Latter Day Saints -- United States -- History
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.
Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.
The collection contains photocopies of handwritten diaries. Campbell relates his missionary experiences in the Northern States Mission for the Mormon Church as well as his efforts in the Great Britain Mission. Also included is a Campbell genealogy.
Research materials compiled by Cook in 1977. They include photocopies of miscellaneous court records, account books, maps, marriage records, correspondence, and land records of Jackson, Missouri. The collection relates largely to the early life and career Parley P. Pratt, a Mormon apostle.
Typewritten lists of names mentioned in the diary of Patience Cowdery, wife of Warren Cowdery. Warren was the brother of Oliver Cowdery, one of the founders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included is a chronology of LDS Church history and information on Oliver Cowdery.
Contains the records, case files, transcripts, photographs, newspaper clippings and oral history interviews collected by the Mormon Outmigration Leadership History Project between the mid-1980s and 2007.
Typescript of the biography of Alice Dandy Ollerton, English convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Describes the handcart trek across the plains which took the lives of Ollerton's husband, daughter, and herself.