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Langley Allgood Bailey scrapbook and diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9344
Scope and Contents Includes a photocopy of Langley Allgood Bailey's diary, kept from about 1885 to 1927, and provides an autobiographical sketch of Bailey's early life, his journey as a pioneer in the Martin handcart company, and his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes a scrapbook kept by Langley with documents and articles related to his life and his obituary in 1928. The scrapbook also includes several original poems and was kept in a Juab Stake Annual Report ledger,...
Dates: approximately 1880-1928

William Butler autobiographies and letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of autobiographies and personal letters. Included are four personal histories of varying lengths. Butler described his visions, business matters, family relationships, church assignments, missions served, and recounted many colorful experiences including hunting down and killing the murderer of one of his children. The letters were written by William Butler and his first wife, Emma Harvey, to their Henry Harvey Butler in 1891-2 while Henry was serving on a mission to...
Dates: 1850-1905

Thomas Waters Cropper autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 654
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Some of the item is in Cropper's own hand. The rest was dictated to his daughters. Cropper was born in Texas, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1856. One fourth of the original party turned back in 1853 when they heard of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy. He describes the immigrant group killed by Mormons at Mountain Meadows in 1857. Cropper lived in Fillmore, Utah, and later moved to Deseret, Utah. ...
Dates: 1926

Thomas Durham autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 517
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography and diary. Durham wrote his autobiography in 1854 and started his diary the same year. The journal is sketchy in many places and has many gaps. Durham wrote about his youth in England, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his mission in England, his spiritual manifestations, blessings, and his migration to Utah. He left Florence, Nebraska, on 23 Aug. 1856 and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 30 Nov. 1856. He...
Dates: 1854-1871

Experiences of the Josiah Rhead family in the Martin handcart company of 1856

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2713
Scope and Contents

Typewritten research paper for a Religion 442 class taught by Howard H. Barron at Brigham Young University. Using family records and unpublished materials as well as secondary sources, Richards writes a history of the Martin handcart company.

Dates: 1967

Biography of Elizabeth Williams Grant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2796
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. This item was "narrated by her daughter, Mary Grant Marshall written by camp historian Laura Logie Timpson." Elizabeth Williams was born in Wales in 1838. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Bunker handcart company. Elizabeth married David Grant in 1856 and became his fourth wife. She had eight children and lived in American Fork, Utah. She later married Alex...
Dates: 1958

Thomas Hall diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2860
Scope and Contents

Account of his mission to Canada for the Mormon Church. Describes traveling east from Salt Lake City by handcart in the spring of 1857, and his missionary labors in Ontario, particularly in the vicinity of London.

Dates: 1857-1858

George Housley account

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1537
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account of George Housley's experiences with the Martin handcart company. Housley tells of hunger, death due to exposure and starvation, rationing of food, and relief sent to them from Salt Lake City to enable them to continue on with their journey.

Dates: 1856

Ipson family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 627
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketches compiled by various family members detailing the lives of Mormon pioneers Neils P. and Georgina M. Ipson, including data on their emigration from Denmark to Salt Lake City, Utah, his other marriages, Mormon settlement at and exodus from St. Thomas, Nevada, life at Panguitch, Utah, genealogical data and a handwritten divorce claim-release by Georgina M. Ipson. Also includes a typewritten tribute to their son Jennings B. Ipson and a statement by Leonard R....
Dates: 1885-1981

Samuel Stephen Jones papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1435
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries and autobiography, biographies, family history, correspondence, legal documents and newspaper clippings related to his personal life, pioneer memories, missionary experiences, political activities as mayor and member of the Democratic party, LDS Church activities, and leadership in business and civic activities in Utah. Also includes copies of his poetical writings.

Dates: 1902-1918

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Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
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