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John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

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

Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 350
Scope and Contents

Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.

Dates: 1935-1950

Robert D. Adams negatives and prints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 7
Scope and Contents

Materials include 720 prints and 534 corresponding negatives taken by Robert D. Adams between approximately 1930 and 1950. Photographs are primarily portraits of residents of Orderville, Utah. One photograph is of a family tree. There are also photographs of events and places in Orderville. There are also 47 woodcuts that are portraits of individuals.

Dates: approximately 1930-1950

Verda Spencer Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6263
Abstract

The Verda Spencer Adams autobiography is the written account from her experience growing up in the early 20th century in a rural Mormon community until watching her own children grow up.

Dates: 1978-1979

Addendum to Theo A. Phillips biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1839
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous items relating to a biography of Theo A. Phillips. The articles include letters (one is in Welsh), patriarchal blessings in the Mormon Church, and Phillips family histories. The Phillips family is a Mormon family which originated in Great Britain.

Dates: 1871-1976

Address book for Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2674
Scope and Contents

Handwritten addresses for people living in Utah, primarily Utah County. Some references were written also for persons in neighboring states.

Dates: 1924

Adoption record from Manti Temple

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1937
Scope and Contents

Handwritten temple record. The item verifies that four women were adopted by proxy as daughters of the Mormon Apostle, Daniel H. Wells, and his wife, Eliza Wells. The four women were from the Lee family and died between 1847 and 1859.

Dates: 1901

Sylvestre Labbadie agreement

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 335
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed agreement, dated 1 Sept. 1817, and registered in St. Louis, Missouri. Labbadie stated he will transfer title of four lots in St. Louis, Missouri, to Obadiah Osborn when $1,000 was paid to him. Osborn had three years to make the payment. In the meantime, the debt would accrue 8% interest per year.

Dates: 1817 September 1

Elias Rector agreement

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 336
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed agreement, dated 25 June 1816, and regisered in St. Louis, Missouri. Recotor agrees to sell Thomas H. Benton land for $1,900. Benton was a St. Louis writer who later served as a U.S. Senator.

Dates: 1816 June 25

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