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Owen Marion Davis autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1455
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by Owen M. Davis (1897-1975). Davis talks about his early years in Provo, Utah, his father's death, their financial struggles, his career as a teacher, and his marriage.

Department of Political Science records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 581
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, surveys, articles, reports, brochures, and statements that were collected by the Political Science Department of Brigham Young University. The materials relate to the issues involved in "Proposition Nr. 1" which would repeal the "council-manager" form of government for the city of Provo, Utah.

Henry Aldous Dixon diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1823
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Dixon writes about his missionary activities in for the Mormon experience in England and South Africa. Dixon also tells about his work in the general tithing office of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, and his work for the Provo Woolen Mills in Provo, Utah.

Don Searle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2603
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Don Searle with handwritten corrections. Don was a native of Spanish Fork, Utah who attended Brigham Young University from 1935 to 1940. Don served in the Navy during World War II and worked as a broadcast journalist. He was killed in an automobile accident in 1946 before he turned 29 years old. Clark attended Brigham Young University with Searle and relates what student life was like at that institution in the 1930s.

Duke family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 569
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketch of Jonathan O. Duke, prepared by Ruby Duke Stringham, which tells (mainly through excerpts from his journal) of the Mormon expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois; residence in Iowa; immigration to Utah; life in Provo, Utah; and participation in the Echo Canyon War. Also includes two unsigned handwritten sketches: One of Jonathan Duke and one of his son, Robert S. Duke.

Jonathan Oldham Duke autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 227
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Duke writes about his early life in England, his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1839, and life in Nauvoo, Illinois. Duke made the overland journey in 1850 from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City, Utah in the James Pace Company. He mentions several deaths in the company from cholera and writes mostly about daily travelling conditions and the company's organization.

Early days on the Provo bench

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 891
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of a typewritten manuscript "made from copy in Orem Public Library." Partridge's mother took her family to Provo, Utah, in the late 1870s so her children would be able to attend the Brigham Young Academy. Raymond's father had another family by another wife in Fillmore, Utah. Partridge's account is an autobiography. He tells of his experiences while growing up and living in Provo.

Edgemont 11th Ward records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3086
Scope and Contents Materials documenting the history of the Edgemont 11th Ward, Provo, Utah, between 1998 and 2000.

Ethics and the Provo experiment

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2330
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typewritten letters. Gordon's letter is written to the American Sociological Review and is critical of an article written by LaMar T. Empey and Jerome Rabow which had been published in that scholarly journal. Empey and Rabow's letter is a response to Gordon's letter. The items deal with the "Provo Experiment" relating to "Delinquency Rehabilitation."

Charles D. Fletcher papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1948
Scope and Contents Diaries. Also with the collection are letters received by Fletcher from various residents of Provo, Utah, including Samuel S. Jones, mayor of the town. Also included is business account books of Charles D. Miller, materials related to the Perpetual Emigration Fund of the Mormon Church, and some Mormon patriarchal blessings.

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Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 3
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 3
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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
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Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 2
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Taylor, Maria D. (Maria Dixon), 1872-1947 2
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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
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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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