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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

William Snow autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 60
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiographical materials. Snow writes about his early life in Vermont, conversion to the Mormon Church, and missionary work. Some genealogy and patriarchal blessings are included. Snow made the overland journey by ox team from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1850. He writes of numerous deaths from cholera, problems with company discipline, and travelling conditions.
Dates: 1850

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.
Dates: 1879-1910

Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7648
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten transcript of the autobiography, transcribed by Eunice Stella Iverson Gardner. The autobiography describes Chamber's life as a Mormon pioneer and includes descriptions of her daily activities, town dances, and visits from President Brigham Young. Includes a description of her marriage Joseph Chambers and her travels with her husband and children to various western states. A note is included at the end of the notebook from M. Ray Hiatt in 2001, whose wife was a...
Dates: 1934

Ruth A. Aven collection

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7424
Abstract Papers includes newspaper clippings, a photograph and a personal narrative, all concerning various ancestors of Aven. The collection dates from 1887 to 1949.
Dates: 1887-1949

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...
Dates: 1852-1905

George Stanton Barrus family history papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8043
Scope and Contents Contains bound history of John Rowberry Droubay and Annie Shields Droubay, Cyrus Tolman, Freeman Nickerson and Huldah Chapman, Foster and Lois Barrus, and others in the George Stanton Barrus family. All materials include pictures and biographies of the life events of these ancestors. Also includes one CD called "George and Anna Merlynn Droubay Barrus: The Missions Shall Never End," which contains a PDF file of George Stanton Barrus's personal history. Dated circa 2005-2012.
Dates: approximately 2005-2012

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 his...
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

John F. Bennett photograph album of Church history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 801
Scope and Contents This collection contains one small black photo album. The album was made by John F. Bennett for Mr. and Mrs. George Albert Smith in the 1930s. It is similar to other albums put together by Bennett but is uniquely arranged with the Smiths in mind. Bennett used images created by several notable pioneer photographers such as William H. Jackson, C. R. Savage, George E. Anderson, C. W. Carter etc. The photographs selected should be considered some of the most notable images depicting the pioneer...
Dates: 1847-1930

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 28
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 15
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 6
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 6
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
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Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Utah. Militia 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen family 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Armstrong family 1
Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
Aven, Ruth A. (Ruth Allen), 1899-2000 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 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 1
Bennett, John F. (John Foster), 1865-1938 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Bitner, Martina M. H. 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 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
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, C. W., 1832-1913 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chambers (Family : Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927) 1
Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939 1
Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927 1
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collard, Albert 1
Cragun, Ella Mower 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Curtis, Millicent W. 1
Curtis, Nahum 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Davis, David 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Davis, Lowell W. 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
Empey, Jessie E. 1
Empey, William Young 1
Fairbanks, John Boylston, 1817-1875 1
Farmer, Ann Webster 1
Farmer, Blain 1
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 1
Farmer, Mary Ballany 1
Farmer, Mary Bateman 1
Farmer, Sarah Broadbridge 1
Federal Writers' Project 1
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