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Found in 746 Collections and/or Records:

James Allen and R. B. Mitchell letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 399
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 July 1846, and composed at the "Headquarters Morm. Batt. U.S. Volunteers." Allen writes about the march to California and the necessity of protection against Indians. On the reverse of Allen's letter is found a handwritten letter, dated 21 July 1846, and signed by R. B. Mitchell, "Indian Agent." The item was composed at "Point aux Poules." Mitchell praises the conduct of the emigrating Mormons in general and with the Indians in particular.

Dates: 1846 July

Oral history interview with Lee Allen

 Collection
Identifier: MSS SC 3162
Scope and Contents Transcript (32 pages) and audiocassette recording of an interview with veteran Lee Allen conducted by Mark D. Bell for the Ray Hillam project, dated approximately 1985. Allen went to Vietnam in 1962 and was never wounded. He discusses the brutality of the enemy during the war. He says that the United States press did a poor job in reporting the war, failed to note how brutal the enemy was, and wrongly indicated that the war could not be won. He says the United States could have won the war...
Dates: approximately 1985

Rufus C. Allen commission

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230243930]
Identifier: MSS SC 597
Scope and Contents

Printed appointment with handwritten entry of Rufus C. Allen as a captain, Company F, Battalion of Infantry, Cedar and Harmony Posts, Nauvoo Legion.

Dates: 1854

Laura Ellen Alley autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341312]
Identifier: MSS 2623
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Laura Ellen Alley was born in 1923 in Bancroft, Idaho. She served as a nurse in the McCaw General Hospital in Walla Walla, Washington, at the end of World War II.

Dates: 2000

Alumni Association records on Memorial Hall dedication

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 797
Scope and Contents Contains work files concerning dedication for the Memorial Hall in the Ernest L. Wilkinson Center on the Brigham Young University campus, honoring students killed during the Korean and Vietnam wars. Most likely files of dedication director, Joyce Baggerly. Files concern invitation lists, dedication committee, media coverage, research, Freedoms Foundation award, personal responses to the ceremony, and photographs of the memorial plaques. Also includes a copy of the program and accompanying...
Dates: 1980-1983

Thomas J.C. Amory pay vouchers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324060]
Identifier: MSS SC 2476
Scope and Contents

Printed, handwritten, and signed pay vouchers dated 30 Sept. and 31 Oct. 1858. The items were created while Amory was serving with the United States Seventh Infantry at Camp Floyd, Utah.

Dates: 1858 October 31; 1858 September 30

Nels Anderson diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1299
Scope and Contents

Relates experiences and observations related to the war and its conditions. Includes also three printed maps of American offensives in France. Entries (384 pages) date from between 1918 and 1919.

Dates: 1918-1919

Alice Lofgren Andrus autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341304]
Identifier: MSS 2622
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Alice Lofgren was born in Huntsville, Utah, in 1919. She was a nurse during World War II serving at Oak Knoll Naval Hospital in Oakland, California, and on the USS Consolation. She married Ralph J. Andrus in 1949.

Dates: 2000

Anonymous autobiography of a Mormon nurse who served in Vietnam

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341171]
Identifier: MSS 2608
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography by an unnamed nurse. The author joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served on at least two tours in Vietnam as a nurse. She tells about the difficulties of helping men who died and about how she has tried to cope with the trauma of her experiences.

Dates: 2002

An appeal to the president of the United States

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232498912]
Identifier: MSS 241
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copy of a letter appealing to the president of the United States, James K. Polk. The item was copied in 1890, but the original was dated 1 June 1846. The letter states that the Mormons have been persecuted and appealed for aid. It is believed that Polk's call for volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico was an answer to this request. The "Mormon Battalion" was formed in consequence.

Dates: 1846 June 1