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Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.
Dates: 1934-2014

Biographies of Farnes family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8251
Scope and Contents Collection consists of biographies and remembrances of Farnes family members. There are pages missing from the stories. Materials date from between approximately 1945 and 1975.
Dates: approximately 1945-1975

Chauncy D. Harris interview, Chicago, Illinois

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2945
Scope and Contents Comments on his early life and on the influence of his father, Franklin S. Harris, president of Brigham Young University (BYU). Also comments on attendance at the following institutions of higher learning: BYU, 1930-1934; University of Chicago, 1933, 1934, and 1937-1939; Oxford University, 1934-1936; London School of Economics, 1936-1937; and Kent State University, 1937. Includes comments on his early interest in geography, some of his teachers at BYU and the University of Chicago, and his...
Dates: 1986

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

Matthew and Elva T. Cowley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1470
Scope and Contents Holographs, typescripts (some duplicated), printed material and newspaper clippings (photocopies). Contains journals, correspondence, mission papers, speeches and notes, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia concerning Cowley's mission to New Zealand, time as a student in Washington, D.C., his life as a mission president and Apostle, and the development of missionary activity in the South Pacific and Orient. Also included are an autobiography by Elva T. Cowley and Cowley family histories.
Dates: 1914-1980

The Fort Hall Indian reservation : history and establishment of the reservation

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 858
Scope and Contents Photoduplicated typescript of a history of the Fort Hall Indian reservation for the Shoshone and Bannock Indians in Idaho. Events of 1941 are the last mentioned in the document, so it is likely written on or shortly after that date. The author is unknown, but the history was written from an administrative standpoint and includes such data as the amount of acreage, productivity of the soil, the types of crops grown, the quality of roads, and the types and numbers of cattle on the reservation.
Dates: 1941

Genealogical Library collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6879
Abstract Collection includes two boxes containing personal histories.
Dates: 1825-1975

The ghost town of Hillsdale

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1624
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed history of Hillsdale, Utah and of the Johnson and Wilson families who founded it.
Dates: 1969

Joseph W. Grow family history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6221
Abstract The Joseph W. Grow family history is the photocopied family history of the Grow family. It mainly consists of a personal history of Joseph Wayne Grow with copies of letters and some personal documents. It also includes a genealogical record, a typed history of Henry Grow, as well as photocopies of photographs of the Grow family.
Dates: 1979-1980

Mary A. Hicks interview with Henry Bobbitt

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2896
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Bobbitt was interviewed by Mary A. Hicks in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Bobbitt tells about working and living conditions on the plantation. The slaves were not allowed to read and write or attend church. He talks about the slave trade and marriages. He thinks Lincoln was cruel for emancipating salves and not giving them a...
Dates: 1937

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Radmall, Verda 1
Sakaida, Henry, 1951-2018 1
Schoedsack, Ernest B., 1893-1979 1
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Selznick, David O., 1902-1965 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
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Westwood, P. Bradford, 1957- 1
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