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Mormons -- Utah -- Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box 1: [31197232504610]
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...

David Hammond Allred letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230234129]
Identifier: MSS SC 79
Scope and Contents Letter dated January 24, 1976 and addressed to LeGrand Baker, an archivist at Brigham Young University. Allred writes about John Markland Jones, a convert to the Mormon Church who migrated to Utah and later to Los Angeles County, California.

The Andrus recorder

 File — Folder 1: [31197230308550]
Identifier: MSS SC 1068
Scope and Contents "The Andrus Recorder," vol. 1 no. 1, Oct. 1964. The "Recorder" was dedicated to family news, history, and genealogy. This item includes an autobiography of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) composed in 1875. Milo was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and colonizer who eventually settled in St. George, Utah.

William George Baker: family life stories

 File — Folder 1: [31197230309764]
Identifier: MSS SC 1140
Scope and Contents Typewritten book including genealogical worksheets and family photographs. The item is a biography of William George Baker (1835-1901) and his descendants. William Baker was a convert to the Mormon Church from England and lived in Nephi and Richfield, Utah.He has a large posterity living mostly in Utah and in other Western states. Also included are genealogies of the Baker family.

Biographical sketches of the children of George Washington Bean

 File — Folder 1: [31197230345644]
Identifier: MSS 965
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographies of George Washington Bean and his children. The items were edited by Merrill D. Beal. The members of the Bean family were Mormons who lived mostly in Utah.

Biographical materials on Milo Andrus

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313436]
Identifier: MSS SC 1611
Scope and Contents Notes, typescripts, photocopied sources, and miscellaneous items relating to the biography of Milo Andrus (1814-1893). Milo was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and colonizer who eventually settled in St. George, Utah.

Biographies of Beesley family

 File — Folder 1: [31197230306158]
Identifier: MSS SC 853
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter to LeGrand Baker, an archivist at BYU, briefly discussing the ancestors of Mrs. Fifield, biographies of Frederick Beesley and his wife Elizabeth Ellen Solomon Beesley, and a short history of the Beesley Music Co.Frederick Beesley was a musician who conducted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, an accountant, a shoemaker, one of the founders (along with his father) of the Beesley Music Co., and the secretary/treasurer of the Salt Lake Philharmonic...

Biographies of Utah pioneers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230327030]
Identifier: MSS SC 2685
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographies of Utah pioneers. The volume was compiled by Dorothy Alvey Muhlestein. It is listed as "volume 5." Most of the subjects of the biographies were Mormons who settled in Utah. Also included is a history of Camp Manavu of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder 1: [31197230307693]
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.

Blair Holmes collection of Austria Philatelic Society newsletters, 2001-2010

 Series — Carton 23: Series 1; Series 5; Series 6 [31197235217541], Folder: 6-8
Identifier: MSS 3248 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains newsletters of the Austria Philatelic Society. They provide information on upcoming events and other new relating to philately. Dated 2001-2010.