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William Henry Hart diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1411
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with typescripts in four volumes. Volume 1 concerns Hart's overland journey by ox team from Quincy, Illinois to the Humboldt Valley, Nevada, in 1852. Hart is an insightful and descriptive diarist. He writes about cooking and commerce on the plains, encounters with Indians, and dissatisfaction in his company. Hart mentions a handful of deaths from cholera and includes a moving description of one funeral. He also gives a festive account of his company's celebration of the...

Joseph Holbrook autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3907
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Joseph Holbrook (typed). The autobiography is of interest to Latter-day Saints because it describes the religious and social climate that surrounded the events of the Restoration, Joseph Holbrook's conversion to the gospel and a first hand account of events of the Church in Ohio and Illinois. Joseph Holbrook lives in Albany, New York, for a time, and discusses his introduction to religion. It contains genealogical information of the Holbrook family, the Lampson family and the...

Mormon Temple, Nauvoo, Ill.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3838
Scope and Contents Hand drawing of the Nauvoo Temple with the dimensions 16 x 18 inches. In the left-hand bottom corner, the drawing indicates that it was "presented to Mrs. E. E. Buffington." The right-hand corner is signed by Wetmore.

John Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 803
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers related to Smith's mission to Denmark, life in Utah with family, and his position as Presiding Patriarch of the LDS Church. Includes diaries, letters, articles containing references to John, his personal patriarchal blessing, sheep accounts, family history notes, and copies of patriarchal blessings pronounced by himself. Dated 1848-1962.

A synopsis of the life and travels of Noah Packard written by himself

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1678
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography of Packard written late in his life and a typewritten genealogy pedigree chart of the Packard family. Noah tells of his conversion to Mormonism and his association with that faith in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and Utah.

Pleasant Green Taylor autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3896
Scope and Contents Typescript of Pleasant Green Taylor Autobiography.

Estate of Susan Snively Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4057
Abstract Three pages detailing the estate of Susan Snively Young, circa 1899.