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Church work with Indians -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young letter to Rufus C. Allen

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489671]
Identifier: MSS 578
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 March 1857 and addressed to Refus C. Allen. Young writes about protection against the Indians, presenting a good example for the Indians, and gives his approval for a school for Indian children.

Dates: 1857

James Stephens Brown diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 69
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Brown writes about his life in Ogden, Utah, and in Arizona. He also tells about his activities in the Mormon Church including his missions for that faith to England, Tahiti, and the Navajo Indians.

Dates: 1857-1893

Heber Charles Hicks autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342864]
Identifier: MSS 758
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and bound autobiography. Hicks lived much of his life in Provo, Utah, where he was employed as a newspaper editor and as a businessman. He also served as a bishop of the Papago Mormon Church Indian Ward.

Dates: 1963

Margaret Smith Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1469
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memorabilia, ledgers, and biographical and genealogical data concerning Margaret and her husband, Alof Pratt Larsen. The materials relate to Margaret Larson and her life as a Mormon and as a worker in the Taylor Cash Store in Taylor, Arizona.

Dates: 1920-1965

John W. Young letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287702]
Identifier: Vault MSS 238
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters dated 6 April 1874 and 15 Sept. 1887. The 1874 missive is addressed to settlements "southeast of St. George," Utah, and relates to the mission of the the Mormon Church to the Indians of Moencopi. The 1887 letter is addressed to George Alfred Townsend and relates to Townsend's disire to come to the West U.S.

Dates: 1874-1887