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An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1903
Scope and Contents Original proclamation endorsed by Willard Richards, W. W. Phelps, and Brigham Young. The document is an act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on the Green River. The act discusses the fares that would be charged for its use. The document also states the penalty for running unauthorized ferries.
Dates: 1852

Arza Adams diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 729
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries in four volumes. Also included are photocopies of the materials. Adams mentions his youth and starts his diaries in 1830. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836 and subsequently lived in Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: 1830-1844

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1910

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Ellen Hanson Anderson biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1613
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Hanson Anderson, who crossed the plains to Utah in 1855 and settled in Mount Pleasant.
Dates: 1952

Andrus family biographies

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Identifier: MSS SC 188
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of family members. Persons in the Andrus family joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah, and settled in various areas. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1950

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.
Dates: 1921

James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.
Dates: 1893-1931

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.
Dates: 1879-1910

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Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 4
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Allison, Helen Taylor 3
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Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Okey, Cynthia Adams 3
Pack, John, 1809-1885 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Hatch, Lorenzo Hill, 1826-1910 2
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 2
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Mott, Albert S. 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Pectol, George 2
Peterson, Sylvia Thornton 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 2
Smith family 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
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Terry, James Parshall, 1830-1918 2
Utah. Legislature 2
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Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, Joshua, 1833-1906 1
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Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
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Bean, James Addison, 1834-1917 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Bernhisel, Harris Fay 1
Bernhisel, John Milton, 1878-1957 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
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Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 1
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Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
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