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Civic Activism

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

Portage, Ohio anti-liquor petition

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237189]
Identifier: MSS SC 253
Scope and Contents

Handwritten petition of the citizens of Portage County, Ohio against the sale of intoxicating liquors. Petition has one hundred twenty-eight signatures.

Dates: approximately 1830

Albert Pickup papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230350560]
Identifier: MSS 4140

Personal papers of Albert Pickup documenting his political and personal life, 1973-1986.

Dates: 1973-1986

George Montgomery Scott speech

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334200]
Identifier: MSS 1126
Scope and Contents

Mimeograph of a typescript of a speech. Scott welcomes the president of the United States, Benjamin Harrison, and extols the beauty and economic promise of Utah.

Dates: 1891

Sketch of the life of Charles Coulsen Rich Wright

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240381]
Identifier: MSS SC 399
Scope and Contents

Typewritten life sketch which discusses farm life in Southern Idaho in the 1890's, World War I experiences, Wright's education, position held in Washington, D.C., superintendent of the Ute Indian Reservation at Fort Duchesne, Utah and his ranch in Montana.

Dates: 1968

Vesta Smith papers

Identifier: MSS 1659
Scope and Contents Contains papers relating to American Mothers Inc., the Young Women program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Washington, D.C. Stake of the Church, the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, and other topics in which Smith took part. Includes an autobiography, journals, files, correspondence, photographs, financial papers, programs, newsletters, handbooks, and membership lists, genealogical papers, reports, scrapbooks, family histories, and ephemera. Materials...
Dates: approximately 1941-1999

Reed Smoot correspondence with Alpha May Eldredge Smoot

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294500]
Identifier: MSS 7945
Scope and Contents

Contains six letters written by Reed Smoot to his wife, Alpha May Eldredge Smoot, between the years 1903 and 1906. The letters mainly report on family life. Smoot writes from Washington D.C., where he is serving as a United States Senator. His letters tell about the experiences he is having, his responsibilities as a senator, as well as responding to letters that his wife had sent him.

Dates: 1903-1906

Phyllis Southwick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9541
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, date books, and other ephemera related to the life and career of Phyllis Southwick. Materials of Margaret Cannon Clayton, Emmeline B. Wells, Elizabeth Ann "Annie" Wells Cannon, as well as the Cannon and Wells families are included and are focused on civic activism in Utah, higher education instruction, and women suffrage movements. Materials dated 1889 to 1982.

Dates: 1889-1980

State flag of Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339068]
Identifier: MSS 2399
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten history of the state flag of Utah.

Dates: 1935

Vay Stinger scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9653
Scope and Contents

Pages from a large scrapbook containing ephemera such as tourism pamphlets, postcards, and clippings related to the federal and state governments of the United States and information about various states. Includes collected autographs of governors, presidents and other American politicians, letters from political offices, and some artwork. The creator appears to be Henley Varian "Vay" (always signed H.V.) Stinger, and is dated 1960s to 1970s.

Dates: 1960s-1970s

Jeremiah Stokes papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306463]
Identifier: MSS SC 867
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of holograph notes and articles and a typewritten letter written to George Albert Smith and David O. McKay of the Mormon Church. The materials warn about the Communist threat to the United States and express concern over a possible takeover if appropriate action were not taken. Stokes believed the threat came from the peasant army of the People's Republic of China, Joseph Stalin's policies, and secret Communists in the U.S. Government.

Dates: 1947-1951