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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

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

Jesse Fuller Bean papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 284
Scope and Contents Holograph missionary diaries kept by Bean while serving in the Southern State Mission of the Latter-day Saint Church, including a missionary blessing; family history; account of coming to Utah in 1847; family genealogy records and certificates of ordination.
Dates: 1904-1930

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

Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

William Burton journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1643
Scope and Contents Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.
Dates: 1837-1907

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated 1849-1850....
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and arrived...
Dates: 1848-1883

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

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

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 17
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 4
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
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Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Jesse Fuller, 1879-1943 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Cook, Dorothy Toone, 1928- 1
Cox, Wanda Steele, 1911-1992 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 1
Empey, William Young 1
Hoffman family 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Josiah Bradlee (Ship) 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Logan Temple (Utah) 1
Martin, Jesse Bigler, 1825-1908 1
McBride, Reuben, 1803-1891 1
McKnight, Michelle Richins, 1960- 1
Moore, David 1
Nye, Ephraim H. (Ephraim Hesmer), 1845-1903 1
Pack, John, 1809-1885 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Reed family 1
Richards family 1
Richards, Joseph Hill, 1841-1924 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Richards, Silas LeRoy, 1882- 1
Rigby, William F. (William Frederick), 1833-1901 1
Roskelley, Samuel, 1837-1914 1
Savage, Levi, 1820-1910 1
School of the Prophets 1
Scott, John, 1811-1876 1
Skelton, Robert Hodgson, 1824-1895 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Samuel H. B. (Samuel Harrison Bailey), 1838-1914 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Stanley family 1
Steele, John, 1821-1903 1
Steele, Mahonri M. (Mahonri Moriancumer), 1849-1923 1
Swensen, Kanute, 1827-1902 1
Tanner, George S. 1
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 1
Thompson, Emily Lydia Snyder, 1846-1928 1
Toone, John, 1813-1893 1
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 1
Utah. Legislature 1
Utah. Militia 1
Van Cott, Annie A. (Annie Anderson), 1882-1970 1
Van Cott, John, 1814-1883 1
Walker, Delbert Stevenson, 1903-1987 1
Wood, Joseph, actice 1840 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 1
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