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William Snow autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 60
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiographical materials. Snow writes about his early life in Vermont, conversion to the Mormon Church, and missionary work. Some genealogy and patriarchal blessings are included. Snow made the overland journey by ox team from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1850. He writes of numerous deaths from cholera, problems with company discipline, and travelling conditions.

Dates: 1850

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

Seth Millington Blair diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1316
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Blair writes about his parents, his joining of the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his mission to Texas for the Mormon Church, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah. He includes patriarchal blessings of family members. There are many gaps in the diary.

Dates: 1853-1868

William F. Butt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1397
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1887-1895; correspondence, 1883-1897; financial records, Lehi, Utah, Ward record book; patriarchal blessings; mission records; and biographies of family members. Also included are the diaries of Butt's wife, Laura Ellen Bushman Butt, 1896-1897. The materials document William Butt's life in Lehi, Utah, and his service as a missionary for the Mormon Church to the Northern States.

Dates: 1881-1940

William John Benbow Carter diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 681
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries, certificates, patriarchal blessings, and biographies. The diaries were kept while Carter served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and while he lived in St. George, Utah. The biographies are of family members.

Dates: 1877-1882

Joab Collier and Theodocia Keeler Collier papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1729
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiographies, diaries, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous materials. Typescripts and photocopies of many of these items are also found with the collection. Some of the materials have been bound into books. The collection relates primarily to Joab Collier (1855-1918) and Theodocia Keeler Collier (1858-1912). The Colliers were Mormons who lived in Provo, Vernal, and in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joab had many occupations including that of bricklayer. The...
Dates: 1847-1957

John Crook papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 158
Overview

Handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, genealogies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The John Crook papers relates Crook's conversion, emigration to Utah, and major events related to his Church activities and work as a farmer and president of a coal company.

Dates: 1851-1941

Joseph Curtis diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3245
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries. Curtis also writes about his early life. He was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Mormon Church in 1833. He lived in Missouri and told about the persecution of Mormons there. He later lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and served on two missions at that time. He came to Utah in 1848 and later settled in Utah Valley, Utah. Curtis was involved in numerous activities including defending Utah from the Utah Expedition in 1858.

Dates: 1836-1858

Thomas English Daniels journal and patriarchal blessings

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2056
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal, patriarchal blessings, miscellaneous items, and photocopies of the materials. Daniel's journal describes his spiritual life and daily activities relating to Payson, Utah, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1854 to 1877.

Dates: 1854-1877

David Coombs diaries and records of temple work

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1650
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, financial records, and records of temple work performed for the Mormon Church. The items include an autobiography written by Coombs which covers his early years until 1884 when he started keeping a diary. He kept his journal from 1884 to 1928 with a gap from 1897 through 1899. Coombs relates his expriences while living in various communities in Sanpete and Cache Counties, Utah. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members.

Dates: 1884-1928

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Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
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Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Blair, Seth Millington 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Art 1
Butt, Laura E. (Laura Ellen), 1865-1899 1
Butt, William F. (William Francis), 1857-1940 1
Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collier, DeFonda, 1904-2002 1
Collier, Joab 1
Collier, Theodocia Keeler 1
Coolbrith, Ina D. (Ina Donna), 1841-1928 1
Coombs, David 1
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Crook, John, 1831-1921 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Cutler, Thomas R. 1
Daniels, Thomas E. (Thomas English), 1829-1906 1
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company 1
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 1
Edwards, John, 1831-1898 1
Eldredge, Jean, 1930- 1
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Evans, Israel Franklin 1
Evans, Priscilla Livingston 1
Farnsworth family 1
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 1
Goold, Samuel William, 1845-1918 1
Hafen, John, 1856-1910 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Harmon, Ansil Perse, 1832-1908 1
Harper, John Claiborne 1
Haws, Albert Alonzo 1
Hazen, Robert, 1832-1928 1
Hoffman family 1
Hoglund family 1
Hoglund, Connie 1
Howell family 1
Howells, Ann Evans Francis, 1833-1874 1
Hullinger, Harvey Coe, 1824-1926 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 1
Johnson, Caroline Maria 1
Johnson, John Peter 1
Jones, Albert Stephen, 1871-1962 1
Jones, Julia, 1847-1924 1
Jones, Lydia Elizabeth, 1837-1874 1
Jones, Samuel Stephen, 1837-1923 1
Jones, Samuel, 1783-1858 1
Jones, Sarah, 1801-1867 1
Knecht family 1
Larson, Ola 1
McEwan, John, 1824-1878 1
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 1
Pack family 1
Pack, John, 1809-1885 1
Perkins, John Francis 1
Perkins, William G. (William Grant) 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 1
Reed family 1
Rees, Florence T. (Florence Thompson), 1880-1971 1
Rees, Thomas D. (Thomas David), 1877-1952 1
Reese, William Griffiths, 1857-1938 1
Richards family 1
Richards, Silas LeRoy, 1882- 1
Rigby, William F. (William Frederick), 1833-1901 1
Saville family 1
Saville, James Wright, 1850-1912 1
Schofield, Thomas Jackson, 1824-1893 1
Secrist, Ann Eliza, 1822-1878 1
Secrist, Jacob Foutz, 1818-1855 1
Simpler, DeLoy 1
Smith, Hellen Maria Fisher, 1835-1907 1
Smith, John, 1832-1911 1
Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
Snow, William, 1806-1879 1
Springville Museum of Art 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Stanley family 1
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 1
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 1
White, Charles H., 1878- 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 1
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 1
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