Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints
American Westward Migration
American Westward Migration
Diaries, maps and trails of Mormon pioneers and their westward migration in the 1850s. Diaries include Joseph C. Kingsbury, George A. Thomas, John B. Fairbanks, Joseph A. Young, and Lucia Lamb Everett.
Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Phillips Camp Biographies
Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Phillips Camp Biographies
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Phillips Camp biographies (circa 1940-1974) is a collection of biographical sketches of Utah pioneers submitted to the Phillips Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, in Kaysville, Utah.
George A. Smith Papers
George A. Smith Papers
The George A. Smith family papers (1731-1968) are composed of personal papers of George A. Smith, Elias Smith, John Henry Smith, George Albert Smith, Lucy Emily Woodruff Smith Wilford Woodruff and Emily Smith Stewart. The collection includes early Smith family documents, family records, diaries and daybooks. George Albert Smith was first counselor to President Brigham Young from 1868 to 1875 and was recognized as the father of southern settlements in Utah, the chief of which, St. George, was named in his honor.
H. Grant Ivins Papers
H. Grant Ivins Papers
This collection contains diaries, correspondence, memoirs, unpublished manuscripts and articles on subjects relating to religion and the LDS Church. Included are missionary and other diaries (1910-1939).
John Hamilton Morgan Papers
John Hamilton Morgan Papers
Papers detailing the personal, professional, and religious activities of John Hamilton Morgan. Includes a typescript of his diary (1875-1892) and original and typescript correspondence (1875-1894); records of the Southern States Mission and the San Luis Valley, Colorado, settlement; biographical and religious articles written by and about John Morgan. Also included are collections of his inspirational stories, tributes to his memory, and a biography.
John Mills Whitaker Papers
John Mills Whitaker Papers
The John Mills Whitaker papers (1847-1963) consist of daily journals, correspondence, and business and professional papers, among other materials, relating to John Mills Whitaker (1863-1960). Whitaker was an educator, horticulturist, politician, and LDS Church leader.
Joseph Ellis Johnson Papers
Joseph Ellis Johnson Papers
The Joseph Ellis Johnson papers (1831-1964) consist of the personal and family papers of Joseph E. Johnson (1817-1882), a writer, politician, and businessman who settled in St. George, Utah, during the latter nineteenth century. Included are diaries, correspondence, receipts, deeds, news articles, and other papers.
Juanita Brooks Papers
Juanita Brooks Papers
The papers of Juanita Brooks constitute an extraordinarily rich collection, the accumulation of correspondence, manuscripts and collected sources from a long, busy, and distinguished career as a historian. Her research opened new areas of inquiry into Utah's past, as she was not afraid to ask profound questions about difficult historical issues. Brooks' research, methodologies, and her warm personal and professional relationships are represented in this collection.
Juanita Brooks Photograph Collection, 1928-1981
Juanita Brooks Photograph Collection, 1928-1981
Images documenting Brooks's professional writing career from 1934-1971 are found in this collection. Brooks specialized in the history of the American west and Mormon history. She is most noted for her writings on the Mountain Meadow Massacre. This collection also provides a glimpse into her personal life with many images of her family, activities, and general life in southern Utah.
Nelson Higgins Papers
Nelson Higgins Papers
The Nelson Higgins papers contain personal, professional and family materials. The majority of the documents pertain to his military appointments and service.
Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Philip T. Blair was born to George Elias Blair and Nellie May Thatcher in 1896. He was the great-grandson of Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and territorial governor of Utah. The Philip T. Blair family papers (1836-1968) contain pertinent information concerning the early development of the Mormon church as well as covering an important epoch in early Utah history. It describes the social, religious, economic, and political development of the state through correspondence, documents, and memorabilia. Spanning a period of four generations of a family, it commences in 1836 with some of the earliest known personal correspondence of Brigham Young and his wife Mary Ann Angell Young.
Spanish Speaking Peoples in Utah
Spanish Speaking Peoples in Utah
This oral history collection consists of 166 interviews conducted in the early 1970s. The interview subjects lived in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and the San Luis Valley of Colorado. The material deals with such topics as cultural norms and traditions, relations with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, union activities, employment opportunities, discrimination, the Depression years of the 1930s, the experiences of migrant farm workers, and various other issues relevant to the lives of the Hispanic community.
Tanner Trust Books
Tanner Trust Books
A collection of 14 books covering topics dealing with early Utah history and Mormon culture, featuring the 1857 diary of Brigham Young.
Thomas Jefferson O'Brien Journals
Thomas Jefferson O'Brien Journals
The Thomas Jefferson O'Brien journals were kept during his mission to Australasia for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the end of the nineteenth century. O'Brien (b. 1866) was born in Davis County, Utah. His journal relates his activities with the Maori on the Northern Island of New Zealand.