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Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ida Blum collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1891

The Ida Blum collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, speeches, genealogical information, and research notes.

Dates: 1804-1978

Esaias Edwards autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 184
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. The account is retrospective until 1856. Edwards writes extensively about his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1839, life at Nauvoo, Illinois, and the death of two of his wives. There is a lengthy discussion in the opening pages of the diary about astronomy and a family cooperative city, "Edwardsville," which he hoped to build. Edwards made the overland journey from Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1848 by ox team and writes briefly about the scarcity of feed...
Dates: 1856-1882

Ida Blum correspondence and genealogy, 1804-1978

Identifier: MSS 1891 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains material collected by Ida Blum. Includes mostly correspondence between Ida and various people. There are miscellaneous papers and certificates included as well. Dated 1804-1978.

Dates: 1804-1978

Photographs of J. Young's residence in Nauvoo

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227643324]
Identifier: MSS 3729
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one stereo card image of J. Young's residence in Nauvoo, Illinois.

Dates: approximately 1880

T. Edgar Lyon papers, approximately 1836-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7955 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains research and composition files on Nauvoo and Mormonism, teaching files, correspondence, personal documents and memorabilia, family documents, and personal library, approximately 1836-2005.

Dates: approximately 1836-2005