Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Assorted items owned by, compiled or otherwise created by, or about various Smoot family members. Includes newspaper clippings, George E. Anderson book on the handcart trek and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, book of world maps, John M. Mcfarlane emigration diary, and Diana Eldredge Smoot memorial card, approximately 1852-1914.
Primarily incoming items to William R. Minish (1880-1890), as well as incoming and outgoing items to Abraham Owen Smoot, Alma Eldredge, William, Daniel, and other Smoot family members; pertaining to Smoot and Eldredge genealogy, and including filled forms, etc. Materials dated 1880-1902.
The contents of this collection represent the research notes of Dale Adams regarding several important events in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In many cases, photocopies of original sources are included in the collection. The main focus of the collection is the Ohio period of LDS history, with particular attention being paid to Solomon Spaulding (or Spalding) and D. Philastus Hurbut (or Hurlburt).
This collection contains photographs and postcards of various historical sites relating to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These sites include: Nauvoo, Orderville, Kirtland, Palmyra, and various LDS temples. Portraits of people include: Joseph Smith, C.S. Forester, and General Fremont with his wife and daughter. Also included in the collection is a book titled American Frontier Photography and a photograph of the 1955 Utah State Senate 31st session.
Contains correspondence, church related, financial records, legal records, and miscellaneous documents. Notable documents (all photocopies) include an 1844 letter from Joseph Smith while in Carthage Jail and a list of Mormon Battalion soldiers.
Typescripts of the Kirtland Council Minute Book (1832-1837), photocopy of handwritten Nauvoo Library and Literary Institute records, and typescripts of the minute books of the High Council of the Mormon Church in Nauvoo, Illinois. The meeting minutes are in five books from 1840 to 1845 and document the function and activities of the leadership of the Mormon Church in Nauvoo.