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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved in...
Dates: 1917

Maria L. Acuña letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1118
Scope and Contents Photocopies of holograph letters with typewritten copies made in Spanish and in English translation (4 items, 21 pages). Three of the letters were written in 1866-1867 by Maria L. Acuña of Chile to her brother, Rumardo Acuña, in San Francisco, California. She asks why he has not written for a long time, tells about family matters, and refers to the war Chile was having with Spain (1865-1866).The other letter was written by Maria del Socorro Contreras in 1909 and sent to her son,...
Dates: 1866-1909

Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: approximately 1840-1858

James Adams estate papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1780
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the wills and related estate documents of James, Lucian B., and James Lucian Adams, three generations of the same family, who all lived in Sangamon County, Illinois.
Dates: 1838-1932

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1910

John Adams diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2328
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Adams lived in Oakley, Idaho, and writes about his daily routine. He was concerned about his health, the weather, and farm work. He also tells about various meetings for the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1912-1934

Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.
Dates: 1965

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

William Ajax letter to William Lewis

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8692
Scope and Contents Materials include a photocopied letter from William Ajax (Centre, Utah) to William Lewis (Aberdare, Wales), dated March 18, 1893. Ajax writes about Wales, Utah, and the building of the Salt Lake City temple. He says that the fine quality masonry has been built by Welshmen. He also talks about his education, current interests, describes his emmigration from Wales to Utah, and discusses his opinions about Mormonism and religion. Dated March 18, 1893.
Dates: 1893 March 18

Jose Maria Albiza petition

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1871
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten document. The item is a petition from Albiza requesting a discharge from the army for medical reasons.
Dates: 1831

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