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Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Ancestors of Karl G. Maeser, 1828-1901, and Anna Heneritta Therese Mieth, 1830-1896

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2126
Scope and Contents Biographical history of Karl G. Maeser tells of his childhood in Saxony, Germany; his education; marriage; conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; migration to Utah in 1857; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Germany, 1867-1870; establishment of the Brigham Young Academy (later Brigham Young University); service as principal of Brigham Young Academy, 1876-1892; teaching LDS seminary; and information on his death and funeral. Includes photocopies of...
Dates: 1999

William Snow autobiography

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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

Truman Osborn Angell autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 937
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiograpy. The item includes excerpts from Angell's diary. Angel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and supervised a portion of the construction of the Kirtland Temple. He relates faith-promoting stories related to the Kirtland and Nauvoo temples. Also included are patriarchal blessings.

Dates: 1884

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.

Dates: 1879-1910

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

Jesse Fuller Bean papers

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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

John F. Bennett photograph album of Church history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 801
Scope and Contents This collection contains one small black photo album. The album was made by John F. Bennett for Mr. and Mrs. George Albert Smith in the 1930s. It is similar to other albums put together by Bennett but is uniquely arranged with the Smiths in mind. Bennett used images created by several notable pioneer photographers such as William H. Jackson, C. R. Savage, George E. Anderson, C. W. Carter etc. The photographs selected should be considered some of the most notable images depicting the pioneer...
Dates: 1847-1930

Henry William Bigler diary

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Identifier: MSS SC 3132
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Bigler wrote about his early life from 1815 to 1846 when his diary began. He was born in West Virginia, had encounters with Indians in that state, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837. He moved to Far West, Missouri, in 1838; met Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church; suffered persecutions in Missouri; moved to Qunicy, Illinois, in 1839; and served on a mission for the...
Dates: 1846-1899

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

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Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
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Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 3
Brigham Young Academy 2
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Hartley, William G. 2
Holbrook, Joseph, 1806-1885 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 2
Martindale, William Addington, 1814-1873 2
Martindale, William Clinton, 1834-1911 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
Scott, John, 1811-1876 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Ashton, MaryAnne Butler 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 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
Bennett, John F. (John Foster), 1865-1938 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Blair, Seth Millington 1
Blyth, Elizabeth Ann 1
Blythe, John A. 1
Blythe, John Law 1
Blythe, Margaret Mitchell 1
Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell 1
Brockbank, Isaac, Jr., 1837-1927 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Buckwalter, Sarah Schuler, 1801-1879 1
Bulkley, Newman, 1817-1893 1
Burne, Mary, 1790-1858 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, C. W. 1
Chamberlain, Solomon 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cotton Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Summit Stake (Utah) 1
Clark, Sadie Ollerton, 1901-1992 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Crook, John, 1831-1921 1
Crow, Julina Markham 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
East (Family : East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884) 1
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East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884 1
East, Willmirth Greer, 1824-1902 1
Eldredge, Elnathan 1
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Elliott, Orson Hyde 1
Emerald (Ship) 1
Emmett, James, 1803-1852 1
Empey, William Young 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Fairbanks, John Boylston, 1817-1875 1
Fletcher, Charles D. 1
Gardner, Robert 1
Groves, Elisha Hurd 1
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 1
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 1
Hatch, Lorenzo Hill, 1826-1910 1
Hayes, John H. 1
Hazen, Robert, 1832-1928 1
Henriod, Eugene A. (Eugene Alphonzo), 1833-1930 1
Herringshaw, H. 1
Hicks, George A. 1
Hill, Jobe 1
Hoffman family 1
Holbrook family 1
Holmes, Robert, 1816-1908 1
Horn, William 1
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