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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

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

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

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...
Dates: 1852-1897

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.
Dates: 1907

Biography : Emeretta Phillips Thornton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2571
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Emeretta Phillips was born in 1854 in New England. She was a member of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1861. She settled in American Fork. She married Oliver E. Thornton in 1873 and died 1934. Much of the account is in the words of Emeretta.
Dates: approximately 1940

Seth Millington Blair diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1316
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Blair writes about his parents, his joining of the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his mission to Texas for the Mormon Church, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah. He includes patriarchal blessings of family members. There are many gaps in the diary.
Dates: 1853-1868

Orley Dwight Bliss autobiography and diary

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Identifier: MSS 615
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Account is retrospective until 1864, when Bliss writes short daily entries about his journey from Salt Lake City to Nebraska by ox team to help gather the poor to Utah. On the return trip to Utah, Bliss describes weather conditions, daily camping locations and mileage, encounters with Indian tribes, and more than twenty deaths from cholera. Bliss immigrated to Utah at age 8 and participated in the Utah War. Several pages of family genealogy are included at...
Dates: 1864-1865

The book of life of Hugh Moon

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 751
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Moon was born in Lancashire, England, converted to Mormonism with his parents, came to Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1848, moved to St. George, Utah, in 1861, and relocated to Farmington, Utah, in 1866.
Dates: 1869

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Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 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, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bjork, Eva Charlotta Anderson 1
Bjork, William 1
Blair, Seth Millington 1
Bliss, Orley Dwight, 1839-1930 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 1
Cazier, David 1
Christensen family 1
Christensen, Christian, 1790-1871 1
Christiansen, John R. 1
Christiansen, Niels Christian, 1817-1899 1
Christiansen, Parley, 1857-1930 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern Arizona Stake 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Snowflake Arizona Stake 1
Clough, William 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collard, Edward, 1823-1868 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Dickson, Albert Douglas, 1840-1923 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Eden, John 1
Eggertsen, Annie N., 1868-1961 1
Eggertsen, Lars, 1866-1927 1
Ellerbeck, Thomas W. 1
Fawcett, William 1
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 1
Fletcher, Charles D. 1
Giles, Hazel Lindsay 1
Harley, Edwin, 1819-1903 1
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 1
Harper, Charles Alfred, 1817-1900 1
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 1
Hasler, John 1
Hasler, Louisa Thalmann, 1843- 1
Hill, Jobe 1
Hoffman family 1
Holdaway, Lucinda Haws, 1828-1917 1
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 1
Housley, George F. (George Fredrick), 1836-1915 1
Hutchins family 1
Hutchinson, Ardelia Narcissus George 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Jarvis, George (George Franklin), 1823-1913 1
Jones, Samuel Stephen, 1837-1923 1
Lambert, Charles, 1816-1892 1
Larsen, Christian J. 1
Larsen, Hans Peter, 1835-1928 1
Leany, William, 1815-1891 1
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
Lindsay, James 1
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 1
Mace, Wandle, 1809-1890 1
Macmasters, William Athole 1
Maeser, Karl G. 1
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 1
Martineau, Susan Ellen Johnson 1
McArthur, Daniel Duncan 1
McIntyre, Peter 1
Merrill, Clarance, 1841-1919 1
Miller, Charles D. 1
Moon, Hugh, 1815-1870 1
Moore, David 1
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 1
Neilsen, Christian Emil, 1839-1907 1
Neilsen, Rasmus, -1854 1
Nielsen, John 1
Paxton, James Mills, 1845-1910 1
Perkins, William G. (William Grant) 1
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 1
Peterson, Sylvia Thornton 1
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