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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 876 Collections and/or Records:

A. O. Smoot family blessings, 1838-1895

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197227657209], Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 2 File 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains blessings given either to A. O. Smoot, by Joseph Smith, Sr. and Wilford Woodruff, or by A. O. Smoot to his wives and children, including adoptees. Materials are dated 1837-1899.

Dates: 1838-1895

A. R. Miskin personal correspondence, 1911-1955

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233632444], Folder: 1-10
Identifier: MSS 8071 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains the personal correspondence of A.R. Miskin with family members and other individuals from Utah, Idaho, and other locations. Dates range from 1911-1955.

Dates: 1911-1955

Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490208]
Identifier: MSS 630
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.

Dates: 1938-1967

Dale W. Adams research collection on Mormons in Ohio

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2376
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1968-2001

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.

Dates: 1934-2014

Alma L. Jensen affidavit and statement

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335736]
Identifier: MSS 911
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed affidavit and a handwritten statement. Jensen affirms that he met Martin Harris (1783-1875) in the summer of 1875. Harris told him about the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1936

Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338599]
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.

Dates: 1830 January 16

William Ajax letter to William Lewis

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232577194]
Identifier: MSS 8692
Scope and Contents

Materials include a photocopied letter from William Ajax (Centre, Utah) to William Lewis (Aberdare, Wales), dated March 18, 1893. Ajax writes about Wales, Utah, and the building of the Salt Lake City temple. He says that the fine quality masonry has been built by Welshmen. He also talks about his education, current interests, describes his emmigration from Wales to Utah, and discusses his opinions about Mormonism and religion. Dated March 18, 1893.

Dates: 1893 March 18

Edwin J. Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2283
Overview

This collection consists of the personal papers of Edwin John Allen, Jr. The contents pertain to his service as a missionary in Japan, as well as a naval officer. Also included are some papers and personal affects of his son, Thomas Allen.

Dates: approximately 1912-1945