Mormon Church -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Milton V. Backman Jr. papers
Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents
Collection contains about 750 documents relating to some 250 actions arising in justice of the peace or circuit courts in Hancock County, Illinois. Also includes a letter from David Martin concerning part of the collection and indexes to court cases involving Joseph Smith Jr. and the autographs of those who martyred Smith.
James Holt autobiography
Typescript of an autobiography. Holt writes about his childhood, conversion to the Mormon Church, mission for that faith in Tennessee, and migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. He also tells about the confusion in the Mormon Church after the death of its first president, Joseph Smith.
Thomas Smith Johnson autobiography
Includes two copies of Thomas Smith Johnson's 1846 autobiography detailing his life from birth to his time in Nauvoo, Ilinois and heading west to the Salt Lake Valley. Materials dated 1846.
Milton V. and Sharon Maureen Backman personal papers, 1943-2013
Contains correspondence, journals, photographs, and other personal items of Milton Vaughn Backman and Sharon Richey Backman. Includes documents pertaining to the various trips the Bachman family made (including to locations like Aruba and Church history sites like Nauvoo, Illinois), family records including birth/death certificates, a list of callings Sharon Richey Backman had, and audio-visual materials including photographs, CDs, and VHS cassettes. Dated 1943-2013.
Milton V. Backman Jr. mission papers, approximately 1990-2013
Milton V. Backman Jr. personal papers, 1943-2013
Contains letters, photographs, journals, and other personal memorabilia of Milton Backman. Included documentation are documents pertaining to various vacations/trips Backman made to places such as Aruba and Carthage, Illinois, family records, birth/death/marriage certificates, audio-visual materials including CDs and floppy disks, and biographical information on Backman, his wife, and his parents. Dated 1943-2013.
Milton V. Backman Jr. research, 1943-2013
Contains various research material such as slides, photographs, books, articles, newspaper clippings, various books and articles written by Backman, computer hard drives, floppies, CDs, and notes. Most of the material is about various religions and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1943-2013
Sharon Maureen Backman personal papers, approximately 1980-2013
Contains photographs, correspondence, and other personal memorabilia of Sharon Richey Backman. Materials include copies of the Backman family's Book of Remembrance, memorial service documentation, details on the Backmans' children and foster children, a list of callings she held, and photographs from her time serving in Nauvoo, Illinois. Dated approximately 1980-2013.