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The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.

Dates: 1958

Biographical sketch and recollections from the life of Martina Marjorie Halseth Bitner

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 431
Scope and Contents

Printed sketch and photographs of an early Utah pioneer.

Dates: 1975

Biography of Elizabeth Hopkins Carpenter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1506
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biographical sketch of the life of Elizabeth Hopkins Carpenter. The item gives relevant genealogical and historical data on Carpenter as well as expressing various anecdotes and traditions about her.

Dates: 1950

John A. Blythe journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 780
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.

A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.

Dates: 1876-1877

John Law Blythe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 791
Scope and Contents File includes copies of a handwritten biographical sketch of Blythe, written by one of his granddaughters, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce; typescripts of some of Blythe's 1874 letters to Brigham Young (1801-1877) reporting on the progress of the Arizona mission and relations with the Indians; a diary covering 1857-1874 as well as extracts from 1870 and 1878-1880.The 1857-1874 diary describes Blythe's conversion to the Mormon Church in California; emigrating to Utah; and daily...
Dates: 1870-1880

A brief sketch of the pioneer life of Lois A. Smith Bushman

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 792
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Although intended to be a biographical sketch of Lois Bushman, manuscript includes a great deal of information about her husband, John, and the author as well. Covers the conversion of Lois's family to the Mormon Church in 1844; their trek across the plains to Utah; their subsequent move to establish Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona in 1876; and life on the Utah and Arizona frontier.

Dates: 1937

Carroll family histories

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1569
Abstract

Carroll family histories is a collection of various narratives describing numerous generations of the Carroll family. Included within the collection are photocopies of letters and photographs. The collection dates from 1872-1976.

Dates: approximately 1977

Ellen A. Draper personal history

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6199
Abstract

This collection consists of the photocopied, personal life history of Ellen A. Draper. In her biography she accounts for the Mormon community led by President Brigham Young, as well as for early pioneer life with notes on farming and encounters with Native Americans.

Dates: 1987

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1931

History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 793
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Detailed account of frontier life in Canada; his family's conversion to Mormonism in the early 1840s; a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in June 1845; the trip across the plains to Utah in 1847; and life in pioneer Utah.Also includes account of the author's mission to Canada (1857-1858) and his subsequent recall because of the Utah War, along with his family's move to settle St. George, Utah. Ends with text of Gardner's patriarchal blessing, genealogical...
Dates: 1884

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