Correspondence, journals, scrapbooks, lecture materials, published and unpublished manuscripts, memorabilia, and miscellany. The materials cover a large number of topics because of Young's involvement in religion, education, government (historical societies), and professional organizations. The diaries were kept while Young was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Switzerland.; Whenever possible and appropriate, arrangement of the collection is chronological within type of material in five series as follows:, Series 1 Correspondence, Series 2 Swiss-Austrian Mission, Series 3 Research and writings, Series 4 Biographical and Genealogical information, Series 5 Memorabilia, and Series 6 Photographs.; Biographical History; Levi Edgar Young correspondence and typescript letter carbons; Levi Edgar Young correspondence; Levi Edgar Young typescript letter carbons; Levi Edgar Young correspondence; Levi Edgar Young papers from the Swiss-Austrian Mission; Levi Edgar Young personal journal; Levi Edgar Young scrapbook and notebook; Levi Edgar Young scriptures; Levi Edgar Young research and findings; Levi Edgar Young organizational documents and minutes for the First Quorum of the Seventy; Levi Edgar Young list of books relative to LDS Church in the Boston Public Library; Levi Edgar Young review Burbank Among the Indians; Levi Edgar Young published articles; Brigham Young letters; Levi Edgar Young papers; Levi Edgar Young papers; Levi Edgar Young scrapbook of newspaper clippings on Utah educational news; Levi Edgar Young notebook; Levi Edgar Young preface to The Founding and Establishment of American Institutions in the Far West Under Brigham Young's Leadership; Levi Edgar Young lecture notes for a history course on American Indians; Levi Edgar Young lecture notes on Utah and western history; Levi Edgar Young miscellaneous typed manuscripts; Levi Edgar Young small three ring binder; Levi Edgar Young biographical and genealogical papers; Levi Edgar Young biographical information; Levi Edgar Young diplomas; Levi Edgar Young patriarchal blessing; Levi Edgar Young memorabilia; Seymour B. Young physician's carrying bag; General correspondence of the First Council of the Seventy. The majority are thank-you notes, letters of condolence, and Christmas greetings sent by Elder Young.; General correspondence with colleagues in professional organizations of which Young was a member. Most of the letters were sent to members of the National Advisory Council of the American Palestine Committee. The Western Union cablegram was sent to Elder Young by Thomas Clark Pollock of New York regarding the internationalization of Jerusalem.; Kept while Young was president of the Swiss-Austrian Mission. Entries are both handwritten and typed, are often lengthy and detailed, and describe his activities as president and his visits to scenic places in Switzerland and nearby countries. The volume also contains copies of letters sent home, pressed flowers, photo-graphs, lists of missionaries, newspaper clippings, and printed material. Written and printed contents are in both English and German. A photocopy of the pamphlet attached to the inside back cover of the journal is located in box 3, folder 5.; A collection of photographs, postcards, pressings, and occasional journal-type notes depicting scenic places, people, etc. in Italy and describing Young's feelings about Italy. Compiled while he served as Mission President, April, 1904.; Used by Elder Young while serving as an LDS missionary and mission president. The scriptures are printed in German with handwritten annotations by Young.; Includes information on the organization of the quorum; weekly conferences; the problem of inactive Seventies; church courts; minutes of meetings in 1847 at Winter Quarters; and remarks by Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, Joseph Young, Henry Harriman, Benjamin L. Clapp, and others.; As told by Ernest Royce.; Newspaper article, correspondence involving various Church leaders, and an artist's rendition of a proposed Seventy's Library in Salt Lake City.; Reprint of a newspaper page containing published texts of the speeches delivered at the second annual meeting of the Utah Historical Society by James E. Talmage and others, and an historical sketch of the Strasburg Cathedral.; Contains handwritten notes on Medieval Europe, Roman History, Martin Luther, religion, philosophy and art. Most of the information is on Luther. Includes photographs, excerpts from published works, several pamphlets, and facsimiles of letters written in the sixteenth century.; This manuscript appears to have been part of Young's Columbia University M.A. Thesis, 1910. The date on this manuscript and the handwritten revisions suggest he was updating it for publication or for conversion into a doctoral dissertation while a student at Columbia during 1924-1925.; Articles, speeches, lecture notes, and thoughts, apparently most were written by Young. These manuscripts are arranged in three groups: 1) History; 2) Religion and Civic Affairs; and 3) Miscellaneous and fragments.; Contains typewritten notes, poems, thoughts, etc., on religion and history. Probably used by Elder Young during and following his mission when giving speeches or lectures.; Contains information on Levi Edgar Young, Seymour Bicknell Young, Elizabeth Riter Young, John R. Young, and Samuel W. Richards.; Two diplomas awarded to Seymour Bicknell Young by the Institutio Medica Neo-Eboracensis, 1870, and the Universitatis Urbis Neo Eboraci, 1874, both apparently a part of the University Medical College of New York; and one diploma awarded to Levi Edgar Young by the University of Utah, Bachelor of Science degree, 12 June 1895. The latter carries the signatures of James E. Talmage, President, and Robert Harkness, Chancellor.
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