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Biography -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Leigh William Clark / by Sadie Ollorton Clark

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315183]
Identifier: MSS SC 1715
Scope and Contents

Contains a seven-page typescript of the biography of Leigh Clark, a Standard Oil Company executive who became a patriarch in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1976

Life History of Julius Sylvester Dalley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330190]
Identifier: MSS SC 2958
Scope and Contents

Account of Julius S. Dalley's life in Summit and Kanab, Utah, and elsewhere. Contains diary entries and other information on his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States Mission, serving in New York City, 1906-1908. Includes autobiographical writings by Julius, writings by his wife and children, and reproduced pictures and documents. Also includes information on the family of Julius's father, James Dalley.

Dates: 1997

Era P. Lowe biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306935]
Identifier: MSS SC 927
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 12 leaves photocopied from a typewritten newspaper article authored by Era P. Lowe, son of Thomas G. Lowe who was a Mormon pioneer; Indian scout, missionary, and colonizer. Thomas Lowe also built tabernacles and other community buildings under the direction of Brigham Young and John Taylor. Thomas was held in high regard among the Mormons, non-Mormons, and Indians alike and served in many community and Mormon Church positions.

Dates: 1977

Nevada Mother of the Year

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312602]
Identifier: MSS SC 1439
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of papers relating to the life of Genevieve Asay Smith and her being named as the 1978 Nevada Mother of the Year.

Dates: 1978

Eleanor Nicholes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341205]
Identifier: MSS 2611
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Eleanor Nicholes. Eleanor was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1915. She became an officer in the Army and served much of the war in hospitals in the Midwest, mostly in Iowa. She never married and died in 1997 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 2000

Charles Sidney Noble funeral services

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324318]
Identifier: MSS SC 2512
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of funeral services held in Centerville, Utah on 26 Nov. 1978. Noble was a city manager in Vernal and Tooele, Utah. He also held administrative positions in a number of colleges at various places in the United States. Speeches were given by the Mormon Bishops Merrill Shupe, Thomas Randall, and Frank Woodbury.

Dates: 1978

Mary Jane Ollerton biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315100]
Identifier: MSS SC 1711
Scope and Contents

Typescript of the biography of Mary Jane Ollerton, known as Mamie, who became the head of the Department of Elementary Education at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1975

Our legacy : remembered and renewed, personal history book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335496]
Identifier: MSS SC 3320
Scope and Contents

104 personal histories contributed by the women in Cardston, Alberta, Third Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These were compiled by Ada Blackmore, Clara Matkin, Julie Kerr, Lila Cahoon, under the direction of the Relief Society President, Priscilla Hatch.

Dates: 1983

Personal histories of Andrew May, 1906-1933; Alfred James, 1905-1991; and Verda Pauline Carter, 1908-1998

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481041]
Identifier: MSS 2142
Scope and Contents Personal history of Andrew May contains information on his ancestors; childhood in Cardston, Alberta, Canada; life in Baker, Oregon; marriage to Jean Fossum; and his illness and death. Also contains significant information of his wife's Latter-day Saint mission to California, 1926-1928. Personal history of Alfred James Madsen contains information on his ancestors; memories of his childhood in Provo, Utah; church service, including a LDS mission to New Zealand, 1926-1929; marriage; farm...
Dates: 1998

Eliza Bratton Porter biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312057]
Identifier: MSS SC 1502
Scope and Contents

Typed, mimeographed, and bound biography of Eliza Bratton Porter. The item gives particular emphasis on Porter's association with the Mormon Church and her role as a Relief Society president.

Dates: 1978