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Milo Andrus journals

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1499
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten journals and genealogy of Milo Andrus who was a missionary for the mormon Church in the 19th century. A photocopy of a typed transcript of a letter addressed to Brigham Young by Andrus (1854) in which he gives an account of the Mormons in St. Louis, Missouri. Also included is a photocopy of a biography of Milo Andrus by Gary L. Pickell (1979). Andrus' diaries tell of experiences while a missionary in England during 1849, of crossing the plains from Nebraska...
Dates: 1840-1861

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...
Dates: 1852-1897

Israel Franklin Evans papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1762
Scope and Contents Certificates, handwritten and typewritten correspondence, speeches, reports, newspaper clippings, receipts, a short biography, magazines, legal papers, a guest book, and a diary. The guest book and diary are found in the same volume. Some of the materials relate to Evans' service as president of the Eastern States Mission for the Mormon Church. The materials deal with his service to the Mormon Church, his law career, and his interest in education in Utah. Many of the items relate to...
Dates: 1918-1956

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...
Dates: 1760-1898

Memories of our parents : Victor Emanuel Bean and Mary Hannah Baker

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 966
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Victor Emanuel Bean and Mary Hannah Baker Bean. The item was "compiled and written" by Ethel Bean Andrew. The materials include excerpts from Victor Bean's missionary diaries from 1884 to 1886 while in Indiana, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1966

History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also...
Dates: 1857-1953

Andrew Locy Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 776
Scope and Contents

Includes autobiographies; reminiscences; letters; and biographical sketches of various family members. Discusses growing up in pioneer Utah; courtship and marriage; and life in the Mormon settlements in Arizona.

Dates: 1932

John L. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900

W. Melvin Strong papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2743
Scope and Contents

Phtocopies of letters, speeches, certificates, program outlines, biographical sketches, and jokes that have been bound into a book. The materials deal with Strong's life and career as an educator. Strong was active in the Mormon Church and served on a mission for that faith in Tahiti. Also included is a book by Strong entitled: "What do you Think?" with a handwritten dedication in the front.

Dates: 1919-1984

John H. Walker family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1099
Overview

Certificates, genealogies, biographies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The materials relate to Walker's business operations and to his family.

Dates: 1889-1957

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Andrew, Ethel Bean, 1888-1978 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1