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Latter Day Saints -- Mexico -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah A. Scott letters received

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2051
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and miscellaneous items. The items contain various letters from children and grandchildren of Sarah A. Scott and were written to her. The majority of these letters came from her children living in the Mormon colonies in Mexico. Also included are letters from children in New Zealand, Georgia, and New Mexico.

Dates: 1878-1903

Walter Joshua Stevens and Walter Joshua Stevens account books and journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227605521]
Identifier: MSS 4095

Account books belonging to Walter Joshua Stevens dated 1901-1903, and a missionary journal belonging to his son, Walter Joshua Stevens, 1908.

Dates: 1901-1908

Cynthia Jane Park Stowell autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232488038]
Identifier: MSS 839
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. The history of Stowell's family is presented by another person. Stowell tells her own story for the years from 1857 to 1892. Cynthia lived in Ogden, Utah; describes activities during the Utah War of 1857 to 1858; writes of her life as a polygamous wife; and relates her move to Juarez, Mexico, in 1892. Also included is a patriarchal blessing.

Dates: approximately 1893

Moses Thatcher diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486297]
Identifier: MSS 731
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The materials cover the years 1866 to 1868, 1878 to 1881, and 1883 to 1884. Thatcher writes about his missionary activities in Mexico and to the Shoshoni and Crow Indians.

Dates: 1866-1881

Moses Thatcher diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 248
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. The materials cover the years 1866 to 1868, 1878 to 1881, and 1883 to 1884. Thatcher writes about his missionary activities Great Britain for the Mormon Church and to the Crow and Shoshoni Indians. He also tells of his life in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1866-1881

Moses Thatcher letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334085]
Identifier: MSS 1111
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter, dated August 2, 1893, and addressed to William B. Preston. Thatcher writes about deeds to lands in Mexico "Made by Johnson and Crosby." Thatcher questions if the Mexican Colonization and Agricultural Company can own land in Mexico as a foreign corporation.

Dates: 1893 August 2

Union Mercantil annual report

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324219]
Identifier: MSS SC 2491
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed financial report for the year ending 31 March 1909. The Union Mercantil was a group of cooperative stores in the various Mormon colonies in Mexico.

Dates: 1909

Feramorz L. Young diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319524]
Identifier: MSS SC 2142
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and bound diary. Young talks about his journey to Mexico and his cultural and religious experiences there while serving there. Young became ill on his mission and died at sea on his way back to Utah. He was buried at sea off the coast of Florida.

Dates: 1880-1881