Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Handwritten and typewritten autobiograpy, diary, biographies, and genealogies of Young's descendents. The diary covers the years 1856 and 1857 and document Young's mission to England. Young's atuboiography covers his life to 1857. Also included are two biographies of Young written by family members
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Photocopied holograph letters, patriarchal blessing, and a history of Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, Utah. The letters are to and from Phineas Young and are largely about family matters. The history of Liberty Park was written by Phineas' wife Phoebe Young
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Typewritten biography of Phineas Howe Young (1799-1880) by his granddaughters Eleanor White Mackay, Seraph White Allred, and Naomi Wright. Phineas Young was a printer; building contractor; and Mormon bishop, missionary, and pioneer. He was a brother of the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877)
University of Utah - J. Willard Marriott Library
The Joseph Young papers (1859-1881) consist of a photocopy of Young's autobiographical sketch; an account of Young's funeral written by his son, Seymour B. Young; and a letter dated 1860. Joseph Young (1797-1881) was the son of John Young and Nabbie Howe, and the elder brother of Brigham Young.
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Handwritten and signed letters to and from members of the Richards family. The items are from Franklin D. Richards to his parents, Phineas and Wealthy D. Richards; from Phineas Richards to Wealthy D. Richards; from Jennetta Richards to Wealthy D. Richards; from George Spencer Richards to Phineas and Wealthy D. Richards; and from Mary E. Dewey to Wealthy D. Richards. The materials deal largely with family and Mormon-related issues
Brigham Young University - L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Typewritten biography of Phineas Howe Young (1799-1880) by his granddaughters Eleanor White Mackay, Seraph White Allred, and Naomi Wright. Phineas Young was a printer; building contractor; and Mormon bishop, missionary, and pioneer. He was a brother of the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877).
Utah State Historical Society
Diaries cover LDS missions to England (1854-57), New York (1875-76) and Iowa (1876-77). Includes reminiscences of early life
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
This small group consists of photocopies of letters between members of the Richards family. Subjects covered include the Haun's Mill Massacre in 1838, the persecutions of Mormons; and the movement of Mormons from Kirtland, Ohio to Missouri and then onto Illinois. Nine of the original letters are located at the Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections, Brigham Young University; one is at the Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscript Library, Yale University; and the locations of the remaining original documents are unknown
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
More than one thousand photographs of 19th century sideshows and circuses, most by photographer Charles Eisenmann or his successor Frank Wendt, the remainder by unknown photographers. Most of the photographs depict the physical abnormalities of humans and animals featured at these shows. Subjects include P.T. Barnum, the P.T. Barnum Firm (Barnum and Bailey Circus), and Tom Thumb. Also included are Becker's research notes, an 1865-1868 run of The New York Clipper (forerunner of Billboard Magazine), and various print (broadsides and posters) and non-print circus memorabilia.
Brigham Young University - L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiographical account. Mary Richards writes about her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, resistance after her baptism, and talks a lot about her association with Heber C. Kimball, an apostle in the LDS Church. Also included is a newspaper clipping which is an obituary of Phinehas Richards, Mary's father-in-law and an early settler of Sanpete County, Utah.