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Edward Schoenfeld autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1076
Scope and Contents

Holograph autobiography (three leaves), genealogy of the Schoenfeld and Springall families (two leaves), and a postcard of Tansberg, Germany, where Edward was born. Schoenfeld joined the Mormon Church in 1855, migrated to Utah in 1857, and settled in Provo. He married Mary Alice Springall and served as mission president to the Swiss and German Mission for the Mormon Church from 1870 to 1872. He also edited the Mormon Church magazine "Stern" while serving as mission president.

Dates: 1912; 1912

John Scott diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2688
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a diary. Scott kept the first part of this diary in 1847 and in 1848 when preparing to migrate from Winter Quarters, Nebraska to Utah. He also kept his diary from 1855 to 1856 while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland. Also included is a patriarchal blessing given to Scott.

Dates: 1847-1856

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1597
Abstract

Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.

Dates: 1852-1941

Charles Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 554
Scope and Contents Holographs with partial typescripts (photocopies) and typescript (photocopy). The journal tells of his life in England, Nauvoo, Illinois and Washington County, Utah, missions to England and Europe, and his life in the United Order as a polygamist. The journal 1860-1862 is written completely in Pitman shorthand. Record book includes family names and Latter-day Saint Church temple ordinances completed. Also included are an autobiographical sketch, an obituary, a memorium written by a...
Dates: 1840-1905

John L. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900

Samuel H. B. Smith diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 870
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of Smith's mission diary, his autobiography, some correspondence, and records of ordinances performed in the Endowment House in the 1870s. Smith kept his diary while serving on a mission to Great Britain (1860-1863). He recorded the activities and experiences of missionary life and activities. The autobiography is brief and covers from Smith's birth to 1857.

Dates: 1840-1889, bulk 1860-1863

A. O. Smoot papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, letters of appointment, letters, an invitation, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials include a missionary recommendation dated 1851 when Smoot was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; a patriarchal blessing from Joseph Smith, Sr., the father of the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith, Jr.; two appointments as an agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund for the Church; a letter...
Dates: 1837-1892

George Spilsbury autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 117
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography with a photocopy of the item. The volume includes handwritten copies of letters received and patriarchal blessings of family members. Spilsbury writes about travelling in southern Utah as a patriarch, gives a brief description of his mission to Wales, talks about some of the prophecies of the first president of the LDS Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and describes the exodus west of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois to Utah. Dated from 1843 to 1911.

Dates: 1843-1911

Kanute Swensen diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 165
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with bound photostat copies of the items. The first two volumes, covering the years 1857 to 1868, are in Danish, while the remainder are in English. Also included is a typewritten translation into English of the diaries for the years 1857 and 1858 when Swensen was serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Swensen writes about his immigration to Utah and his life in Pleasant Grove.

Dates: 1857-1902

George Hamilton Taylor autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 183
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Taylor writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, migration to Utah, business ventures, missions to England, and conviction for polygamy.

Dates: approximately 1900

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Kamehameha V, King of the Hawaiian Islands, 1830-1872 1
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Van Cott, John, 1814-1883 1
Walker, Delbert Stevenson, 1903-1987 1
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