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Leslie E. Liechty collection of Rock Canyon Water Company materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1845
Abstract Collection includes by-laws, articles of incorporation, minutes, ledgers, account books, certificates, biographies, and histories. The materials relate to the founding and operation of the Rock Canyon Irrigation Company from its beginnings to its purchase by Provo City in Utah.

A. W. Lillywhite collection of statements about Curtis B. Hawley

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 66
Scope and Contents Contains handwritten statements and a newspaper clipping. The materials relate to a Curtis B. Hawley who was implicated in an "Episode of a Pay Roll Robbery and a Double Hanging in Gila County in the Autumn of 1880." An article in the "Arizona Republican" on 19 April 1922 stated that Hawley was a Mormon. A letter written by A. W. Lillywhite requests information from Mormons about the authenticity of Hawley being a Mormon. The statements are by people who knew Hawley when he worked near Provo,...

Look on the side that's bright

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2339
Scope and Contents Handwritten poem written on Brigham Young Academy stationary. The stationary is dated 189-. The poem is signed by "Thos. Jones Jr." The poem suggests that people be optimistic about their lives.

Manavu Ward records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1773
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, ward history, biographies, certificates, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the history of the Manavu Ward in Provo, Utah.

Heber Robert McBride autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 501
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk...

Biography of Alexander Melville

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3314
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Melville was born in Scotland in 1821, worked on a ship that hunted whales, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and migrated to Utah in 1852. He lived in Provo, Utah, campaigned against Utah Indians in 1853, and settled in Fillmore, Utah. He died in 1911.

Merchant bank signature book

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 263
Scope and Contents Autograph book for the "Merchant Bank" of Provo, Utah. The items are apparently signatures by patrons of the bank. They often also include their towns of residence. These persons lived largely in Utah.

History of Albert Merrill

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 931
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten biography of Albert Merrill. Merrill was born on Long Island, New York; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1841; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843; migrated to Utah in 1852; and settled in Provo, Utah. He served on a mission for the Church to the Eastern States from 1869 to 1870 and was made a patriarch of the Church in 1873.

Leola G. Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3748
Scope and Contents Consists primarily of personal papers documenting Merrill's authorship of numerous Mormon-themed dramas and programs, but also contains the personal papers and/or memorabilia of her husband, David M. Merrill, her parents, Luman Peter and Veda Jane Walker Green, and David's father, Amos N. Merrill. Materials dated 1911-2002.

Samuel Moore letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2225
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters. Moore writes about family matters and admonishes his sons not to dishonor the family.

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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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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
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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
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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