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Autograph albums

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Winslow Farr autograph book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306091]
Identifier: MSS SC 832
Scope and Contents This manuscript is a photocopy of Farr's autograph book. The book was apparently circulated among the inmates at the Utah Penitentiary who had been incarcerated for polygamy. Many of these individuals were important Mormon Church leaders on the local level, but one entry was by George Q. Cannon, a high official in the church. The signatures follow brief notes written to Farr. They tend to be flattering to Farr personally, expressing friendship to him, and commending him for his support of...
Dates: 1888

Marinda Goff autograph book from the Utah Territorial Penitentiary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225546487]
Identifier: MSS 2805
Abstract Contains autographs and personal notes written by various male LDS Church members and leaders convicted and incarcerated for polygamy, a violation of the Edmunds Act, at the Utah Territory Prison; also includes autographs and notes from friends, family members, and Church leaders from West Jordon, Utah Territory, where Marinda and Hyrum Goff resided; the last autograph and note was written as testimonial in 1900. The book contains testimonials, affirmation of LDS Church doctrine regarding...
Dates: approximately 1886-1887

Herman Grether autograph album from the Utah Territory Prison

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225531513]
Identifier: MSS 3298
Scope and Contents

Contains autographs and personal notes written by various male Mormon Church members and leaders, circa 1887, convicted and incarcerated for polygamy (a violation of the Edmunds Act) at the Utah Territory Prison (Sugarhouse, Salt Lake County, Utah). The book contains testimonials, affirmations of LDS Church doctrine regarding polygamy, expressions of familial support, poetry regarding polygamy, and expressions of sympathy for Herman Grether.

Dates: 1887

Belle Harris autograph album

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343359]
Identifier: MSS 153
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autographs in an 81-page autograph album. These signatures and brief notes of appreciation were given to Harris from other students at the Academy.

Dates: 1886-1887

Mary Anna Ward Hunt papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 639
Scope and Contents

Autograph album, class notes, greeting cards, post cards, photographs and mementos. The autograph album was kept while Hunt was a student at Brigham Young Academy. The class notes were taken in association with a chemistry course and the photographs and cards are probably of and from friends and relatives.

Dates: approximately 1894-1930

J. Reuben Clark, Jr. papers on wife and children, 1886-1961

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 303 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Includes notebooks and diaries of Clark's wife and children, including an autograph book with signatures of prominent figures. It also includes several items about theater and drama, including some play scripts.

Dates: 1886-1961

Ida Jensen autograph album

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348705]
Identifier: MSS 1296
Scope and Contents

Autograph album. The item contains entries from friends who often wrote little poems and requests of remembrance.

Dates: 1900-1902

Mads Jorgenson autograph book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349117]
Identifier: MSS 3954
Scope and Contents

Mads Jorgenson autograph book consists of autographs with photocopies on the top half of the page with typed message on the bottom.

Dates: 1890

Joseph and Emma R. Facer autograph books, circa 1891-1908

Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Contains the autograph books of Emma Richards Facer and Joseph Facer, used between 1891 and 1908.

Dates: Other: circa 1891-1908