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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

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

 File — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."
Dates: 1884

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

Henry Ballard diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 998
Scope and Contents Two typescripts of the Ballard diary. They vary in small details and in the nature of the added materials found at the back. Ballard was converted to Mormonism in England. He arrived in Utah in 1852, was active in the Utah War of 1857-8, and settled in Logan, Utah in 1859. He was a bishop for the Mormon Church, participated in many of the activities of that faith, and was sentenced to two months in the Utah penitentiary for polygamy. He also tells about troubles with the Indians of the Cache...
Dates: 1852-1905

Lucian Bedell letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 910
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 16, 1853, and addressed to "Dear B." The item was written in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bedell writes about polygamy in Utah and about isolated life in Utah.
Dates: 1853

John E. Bennion diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 981
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Bennion writes about his life in the Taylorsville area of Utah and in Rush Valley and Long Valley, Utah. He also lived for a time in Nevada. Bennion was married polygamously, participated in the Utah War of 1857-1858, had an encounter with an Indian in 1858, saw the first handcart company arrive in Salt Lake City in 1856, served on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and participated in many other activities.
Dates: 1855-1877

Frederick Arthur Berlin letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 513
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated 11 July 1975. Berlin writes briefly about Andrew E. Berlin, his family and Mormon Church activities and his imprisonment for polygamy.
Dates: 1975

Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3243
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.
Dates: 1854-1865

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 : Kezia Keys Durrant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2531
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Kezia Keys was born in 1844 in England. Her family later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah in 1866 and settled in American Fork. She became the third wife of John Durrant in 1867, and she died in 1917.
Dates: 1940

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Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 2
Keeler, Eliza Shelton 2
Keeler, James 2
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 2
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 2
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Taylor, John, 1808-1887 2
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 2
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Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
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Alley family 1
Alley, George, 1792-1859 1
Alley, Mary Symonds, 1796-1880 1
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Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
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Berlin, Andrew E. 1
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Brimhall, Flora Robertson 1
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Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Butler, Susan Elizabeth Redd, 1880-1977 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Candland, David, 1819-1902 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Cannon, Mina C. 1
Card family 1
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 1
Card, Zina Presendia Young Williams, 1850-1931 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chamberlain, Jonathan M. (Jonathan Mack), 1928- 1
Chamberlain, Mary E. Wooley 1
Chipman, Mildred 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonites) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cardston Alberta Stake 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Library 1
Church of Zion 1
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 1
Cort, Arthur B. 1
Cropper, Thomas Waters 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Deakin, Maud Householder 1
Dunkley, Laura King 1
Durham, Alfred M. 1
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 1
Durrant, Kezia Keys 1
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Empey, Jessie E. 1
Eyring, Lavon Brunt 1
Farmer, Ann Webster 1
Farmer, Blain 1
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Farmer, Mary Ballany 1
Farmer, Mary Bateman 1
Farmer, Sarah Broadbridge 1
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Farr, Winslow 1
Federal Writers' Project 1
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Forman, John 1
Forman, William 1
Gifford, Samuel K. (Samuel Kendall), 1821-1907 1
Grant, Elizabeth Williams 1
Grant, William, 1838-1916 1
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 1
Grether, Herman, 1856-1932 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hansen family 1
Hansen, Jens, 1837-1917 1
Harper, John Claiborne 1
Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938 1
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