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Latter Day Saints -- Mexico -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court...
Dates: 1856-1899

History of my life

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232933]
Identifier: MSS 710
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Coombs was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Ellis married Leslie McLean Coombs who died in 1917. She lived in several towns in Utah and taught school in Mexico and in Canada. She spent most of her educational career (1918-1948) teaching school in Fairview, Utah.

Dates: 1960

Andrew Nielson Christiansen Jenson biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313501]
Identifier: MSS SC 1618
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography. The item contains information about the life of Andrew Nielsen Christiansen Jensen and his conversion to the Mormon faith. His family was among the first in their area of Denmark to join this new religion, and they migrated as pioneers to Utah and later to Mexico.

Dates: 1950

Hiram S. Kimball promissory note

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320712]
Identifier: MSS SC 2251
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed promissory note. It was signed by Hiram Kimball. Kimball agreed to pay $545.52 to Hancock County, Illinois.

Dates: 1845; 1878-1903

Tilly Teasdale letter to Alice Bird

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307040]
Identifier: MSS SC 929
Scope and Contents

Letter to Alice Bird of 2 Aug. 1891 explaining her trip to Colonia Diaz, Mexico which was a Mormon colony. It describes the weather, living expenses, and the health of the Mormon settlers in the area.

Dates: 1891 August 2

Heaton and Virl Lunt oral history interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6810

12 audio cassette tapes of oral history interviews with Heaton and Virl Lunt, 1965-1975.

Dates: 1965-1975

James H. Martineau letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337203]
Identifier: MSS 467
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten copy of a letter dated 23 July 1907 and addressed to F. E. (Frederick Elnathan?) Eldredge. Also included are photocopies of Martineau's application to join the Sons of the American Revolution. In the letter Martineau tells Eldredge that the Mountain Meadows Massacre started when the Fancher train of immigrants poisoned the carcass of a dead cow which led to the death of four Indians. He writes that he had personal knowledge of the orders sent by militia leaders and...
Dates: 1907-1910

Recollections of his life

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324490]
Identifier: MSS SC 2525
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and diaries. The account is a narrative based on interviews of John Whetten conducted by Blanche and Thomas Peterson. Diary entries are interspersed within the account. Whetten was born in Kingston, Utah but later moved to Mexico and to Mesa, Arizona.

Dates: 1915-1961

Redd family letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322510]
Identifier: MSS SC 2604
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters. The items were written by members of the Redd family and were addressed to other members of the same family. The materials deal largely with personal and family matters.

Dates: 1900-1954

Samuel Hollister Rogers diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1134
Scope and Contents Materials include original handwritten reminiscences and diaries of Samuel Hollister Rogers from 1841 to 1886. Rogers writes about his life as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. He also tells about his service with the Mormon Battalion, his migration to Utah from California in 1848, his missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his involvement in polygamy. He also talks about his experiences in Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Parowan, Utah, and his pioneering...
Dates: 1841-1886