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Biographical sketch of Peter Beck

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3286
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Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of Peter Beck. The author of the item is unknown. Peter Beck was born in Denmark in 1850 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was eight years old. He migrated to Utah in 1862. Included are some comments by Beck relating to his journey to Utah. Beck became a rancher and farmer and settled in American Fork, Utah. He married two women, had 17 children, and died in 1927.

Dates: 1930

Mervyn Sharp Bennion

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2138
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Typewritten biography of Mervyn Bennion. Mervyn was born and raised in Vernon, Utah, attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He was the Captain on board the U.S.S. West Virginiaat Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He was killed in the attack.

Dates: circa 1960

Ezra Taft Benson receipt

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1269
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Handwritten per diem receipt dated 24 January 1853 and signed by Ezra Taft Benson (1811-1869). The receipt acknowledges payment of $120.00 from Benjamin G. Ferris, secretary of the treasury, Utah Territory, for service at the 1852-1853 Legislative Assembly.

Dates: 1853 January 24

Ole H. Berg biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 244
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Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. Jenkins writes a biography of Ole Hendrick Berg (1840-1919). Berg was a convert to the Mormon Church in Norwary who migrated to Utah in 1866. He settled in St. George, Utah. Also included is a two-page autobiography by Berg written in 1892.

Dates: approximately 1892-1950

Frederick Arthur Berlin letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 513
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Typewritten and signed letter dated 11 July 1975. Berlin writes briefly about Andrew E. Berlin, his family and Mormon Church activities and his imprisonment for polygamy.

Dates: 1975

Jose A. Bernal petition

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1889
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Photocopy of a handwritten document. The item is a petition from Bernal requesting a discharge from the army. Bernal lost two fingers in an accident while serving in the military.

Dates: 1833

LeGrand Meyer Bernards personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2987
Scope and Contents

Shares memories of his childhood in Salt Lake City, Utah; Latter-day Saint mission in Hawaii, 1941-1944; marriage; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; and work at Brigham Young University Print Services, 1968-1983. The history was recorded by the author's daughter, Lani Bernards Braithwaite.

Dates: 1996-1997

William E. Berrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1955
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, speeches, a biography, and an autobiography. The materials relate to Berrett's work with the Utah Committee on Children and Youth, his research on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' relationships with African-Americans, and various documents pertaining to his career as a professor at Brigham Young University, his time in Fairbanks, Alaska. Also included is Berett's autobiography and a biography of B. H. Roberts, the Mormon historian. Materials dated...
Dates: 1836-1993

William Clark bill of exchange

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 640
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed bill of exchange addressed to General Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War. Clark requests the sum of two hundred dollars to be paid to William Croghan, an Indian interpreter, for services rendered.

Dates: 1808

Biography of Margaret Cunningham Binnall

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2761
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. This copy is very dark and difficult to read. Margaret Cunningham Binnall was born in 1845 in Scotland. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the ill-fated Willie handcart company. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and died in 1921.

Dates: 1958

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