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Mercy Harmon autograph book

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 333
Scope and Contents Autograph book with salutations and good wishes to Mercy and her husband, George. Many of these items were written by residents of St. George, Utah, when Mercy and George were leaving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1888-1891

Ole H. Berg biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 244
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. Jenkins writes a biography of Ole Hendrick Berg (1840-1919). Berg was a convert to the Mormon Church in Norwary who migrated to Utah in 1866. He settled in St. George, Utah. Also included is a two-page autobiography by Berg written in 1892.
Dates: approximately 1892-1950

James Lovett Bunting diaries and Bunting family directory

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1594
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the handwritten Bunting diaries (MSS 738). The originals have been restricted and are unavailable for patron use. The diaries include accounts of missionary work in Great Britain for the Mormon faith and describe life in Kanab and St. George, Utah. The diaries cover the years from 1857 to 1920 but have several gaps. Also included is a Bunting family directory from the year 1968.
Dates: 1857-1968

William John Benbow Carter diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 681
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries, certificates, patriarchal blessings, and biographies. The diaries were kept while Carter served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and while he lived in St. George, Utah. The biographies are of family members.
Dates: 1877-1882

William John Benbow Carter diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2048
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. The record covers from March to July in 1879 when Carter was returning from his mission to England by ship and by rail. Also included are entries for February and March 1882 starting when Carter married Lottie R. Smith in St. George, Utah.
Dates: 1879-1882

Arthur B. Cort letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 106
Overview The folder contains a handwritten letter dated 5 May 1884 and addressed to Clara Jane Riding. Cort informs Riding that he would strike her name from the list of registered voters if she did not come to the court house and take the appropriate oath against the practice of "bigamy."
Dates: 1884

Jesse Wentworth Crosby letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 216
Dates: 1866

William Fawcett papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2690
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten autobiographies, a poem, lists, notes, and letters. Fawcett was born in England, joined the Mormon Church in 1840, migrated to Utah in 1850, and settled in St. George, Utah where he served as a Mormon bishop. The other materials relate to Fawcett's work for the Mormon Church in St. George.
Dates: 1881-1906

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2049
Scope and Contents Two handwritten autobiographies, a biography of George Jarvis (1823-1913), miscellaneous materials, and photocopies of these items. Ann was born in England and married George Jarvis at age sixteen. She and George were converted to the Mormon Church in 1848. George worked as a sailor to earn money for the journey to Utah. They arrived in Salt Lake City around 1860 and moved to St. George, Utah in 1861. Ann had eleven children. Anne recounts the major events of her life and writes about her...
Dates: 1871-1898

Seth Johnson family history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2209
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten biographies, diaries, newspaper clippings, and family genealogical records. Included are biographies of Benjamin F. Johnson (1818-1905), Joel Hill Johnson (1802-1882), and Seth Johnson (1839-1927). The Johnson family joined the Mormon Church in the 1830s, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later migrated to Utah where they settled in various communities.
Dates: 1860-1947

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Whitmer, David, 1805-1888 2