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An army of marksmen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1860
Scope and Contents Printed booklet and one typewritten manuscript of "An Army of Marksmen." The volume documents the United States Army's efforts to develop individual marksmanship by U.S. soldiers.
Dates: 1980-1981

Calvin Beecher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7981
Scope and Contents Contains posters and family histories. The posters are news maps of World War II that depict the location of battles and other war related news, dated circa 1939-1945. The family histories are all on CD and cover the lives of Calvin and Jean Beecher, as well as several of their ancestors and were compiled circa 2011.
Dates: approximately 2011; approximately 1939-1945

Frederick William Benteen letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3039
Scope and Contents Photostat copies of four handwritten and signed letters dated 2 July, 23 July, 24 July, and 30 July of 1876. Each item was addressed to Benteen's wife. Benteen writes about the Battle of the Little Bighorn, which took place on 25-26 June 1876, and his actions in the encounter. Also included is a photostat copy of a 25-page handwritten account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn written by Benteen on an uncertain date. With the collection are typescripts of one of the letters and the lengthy...
Dates: 1876 July

Blaisdell family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6207
Abstract This collection contains the Blaisdell family papers, consisting of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, programs, articles, family history notes and papers, genealogy books, articles, and other miscellaneous papers, dated circa 1800-1984.
Dates: approximately 1800-1984

Bloody Knife : Custer's favorite scout

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2655
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The item is a biography of the Indian scout who served under George Armstrong Custer. The manuscript was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.
Dates: 1973

G. Easton Brown interview

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3179
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Clayton Dahle on 3 July 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Brown served as a gunner for the United States Army Air Corps and flew combat missions against the Japanese. He was shot down and captured by the Japanese. Even though he was starved and tortured, he managed to survive. He said that the United States participation in World War II was justified.
Dates: 1985 July 3

Sterling D. Colton collection on Hugh W. Colton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8024
Scope and Contents Contains research materials used by Lee Roderick in his biography of Hugh W. Colton. Mainly, the collection consists of photocopied newspaper clippings, and family history books, but there are also some photographs and ephemera. The photocopied newspaper clippings are typically about Hugh W. Colton and his business ventures with J. Willard Marriott, his experiences in World War II, and his professional life as a county lawyer and rancher in Vernal Utah. Also included in the collection are legal...
Dates: 1885-2006

Merian C. Cooper correspondence and interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2024
Scope and Contents Includes photocopies of correspondence between Behlmer, Merian C. Cooper, and others. Also includes recording and transcript of interview recorded by Behlmer with Cooper in 1965 concerning Cooper's service in World War I and the Russo-Polish War (1919-1920); and his films with Ernest B. Schoedsack: "Grass" and "Chang." Some correspondence relates to David O. Selznick and the film, "King Kong."
Dates: 1929-1972

Croxton's raid manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1658
Scope and Contents Original typed manuscript, corrected page proofs, blueline proofs, and cover. The work describes the commanders and regiments who took part in a Union raid in Alabama in 1865 led by John Croxton.
Dates: 1979

Julian William Cummings papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8098
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the life of Julian William Cummings. Most of the materials pertain to his service in the military as a Grasshopper Pilot during World War II. Documents pertaining to this include his own typed reminiscences, drawings and photographs of that time, and official correspondence on his orders. Also includes publication materials for his memoir, “Grasshopper Pilot,” written with his second wife, Gwendolyn Kay Cummings McClellan. Some materials pertain to his mission...
Dates: 1899-2007

