The Maude Smith Gorham scrapbooks (1881-1920) contain clippings of poetry, homilies, aphorisms, recipes for home remedies, and human interest stories. Compiled by Maude Smith Gorham (1870-1959), the scrapbooks contain clippings from such publications as the Deseret Evening News, the American Israelite, the New England Magazine, Harper's Weekly, the Boston Transcript, and various midwestern newspapers.
The Salt Lake Theatre records (1864-1913) contain an extensive list of published materials about the Salt Lake Theatre. It includes plays, reviews, actors and actresses, venues, celebrations, and exhibits. The records were researched by Aaron W. Tracy in anticipation of his Ph.D dissertation, which was never completed.
The Mary Jane Mount Tanner papers consist of an introspective and insightful diary recording her impressions of her activities and society. It concerns primarily personal matters such as stresses in a polygamous family, problems with family members, church and social activities, and the publication of a volume of her poetry. Correspondence is primarily about family matters; between herself and father in California (1849-1876) about his activities and the settlement of his estate; to her husband Myron Tanner about their courtship; and from other family members. Autobiography and diaries available to patrons on microfilm.