Biography -- 20th century
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photocopies of typescript of an unpublished article.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.