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James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.
Dates: 1879-1910

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...
Dates: 1852-1897

Charles A. Callis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 22
Scope and Contents Diaries (1893, 1940, 1943, and 1945), correspondence (1892-1947), reports of the Southern States Mission (1908-1934), sermons, articles, personal certificates, speeches, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. These materials deal with a wide range of Mormon theological and administrative issues. They also deal with personal and family matters.
Dates: 1892-1947

William John Benbow Carter diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 681
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries, certificates, patriarchal blessings, and biographies. The diaries were kept while Carter served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and while he lived in St. George, Utah. The biographies are of family members.
Dates: 1877-1882

David Hyrum Jenkins certificates and patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 593
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten copies of three patriarchal blessings given to Jenkins dated 1886, 1899, and 1907. Also included is a family history and certificates relating to Jenkins' call as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1907.
Dates: 1886-1907

Zebedee Coltrin patriarchal blessing

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 776
Scope and Contents Handwritten patriarchal blessing given to Louisa Bowen on 16 Dec. 1876 in Springville, Utah. Bowen is promised salvation if she is righteous.
Dates: 1876 December 16

William Horne Dame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 55
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, patriarchal blessings, financial records, militia records, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Much of the correspondence is between Dame and General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The material relates to Dame's life and activities, including his militia service and his connection to the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857.
Dates: 1846-1884

David Coombs diaries and records of temple work

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1650
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, financial records, and records of temple work performed for the Mormon Church. The items include an autobiography written by Coombs which covers his early years until 1884 when he started keeping a diary. He kept his journal from 1884 to 1928 with a gap from 1897 through 1899. Coombs relates his expriences while living in various communities in Sanpete and Cache Counties, Utah. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members.
Dates: 1884-1928

Israel Franklin Evans papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1762
Scope and Contents Certificates, handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, receipts, a short biography, magazines, legal papers, a guest book, and a diary. The guest book and diary are found in the same volume. Some of the materials relate to Evans' service as president of the Eastern States Mission for the Mormon Church. The materials deal with his service to the Mormon Church, his law career, and his interest in education in Utah. Many of the items relate to contact...
Dates: 1918-1956

Moses Franklin Farnsworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1678
Scope and Contents Correspondence, record books, pension petitions, certificates, pamphlets, articles of incorporation, poems, blessings, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Farnsworth's activities particulary in the Mormon Church. Included in the collection are letters from the fourth president of the Mormon Church, Willford Woodruff, patriarchal blessings, letters relating to Mormon polygamy, and a book recording the work done in the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1870-1900

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Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 2
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Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
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Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Boice, John, 1814-1886 1
Bowen, Louisa 1
Bramston, Flora 1
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Callis, Charles A. 1
Cannon, Hugh J. (Hugh Jenne), 1870-1931 1
Carrington, Albert, 1813-1889 1
Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Turkish Mission 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collins family 1
Coltrin, Zebedee, 1804-1887 1
Coolbrith, Ina D. (Ina Donna), 1841-1928 1
Coombs, David 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 1
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Evans, Priscilla Livingston 1
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 1
Frandsen, Evelyn Mackay 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Garret, Alice Bigler, 1866- 1
Harmon family 1
Harper, John Claiborne 1
Hickerson, George Washington 1
Hickerson, Isaac 1
Hintz family 1
Hintze, F. F. (Ferdinand Friis), 1854- 1
Hoffman family 1
Holladay, Henrietta 1
Hughes, Warren Milton 1
Hyde, Charles H. 1
Jenkins, David Hyrum 1
Johnson, John Peter 1
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 1
Kathan, Nelson Heresford 1
Kathan, Sarah Jane King 1
Kidman, Marva P. (Marva Pratt), 1893-1970 1
Larson, Ola 1
Lee, S. Norman (Severin Norman), 1875-1963 1
Lightner, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1818-1913 1
Lloyd, Mary Maria 1
Lloyd, William 1
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 1
McMullin, Martha Richards 1
McMullin, Willard G. 1
Morley, Isaac, 1786-1864 or 1865 1
Mumford, George 1
Nibley, Charles W. (Charles Wilson), 1849-1931 1
Nuttall, L. John (Leonard John) 1
Peterson, Peter Canute, 1876-1966 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Petty family 1
Poulsen, Johan Christian, 1841-1876 1
Pratt, Elzina Wheeler, 1858-1937 1
Pratt, Lorus Bishop, 1855-1923 1
Purnell, Lydia Susanna Goaslind, 1859-1942 1
Raby, Karen Madsen 1
Reed family 1
Reese, William Griffiths, 1857-1938 1
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Richards family 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Richards, Silas LeRoy, 1882- 1
Rogers family 1
Secrist, Ann Eliza, 1822-1878 1
Secrist, Jacob Foutz, 1818-1855 1
Smith, Alexander H. (Alexander Hale), 1838-1909 1
Smith, Bathsheba W. Bigler, 1822-1910 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, Hellen Maria Fisher, 1835-1907 1
Smith, Hyrum Gibbs, 1879-1932 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Smith, Joseph West, 1859-1944 1
Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914 1
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 1
Smoot, Caroline R. (Caroline Rogers), 1827-1915 1
Snyder family 1
Solomon, William Henry, 1828-1913 1
Spilsbury, George, 1823-1919 1
Stanley family 1
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