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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young University historical files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 704
Overview Contains manuscripts, biographies, photographs, correspondence, building plans, articles, and filmstrips, all from many different persons and departments on campus.

Zina Presendia Young Williams Card papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1421
Overview Correspondence, autobiographical and biographical materials, patriarchal blessings, legal documents, news articles, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the life and career of Card including her affiliation with Brigham Young Academy, the Mormon Church, and various civic organizations. The items also relate to the towns of Cardston, Alberta; Logan, Utah; and Provo, Utah. Also included is correspondence with various Mormon Church leaders and that of her husband, Charles O. Card.

DeWitt family histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2983
Scope and Contents Collection includes three family histories from the DeWitt and Kempe families, which include typescripts of correspondence and journals, reproductions of photographs, and other biographical information. The histories themselves describe the lives of Elijah Reeves DeWitt, Abel Alexander DeWitt Sr., Abel Alexander DeWitt Jr., Christopher Jensen Kempe, and Ruth Leila Kempe. Includes information on their experiences in Utah, Illinois, Indiana, and at Brigham Young Academy.

Dr. Maeser

 File — Folder 1: [31197230325901]
Identifier: MSS SC 2724
Scope and Contents Handwritten biography of Karl G. Maeser, first president of the Brigham Young Acadmey in Provo, Utah. The author of the item is unknown, and the date of its compositon is uncertain.

Edwin Smith Hinckley : life and family

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197224906161]
Identifier: UA 1160
Scope and Contents Biography of Edwin Smith Hinckley. Hinckley was a professor at Brigham Young University and served as counselor to President George H. Brimhall. Includes a CD-ROM.

Mildred Cluff Harvey papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197227625487]
Identifier: MSS 3951
Scope and Contents note Contains papers on Mildred Cluff Harvey and her family. Materials date from between 1866 and 1947. Includes the following: 1. The Biography of Mildred Cluff Harvey by her daughter, Lucile H. Ursenbach, 1900-1947. Typed, 17 pages. 2. Newspaper pages about Benjamin Cluff Jr., Mildred's brother, August 1970. 2 leaves. 3. Mildred Cluff autobiography. 1862-1898. Typed, 9 pages. 4. Mildred Cluff autobiography. 1862-1898. Original pencil handwriting, 19 pages. 5. Photocopied articles about the Brigham...

Joseph B. Keeler family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2016
Scope and Contents Includes journals, biographical sketches, correspondence, articles, lesson manuals, published and unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera. The bulk of the material was created by Joseph B. Keeler's descendants, who used his papers as they compiled their published family history, "Build Thee More Stately" (1989). The collection focuses on family history, religion, education, and professional organizations.

Franklin Madsen collection of biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1143
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographies of musicians, composers, and painters from various places in Europe. Also included are questions and summaries of chapters found in the "Essentials in Music History." The dates of the compositions of these items are uncertain.

Redd family papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197232491073]
Identifier: MSS 678
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten materials. Most of the items were collected by the descendants of Lemuel Hardison Redd (1856-1923). Included in the collection are minutes of a Redd family meeting, a biography of Eliza M. Partridge Lyman, a list of persons buried in Bluff, Utah, from 1880 to 1951, correspondence of family members, two patriarchal blessings given by Hyrum Smith, and an essay by John Redd, a student at the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah.

A. O. Smoot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 896
Scope and Contents The A. O. Smoot papers comprise the accumulation of records over the period of fifty-seven years and include journals, diaries, financial records and correspondence dealing with business, personal, church, and Brigham Young Academy matters. The letters are holograph and typewritten, the journals are in both the original handwritten form and xerox copies.The missionary journals were written by A.O. Smoot for the years of 1837 to 1838 and 1844 to 1845 while he was serving in the...