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Mormons -- Utah -- Provo

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Owen Marion Davis autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311711]
Identifier: MSS SC 1455
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by Owen M. Davis (1897-1975). Davis talks about his early years in Provo, Utah, his father's death, their financial struggles, his career as a teacher, and his marriage.
Dates: 1974

History of Provo

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316249]
Identifier: MSS SC 1826
Scope and Contents Typewritten history of Provo, Utah. The item includes one map and a number of newspaper clippings. The history was written for a sociology class.
Dates: 1945

Albert Stephen Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 350
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and photographs, including twenty stereographs, documenting Jones's experience as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa and Tonga from 1893 to 1896. The diaries detail his daily activities and talk about the nature of his work. Jones continued to write in these diaries after his return to Provo, Utah until 1902. The collections also contains a handwritten Tongan-English dictionary copied by Jones and a 1895 article on Tongan cannibalism...
Dates: 1893-1902

Jens J. Jonsson recollections and vita

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329093]
Identifier: MSS SC 2977
Scope and Contents Contains information about his youth, education, family, church callings, health, professional accomplishments, retirement, and travels.
Dates: 1992-1995

John McEwan diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1051
Scope and Contents Materials include a handwritten diary detailing McEwan's experiences from 1843 to 1858. The diary includes brief entries about his travels from Ireland to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843, and patriarchal blessings for both McEwan and his wife, Amanda. The majority of the journal contains writings on McEwan's experience as a member of the Elk Mountain Mission to negotiate for land with the Ute Indian tribes in southeastern Utah, from May to October 1855, including getting lost in the mountain during...
Dates: 1843-1889

Minutes of the School of the Prophets held in Provo, UT

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294492]
Identifier: MSS 7989
Overview Minute book for the Provo Territory School of the Prophets, for weekly meetings between April 1868 and June 1869 (photocopy of typescript). Recorded by L. John Nuttall.
Dates: 1868-1871

Ruth Louise Partridge papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1544
Scope and Contents Contains the papers of Partridge, including correspondence and letters, typescripts, Minutia newspaper columns, news clippings and articles, genealogical and historical information, written stories, nursing information, and other personal information concerning her professional, volunteer and private activities. Also includes information on George Shepherd Taylor and George M. Taylor. Materials date from between 1862 and 1955.
Dates: approximately 1862-1955

Max Dickson Weaver and Ruth Mabel Stoddard Kimball Weaver family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7698
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials and history of the personal papers of Max Dickson Weaver regarding his time as an art professor at Utah Valley University (UVU), Southern Utah University (SUU), and Brigham Young University (BYU) circa 1960-2000. Also contains scrapbooks for the Max and Ruth Weaver family including their mission, life history, and photos of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren (1900-2010).
Dates: 1900-2010