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135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2956
Overview 355 personal photographs taken by members of the 35th photo reconnaissance squadron, 272 mounted on cardstock, 82 loose; 1 binder made from aluminum from an aircraft used by the squadron, the binder contains a yellowing photograph fixed in the spine with scotch tape; 2-page personal written history and poem by creator.
Dates: approximately 1940-1949

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

Laura J. Adamson account of a dream

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 127
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiographical account of a dream told by Laura J. Adamson. The story was written down by Susa Young Gates. Adamson relates that the dream gave her information relating to a brutal murder of Adamson family members, and she says that the murdered people came back from the dead to tell her to commit herself more fully to the Mormon faith.
Dates: 1916

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

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 350
Scope and Contents Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.
Dates: 1935-1950

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

Wylma J. Callahan Ade autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2610
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Ade was born in Iowa in 1920. She served as a nurse in the United States military from 1942 to 1946. She served on the island of Espirutu Santo in the New Hebrides and in other areas as well. She also writes about her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ade worked for many years as a public health nurse and retired in 1979.
Dates: 2002

Adventurous story of an army nurse during World War II and the Korean Conflict

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2606
Scope and Contents Typed autobiography. Kauffroth was born in 1922 and studied nursing at the LDS Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was stationed in Brigham City, Utah, and India during World War II. She married Sylvester Kauffroth in 1953.
Dates: 2002

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