Mormons -- Illinois -- History
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten diaries in four volumes. Also included are photocopies of the materials. Adams mentions his youth and starts his diaries in 1830. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836 and subsequently lived in Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Handwritten diary. Bean writes about a trip to visit relatives in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. He preached the Mormon faith in a number of churches while on the trip. He also tells about troubles with travelling through snow in Wyoming.
Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.
Photocopies of one handwritten and one typed autobiographical record by Lewis Brunson. Brunson talks about joining the Mormon Church, persecution by mobs in Missouri and Illinois, his close relationship with his father, his own family, and his experiences as a missionary.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 20 Sept. 1845, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Egan writes to Young giving an account of his efforts to find a force coming together with the object of killing Mormons.
Handwritten diaries and a typescript of these items. The entries go from 16 June 1907 to 26 Sept. 1908. Flake writes about his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church. He spent most of his time as a missionary working in Illinois.
Two leather bound diaries containing entries by John T. Flake about his mission to the Northern States, 1909-1910. Also a typed copy of these journals and two earlier ones about the first part of his mission (1907-1908).