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Biography -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Portrait of my family : my family heritage

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326180]
Identifier: MSS SC 2749
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten compilations. Portrait of my family and biographical sketches of the students in Whitney's fourth grade school class at Gilkey Elementary School in Plainwell, Michigan, in 1985. Family Tree is a similar book compiled from information from students in Whitney's class in 1986.

Dates: 1985-1986

P.O.W. life of Forrest Packard in pictures

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332576]
Identifier: MSS SC 3278
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Dee Leavitt's father, Forrest Packard who was an American prisoner of war held by the Japanese during World War II. Packard was a civilian employee who was caputured by the Japanese on Wake Island. He served nearly four years in prison camps. Dr. Leavitt has researched the experience of the prisoners of war and has interviewed many survivors to write this story of Packard's imprisonment. The item includes numerous drawings made by American prisoners of war which...
Dates: 2000

Biographical sketch of William Walker Robinson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339225]
Identifier: MSS SC 3330
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. William Walker Robinson was born in 1833 in Manchester, England, and later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1852 and settled in American Fork. He was involved in the rescue attempts of the Willie and Martin handcart companies, became the father of 16 children, and died at the age of 90.

Dates: 1930

Patricia Rushton biographies for Nurses at War

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337690]
Identifier: MSS 2723
Scope and Contents

This file contains a floppy disk (3 1/4 inch) and five optical discs containing 122 biographies as part of the LDS Nurses at War project. They were collected by Patricia Rushton. Materials are dated 2001 to 2003.

Dates: 2001-2003

Biographical sketch of Sarah Clegg Shelley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339365]
Identifier: MSS SC 3333
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Sarah Clegg was born in 1851 in England. Sarah joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1864,migrated to Utah in 1866 and settled in American Fork. She married Stephen Shelley in 1870 and had 5 children.

Dates: 1930

Biographical sketch of Stephen Shelley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339357]
Identifier: MSS SC 3332
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Shelley was born in England in 1849. His family were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and they migrated to Utah in 1852. He married Sarah Clegg in 1870, had 5 children, served as a water master, and died in 1921.

Dates: 1930

Edgar Stubbs Smoot biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327097]
Identifier: MSS SC 2686
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography. The item also includes photocopies of photographs and newspaper clippings. Edgar Stubbs Smoot was born in 1905 in Provo, Utah. He married Dora Millard in 1927. He was a farmer and a cattle rancher who was also an active member of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1979-1980

Ann Rogers Snow biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315548]
Identifier: MSS SC 1782
Scope and Contents

One typewritten booklet. It contains a brief history of Ann Rogers Snow. She was born in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. She converted with her family to the Mormon faith and migrated to Utah. Gardner also emphasizes Snow's spiritual experiences.

Dates: 1977-1980

Fay Ollerton Tarlock biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315191]
Identifier: MSS SC 1720
Scope and Contents

Typescript of the biography of Fay Ollerton Tarlock, who became the wife of the president of the California Walnut Growers in Danville, California.

Dates: 1976

A test of faith : Jane Elizabeth James and the origins of the Utah black community

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308568]
Identifier: MSS SC 1069
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript of an unpublished article. The item is a biography of Jane Elizabeth James (1820?-1908) which also presents information on the blacks in early Utah. Jane, a black, was converted to the Mormon Church and lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. She was active in the Mormon Church and was married twice. The author has also included typescripts of documents relating to Jane's life.

Dates: 1973