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Politics, Government, and Law 37
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Letters 7
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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives 7
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 4
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Home and Family 3
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North 3
Autobiographies 2
Biography -- 19th century 2
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Correspondence 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 2
New Mexico -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Photocopies 2
Salt Lake City (Utah) 2
Social Life and Customs 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American 2
Accountants -- Utah -- Provo 1
Adobe Walls, Battle of, Tex., 1874 1
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Afghan War, 2001- 1
Agriculture and Natural Resources 1
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Anti-submarine warfare -- United States -- History 1
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Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 1
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Cheyenne Indians -- History 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
Cold War 1
Dakota Indians -- History 1
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Drafts (Documents) 1
Education, Elementary -- Utah -- Provo 1
Fort Fetterman (Wyo.) -- History 1
Fort Fillmore Site (N.M.) -- History 1
Fort Laramie (Wyo.) 1
Genealogies 1
Generals -- United States -- Biography 1
Glorieta Pass, Battle of, N.M., 1862 1
Hill Air Force Base (Utah) 1
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) 1
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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 1
Israel -- History -- 1948-1967 1
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945 1
King Kong (Motion picture : 1933) 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans 1
Lancaster (Calif.) 1
Legal instruments 1
Maps 1
Marfa (Tex.) 1
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Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Military records 1
Mines (Military explosives) -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Apostles 1
Mormon missionaries -- Tonga 1
Mormon women -- Interviews 1
Mormons -- Germany 1
Mormons -- Military service 1
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Panay Island (Philippines) -- History -- Sources 1
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Pawnee Indians -- History 1
Persian Gulf War, 1991 1
Pilots and pilotage -- United States 1
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Provo (Utah) 1
Richfield (Utah) -- History 1
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United States. Army 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 2
Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991 1
Beecher family 1
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Beecher, Calvin (Calvin Yeoman), 1911-1997 1
Behlmer, Rudy 1
Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898 1
Blaisdell family 1
Blaisdell, Elijah Whittier, 1801-1876 1
Blaisdell, John 1
Blaisdell, Mary Frances, 1874- 1
Blaisdell, Ruth F. 1
Bloody Knife, approximately 1840-1876 1
Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881 1
Brown, G. Easton 1
Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925 1
Clark, J. Bruce 1
Colton, Hugh W. (Hugh Wilkens), 1901-1990 1
Colton, Sterling D., 1929-2019 1
Commichaux, Erica W., 1920-2006 1
Commichaux, Herbert K., 1913-2003 1
Cooper, Merian C. 1
Crazy Horse, approximately 1842-1877 1
Croxton, John Thomas, 1837-1874 1
Cummings, Julian William, 1915-2002 1
Dahle, Clayton 1
Dahms, Evelyn M. (Evelyn McDaniel), 1911- 1
Davis, Noel 1
Drake, Fenton Lyn, 1942-2014 1
Drake, Kelly J. 1
Efner, William B. 1
Ellison, Robert Spurrier 1
Eskelsen, Quin 1
Galloway, G. C. Richard, 1918- 1
Galloway, Lois Brown, 1927- 1
Gottfredson family 1
Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853 1
Hillam, Ray C. 1
Innis, Ben 1
James, S. Criss 1
Jeppson, Lawrence S., approximately 1935- 1
Jeppson, Morris R. (Morris Richard), 1922-2010 1
Lindsay, Kenneth Powell, 1923- 1
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 1
Marriott, J. Willard (John Willard), 1900-1985 1
Matheny, Ray T. 1
McChristian, Douglas C. 1
McKee, James Cooper 1
Miller, Rex, 1929- 1
Morton Thiokol, Inc. 1
Nelson, Jacob, 1988- 1
Norton, Don E. 1
Old Army Press 1
Pace, William B., 1832-1907 1
Partridge, William Schaubel 1
Peterson, Martin 1
Rayner, Eric 1
Reynolds, Charles Baker, 1905-1976 1
Roderick, Lee, 1941- 1
Rupper, Justin, 1990- 1
Russell, Don, 1899-1986 1
Saints at War Project 1
Sakaida, Henry, 1951-2018 1
Schoedsack, Ernest B., 1893-1979 1
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965 1
Slomzensi, Frank 1
Sopris, E. B. 1
Thomas, Thomas M. (Thomas Milton), 1931- 1
Toyn, Thomas B., 1920- 1
Twelves, Wendell Van, 1921-1991 1
United States. Army. Armored Division, 4th 1
United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st 1
United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th 1
United States. Navy 1
University of Utah 1
Utah National Guard 1
Utah State Office of Education 1
Utah. Militia 1
Waller, Gail E. 1
Weaver, Ted 1
Westhorpe, Ronald 1
Westwood, P. Bradford, 1957- 1
Winkler, Albert L. (Albert Lynn) 1
Wolfley, Stan 1
Wood, John S. (John Shirley), 1888-1966 1
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