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Account book and letters published in the "Deseret News"

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 767
Scope and Contents Collection includes a copy of a handwritten account book, "Personal Account Book of John McLaws, Joseph City, Arizona;" a typescript volume of letters from colonists which appeared in the "Deseret News," describing in detail the history and development of the Mormon settlements on the Little Colorado River; and a copy of a hand-drawn map of Sunset, Arizona (1881).
Dates: 1881-1931

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

William Coleman Allen biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 769
Scope and Contents Photocopy of short typewritten biography. Crossed the plains to Utah with the pioneers as a child in 1847, settled with family in Mill Creek Canyon and, in 1851, in Draper. In 1876, called by Brigham Young to head the colonization of the Little Colorado River settlements in Arizona. Moved back to Draper in 1884.
Dates: 1843-1917

Andrew Amundsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2845
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography and of a diary. Amundsen writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his missions for the Mormon Church in Arizona and Norway, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1882-1883

Andrew Amundsen journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 786
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author describes the trip from the Lehi, Utah, area in company with his fellow missionaries to Moencopi, Arizona, where the group farmed, lived among the Indians, learned their language, and taught them about the Mormon Church. Amundsen also records his impressions of the Indians as a people and gives a day-by-day account of the Mormons' relations with them, as well as providing descriptions of various sites the group explored for potential settlement by Mormon...
Dates: 1873

Ancestors and descendants of James Gale

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3235
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a printed book. The item includes many family genealogies and biographies of family members. Also included is an autobiography of James Gale (1846-1928) as dictated to Mae McGrath in 1919. Gale was born in Australia and came to the United States with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1853. He lived for a time at San Bernardino, California, and came to Utah where he settled in Beaver. He later moved to Arizona and settle din...
Dates: 1956

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.
Dates: 1921

Bill L. Argyle papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8957
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the life and missionary service of Bill L. Argyle. Includes his personal photograph slides (1962-1964) from his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints among the Navajo Indians, and other photographs. Includes three CDs of Oral History for the Brigham Young University "Bringing the Past to Life" Oral History Project. Personal papers include a funeral service program for Bill L. Argyle, photograph descriptions, and a list of the names of...
Dates: approximately 1962-2016

Arizona historian tells of early 'Mormon' settlement in that section : gives high praise to pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 804
Scope and Contents Partial transcript of a speech given by McClintock at an LDS stake conference in Phoeniz, Arizona, February 6, [1920]. Reviews the role of the Mormon pioneers in settling Arizona and their accomplishments.
Dates: approximately 1920

Charles Atchison letter book

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 105
Scope and Contents Holograph copies of letters and memorandums regarding the post, its supplies, equipment, muster roll and personnel. Includes opinions of Atchison and his evaluation of the surrounding area. Also included is a photocpy of a newspaper article by James M. Barney that appeared in the Phoenix Gazette on December 6, 1958 which gives a history of Fort Mojave.
Dates: 1864-1865

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Clark, Sadie Ollerton, 1901-1992 4
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 4
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 4
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 4
Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 3
Bushman, John, 1843-1926 3
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 3
Nielson, Frihoff Godfred, 1851-1935 3
Rogers, Andrew Locy, 1854-1943 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Smith, Jesse Nathaniel, 1834-1906 3
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 3
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 3
Allen, William C., 1843-1926 2
Amundsen, Andrew, 1849-1927 2
Arizona State University 2
Barth, Solomon, 1842-1928 2
Brigham Young Academy 2
Burke family 2
Butler, Susan Elizabeth Redd, 1880-1977 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Little Colorado Stake (Ariz.) 2
Elliott, Norma Larson, 1916-2009 2
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 2
Flake, Oz, 1868-1958 2
Flake, William Jordan, 1839-1932 2
Haskell, Thales Hastings, 1834-1909 2
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 2
Larson, Alof Pratt, 1882-1961 2
Larson, Margaret Smith, 1884-1973 2
Larson, May Louise Hunt, 1860-1943 2
McLaws, J. (John) 2
Pettit, Genevieve Johnson, 1885-1977 2
Smith, Joseph West, 1859-1944 2
Smith, Lot 2
Smith, Maria Elizabeth Bushman, 1869-1953 2
Udall, David King, 1851-1938 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Whipple, Willard, 1858-1941 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Woolley family 2
69th Infantry Division Association 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Argyle, Bill L., 1941-2016 1
Arizona State Genealogical Society 1
Arizona Temple (Mesa, Ariz.) 1
Arizona. Governor (1987-1988 : Mecham) 1
Arney, Reta Chloe Kerby, 1910-1991 1
Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 1
Baer, James L. (James Logan) 1
Bailey, Wilfrid C. (Wilfrid Charles), 1918-2007 1
Baird, Andrew W. (Andrew Wesley), 1929- 1
Baker, LeGrand 1
Ballenger, Jesse O. (Jesse Oglestone), 1824-1881 1
Ballif, Jae R., 1931- 1
Bank of Northern Arizona (Snowflake, Ariz.) 1
Bateman, George Monroe, 1897-1972 1
Bentley, F. R. 1
Best, Myron G. 1
Biggs, Gladys Heder, 1914-1993 1
Biggs, Thomas Piercy, 1859-1902 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bissell, Harold Joseph, 1913- 1
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 1
Blyth, Elizabeth Ann 1
Blythe, John A. 1
Blythe, John Law 1
Blythe, Margaret Mitchell 1
Boone, Arkee L. 1
Boone, Belinda 1
Boutwell, J. M. (John Mason), 1874- 1
Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell 1
Boyle, Albert C. (Albert Clarence), 1879- 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
Brigham Young University. Alumni Association 1
Brigham Young University. Institute of American Indian Services and Research 1
Brigham Young University. Institute of Lamanite Research and Services 1
Brigham Young University. Native American Educational Outreach Programs 1
Brimhall, Willis Hone, 1925- 1
Broadbent, Francis E. 1
Broadbent, H. Smith 1
Brookbank, Thomas W. 1
Brooksby, Preston, 1933- 1
Brown, Benjamin M. 1
Brown, Lorenzo, 1823-1902 1
Brown, Phil, 1936-2010 1
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 1
Bullock, Kenneth C. 1
Burk, Asahel Woodruff 1
Burk, William I. 1
Bushman, Jess R. 1
Bushman, Lois Angeline Smith 1
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