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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

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

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

Biography : Maregaret Hall Ruston Alston, came to Utah in 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2512
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Maragaret Hall Rushton Alston was born in England. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated with her first husband, John Rushton, to the United States. He died in St. Louis, Missouri, and she arrived in Utah in 1850 and later settled in American Fork. She caught cold and died.
Dates: 1940

The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.
Dates: 1958

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

Washington F. Anderson diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 40
Overview The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day.
Dates: 1857

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 58
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Photocopies 35
Missions and Missionaries 33
Material Types 28
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 27
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 38
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 30
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 22
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 20
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 13
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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 13
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 12
Shelley, Charlotte D. 7
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 6
Wright, June S. 6
Okey, Cynthia Adams 5
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 5
Utah. Militia 5
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 5
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 4
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 4
Mott, Albert S. 4
Sager, Bertha N. 4
Tanner, George S. 4
Allison, Helen Taylor 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Buckwalter, Eliza W. 3
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 3
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Pack, John, 1809-1885 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Wanless, Venina H. 3
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 3
Able, Mary E. S. 2
Adams, James J., 1848- 2
Alston, Louisa Grant 2
Aydelotte, Hannah 2
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 2
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 2
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 2
Deakin, Maud Householder 2
Dean, Amy Dickerson 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Durrant, Ella E. 2
Durrant, Kezia Keys 2
Earl, Lizzie Conder 2
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hansen, Mary Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Zella 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Hatch, Lorenzo Hill, 1826-1910 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 2
Morley, Callie O. 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Parker, William 2
Peck, Georgiana Morse 2
Pectol, George 2
Penrod, Rose 2
Peterson, Sylvia Thornton 2
Priday, Zina 2
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2
Rhoades, Thomas, 1794 or 1795-1869 2
Richards, Silas, 1807-1884 2
Robinson, Edward, 1807-1896 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
Shelley, George F., 1871-1969 2
Shelley, Sarah Ann Steele, 1863-1953 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Ada A. D. 2
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Taylor, Maria D. (Maria Dixon), 1872-1947 2
Terry, James Parshall, 1830-1918 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Varney, Rose Dorton 2
Webb, Mary Spratley 2
Abel, Mary E. Shelley 1
Able, Ella 1
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Joshua, 1833-1906 1
Adams, Kate Rowley 1
Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
Adams, Mary Bathgate Logan, 1844-1901 1
Adams, Mary Hoggard, 1843-1922 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Alston, Margaret Hall Rushton 1
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