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John E. Bennion diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 981
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Bennion writes about his life in the Taylorsville area of Utah and in Rush Valley and Long Valley, Utah. He also lived for a time in Nevada. Bennion was married polygamously, participated in the Utah War of 1857-1858, had an encounter with an Indian in 1858, saw the first handcart company arrive in Salt Lake City in 1856, served on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and participated in many other activities.

Oral history interview with Justin A. Black

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6745
Abstract Oral history interview with Justin A. Black, conducted by Louise Lyne on 11 July 1971 for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program.

A. Victor Brace letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2509
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. All of the items were written in Whiterocks, Utah and were addressed to family members in Sutee, Pennsylvania. Brace writes mainly about family and personal matters including his work with the Indians. He apparently was a teacher on an unnamed reservation instructing an unnamed tribe of Indians.

Fremont Irrigation Company article of agreement

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1048
Abstract Photocopy of agreement which transfers the water rights of the outlet of Fish Lake, Utah, from the Indians to the Fremont "Eragation" Company made on March 1, 1889 in Loa, Utah.

Mary Minerva Dart Judd autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3226
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Judd writes about her youth and migration to Utah in 1850. She moved with her family to Parowan, Utah, in 1851 where she married Zadok K. Judd in 1852. She tells about the births of her children and the purchase of Indian children as well. She writes about contact with Indians, daily activities, and moving to Santa Clara, Utah, in 1856. She lived in various communities and settled in Kanab, Utah, in 1871.

Gustive O. Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 622
Abstract Correspondence, personal histories, scholarly and religious writings, student papers, research files, business records, civic and professional organization files, and personal memorabilia. These materials relate to a wide range of personal matters and to the histories of Utah, the American West, American Indians, and the Mormon Church. Correspondents include Juanita Brooks, and many General Authorities of the Mormon Church.

Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 484
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Ballard writes about her early life in Scotland as a Mormon, her migration to the United States in 1856 and her subsequent migration to Utah in 1859, and her life as a polygamous wife in Logan, Utah. Ballard also tells about encounters with Indians while coming to Utah, and when she was living in Logan.

Oral history interviews with Blanding pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6732
Abstract Oral history interviews with Caroline Bayles, Retta Hurst, Ellen Henry Lyman, and Mary Poole, conducted on 30 June 1971, 12 July 1972 and 5 September 1973. Interviewed by Louise Lyne, Anne Banas, Mark Hollenbeck, Sylvester and Cleal Bradford and Debbie Fellbaum for the Utah State Historical Society and California State University, Fullerton Oral History Program.

William R. Palmer radio programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1794
Scope and Contents Typewritten transcripts with handwritten corrections of the included cassette sound tapes. Palmer gave weekly addresses at KSUB in Cedar City, Utah. Topics include the history of Iron County, Utah, early Mormons in the area, Indians of the area, and the early history of Utah.

Though he slay me : the story of Richard Ballantyne

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2006
Scope and Contents Typewritten manuscript with corrections. Sonne portrays Richard Ballantyne as a modest and taciturn Scotsman who converted to the Mormon religion and migrated to the United States. He distinguished himself as a Mormon pioneer, settler, and missionary. Richard met Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the Mormon prophet, in Nauvoo, Illinois and later moved to Utah. He also served a mission for the Mormon Church in India. The manuscript was later published under the title: "Knight of the Kingdom."