book is the seventh volume in the Religious Studies Center Specialized Monograph Series. It contains statements made by each of the prophets of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints up to 1991, when it was published. Dated March 1989.

Dates: 1989 March

Donald Q. Cannon publications, 1938-2001

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains research from the publication of two books: Sacred Places: A Comprehensive Guide to LDS Historical Sites and the Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History. Also contains a typed manuscript of the book Latter-day Prophets and the Constitution. Donald Q. Cannon co-authored Sacred Places, co-edited the Encyclopedia, and edited Latter-day Prophets. Dated 1938-2001.

Dates: 1938-2001

Donald Q. Cannon research for Sacred Places, 1966-2000

 Sub-Series — Carton 23: Series 4; Series 5, Folder: 9-28
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains drafts, manuscript fragments, research notes, and correspondence regarding the publication of Sacred Places: A Comprehensive Guide to LDS Historical Sites. Sacred Places is a six book series that provides information on early Latter-day Saint historic sites. Each volume is a guide book and a compilation of history about the place, the events that happened there, and the people who were involved. The six volumes are New England and Eastern Canada; New York and Pennsylvania; Ohio and...
Dates: 1966-2000