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Mormons -- Utah -- Provo -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Allen family papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2337
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed correspondence, certificates, deeds, postcards, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the private and legal activities of the Allen family.

Biography of John and Ann Stewart

 File — Folder 1: [31197230321843]
Identifier: MSS SC 2338
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of John Stewart, a painter, and his wife, Ann Waddle Stewart. John and Ann were Scottish converts to the Mormon Church. They migrated to Utah and later settled in Provo, Utah.

Harry Butler diaries

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313162]
Identifier: MSS SC 1554
Scope and Contents Holograph diaries for the years 1955-1959 and 1964 contained in five small notebooks. The items are short and list daily activities. The author probably lived in Provo, Utah.

Stephen L. Chipman autograph album

 File — Folder 1: [31197230343912]
Identifier: MSS 122
Scope and Contents Autograph book signed by various students and faculty of Brigham Young Academy. Many entries include short notes to Chipman.

Henry Aldous Dixon diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230218767]
Identifier: MSS 1823
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Dixon writes about his missionary activities in for the Mormon experience in England and South Africa. Dixon also tells about his work in the general tithing office of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, and his work for the Provo Woolen Mills in Provo, Utah.

Don Searle

 File — Folder 1: [31197230322643]
Identifier: MSS SC 2603
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Don Searle with handwritten corrections. Don was a native of Spanish Fork, Utah who attended Brigham Young University from 1935 to 1940. Don served in the Navy during World War II and worked as a broadcast journalist. He was killed in an automobile accident in 1946 before he turned 29 years old. Clark attended Brigham Young University with Searle and relates what student life was like at that institution in the 1930s.

Raymond P. Draper papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230237015]
Identifier: MSS SC 265
Scope and Contents Typewritten essay composed for a family home evening group presentation, a talk for sacrament meeting, and a "personal expression." The items were written while Draper was living in the 76th Ward of Brigham Young University.

Jonathan Oldham Duke autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 227
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Duke writes about his early life in England, his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1839, and life in Nauvoo, Illinois. Duke made the overland journey in 1850 from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City, Utah in the James Pace Company. He mentions several deaths in the company from cholera and writes mostly about daily travelling conditions and the company's organization.

Saidee G. Dunn notes

 File — Folder 1: [31197230336692]
Identifier: MSS 50
Overview The collection contains a volume of handwritten lecture notes taken by Sadie Dunn Hains from lectures presented by George Reynolds probably at Brigham Young Academy. The subject was the Book of Mormon. Also included are handwritten copies of songs and recipes.

Charles D. Fletcher papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230219377]
Identifier: MSS 1948
Scope and Contents Diaries. Also with the collection are letters received by Fletcher from various residents of Provo, Utah, including Samuel S. Jones, mayor of the town. Also included is business account books of Charles D. Miller, materials related to the Perpetual Emigration Fund of the Mormon Church, and some Mormon patriarchal blessings.