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Nephi (Utah) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

William George Baker: family life stories

 File — Folder 1: [31197230309764]
Identifier: MSS SC 1140
Scope and Contents Typewritten book including genealogical worksheets and family photographs. The item is a biography of William George Baker (1835-1901) and his descendants. William Baker was a convert to the Mormon Church from England and lived in Nephi and Richfield, Utah.He has a large posterity living mostly in Utah and in other Western states. Also included are genealogies of the Baker family.

Albert Henry Belliston diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2007
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Belliston writes about his activities as a missionary and as a temple president for the Mormon church in Hawaii. He also tells about his life in Nephi, Utah. Also included are 59 photographs of members and missionaries in Hawaii (ca. 1900), as well as places in Utah and Idaho (ca. 1890).

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230326263]
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.

Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3243
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.

Joseph E. Booth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2284
Scope and Contents Collection contains the letters, diaries, and ledger books of Joseph Edgar Booth and family between the years 1859-1949. The collection contains material on the British Mission between the years 1894-1896; correspondence to family and friends of the Booth family; early Orem, Utah history (then called the Provo Bench) farm sales, expenses, and etc. of Joseph Edgar Booth; and a record of cases before Joseph Edgar Booth, Justice of the Peace of the town of Orem during the years 1928-1929,...

Jennifer Reeder interview with Catherine Bowles

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2947
Scope and Contents Oral history of Catherine Bowles, from an interview conducted by Jenny Reeder.

Burdick and Chalmers records

 File — Folder 1: [31197230342070]
Identifier: MSS 787
Scope and Contents Handwritten financial report and lists of accounts and transactions.

Fred Chapman photographs and books on Nephi, Utah

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3227
Scope and Contents Collection contains 91 black and white photographs, 2 color photographs, 27 oversize black and white photographs, 7 oversize color photographs, 1 oversize framed color photograph, 60 glass plate negatives, 41 negatives, and 3 books. Print copies made from the negatives are also included in the colleciton. The three books are: "Secretarial Notebook for North Ward Sunday School June 2, 1901-December 7, 1904," "Recipes: For the Jewett Chafing Dish," and "They Left a Record: A Comprehensive History...

A copy of the sketch of the life of David Cazier as written by himself dated Nephi, Utah

 File — Folder 1: [31197232491198]
Identifier: MSS 666
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography. Cazier was born in Ordham County, Kentucky. His family moved to Illinois in 1841 where he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1845. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, to Council Bluffs, Iowa, and to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1850. He settled at Nephi, Utah, in 1851 and later married polygamously. Cazier also writes about his family life.

Roy E. Gibson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 535
Scope and Contents Typescripts; clippings; letters (some photocopies). The collection includes autobiographical and biographical sketches of Gibson's life, articles, editorials, obituaries and Latter-day Saint Church family group sheets.