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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: approximately 1840-1858

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

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

Autobiography and poems of George Washington Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 189
Scope and Contents Collection includes handwritten autobiography, patriarchal blessings, poems, and letters created by Johnson. Also included is a transcription of those materials by his great-great granddaughter. Materials date 1893 and 2000.
Dates: 1893-2000

Moana Bennett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3739
Scope and Contents Collection of personal papers and production materials from Moana Bennett. Includes material concerning the play Because of Elizabeth and other plays.
Dates: 1950-1981

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

Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 88
Scope and Contents Typewritten condensation of the original journal of Shurtliff, a businessman, politial and religious leader, Mormon missionary and patriarch, which tells of his early life in Ohio, religious revivals, conversion to Mormonism, marriages, missionary work, mobs in Far West, Missouri, expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah, life in Weber County, Utah, and military preparations against Johnston's Army.
Dates: 1936

Biography : Edward Robinson, Jr.

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2555
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Edward Robinson was born in England in 1839, and his family soon joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and came to Utah in 1849. He later settled in American Fork, Utah. He married Sarah E. Harrington in 1862 and died in 1901.
Dates: approximately 1940

Biography : Edward Robinson, pioneer

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2554
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Edward Robinson was born in England in 1807, married Mary Smith in 1828, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Edward and Mary migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she died in 1844. He married again, came to Utah in 1849, and later settled in American Fork, Utah. He died in 1896.
Dates: approximately 1940

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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 11
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 4
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 4
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 4
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Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Shelley, Sarah Ann Steele, 1863-1953 2
Smith, Emma Hale 2
Utah. Militia 2
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Alley family 1
Alley, George, 1792-1859 1
Alley, Mary Symonds, 1796-1880 1
Alley, Stephen Webb 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Bennett, Moana B. 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bliss, Orley Dwight, 1839-1930 1
Boley, Barbara Hart, 1793- 1
Boley, Henry Hart 1
Boley, Henry, 1795- 1
Bourne, John 1
Bradford family 1
Butler, John Lowe, 1808-1860 1
Call, Anson Vasco, 1834-1867 1
Cazier, David 1
Cheney family 1
Cheney, Nathan, 1811-1856 1
Chipman, Sadie 1
Chipman, Washburn 1
Coray family 1
Coray, Howard, 1817-1908 1
Coray, Howard, 1842-1928 1
Coray, Martha, 1821 or 1822-1881 1
Crooks, Agnes Gillispie 1
Crooks, Thomas 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Crow, Julina Markham 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Duke family 1
Duke, Robert S. (Robert Stone), 1837-1923 1
Dyer, Edna Helen Coray, 1875-1960 1
Ewing, Elmer, 1856-1948 1
Farnsworth, Eliza Lewis 1
Farnsworth, Stephen 1
Francom, Laura Boley 1
Garner, Mary Field, 1836-1943 1
Gilbert, Eliza L. Farnsworth 1
Grant, David, 1816-1868 1
Greenwood, Jane L. R. (Jane Leah Robinson), 1882-1970 1
Greenwood, Jennie Robinson 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hansen, Zella 1
Harrington, Leonard E. (Leonard Elsworth), 1816-1883 1
Harrington, Lois Russell, 1823-1902 1
Hatch, Lorenzo Hill, 1826-1910 1
Hendricks, Drusilla Dorris 1
Hendricks, James 1
Hogensen, Shirley Carson 1
Hovey, Joseph Grafton 1
Hovey, L. (Lusannah) 1
Hovey, M. R. (Merlin R.) 1
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 1
Jepson, Eleanor Nightingale, 1816-1915 1
Jepson, James, Jr., 1854-1950 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, George W. (George Washington), 1823-1900 1
Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 1
Johnson, Philo 1
Johnson, Sarah Melissa 1
Johnson, Seth 1
Jones, Lavon B. (Lavon Bradford), 1914-2008 1
Kartchner, Etta, 1881- 1
Kartchner, William Decatur, 1820-1892 1
Keeler, Eliza Shelton 1
Keeler, James 1
Kimball family 1
Kimball, C. G. (Christeen Golden), 1823-1896 1
Lambert, Charles, 1816-1892 1
Lillywhite, Eva J., 1877-1956 1
Lloyd, Ann Mariah Bowen Call 1
Lund, Nora 1
Lund, Wilson 1
Mace, Wandle, 1809-1890 1
Mack family 1
Mack, Temperance Bond, 1771-1850 1
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 1
Melville, Alexander 1
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