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William Ajax journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1488
Scope and Contents Contains holographs, photographs, and typescripts of journals, dated July 20 to December 27, 1861, and January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1863. The journals describe Ajax's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England and Wales and include some newspaper clippings, part of which are from the Udgorn Seion, the Mormon publication in Wales. The clippings include British Mormon emigration statistics from 1841-1861. Ajax immigrated to the United States in 1862. Detailed diary entries...
Dates: 1861-1863

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and...
Dates: 1852-1897

Thomas Beard journals and reminiscence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 328
Scope and Contents

Holograph documents (plus photocopies) which describe Beard's conversion to Mormonism, immigration to Utah, missionary experiences in England, and genealogical and historical information on Thomas Beard and his family. Reminiscence dated 1862.

Dates: 1887-1889

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.

Dates: 1907

Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

William Burton journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1643
Scope and Contents

Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.

Dates: 1837-1907

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

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

David H. Cannon autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 588
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography which describes emigration from England to Utah, 1842-1847, his church missions to California, England and Utah's Dixie and his experiences as an immigrant leader. Gives data on church positions, including his calling as president of the St. George, Utah Latter-day Saint Temple.

Dates: 1917

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and...
Dates: 1848-1883

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Clarkston (Utah) -- History 1
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Council Bluffs (Iowa) 1
Danish Americans -- Utah -- Pleasant Grove -- History -- Sources 1
Davis County (Utah) -- History 1
Electronic records 1
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Essays 1
France 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Germany -- History 1
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 1
Hawaii -- History 1
Immigrants -- Utah 1
Indians of North America -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History 1
Invitation cards 1
Italy -- History 1
Kirtland (Ohio) -- History 1
Leamington (England) 1
Legal instruments 1
Leicestershire (England) 1
Methodist Church -- England 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Military 1
Missionaries -- India -- Appointment to office 1
Missouri -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Doctrines 1
Mormon Church -- Europe -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 1
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 18
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 7
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
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Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 2
Utah. Militia 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas (1836-1917) 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Curtis, Millicent W. 1
Curtis, Nahum 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
Empey, William Young 1
Hamilton, Henry 1
Hammond family 1
Hammond, Alice Howard, 1845-1873 1
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 1
Hammond, Martha Jensina Marcussan, 1850-1935 1
Hammond, Mary Jane Dilworth, 1831-1877 1
Hill, Jobe 1
Hoffman family 1
Holt, James, 1804-1894 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Jackson, Richard W. 1
Johnson, Bengt, 1829-1918 1
Johnson, Chasta, 1883-1954 1
Jones, Lavon B. (Lavon Bradford), 1914-2008 1
Josiah Bradlee (Ship) 1
Kamehameha V, King of the Hawaiian Islands, 1830-1872 1
Kanen, Alta L. 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Langley, George Washington 1
Lowe, Era P. 1
Lowe, Thomas G., 1851-1938 1
Martin, Jesse Bigler, 1825-1908 1
McArthur, Daniel Duncan 1
McBride, Reuben, 1803-1891 1
Moore, David 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Reed family 1
Richards family 1
Richards, Silas LeRoy, 1882- 1
Rigby, William F. (William Frederick), 1833-1901 1
Savage, Levi, 1820-1910 1
School of the Prophets 1
Scott, John, 1811-1876 1
Shoenfeld family 1
Shoenfeld, Edward, 1832-1914 1
Skelton, Robert Hodgson, 1824-1895 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Charles, 1819-1905 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 1
Smith, Lot 1
Smith, Samuel H. B. (Samuel Harrison Bailey), 1838-1914 1
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 1
Spilsbury, George, 1823-1919 1
Springle family 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Stanley family 1
Swensen, Kanute, 1827-1902 1
Taylor, George Hamilton, 1829-1907 1
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 1
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 1
Utah. Legislature 1
Van Cott, Annie A. (Annie Anderson), 1882-1970 1
Van Cott, John, 1814-1883 1
Walker, Delbert Stevenson, 1903-1987 1
Waugh, George Peden, 1789-1856 1
Wood, Joseph, actice 1840 1
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