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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved in...

Thomas Walter Brookbank reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 799
Scope and Contents Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.

John Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 803
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers related to Smith's mission to Denmark, life in Utah with family, and his position as Presiding Patriarch of the LDS Church. Includes diaries, letters, articles containing references to John, his personal patriarchal blessing, sheep accounts, family history notes, and copies of patriarchal blessings pronounced by himself. Dated 1848-1962.

Story of the underground

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3054
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten account of a time when Wilford Woodruff, later president of the Mormon Church, was avoiding federal marshals in St. George, Utah. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution legal document

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6069
Abstract Zion’s Co-operative Mercantile Institution legal document, signed by Wilford Woodruff, dated 1891.

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