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Mormons -- New York (State) -- Palmyra -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Alvin Pliny Bean essays

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321728]
Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.
Dates: approximately 1978

Rebecca Peterson Bean speech

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321736]
Identifier: MSS SC 2273
Scope and Contents Typewritten talk given in the fall of 1964 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Rebecca Bean lived in the Joseph Smith house from 1915 to 1939. She talks about the anit-Mormon sentiments of many of her neighbors and tells about how she and her husband, Willard Washington Bean, coped with these issues.
Dates: 1964

Willard Washington Beans papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321710]
Identifier: MSS SC 2271
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.
Dates: 1893-1978

Oliver R. Smith ephemera

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1435
Scope and Contents Ephemeral items relating to missionary conferences, the dedication of Mormon monuments, and the beginnings of the Mormon "Hill Cumorah Pageant" in Palmyra, New York. The collection includes programs, press releases, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1934-1937