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Mormons -- Utah -- Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Blair Holmes family papers, 1932-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3248 Series 3
Scope and Contents Includes junior high school, high school, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seminary, university, and graduate school diplomas, along with related ephemera for Holmes, Margie Green Holmes, Brian Neville Holmes, and Muriel Berger. Also includes correspondence of Garth Harold Holmes. Material dates from 1932-2008.

A brief history of the life of Frederick Weight by himself

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197227650519]
Identifier: MSS SC 3200
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript . Weight wrote about his early life in England and his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He migrated to the United States in 1849 and came to Utah in 1851. He settled first in Salt Lake City, Utah, where his wife died in child birth. Weight married Mary Milnes. He wrote about grasshopper troubles in 1854 and about his move to Springville, Utah, in 1856. He worked as a plasterer and a general laborer and faced...

Biographical sketch of William Carter

 File — Folder 1: [31197232489184]
Identifier: MSS 528
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. Also included is a typewritten poem by Johnson. William Carter was a Mormon who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, and lived in Salt Lake City and later in St. George, Utah. He was a polygamist who spent time in the Utah penitentiary for bigamy.

Russell R. Casper biography of William Wallace Casper

 File — Folder 1: [31197225537577]
Identifier: MSS 3714
Scope and Contents Transcript of a biography of William Wallace Casper, with an emphasis on his service in the Mormon Battalion. Biography contains excerpts from a narrative account by William Casper. The edited biography is incomplete, documenting only brief elements of Casper's life.

C. C. A. Christensen autobiography and biographies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230309186]
Identifier: MSS SC 1127
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of biographies and clippings relating to C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912). Also included is an autobiography of Christensen that has been translated from the original Danish. Christensen is the most noted Mormon artist who documented much of the Mormon experience through his paintings. He also painted murals to decorate Mormon meeting houses and temples.

J. Spencer Cornwall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3151
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, speeches, photographs, and other materials relating to J. Spencer Cornwall's activities and work with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Cordelia Morley Cox collection of biographies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230333830]
Identifier: MSS 1152
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten biographical sketches of family members. Cordelia Cox writes about Emeline Whiting Cox, Emma Peterson Cox, Jemima Losee Cox, Lydia Losee Cox, Frederick Walter Cox, and Isaac Morley. Also included is Cordelia Cox's testimony to the truthfullness of the Mormon faith. She also writes about her experiences as a plural wife of Frederick Cox.

Crawford-Hansen family book

 File — Folder 1: [31197230330653]
Identifier: MSS SC 3128
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The materials are biographies of members of the Crawford and Hansen families. These people were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most of them lived in Rockville and Oak Creek, Utah.

Day by day with the Utah pioneers 1847

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2623
Scope and Contents Scapbooks. The materials are newspaper clippings glued into blank pages of a book entitled: "Day by day with the Utah pioneers 1847." The items were originally published in the newspapers the "Salt Lake Tribune" and the "Deseret News." The clippings refer to the migration of 1847 to Utah and the early settling of that state by Mormon pioneers.

Eldridge family biographies and genealogies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230306562]
Identifier: MSS SC 889
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photoduplications of typewritten copies of the documents. Included are Eldredge family genealogies and biographies of four family members. The most prominent of these individuals was Horace S. Eldredge (1816-1888). Horace was a businessman, Utah legislator, one of the first Seven Presidents of the Seventies of the Mormon Church (1854-1888), and president of the European Mission for the same church (1870-1871).