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Latter Day Saints -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328939]
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

Ancestors of Karl G. Maeser, 1828-1901, and Anna Heneritta Therese Mieth, 1830-1896

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2126
Scope and Contents Biographical history of Karl G. Maeser tells of his childhood in Saxony, Germany; his education; marriage; conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; migration to Utah in 1857; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Germany, 1867-1870; establishment of the Brigham Young Academy (later Brigham Young University); service as principal of Brigham Young Academy, 1876-1892; teaching LDS seminary; and information on his death and funeral. Includes photocopies of...
Dates: 1999

Andrus family biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 188
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of family members. Persons in the Andrus family joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah, and settled in various areas. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328970]
Identifier: MSS SC 2991
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at...
Dates: 1999

Biographical sketch of the lives of Thomas Barratt and Ellen Julian Barratt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332394]
Identifier: MSS SC 3285
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Myers writesabout the lives of Thomas Barratt and Ellen Julian Barratt. Thomas was born in England in 1830, and he married Mary Morgan Whitby in 1849. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1850 and migrated to St. Louis, Missouri, in 1854. His wife died there. He married Ellen Julian in 1855, and they migrated to Utah in the same year. They settled in American Fork, Utah, and had 13 children. He died in...
Dates: 1930

Biographical sketch of Peter Beck

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332386]
Identifier: MSS SC 3286
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of Peter Beck. The author of the item is unknown. Peter Beck was born in Denmark in 1850 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was eight years old. He migrated to Utah in 1862. Included are some comments by Beck relating to his journey to Utah. Beck became a rancher and farmer and settled in American Fork, Utah. He married two women, had 17 children, and died in 1927.

Dates: 1930

Frederick Arthur Berlin letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242007]
Identifier: MSS SC 513
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 11 July 1975. Berlin writes briefly about Andrew E. Berlin, his family and Mormon Church activities and his imprisonment for polygamy.

Dates: 1975

LeGrand Meyer Bernards personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328947]
Identifier: MSS SC 2987
Scope and Contents

Shares memories of his childhood in Salt Lake City, Utah; Latter-day Saint mission in Hawaii, 1941-1944; marriage; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; and work at Brigham Young University Print Services, 1968-1983. The history was recorded by the author's daughter, Lani Bernards Braithwaite.

Dates: 1996-1997


 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234996]
Identifier: MSS SC 184
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. The items relate incidents in the lives of various family members. The autobiography is by Tamma Durfee Miner who writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; experiences as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; migration to Utah; and settling in Springville, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1880-1950

Biographies of Farnes family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8251
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of biographies and remembrances of Farnes family members. There are pages missing from the stories. Materials date from between approximately 1945 and 1975.

Dates: approximately 1945-1975