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Merrill family


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2180
Scope and Contents

Autobiography by Cyrena Dustin Merrille, including her experience joining the Mormon Church in 1837, time spent in Far West, Missouri, Nauvoo, Illinois, Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and her migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. She describes the impact of a measles outbreak among Ute Indians in Salt Lake City in 1851, and an 1876 move to Arizona with her family. Also included is a genealogy of the Merrill family. Dated 1898 to 1907.

Dates: 1898-1907

Jeanne M. Nielsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3121
Scope and Contents

Collection includes correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, and ephemeral items produced and collected by Jeanne M. Nielsen. The materials primarily document her service as a Mormon missionary in the Eastern States Mission between 1963 and 1965, and include references to race riots in Rochester, New York in 1964.

Dates: 1963-1978

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Autobiographies 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
Greeting cards 1
History -- New York (State) -- Race riots -- Sources -- Rochester 1
Immigration and American Expansion 1