Polygamy -- Utah
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1300
Scope and Contents Manuscript of book prior to publication. Presents the struggle of Utah for statehood, including all aspects and conditions relative to the practice of plural marriage and the issue of the "Woodruff Manifesto".
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232581121]
Identifier: MSS 8230
Scope and Contents Photocopy of Annie C. Christensen (1866-1944) biography typed by Alice K. Hatch, a historian with the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, in March 1939. The biography includes details from Annie's youth, marriage, and career as a midwife. It also mentions her callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including her service in Primary, Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, and Relief Society presidencies. The biography also includes details about Annie C. Christensen...
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233605986]
Identifier: MSS 7918
Scope and Contents Contains two notebooks of notes given at Anti-Mormon lectures likely given in Lancaster, Ohio in 1918. Speakers included Arthur C. Latimer and a Mrs. Williams. The notes document public addresses by disaffected Mormons about polygamy, temple rites, and other aspects of Mormon life.
Dates: approximately 1918
Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1569
Abstract Carroll family histories is a collection of various narratives describing numerous generations of the Carroll family. Included within the collection are photocopies of letters and photographs. The collection dates from 1872-1976.
Dates: approximately 1977
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232523511]
Identifier: MSS 5966
Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains receipts, certificates, and other documents related to Reynolds. Includes his sentence to prison for practicing polygamy, and a petition for his pardon submitted to President Rutherford B. Hayes. Dated 1863-1907.
Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between various individuals, includings leaders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics revolved primarily around the doctrine of polygamy and Reynold's imprisonment for practicing polygamy. Dated 1872-1905.
Identifier: Vault MSS 10 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains writings by or related to Reynolds. Includes records related to the concordance to the Book of Mormon, a draft of a history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a biography of Reynolds by his daughter, Alice Louise Reynolds. Dated approximately 1877-1920.
Dates: approximately 1877-1920
Item — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239244863]
Identifier: MSS 9129
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten pardon in the hand of James Gillespie Blaine, United States Secretary of State, signed by President Benjamin Harrison in Washington D.C., pardoning John Ammon Powell of Price, Utah of his sentence of adultery related to polygamy from one year to six months. Dated 1891 March 18.
Dates: 1891 March 18
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305424]
Identifier: MSS SC 793
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Detailed account of frontier life in Canada; his family's conversion to Mormonism in the early 1840s; a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in June 1845; the trip across the plains to Utah in 1847; and life in pioneer Utah.Also includes account of the author's mission to Canada (1857-1858) and his subsequent recall because of the Utah War, along with his family's move to settle St. George, Utah. Ends with text of Gardner's patriarchal blessing, genealogical...