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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 748 Collections and/or Records:

About Seander Semmons and his friends of bygone days

 File — Folder 1: [31197230348127]
Identifier: MSS 1355
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten biography composed at an unknown time. Wakefield writes about horse breaking and cattle herding in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Montana.

Account of the Poet Caedmon

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313071]
Identifier: MSS SC 1564
Scope and Contents Photographs of an original manuscript by Beda Venerabilis. The item is an extract from Bede's "Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum" (The Ecclesiastical History of the English People) which gives an account of the poet Caedmon. The account gives a list of the subjects treated by Caedmon, relates the story of his miraculous rise to fame, praises the poet's virtue and the power of his verse to promote virtue in others, and concludes with a description of his saintly death. The original...

Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder 1: [31197225523890]
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.

Annie Rolph Aldridge biographical papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230241868]
Identifier: MSS SC 506
Scope and Contents Typewritten life sketch from a Cardston newspaper, photograph of her family and family genealogical sheet.

William Coleman Allen biography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230305242]
Identifier: MSS SC 769
Scope and Contents Photocopy of short typewritten biography. Crossed the plains to Utah with the pioneers as a child in 1847, settled with family in Mill Creek Canyon and, in 1851, in Draper. In 1876, called by Brigham Young to head the colonization of the Little Colorado River settlements in Arizona. Moved back to Draper in 1884.

Biography : Maregaret Hall Ruston Alston, came to Utah in 1850

 File — Folder 1: [31197230339506]
Identifier: MSS 2512
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Maragaret Hall Rushton Alston was born in England. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated with her first husband, John Rushton, to the United States. He died in St. Louis, Missouri, and she arrived in Utah in 1850 and later settled in American Fork. She caught cold and died.

The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

 File — Folder 1: [31197230315126]
Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.

Ellen Hanson Anderson biography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313451]
Identifier: MSS SC 1613
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Hanson Anderson, who crossed the plains to Utah in 1855 and settled in Mount Pleasant.

Biography of Emil Anderson and his wives

 File — Folder 1: [31197225523908]
Identifier: MSS 2843
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Emil Anderson was born in Denmark in 1845. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1866. He settled in American Fork and died in 1906. Caroline Sophia Anderson, who had the same surname as her husband, was born in 1848 in Denmark. She died in 1897. Ella Kirstina Jensen was born in Denmark in 1869 and came to Utah in 1901. She met Emil in 1903, and they were married later.