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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6569 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 14, 1891 January-July

 Item — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197233284618], Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 14
Scope and Contents Abraham continues to detail the affairs of the Church during this time. He writes about meetings of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles where they discuss business matters regarding the Utah sugar industry as well as personal differences and disagreements. The Church is involved in political affairs. Abraham writes about the opinions of each of the Apostles. Abraham also continues to write about his family life and work life. His business affairs include the publishing of articles and books....
Dates: 1891 January-July

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 15, 1891 July-December

 Item — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197233284618], Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 15
Scope and Contents This volume contains more details of Abraham's work life, family life, and Church calling. His wife Mary has a child who dies a week after its birth. Joseph F. Smith, after receiving a pardon from U.S. President Harrison, is able to come out of seclusion. Other members of the Church continue to struggle with the law due to polygamy. There is discussion of a Second Manifesto to reaffirm the Church’s new stance on plural marriage and to clarify what polygamists should do in regard to their...
Dates: 1891 July-December

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 16, 1892 January-December

 Item — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197233284618], Folder: 4
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 16
Scope and Contents Abraham begins to use a typewriter to record in his journal. He writes about the affairs, meetings, and sermons of the Church, along with his family and work life. He writes about the plays that he views at the theatre with his wives and other family members. The efforts to confirm statehood for Utah keep failing because of the polygamy issue. Some Church members persuade the general membership to join the Republican party to keep parties balanced in Utah and to get leverage so that voting...
Dates: 1892 January-December

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 17, 1893 January-December

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197233284600], Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 17
Scope and Contents On April 6, 1893, the Salt Lake City Temple is dedicated to the excitement of the local members. Abraham writes of the sacred experience he had there. The Church faces financial difficulty, as does Abraham. His wife, Sarah, gives birth to a stillborn child. The family deals with persecution and blasphemous remarks from citizens outside the Church who are against plural marriage. Abraham's notes from General Conference include prophecies and revelations given to fellow Church leaders. The...
Dates: 1893 January-December

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 18, 1894 January-December

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197233284600], Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 18
Scope and Contents Abraham continues his detailed record of his duties as an Apostle, as well as his family and work life. He also writes about local and federal politics and other significant events, such as the Pullman Strike in Chicago. President Cleveland signs the bill that will eventually grant Utah statehood in 1896, which is supported by the Church. Abraham writes about Quorum meetings where Church leaders discuss politics and state projects, such as railroad expansion. President Woodruff receives...
Dates: 1894 January-December

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 19, 1895 January-December

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197233284600], Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 19
Scope and Contents Abraham continues to write about his duties as an apostle, father, and husband. He resigns from the Deseret News Publishing Company and works in new capacities as Vice President of the Bullion-Beck Mining Company and Director of the Tontine Investment Company. He is also very involved in the building of a new railroad line from Salt Lake City to the Southern California Coast. As Utah comes closer to reaching statehood, the Presidency and Quorum of Twelve Apostles determine the extent of the...
Dates: 1895 January-December

Abraham H. Cannon journal volume 13 notes

 File — Carton 19: [Barcode: 31197231194231]
Identifier: MSS 1839

Abraham H. Cannon journals, 1881-1895

 Sub-Series — Carton 2: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 6154 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains excerpts from the daily journal of Abraham H. Cannon. Materials are transcripts and photocopies of original journals. Includes experiences from his mission in England, Germany, and Switzerland, as well as details from his time serving as a president of a Quorum of the Seventy and in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Dated 1881-1895.

Dates: 1881-1895

Abraham Hunsaker, after 1978-1997

 File — Box 45: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233644670], Folder: 13
Identifier: MSS 8000 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 File 160
Scope and Contents

Contains a glossy reproduced photo and biographies of Abraham Hunsaker (with handwritten draft and history of Honeyville), photo pedigree chart, diary transcription, photocopy excerpt from "History of Abraham Hunsaker and His Family," and name index copy; as well as biography of Eliza Collins and family group record for Eliza and Abraham. Materials dated from some time after 1964 to 1997.

Dates: after 1978-1997

Abraham Owen Woodruff journal, 1894 January-October

 Item — Box 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197233294872], Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 777 Series 1 Item 1