Mormon authors -- Biography
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of an autobiography of Thomas Morris, written in 1871. Contains an account of his early life in South Wales, including his various occupations and religious affiliations, his emigration to New York in 1832, death of his first wife in 1837, his second marriage, conversion to Mormonism and relocation to Nauvoo in 1844, his impressions of Joseph Smith, and details of service in Mormon Battalion. Concludes with list of his various marriages and dates.
Collection includes the typescript of an autobiography of Alonzo (6 p.). Also, typescript of a letter written by Alonzo on 29 October 1843 from Nauvoo, Illinois, to his father-in-law, John Taber (or Tabor), in Alfred, Maine. The two-page letter details the recent death of Alonzo's wife and Taber/Tabor's daughter, Mary Ann Taber/Tabor (b. 16 April 1822 in North Brewer, York, Maine).
Photocopies of typewritten book drafts. The materials are drafts of unpublished books entitled: "Mormons, a Distinctive People: What Propells the Rapid Growth of this unique Religion," "Who was Jesus of Nazareth? Lord God, Jehovah of the Testament," and "Lights and Shadows in the Lives of Oliver Preston Robinson and Christine Hinckley Robinson."
Collection contains the original journals and autobiography of Marianne Sharp, written between 1977 and 1989 while she was in Salt Lake City, Utah. Digital copies of the journals are also included in the collection. The volumes document her life from approximately 1907 to 1989, including autobiographical entries as she reviewed letters and journals from her past to record her personal history. Materials dated approximateley 1907-1989.
Contains papers relating to the Joseph and Vesta Smith family. Includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, genealogical materials, church publications, scrapbooks, diaries, cards, recipes, calendars, an autobiography, and other materials. The materials document Smith's family life, service in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, travels, and education.
Materials consist of a Brigham Young University track warm-up cloak and pennant collected by Kenneth E. Weight. Materials also include a life history prepared by Weight, both printed and on a USB flash drive. The life history was completed in 1977 but published by his family in 2014. Dated 1919-2014.