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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

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

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

Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.
Dates: 1965

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.
Dates: 1934-2014

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

James T. S. Allred papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1349
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten and handwritten diaries, genealogies, and applications for a pension from the United States Government. The diaries include very brief entries and cover the years 1855 to 1859.
Dates: 1855-1905

Joseph Jeppa Anderson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1437
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Anderson writes about his early life in Lehi, Utah; his activities at Brigham Young Academy; his teaching experiences at Mayfield, Brigham City, and Hanksville, Utah and in Arizona; and his bee keeping business in Idaho and California.
Dates: 1878-1950

Annie Miller Ottosen biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 958
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten biographies of family members including sketches of Niels Peter Miller (1837-1921), Ellen Anderson Miller (1833-1929) and Ellen Anderson (1805-1890). These were Mormons who migrated to Utah from Denmark.
Dates: 1910

Biography : Alice Tomlison Armstrong, native pioneer

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2516
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Alice Tomlison was born in 1857 in England. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and she migrated to Utah and settled in American Fork. She married Joseph Armstrong in 1871 and died in 1941.
Dates: 1941

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Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
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Adams, Joshua, 1833-1906 1
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Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
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Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, Merle V., 1899-1988 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allred, James T. S., 1825-1905 1
Ambrose, Lucy A., 1896-1986 1
Anderson, Ellen, 1805-1890 1
Anderson, Joseph Jeppa, 1865-1950 1
Andreasen, Ole Christian, 1840-1904 1
Armstrong, Alice Tomlison, 1857-1941 1
Armstrong, Catherine Cradock, 1819-1903 1
Armstrong, John, 1848-1940 1
Armstrong, Joseph H., 1850-1933 1
Armstrong, Mary Helen Wilson, 1848-1919 1
Aveson, Robert, 1847-1939 1
Bate, Herbert, 1844- 1
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Bate, William E., 1846-1907 1
Beaver City Institute 1
Belcher, Paul W. (Paul William), 1884-1936 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Birch, Joseph, 1823-1909 1
Blanchard, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Thomas), 1838-1915 1
Boley, Barbara Hart, 1793- 1
Boley, Henry, 1795- 1
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Buckwalter, Henry Shuler, 1831- 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, Abraham H. (Abraham Hoagland), 1859-1896 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
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Harley, Edwin, 1819-1903 1
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