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Pioneer of Southern Utah and Las Vegas – John Steele papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: John Steele papers (Vault MSS 528). This collection contains three boxes full of diaries, notes, correspondence, dictionaries, surveys, bonds, certificates, horoscopes, and military orders related to a prominent pioneer of southern Utah and Nevada. The correspondence was to and from John …

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Orson F. Whitney papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Orson F. Whitney papers (MSS 15). This important collection is arranged in three series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Writings; and, 3) Whitney Family papers. The Correspondence series includes letters between Orson F. Whitney and other Church members, Church leaders, family members, and friends. The …

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Of Trials and Friendships: Correspondence between George H. Brimhall and Orson F. Whitney

 Orson F. Whitney (1855-1931) Brigham Young University is fortunate enough to have a collection of papers related to Orson F. Whitney,* a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles from 1906 to 1931. While reviewing this collection I discovered an interesting personal exchange between Orson F. Whitney and his friend George H. Brimhall, who …

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Hyrum Smith papers

BYU’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections houses one of the finest collections of documents and manuscripts related to the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Among this collection is the Hyrum Smith papers (Vault MSS 774). These papers were donated to BYU by Eldred G. Smith, great-great grandson of Hyrum …

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