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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Truman G. Madsen biography of B. H. Roberts

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231038552]
Identifier: MSS 12

This collection contains a photocopy of a typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections, approximately 500 pages. The work is a biography of B. H. Roberts (1857-1933), Mormon church leader, historian, and author.

Dates: 1973

Leola G. Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3748
Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of personal papers documenting Merrill's authorship of numerous Mormon-themed dramas and programs, but also contains the personal papers and/or memorabilia of her husband, David M. Merrill, her parents, Luman Peter and Veda Jane Walker Green, and David's father, Amos N. Merrill. Materials dated 1911-2002.

Dates: 1911-2002

Ellice M. Moffitt family biographies

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232484441]
Identifier: MSS 439
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and photocopies of a certificate and a clipping from a newspaper. The collection consists of biographies of Moffitt's ancestors including William Anderson, Hannah Anderson Madsen, Jorgen Madsen, and Ole Madsen. These persons were Mormon pioneers who settled in Utah.

Dates: approximately 1927-1960

Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308790]
Identifier: MSS SC 1092
Scope and Contents Typescript of a biography of C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912) by his granddaughter Norma Taggart "with the help of her daughter, Ethel Taggart Christensen." The account uses many direct quotes from the diaries and autobiography of C. C. A. Christensen. Mr. Christensen was an artist, writer, and historian who was born and raised in Denmark and later immigrated to Utah. He served as a missionary and as a patriarch for the Mormon Church. This biography is chiefly concerned with Mr....
Dates: 1950-1975

Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233637369]
Identifier: MSS 6034
Scope and Contents

Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry papers include: Journals, 1881-1917; Photographs, ca. 1885-1941; and Family History and Genealogy, 1953-2005. The collection documents Okelberry's life in Goshen, Utah, as well as her student days at the Brigham Young Academy. Additional materials include family histories and genalogies compiled and prepared by Merrill J. Nelson, grandson of Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry.

Dates: 1881-2005

Pages from the book of life of the Hall family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330612]
Identifier: MSS SC 3127
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten manuscript. Lund and her husband, Terry Lund, compiled family histories and biographies of members of the Hall family. The collection consists of nineteen biographies. These people were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and most of them lived in Rockville, Utah.

Dates: 1956

James Pollock Park

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313733]
Identifier: MSS SC 1652
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography. The item describes Park's conversion to the Mormon faith, his various travels, and his final stay in Utah.

Dates: 1987

George Pectol autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1085
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a holograph document. The item purports to be a diary but was written retrospectively. Pectol tells of his conversion to the Mormon faith, the emigration of his family by wagon to Utah, and early settlement in Manti, Utah. The accounts often sermonize about the veracity of the Mormon Church and comment on its history. Much of the autobiography was written on the empty spaces of an account book with financial reports from 1836 to 1840. It records business transactions of...
Dates: 1836-1860; 1836-1860

Pratt family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345792]
Identifier: MSS 974
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and a poem. The objects of these accounts were generally Mormons in Utah. The authors were often family members. The dates of composition are unknown.

Dates: aproximately 1940

Pulsipher family history book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330695]
Identifier: MSS SC 3131
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a microfilm copy of a typescript. These materials are biographies of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These persons lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and numerous other towns in that state.

Dates: 1952