Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 9 of 9

James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.
Dates: 1893-1931

John Ball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1741
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, ledgers, newspaper and magazine articles, accounts of travels, legal documents, and miscellaneous items. The correspondence deals largely with Ball's explorations and with family matters. The materials document Ball's explorations in the American Northwest with Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth in 1832, his visit to Hawaii in 1833, and his explorations in Michigan. The collection also relates to Ball's activities as a lawyer and as a politician in Michigan. Ball...
Dates: 1819-1932

Bush family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2217
Abstract This collection, containing letters, journals, newspaper articles, and other family correspondence, has been organized into folders by year, starting in 1846 and ending in 1960.
Dates: 1846-1960

Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 606
Scope and Contents Typewritten draft of a biographical sketch written for the Utah State Historical Society of a Mormon pioneer, missionary, author-journalist and assistant Latter-day Saint Church historian. It describes (mainly through excerpts from his autobiography) his activities in those capacities, as well as his emigration from Denmark to Utah and family data. Also included are two articles by Newell Knight and an article from the Salt Lake City Historian's Office pertaining to "Washington Square."
Dates: undated

Andrew Jenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 325
Scope and Contents Correspondence; autobiography of Jenson's life from the time he lived in Denmark to his residence in Utah; drafts of writings for the newspaper column, "Jenson Travels," appearing in the Deseret News newspaper; travel notes; photographs; and memorabilia. Jenson's writings largely pertain to Mormon and Utah history. Dated 1850 to 1935.
Dates: 1850-1935

Mormon colonies in Texas

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 162
Scope and Contents Photocopies of published and unpublished articles dealing with Mormon settlements in three counties of Texas led by Lyman Wight. Also included are letters of enquiry by Elray L. Christiansen, the mission president for the Mormon Church in Texas.
Dates: 1845-1858, 1896-1974

Nelle Spilsbury Hatch research papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1139
Scope and Contents Research notes, book drafts, articles, diary excerpts, letters, and biographies. The materials relate to the Mormon exploration, colonization, and missionary work in Mexico, primarily in the Colonia Juarez area. The materials were used as resources for Hatch's book, "Colonia Juarz."
Dates: 1954

Utah's Negro pioneers of 1847

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 792
Scope and Contents Typewritten research paper for a History 400 class taught by Gustive O. Larson in the Spring Semester of 1969 at Brigham Young University. Johnson writes about the three black men who accompanied the first Mormons into the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. These men were Green Flake, Hark Lay, and Oscar Crosby.
Dates: 1969

Walter M. Wolfe collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 366
Overview Includes detailed journals, 1900-1901; copies of numerous articles by him, 1887-1905; and biographical information. Journals were recorded during the Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition. Collection includes transcriptions of the journals. Wolfe's articles appeared in Forest and Stream, Juvenile Instructor, Young Woman's Journal, Millennial Star, and in periodicals published by Brigham Young Academy and others. Articles relate to wildlife recreation (especially in Nebraska and Utah),...
Dates: approximately 1887-1983

Filtered By

  • Subject: Articles X
  • Subject: Immigration and American Expansion X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Letters 5
Diaries 4
Pioneers 4
Autobiographies 3
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 3
∨ more  
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 2
Ball, John, 1794-1884 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1