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Letters

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Marcellus Barker papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223105948]
Identifier: MSS 2057
Scope and Contents Includes journals, notebooks, an autograph album, letters, and articles relating to his mission in Australia. Five journals document his missionary activities in Sidney, Tasmania, Adelaide, and Perth, including encounters with RLDS missionaries. Notebooks contain a statistical record of his missionary activities, and missionary references, including notes on polygamy and on the RLDS Church. Autograph album contains messages from missionaries, Church members, and other friends in Australia....
Dates: 1905-1987

Diggle family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223103141]
Identifier: MSS 2208
Scope and Contents Mainly letters to the Samuel and Sarah Diggle family, in Iowa, from relatives, including Elizabeth W. Andrew and George Openshaw, Salt Lake City; Nancy W. Butterworth, Mary Diggle, and Mary Banks, Heywood, Lancashire, England; and Robert B. Whitaker, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Topics include family news, plural marriage, Brigham Young, and the family of Joseph Smith Jr. Envelopes accompany several of the letters. Includes letters from children of Elizabeth Andrew and Nancy Butterworth. Also includes...
Dates: 1854-1893

E. C. Emmons letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231044907]
Identifier: MSS 1010
Scope and Contents Typed copy of a letter dated April 7, 1861 and addressed to "Dear Parents." Emmons mentions "Brother Joseph's Mission" and states "our love to Bro. Joseph" perhaps meaning he had some connection with Joseph Smith, III,the president of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Dates: 1861 April 7

C. A. Hall letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348176]
Identifier: MSS 1363
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters, addressed to John M. Cannon, a Mormon businessman in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hall writes to defend the Church of Christ (Temple Lot) in its dispute over lands in Independence, Missouri, with the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1892-1894

Thomas Edgar Lyon, Sr. collection

 Collection — Folder 14: [Barcode: 31197232566841]
Identifier: MSS 2341
Abstract The collection contains: 1. about 320 letters of T. Edgar Lyon to his younger sister, Janette, and her family. 2. a copy of the oral history of T. Edgar Lyon, interviewed by Davis Bitton for the LDS Church Historical Department. 3. T. Edgar Lyon's 1962 dissertation and other publications. 4. additional items relating to Laura Hermana Forsberg and family. 5. microfilm copies of the papers of T. Edgar Lyon (50 reels) from the LDS Church Historical Department. 6. several books read and marked by...
Dates: 1802-1991

E. Cecil McGavin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 26
Abstract Collection includes the correspondence, research, and manuscripts of the historian E. Cecil McGavin. The collection dates from circa 1925-1960.
Dates: approximately 1925-1960

Arthur Millikin letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231044915]
Identifier: MSS 1011
Scope and Contents Typed copy of a letter dated July 25, 1863 and addressed to "Dear Nephew." The item was written in Colchester in an unnamed state. Millikin mentions a visit by Samuel H. B. Smith (1838-1914) Joseph F. Smith (1838-1918) and states that Joseph Smith (1832-1914) was gaining many converts to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Dates: 1863 July 25

Don C. S. Millikin and Joseph Smith letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231044923]
Identifier: MSS 1012
Scope and Contents Typed copy of two letters. Smith's letter is dated August 14, 1863 and was addressed to his cousin "John," presumably John Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah. Smith mentions the visit of two other cousins, Joseph F. Smith and Samuel H. B. Smith. Also included is a letter by Don C. S. Millikin dated August 19, 1863 and addressed to "Dear Friend and Cousin." Millikin also writes about the visit of Samuel and Joseph.
Dates: 1863 August

Mormon splinter groups collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232482296]
Identifier: MSS 1634
Scope and Contents Papers, research notes, and correspondence. These items relate to the numerous off-shoots of the two largest Mormon denominations, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church or LDS Church) and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS church) and their leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a letter by the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).
Dates: 1844-1976

Wilfred E. Rogers sermons

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219732]
Identifier: MSS 1680
Scope and Contents Sermons, certificates, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, tracts, and miscellaneous items. These materials primarily relate to the proselytizing done by Rogers in his attempt to bring people into his faith in the Houston, Texas area.
Dates: 1902-1939