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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

Account books of the Parowan telegraph office

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 500
Scope and Contents Handwritten accounts and records of telegraph messages sent and received at the Parowan office in Parowan, Utah. The entries list the names of various persons and corporations using the telegraph services.
Dates: 1887-1925

Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.
Dates: 1895-1897

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

John Alder letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2355
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 26 Aug. 1888, addressed to a P. Carpenter, and written in Manti, Utah. Alder thanks Carpenter for his recent work in the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1888 August 26

Allen family papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2337
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed correspondence, certificates, deeds, postcards, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the private and legal activities of the Allen family.
Dates: approximately 1890-1944

George Alley papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 727
Abstract Account and receipt books, family correspondence, diary of Stephen Webb Alley, genealogy, family history materials, and memorabilia of the George Alley family. Photographs include studio portraits of Lydia Ann Alley and Susan Hannah Alley Wells, polygamist wives of Mormon Church leader, Daniel H. Wells, and a portrait of George Alley's wife, Mary Symond Alley. A majority of the photos were taken by Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage. The photographs are albumen and matte collodion...
Dates: 1834-1891

J. Cecil Alter papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5989
Abstract Correspondence between J. Cecil Alter and Arthur W. Duncan, 1948-1957.
Dates: 1948-1957

Bryce W. Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1863
Scope and Contents Collection includes newspaper clippings, certificates, speeches, correspondence, memoranda, poetry, awards, greeting cards, check stubs, and magazine articles. The materials relate to Anderson's life and career as an editor.
Dates: 1923-1982

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Provo (Utah) -- History 20
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Minutes (Records) 14
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Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 4
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 20
Brigham Young University 9
Maeser, Karl G. 6
Brigham Young Academy 4
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Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 4
Utah. Militia 4
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 3
McFadden, Sandy 3
Mitson, Betty Kulberg 3
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 3
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Stewart, Kim 3
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 3
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 3
Abraham, John 2
Black, J. I. 2
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 2
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
Crosbie, Henry R., approximately 1825- 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 2
Deseret News (Firm) 2
Fitzhugh, E. C. (Edmund Clare), 1818-1883 2
Hollenbeck, Mark 2
Homer, William H. (William Harrison),1845-1934 2
Kinney, John F. (John Fitch), 1816-1902 2
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 2
Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge, 1820-1886 2
Lyne, Louise 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Orem Heritage Museum 2
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Richards, Hester Telle, 1870-1936 2
Ricks, Joel, 1858-1944 2
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 2
Shumway, Gary L. 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 2
Union Pacific Railroad Company 2
United States Steel Corporation 2
University of Deseret 2
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 2
Utah Fuel Company 2
Utah Power & Light Company 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Van Zile, Philip T. (Philip Taylor), 1843-1917 2
Walker family 2
Whitaker, Pat, 1946- 2
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 2
Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932 1
Adams, Charles, 1843-1927 1
Adams, Thomas, 1860-1906 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Addy, George M. (George Milton), 1927- 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Alder, John 1
Allen family 1
Alley family 1
Alley, George, 1792-1859 1
Alley, Mary Symonds, 1796-1880 1
Alley, Stephen Webb 1
Alter, J. Cecil, 1879-1964 1
Anderson, Bryce W., 1911-1982 1
Anderson, Jedediah Stanley, 1866-1950 1
Andrews, Ophelia M. 1
Andrus, Alma A. (Alma Archibald), 1884-1973 1
Andrus, Mary, 1890-1975 1
Aycock family 1
Aycock, Sonia Peterson 1
Baker, Pearl Biddlecome 1
Banas, Anne 1
Barfoot, Joseph L. 1
Barnhisle family 1
Bartholomew family 1
Bartholomew, Clara Minerva Tuttle, 1865-1956 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, James Addison, 1834-1917 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, George, 1854-1944 1
Beard, Sarah Lovenia Bullock, 1859-1932 1
Beatie, Phebe Y. (Phebe Young), 1854-1931 1
Beaver City Institute 1
Belkan, Joe 1
Bement, Alice Matilda, 1855-1929 1
Bement, Charles Henry 1
Bement, Sarah, 1830-1908 1
Bennett, Wallace F. (Wallace Foster), 1898-1993 1
Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958 1
Bernhisel, Harris Fay 1
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