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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 life...
Dates: 1870-1880

John Bushman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1520
Scope and Contents Collection consists of original diaries covering 1871-1923, along with typescripts; a personal account book; receipts; temple recommend; microfilm copy of the diaries and an autobiography; photocopies of appraisal and accounts books for the chapter of the United Order in St. Joseph; minutes of United Order meetings; and typecript of correspondence. While most of the diary entries are one-liners narrating the author's daily activities in northern Arizona and occasional trips to Utah, others are...
Dates: 1871-1923

Coleman family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 796
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts. File contains excerpts from three documents, all originally compiled by Evans Coleman: "History of the Coleman Family;" "Saint Johns Purchase;" and "Biography of Emma Beck Coleman." These documents were originally compiled between 1938 and 1942, although all of them refer to events either in Missouri during the late 1830s or in Arizona during the 1880s.
Dates: 1942

Lake family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 768
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains biographies of James Lake (1788-1874); Philomelia Smith Lake (1794-1873); James Lake, Sr. (1760- ); and George Lake (1838-1898) written by some of their grandchildren. Also includes autobiography of George Lake (1838-1898). Discusses the family's genealogy; their conversion to the Mormon Church in 1832; their migration with the Mormons to Ohio, Illinois, and Utah; illnesses and deaths in the family; life on the Utah frontier; George's mission in Great Britain...
Dates: 1760-1898

Little Colorado Stake minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 808
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains a short history of the Mormon Church's mission to the Navajo Indians in Arizona from 1876 to 1878 and the creation of the Little Colorado Stake. The history of the stake is then continued up to 1887. Includes history of the settlements making up the stake, activities of the members, minutes of meetings, and accounts of missionary work among the Indians.
Dates: 1878-1887

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