Mormons -- New York (State) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312826]
Identifier: MSS SC 1529
Scope and Contents Softbound photocopy of a typewritten autobiography which includes a newsclipping from "The Church News." Willard W. Bean served the Mormon Church for 29 years and acquired many properties for the Mormon Church in New York State, including the Hill Cumorah.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6018
Abstract Records concerning the LDS church MIA leaders in New York, 1931-1934.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1921
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, radio scripts, letters, membership records, photographs, minutes, a map, a diary, programs, and histories. The materials relate largely to the organization, membership, and function of the stake. Many of the items also relate to David and Lyle Paine, members of the stake.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338136]
Identifier: MSS 950
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Druce was born in England; was apprenticed as a baker in London in the 1830s; moved to Manchester; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842; migrated to the United States in 1846; worked as an engraver in New York State; migrated to Utah in 1861; settled in Salt Lake City, Utah; and served on a mission for the Church in the Eastern States in 1876.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323955]
Identifier: MSS SC 2466
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335264]
Identifier: MSS 367
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten correspondence, lists of books, secretary's record book for the years from 1817 to 1854, constitution of the Manchester Library, names of stock holders, titles of 417 books, and two Manchester Library membership books from 1825 to 1857. Many of the items relate to the work of John Pratt, who served as Manchester Librarian. The materials were originally housed in Pratt's home but are now found in the Ontario County Historical Society. The books in...
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338680]
Identifier: MSS 43
Overview The collection contains scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to various productions for the Hill Cumorah Pageant in New York State, 1937-1968. The correspondence relates specifically to matters of costuming and historical accuracy, while the newspaper clippings include reviews of the pageant and accounts of its history. The materials were compiled by Ira J. Markham.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321611]
Identifier: MSS SC 2278
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 17 July 1831. Webster tells of being approached by a "Mormonite," Samuel Harrison Smith (1808-1844), to buy a "gold Bible" (Book of Mormon). Webster asked Smith how his brother, Joseph Smith (1801-1844), wrote it. "He said that he would look under a shiney stone in the dark and there he would see the words appear."
Dates: 1831 July 17
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312818]
Identifier: MSS SC 1450
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten letter by J. Wesley Young in New York to his sister Mary Luella Merza Young Goulding in California. Young informs his sister of the death of their father John W. Young on March 10, 1924.