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Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Eric Bjarnson papers related to Finland

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045375]
Identifier: MSS 6266
Abstract The collection contains about 20 pages of papers and letters relating to Finnish immigration and research on the Finnish.
Dates: 1977

Experiences of the Josiah Rhead family in the Martin handcart company of 1856

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325802]
Identifier: MSS SC 2713
Scope and Contents Typewritten research paper for a Religion 442 class taught by Howard H. Barron at Brigham Young University. Using family records and unpublished materials as well as secondary sources, Richards writes a history of the Martin handcart company.
Dates: 1967

Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231058816]
Identifier: MSS 6242
Abstract The Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton is a biography that accounts for the life of Hamilton from his birth in Scotland to his death in Utah. Henry Hamilton was an early pioneer that forged his way from Scotland to the Utah Valley.
Dates: 1980

Jean Rio Griffiths Baker Pearce papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232593530]
Identifier: MSS 8768
Scope and Contents Contains digital copies of papers related to Jean (Jane) Rio Griffiths Baker Pearce. Includes marriage and other legal documents for her progenitors and children, letters, receipt for her burial plot, and her original handwritten diaries from 1851 and 1878. The 1851 diary documents Jean (Jane) Rio's journey from England to America to join the Latter-day Saints in Utah, including her trials crossing the ocean by ship and the plains. Dated 1780-1878.
Dates: 1780-1878

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232550480]
Identifier: MSS 843
Overview This collection contains correspondence, reports, documents, and passenger lists of ships of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company. The first folder contains an index of the collection.
Dates: 1853-1880

Erastus Fairbanks Snow letter to James McGaw

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239244871], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9138
Content Description Handwritten letter sent by Erastus Snow to James McGaw. Letter is signed for Erastus Snow by James M. Brown and sent from St. Louis, Missouri. This letter discusses the passage of Latter-day Saint member James Mather and his family from Liverpool, England to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1855. Elder James M. Brown, writing for Apostle Erastus Snow, sent this receipt and order to Elder James McGaw in Atchison, Kansas Territory to supply Mather with wagons and oxen for the overland trip to Utah. Dated...
Dates: 1855 May 21