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Latter Day Saint women -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Calvin Bicknell letters to Jane Adeline Bicknell Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287298]
Identifier: Vault MSS 212
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Bicknell's daughter, Jane Adeline Bicknell Young. Calvin Bicknell writes largely about family matters and states that he has never joined the Mormon Church. Jane was married to Joseph Young, a Mormon Church leader.

Dates: approximately 1856-1866

Harriet Silver and Simeon A. Dunn letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 619
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters from Harriet Silver Dunn addressed mainly to her family in Vermont. Also included are two items signed both by Harriet and by her husband Simeon Dunn, two letters written by Oscar H. Silver, and miscellaneous missives.

Dates: 1830-1870

Augusta Gardiner letter to Brigham Young

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283800]
Identifier: Vault MSS 94
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 19, 1877, written in Salt Lake City, Utah, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gardiner writes that she has prayed and received a dream. She desires to be sealed to a good man.

Dates: 1871 October 19

Mary E. Lightner papers

 Collection — Folder 8: [Barcode: 31197239236448]
Identifier: Vault MSS 363
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials pertaining to the life of Mary E. Lightner. Includes handwritten originals and photocopies of correspondence including correspondence to Apostles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and many prominent Mormon women while in Utah. Also included are personal histories, autobiographies, speeches, articles pertaining to her life while in Minersville, Utah, along with patriarchal blessings and a statement relating to her marriage to Joseph Smith. Dated...
Dates: 1865-1980

Elizabeth Anna Gleason Mayland history

 Item — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 2694
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography as told through letters written by Mayland during World War II. Most of these items were written to family members. She was stationed in Missouri and Texas during the war. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Jun. 1943 and married Lawrence Mayland on 22 Sept. 1945.

Dates: 1996

Michelle Bennett Hawkins letters, 1986-1998

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2953 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains letters to and from Hawkins dating from between 1986 and 1998. These letters include holiday and celebratory cards, as well as letters documenting her missionary service in Puerto Rico.

Dates: Other: 1986-1998

George Reynolds letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283784]
Identifier: Vault MSS 95
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 5 Feb. 1873, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Reynolds writes about his concerns for the state of the Salt Lake Theatre.

Dates: 1873 February 5

Lorenzo Snow letters to Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289799]
Identifier: Vault MSS 410
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of two handwritten and signed letters addressed to Margaret P. Young. The items are a birthday greeting from Snow and his wife, Minnie Jensen Snow, and a call for Young to work in the Salt Lake Temple of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1893-1894

Phyllis Southwick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9541
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, date books, and other ephemera related to the life and career of Phyllis Southwick. Materials of Margaret Cannon Clayton, Emmeline B. Wells, Elizabeth Ann "Annie" Wells Cannon, as well as the Cannon and Wells families are included and are focused on civic activism in Utah, higher education instruction, and women suffrage movements. Materials dated 1889 to 1982.

Dates: 1889-1980

Leah D. Widstoe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1819
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, magazine articles, correspondence, galley proofs of manuscripts to be published with handwritten corrections, and brochures on linen. Widstoe writes about the Word of Wisdom, various nutritional issues, and teaching. The correspondence deals largely with Leah's work with her husband while he was serving as the president of the European and British Mission of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1923-1950