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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232484912]
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah Expedition...
Dates: 1883-1919

Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348556]
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1893-1950

John Law Blythe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 791
Scope and Contents File includes copies of a handwritten biographical sketch of Blythe, written by one of his granddaughters, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce; typescripts of some of Blythe's 1874 letters to Brigham Young (1801-1877) reporting on the progress of the Arizona mission and relations with the Indians; a diary covering 1857-1874 as well as extracts from 1870 and 1878-1880.The 1857-1874 diary describes Blythe's conversion to the Mormon Church in California; emigrating to Utah; and daily life...
Dates: 1870-1880

William F. Butt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1397
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1887-1895; correspondence, 1883-1897; financial records, Lehi, Utah, Ward record book; patriarchal blessings; mission records; and biographies of family members. Also included are the diaries of Butt's wife, Laura Ellen Bushman Butt, 1896-1897. The materials document William Butt's life in Lehi, Utah, and his service as a missionary for the Mormon Church to the Northern States.
Dates: 1881-1940

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1800
Scope and Contents Photocopies and microfilmed copies of letters, pamphlets, newspaper artilces, sections of books, maps, biographies, histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church, to its early leaders and presidents, and to the genealogies of early prominent members of that faith. The materials were acquired in various research institutions in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1766-1977

The Church Under Brigham Young, 1844-1847

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342690]
Identifier: MSS 816
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while Brigham Young served as its president. Margarett Young writes about Brigham Young's leadership and his impact on the faith. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.
Dates: 1880

Don Byron Colton papers

 Collection — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197230356120]
Identifier: MSS 7481
Scope and Contents Collection includes several forms of documentation of Don Byron Colton's participation within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a biography written by his wife, Grace S. Colton. Also included are several artifacts such as spectacles, a wooden hatchet, and ties.
Dates: 1876-1952

Raymond P. Draper research papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197221920553]
Identifier: MSS 1344
Scope and Contents Typewritten research papers. Two of the items deal with the career of Luke S. Johnson, Utah pioneer and apostle in the Mormon Church. One of them is a history of a Mormon Church ward at Brigham Young University.
Dates: 1970

Eph and Verena : a Hatch family history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2236
Scope and Contents Autobiographical and family history of the Hatch family, privately published. The family lived in Provo, Utah. It deals with life in the mid to the end of the 20th Century in a primarily Mormon community. Some of the most important topics in the volumes include: Mormon missionary work, local and churchwide music, and the everyday events of a family in the mid to latter portion of the twentieth century. Includes Hatch's planning and architectural work for BYU Physical Plant as well as Provo and...
Dates: 1920-2000

Ernest L. Wilkinson biographical sketches, 1954-1978

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1000 Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents note Contains biographical sketches on prominent leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Materials date from between 1954 and 1978.
Dates: 1954-1978