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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: approximately 1840-1858

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.
Dates: 1907

William Clayton diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 47
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary in pencil. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Mormon Church in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen and Thomas G. Alexander under the title: "Manchester Mormons: the Journal of William Clayton."
Dates: 1840-1842

William Clayton diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 423
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a handwritten diary. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. This item was typed by Alan S. Young in 1961. Also included are extensive footnotes relating to Clayton's entries into his journal. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen and...
Dates: 1840

John Murdock autobiographies and an essay

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3241
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten materials. The collection consists of a lengthy and a shortened version of an autobiography. Murdock wrote about his early life and his converstion to the Mormon Church in 1830. He followed that faith to Kirtland, Ohio; Missouri; and Illinois. He migrated to Council Bluffs, Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1847. He served on missions for the Mormon Church in New York and Australia. Murdock copied letters from leaders of the Mormon...
Dates: 1835-1864

David Pettigrew autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 473
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary with a typescript of the item. Pettigrew (apparently also spelled Pettegrew) started his autobiography in 1840. His diary is sporatic and has many gaps. Pettigrew writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832, his life in Missouri during the persecutions of Mormons there, his experiences in Nauvoo, Illinois, his work as an LDS missionary, his participation in the migration of Mormons from Nauvoo, his...
Dates: 1840-1861

Samuel W. Richards diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 732
Scope and Contents Photocopies of excerpts from handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1846-1847, 1857-1859, 1868, 1869, 1873, and 1875-1876. Richards lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, presided over the European Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, prepared Utah Militia units for an expedition into Sanpete County, and served on another mission to the Eastern United States. Also included are patriarchal blessings and miscellaneous items relating to Richards and his family.
Dates: 1846-1876

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 grandchild,...
Dates: 1840-1905

George Spilsbury autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
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

Alonzo Winters diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 523
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Winters writes about his missionary activities for the Mormon Church. He worked in Nauvoo, Illinois, in other areas of that state, and in Iowa.
Dates: 1876-1877

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Clayton, William, 1814-1879 2
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1