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A biography of Alexander Williams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 459
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. The year of the composition of the item is unknown. Kimball writes that Williams was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, had encounters with the Ute Indians, lived as a polygamist, and converted to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Biography of John and Ann Stewart

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2338
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of John Stewart, a painter, and his wife, Ann Waddle Stewart. John and Ann were Scottish converts to the Mormon Church. They migrated to Utah and later settled in Provo, Utah.

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.

Biography of Mary Elizabeth Coursey Hoover : pioneer, came to Utah in 1849

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2507
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. The item was originally presented to the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers meeting in 1925. Mary's father joined the Mormon Church and moved his family to Nauvoo, Illinois and later to Utah. Mary married John Witmer Hoover in 1855, had twelve children, and spent most of her adult life in Provo, Utah.

Elias Hicks Blackburn papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 785
Scope and Contents Contains records on the early ecclesiastical history of Provo, Utah. Records include accounts of sermons of the period by several prominent Church leaders during the Mormon Reformation and document the response of the community, including rebaptisms and Church disciplinary matters. Also includes Blackburn's personal family record, and records of donations by Loa (Utah) Ward members for the building of the Manti Temple during Blackburn's tenure as bishop. Dated 1851-1887.

Jennifer Reeder interview with Catherine Bowles

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2947
Scope and Contents Oral history of Catherine Bowles, from an interview conducted by Jenny Reeder.

Brigham Young University 2nd Ward scrapbook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2304
Scope and Contents Bound scrapbook (42 pages) with newsletters, poems, newspaper clippings, programs, brochures, and miscellaneous items relating to the BYU 2nd Ward Relief Society. Materials document the activities of the ward's women between 1956 and 1962.

Flora Robertson Brimhall autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 458
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Brimhall writes about her family background, her youth in Spanish Fork, Utah, her marriage to George H. Brimhall, and gives her reflections on polygamy. As an adult, she lived in Provo, Utah.

Harry Butler diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1554
Scope and Contents Holograph diaries for the years 1955-1959 and 1964 contained in five small notebooks. The items are short and list daily activities. The author probably lived in Provo, Utah.

Newbern I. Butt price list

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 30
Overview The collection contains handwritten notations on printed columns. The materials trace the price of various agricultural items and certain foods in Provo, Salt Lake City, and St. George, Utah from 1852-1910.

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Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 3
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 3
Aydelotte, Hannah 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo 1st Ward (Provo, Utah) 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 2
Eggertsen, Lars, 1866-1927 2
Hinckley, Edwin Smith, 1868-1929 2
Holbrook, Alsina Elisabeth, 1876-1960 2
Holbrook, Lafayette Hinckley, 1877-1969 2
Hoover, John Whitmer, 1834-1902 2
Jenkins, Clayton, 1886-1982 2
Jones, Samuel Stephen, 1837-1923 2
Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 2
Knight, Jesse, 1845-1921 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Provo (Utah) 2
Provo Manufacturing Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 2
Sutherland, George, 1862-1942 2
Taylor, Maria D. (Maria Dixon), 1872-1947 2
Utah County (Utah) 2
Utah Power & Light Company 2
19th Century Club (Provo, Utah) 1
Abegg, Isaura Bentley 1
Alexander, Thomas G., 1935- 1
Allen family 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Associated Students of Brigham Young University 1
Bachman, Benajmin, 1836-1895 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Olive Smoot, 1860- 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Berg, Ole H. (Ole Hendriksen), 1840-1919 1
Bery, O. H. 1
Blackburn, Elias Hicks, 1827-1908 1
Blythe, Margaret Mitchell 1
Booth, John Edge, 1847-1920 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Political Science (1921-1979) 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Zoology 1
Brimhall, Flora Robertson 1
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 1
Brockbank, Mary Park 1
Butler, H. (Harry) 1
Butt, Newbern I. (Newbern Isaac) 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, George M. 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Cannon, Luvis 1
Carlisle, Minnie LeFevre 1
Chamberlain, Mary E. Wooley 1
Chipman, Virginia 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brigham Young University 2nd Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Edgemont 11th Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Loa Ward (Loa, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Manavu Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northwestern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo 3rd Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo 4th Ward (Provo, Utah). Relief Society 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo 5th Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thirty-fourth Quorum of the Seventy 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Utah Stake 1
Clark, Herald R. (Herald Ray), 1890-1966 1
Clark, Kent 1
Clark, Mary Ann Brown 1
Clawson, H. B. (Hiram B.) 1
Cluff, H. H. (Harvey Harris), 1836-1916 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Coray family 1
Coray, Howard, 1817-1908 1
Coray, Howard, 1842-1928 1
Coray, Martha, 1821 or 1822-1881 1
Cragun, Martha Stubbs, 1874-1951 1
Curtis, Hyrum 1
Cutler, Thomas R. 1
Dalley, Julius Wolley 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Utah County (Utah) 1
Davis, Owen Marion 1
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company 1
Deseret Building and Loan Company 1
Deseret Savings Bank 1
Dixon, Cecil, Mrs. 1
Dixon, Henry Aldous, 1835-1884 1
Dixson, Eldon A. 1
Duke family 1
Duke, Robert S. (Robert Stone), 1837-1923 1
Durham, G. Homer (George Homer), 1911-1985 1
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