Materials include papers of John Patten, Sr. and his son John Patten, Jr., early converts to the Mormon Church from Indiana. Papers of John Patten, Sr. include a land deed, ordination certificate from 1832 while in Indiana, receipt, and genealogical records. Papers of John Patten, Jr. include a patriarchal blessing by Isaac Morley, receipts, and an ordination certifcate. Dated 1827-1900. Some documents pertain to early Utah settlement, as they were early settlers of Manti. Other documents relate to their time in Missouri and Nauvoo.