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Mormon handcart companies -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Reuben McBride diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345529]
Identifier: MSS 2860
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. McBride left on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the spring of 1857, and he went with a handcart company to the east. He later got passage to England where he served his mission.
Dates: 1857

Josiah Rogerson autobiography and certificates

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225562617]
Identifier: MSS 3923
Scope and Contents Collection includes a photocopy of an autobiography prepared by Josiah Rogerson, a short account of his experience in the Martin Handcart Company, citizenship papers, and two other certificates. The materials date from between 1841 and 1878.
Dates: 1841-1880

Levi Savage diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 417
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. The original items are housed in two boxes while the photocopies of these materials are housed in three. There are many gaps in the entries including a sixteen-year gap from 1861 to 1877. Savage writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to "Siam" (Thailand) from 1852 to 1856. He travelled to Rangoon from Salt Lake City, Utah, by way of San Francisco and Calcutta. He returned by way of Calcutta, England, and New York City. He was one...
Dates: 1852-1903

Fanny Fry Simons autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3085
Scope and Contents The first folder of the collection holds a photocopy and typescript of the original manuscript; the second holds 5 pages of the original manuscript (the first two and the last three) that were detached from the original and were in brittle condition; and the third folder holds a box containing the original manuscript, which measures 23 x 14.5 cm and has approximately 50 pages, written on both sides. The autobiography was written by Fanny Fry Simons in the latter part of her life. It details her...
Dates: undated