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Found in 764 Collections and/or Records:

Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1682
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of personal letters, histories and rememberances from the Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker family. It provides an intimate and loving portrait of a Mormon family and their struggle to tame southern Utah.

Henry Ballard diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 998
Scope and Contents Two typescripts of the Ballard diary. They vary in small details and in the nature of the added materials found at the back. Ballard was converted to Mormonism in England. He arrived in Utah in 1852, was active in the Utah War of 1857-8, and settled in Logan, Utah in 1859. He was a bishop for the Mormon Church, participated in many of the activities of that faith, and was sentenced to two months in the Utah penitentiary for polygamy. He also tells about troubles with the Indians of the Cache...

Biography of Ellen Julia Barratt

 File — Folder 1: [31197230337898]
Identifier: MSS 2760
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Ellen Julia Barratt was born in 1836 in England. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1855. She settled in American Fork, married Thomas Barratt, and had twelve children. She died in 1930.

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

 File — Folder 1: [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...

Biography of William E. Bate

 File — Folder 1: [31197230337997]
Identifier: MSS 2758
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. William E. Bate was born in 1846 in England. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1859. He settled in American Fork and died in 1907 in Rigby, Idaho. This item was read by Laura Logie Timpson at a meeting of Adams Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Utah County, American Fork, Utah.

Battle with the Indians in pioneer days : Little Creek raid

 File — Folder 1: [31197230329945]
Identifier: MSS SC 3049
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a story of Indians stealing cattle and horses near Parowan, Utah, on 21 July 1867 during Utah's Black Hawk War. The attempt to take the cattle was thwarted, and the Indians were forced to retreat. The author of the item is unidentified. He writes that he was "nine or ten" at the time of the raid and that his uncle was Joseph Fish, a prominent militia leader in Parowan. The writer also states that he was the brother of Horace Calvin Smith.

Biographical sketch of Peter Beck

 File — Folder 1: [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.

Gilbert Belnap papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230318070]
Identifier: MSS SC 1939
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.

William Bench letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197232489358]
Identifier: MSS 547
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 Feb. 1908 and addressed to "Son & Daughter." The item was written in Manti, Utah. Bench writes about his early life in Utah. He tells about settling in Manti early in the 1850s and about the hardships he faced at that time. He talks about encounters with Ute Indians stating that during "the first engagement we had with the Indians 5 balls passed through my clothing but I was unharmed" and about the preparations made to meet the Utah Expedition...

John E. Bennion letters

 File — Folder 1: [197230325786]
Identifier: MSS SC 2710
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters written from Nauvoo, Illinois. Bennion writes to family members concerning plans of his parents to migrate to the United States from England, the need for a strong family organization, and the economic and social conditions in Nauvoo.