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Benjamin Franklin Cummings diaries and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 164
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries including an autobiography. Cummings' autobiography covers his early life when he lived in Ohio and Navuoo, Illinois, served on a mission to Maine, and left Illinois for Utah. Cummings' diaries tell about his mission to the Indians in Idaho in the "Salmon River Mission," his service during the "Utah Expedition" of 1857-1858, his various encounters with Indians, his mission to Iowa in 1878 and 1879, and his life in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a...
Dates: 1854-1879

Davis family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 583
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography centering around Davis' ancestry, missions and LDS Church callings and biographical sketch of his wife Mary. Included are patriarchal blessings, temple and genealogical data, his testimony, and a letter to his grandmother. Also included are extracts from the "History of the British Mission" and the Millennial Star and a biographical sketch of the Davises by a son, Elisha Jr. The collection also contains genealogical data compiled by Jennie Davis Oliver on the...
Dates: undated

Thomas Day collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2071
Abstract

The Thomas Day collection contains Day's journal (1843-1850), an account book (1843-1846), papers, and correspondence relating to his family, most all of which focuses on his LDS mission to England. He served in Lemington, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Leicestershire.

Dates: 1841-1893

Samuel Driggs testament

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 691
Scope and Contents

Testament includes information about the conversion of Samuel Driggs to the Latter-day Saint Church and his immigration and contributions to the settlement of Davis County, Utah, and his last requests to family and friends as witnessed at this request by Allen Taylor, John Bear, and John Ellison.

Dates: 1854 January 16

John Druce diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 950
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Druce was born in England; was apprenticed as a baker in London in the 1830s; moved to Manchester; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842; migrated to the United States in 1846; worked as an engraver in New York State; migrated to Utah in 1861; settled in Salt Lake City, Utah; and served on a mission for the Church in the Eastern States in 1876.

Dates: 1842-1876

Earl S. Duerden collection of family history materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9167
Scope and Contents Contains journals and materials regarding the missionary service of Delbert Stevenson Walker, who focuses on church organization and spiritual experiences in addition to cultural observations. Included microfilm contains research and correspondence by Richard H. Bullock regarding various Mormon pioneers. Also contains family correspondence, dating between 1886 and 1908, and a CD with additional materials about other family members' missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of...
Dates: 1886-2008

William Young Empey diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 962
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary kept from 1852 to 1854 when Empey was serving in England as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He describes his voyages from Utah to England as well as the return. He also writes about the nature of missionary work, and the problems he faced in England. Empey signed his name "William Y. Empey" on the cover of the diary.

Dates: 1852-1854

Francis Asbury Hammond papers

 Collection — Box: 7
Identifier: MSS 18
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in...
Dates: approximately 1851-1937

Jobe Hill autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 451
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Hill writes about migrating to Utah, about his life in Smithfield and Clarkston, about problems with grasshoppers, and about other difficult situations. He also talks about the death of his mother and his low opinion of his father, who started drinking. He also tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England and about his marriage.

Dates: 1904

History of Joseph Curtis, son of Nahum and Millicent Curtis

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 589
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a personal history which gives data of the Curtis family in Michigan and their exodus to the West. Dated journal entries, 1831-1881, detail Curtis' Illinois and Utah missions, including minutes of organization of a Latter-day Saint Church branch in Poteetneet (Payson), Utah and area pioneer life.

Dates: undated

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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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