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A pamphlet of the "Frontier Birth Beliefs" article from Western Folklore, vol. 29, no.1, 1970.
Gallery proofs of pages 43-90 of the book, George Brooks: Artist in Stone, which was published in 1965.
A typed manuscript titled 'A Place of Refuge: Backgrounds for the Mission Call', undated. Document describes the beginnings of the Mormon War as background for the Mountain Meadow Massacre.
A typed manuscript by Juanita Brooks titled 'Abraham the Jew and the Mormon War,' undated. Manuscript details the legal battles of Levi Abrams leading up to the "Mormon War" with the federal government in 1857.
A typed manuscript by Juanita Brooks titled 'Across the Nevada Desert,' undated. Manuscript follows the journey of dispatched riders sent to warn and gather available men in the Mormon colonies to prepare for the United States army approaching, the…
Compiled record of the excommunication of Albert Kropfi from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1934. Record includes: correspondence to the General President of the church, Heber J. Grant from Kropfi, dated journal-like updates to…
A pamphlet of the 'Forms Upon the Frontier' conference held by the American Folklore Society of Utah, 1968. Pamphlet includes: committes over the conference, a schedule and details about activities, travel and housing information, and a return with…
A typed manuscript page by Juanita Brooks titled 'And One Other Man' undated. Includes only the second page of the manuscript (in duplicate). Page discusses Tom Brown, invovled in an attempted robbery and killing of two people near Nauvoo.
Journal excerpts of Anthony W. Ivins, compiled 1960. Ivins's account follows his expedition into 'Old Mexico' from the St. George, Utah area in 1875, and a later journey in 1878. The route taken came to be known as the Honeymoon Trail. Also included…
A report from a Washington County project collecting social and historical data, 1935. Report lists an autobiography, diary, and journal bibliography with 57 items. Also included is a list of items mailed to Ogden, Utah.
A bibliography of books by Juanita Brooks, undated. Also included are a list of edited journals, special issues, articles and poetry by Juanita Brooks.
Family genealogy chart of the Brooks family, undated.
Newspaper article on Butch Cassidy, 1969. Article describes the real life of Butch Cassidy and the film starring Paul Newman. Includes pictures of the actual Cassidy as well as pictures from the film.
Newspaper article commemorating Cove Fort at 100 years, 1967. The article describes the tourism in 1967, and history of the fort.
Part of a personal tribute to Dale L. Morgan, undated. Brooks relays a few stories from her friendship with Morgan, only first page is included.
Correspondence between Juanita Brooks and Francis Adam van Dan. Correspondence includes: a memo to Juanita Brooks from Frank van Dan undated, a letter to Juanita Brooks from Francis van Dan on April 26, 1966, a letter to Francis van Dan from Juanita…
Lecture notes from the Freeman Institute Seminar, 1975 and 1979, numbered 4 and 5 respectively. Lectures were both given by W. Cleon Skousen and titled 'Behind the Scenes in Washington.'
A typed manuscript titled 'Healing of Animals Among the Mormons', undated. Includes brief background of healing within Mormon communities before sharing primary accounts of the healing of animals.
Correspondence between Juanita Brooks and Howard Cox. Correspondence includes: a letter and envelope to Juanita Brooks from Howard Cox on December 22, 1954, a letter and newspaper clippings to Will Brooks from Howard Cox on August 19, 1955, a…
Family history accounts of Jeremiah Leavitt, Lemuel Leavitt and Dudley Leavitt, 1949. Brief accounts include stories and writings of each man, including a poem written by Lemuel Leavitt.
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