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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Provo -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Albert William Jones diaries and scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 347
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and scrapbooks. Jones writes a biography of his father, Albert Jones (1839-1925), and then writes an autobiography of his own life up to the 1890s when his diary begins. The early entries are retrospective, and the actual diary begins some time later. Most entries are short and relate to activities in Provo, Utah. Also included are thirty nine scrapbooks, most of which start in the 1920s and are arranged by subject. These items consist largely of newspaper clippings...
Dates: approximately 1903-1964

Sarah Fletcher Jones letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324532]
Identifier: MSS SC 2529
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. They were written in Provo, Utah and were often signed with "Your Cincere & Affectionate friend." Jones signed her name both as "Sadie" and as "Sayde." The items are concerned with personal matters and happenings in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1896-1898

Virginia B. Keeler scrapbook

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319425]
Identifier: MSS SC 2130
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings pasted into a scrapbook. Most of the items relate to persons living in Provo, Utah or associated with the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Dates: 1960-1969

Francis W. Kirkham letters received

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324524]
Identifier: MSS SC 2528
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. These items came from friends and family members living in Provo and Lehi, Utah. The materials relate largely to family and personal matters.

Dates: 1897-1972

Lewis and Clark exposition

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1689
Scope and Contents

Handwritten assignments. These items were done by school children at schools in Provo, Utah. The topics covered include: writing (grades 1-4) and writing (grades 4-8), arithmetic (grades 2-8), geography and history (grades 4-7), and language and grammar (grades 1-8). These assignments were bound into books with "Lewis and Clark Exposition 1905 Provo Public Schools" on the spines.

Dates: 1905

A. W. Lillywhite collection of statements about Curtis B. Hawley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339928]
Identifier: MSS 66
Scope and Contents Contains handwritten statements and a newspaper clipping. The materials relate to a Curtis B. Hawley who was implicated in an "Episode of a Pay Roll Robbery and a Double Hanging in Gila County in the Autumn of 1880." An article in the "Arizona Republican" on 19 April 1922 stated that Hawley was a Mormon. A letter written by A. W. Lillywhite requests information from Mormons about the authenticity of Hawley being a Mormon. The statements are by people who knew Hawley when he worked near...
Dates: 1922

Look on the side that's bright

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322247]
Identifier: MSS SC 2339
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poem written on Brigham Young Academy stationary. The stationary is dated 189-. The poem is signed by "Thos. Jones Jr." The poem suggests that people be optimistic about their lives.

Dates: undated

Manavu Ward photographs collection

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629323]
Identifier: MSS 3764
Scope and Contents This collection contains one scrapbook of the Manavu (Provo) Ward Primary from 1958 to 1966. In the scrapbook are photographs, lists and biographies of teachers, and summaries of yearly events. Also in the collection is a smaller scrapbook of photographs of LDS Church presidents and important LDS Church history sites. The collection also contains 51 black and white and color photographs of members of the Manavu Ward, including one framed group photograph of the Manavu Ward bishops from 1933...
Dates: 1920-1977

Heber Robert McBride autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 501
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk...
Dates: 1890

History of Albert Merrill

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338086]
Identifier: MSS 931
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten biography of Albert Merrill. Merrill was born on Long Island, New York; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1841; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843; migrated to Utah in 1852; and settled in Provo, Utah. He served on a mission for the Church to the Eastern States from 1869 to 1870 and was made a patriarch of the Church in 1873.

Dates: 1908