Skip to main content


Subject Source: Itoamc

Found in 769 Collections and/or Records:

James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342583]
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents

Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.

Dates: 1893-1931

William Atkin autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329671]
Identifier: MSS SC 3097
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William Atkin "A Youth's Experience taken from the Union printed in 1896." William Atkin was born in England on 27 March 1835 and joined the Mormon Church in 1852. He migrated to the United States in 1855 and moved to Florence, Nebraska. He came to Utah in a handcart company and commented on the inexperience of the people in his group. He arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 10 November 1859.

Dates: 1860

Silas Richards autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342617]
Identifier: MSS 808
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of typewritten excerpts from a larger autobiography. Richards writes about his migration to Utah and his life in Salt Lake City and in Union, Utah.

Dates: 1880

Agnes Smith Baxter autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342138]
Identifier: MSS 798
Scope and Contents

Handwritten three-page biography of Agnes Smith Baxter by an unknown author. Within this biography is an account by Baxter of her voyage to America in 1866. Also included is a petigree chart of Agnes' family.

Dates: 1938

William Adams Hickman autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336601]
Identifier: MSS 936
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from an autobiography by William Adams "Wild Bill" Hickman. Hickman converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1849, served as a peace officer in Utah, and raised horses. Also included are excerpts from letters by family members.

Dates: 1880

Truman Osborn Angell autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336593]
Identifier: MSS 937
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiograpy. The item includes excerpts from Angell's diary. Angel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and supervised a portion of the construction of the Kirtland Temple. He relates faith-promoting stories related to the Kirtland and Nauvoo temples. Also included are patriarchal blessings.

Dates: 1884

James Samuel Page Bowler autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329655]
Identifier: MSS SC 3091
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a biography of James Samuel Page Bowler written at an unknown date, probably around 1921. Bowler was born in England in 1845 and describes his life as a Mormon in that country. He migrated to Utah in 1880 and settled in Hebron, Utah. He worked as a shoemaker, was elected a justice of the peace, and taught school at Fort Hamblin, Utah. He moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1894 and then to Gunlock, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1921

Azariah Smith autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282703]
Identifier: Vault MSS 22
Scope and Contents

Handwritten fragment of an autobiography. The pages are numbered from 10 to 17. The item is believed to have been written when Smith was over 84 years old. Smith writes about his early settlement in Manti, Utah, and his subsequent life there.

Dates: 1910

Russel Benson Backus collection on Albert Galliton Earl and Elvira Egbert Carson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232578630]
Identifier: MSS 8921
Scope and Contents Contains biographical materials on Russel Benson Backus' ancestors, Albert Galliton Earl and Elvira Egbert Carson. Carson's autobiography covers 1821-1898 and discusses her life as a Mormon pioneer. Earl's biography, written by his daughter Elizabeth Elvira Earl Cordner, covers 1846-1909 and discusses his experiences in the Civil War and as a businessman in Utah. The collection includes original documents as well as photocopies, and both biographies are available on DVD. Materials dated...
Dates: 1865-2016

George B. Bailey papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244722]
Identifier: MSS SC 580
Scope and Contents

Holographs; typescript; printed forms (photocopy). The collection includes a journal (l p. by wife, Elizabeth) which describes life in Salt Lake Valley and related problems with the United States government in 1856-1857 and gives genealogical data on the Bailey and Young families. Also included are a letter fragment, poem by George, and 6 Latter-day Saint Church family group sheets of the George Smith Bailey and Victoria Price family.

Dates: 1800s