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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

Nancy Alexander Tracy autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 918
Scope and Contents

Typescript of autobiography. Nancy was born in New York and raised by her grandparents. She married Moses Tracy in 1832 and joined the Mormon Church in 1834. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Far West, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; "Winter Quarters"; and Ogden, Utah. She witnessed and experienced some of the persecutions of Mormons in Missouri and Illinois. She went with her husband on a mission to New York and was a member of the Mormon Relief Society in Nauvoo. She covers her life until 1860.

Dates: 1885