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Hyde family biographies

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 897
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of typewritten manuscripts. It includes the bound diary of William Hyde (1818-1874) and biographies of Rosel Hyde (1816-1903) and Heman Hyde (1788-1869). Also within the collection are Hyde family genealogies.William Hyde joined the Mormon Church in 1834, served in the "Mormon Battalion," came first to Utah in 1847, had three wives, and settled in Hyde Park, Utah where he served as the Mormon bishop. Rosel Hyde came to Utah in 1849, had...
Dates: 1970-1975

Isaiah Kempton letter to Asenath F. Sprague

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 687
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter from Kempton at Sunbury, Ohio to his sister-in-law Asenath Sweet of Strong, Maine. The letter discusses the Mormon migration and polygamy.

Dates: 1848

Richard W. Jackson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3701
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of manuscript versions of religious articles produced by Jackson, including writings on the Creation, the Flood, the Crucifixion, and the Mormon pioneers. Also included is a translation of the Aalborn, Denmark History and the Writings of John Mills Wooley. Materials are dated 1976-2003.

Dates: 1976-2003

George Frederick Jarvis life sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3099
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of George Frederick Jarvis, who was born on 16 June 1847 in Stepney, England. The item was written in the third person. Jarvis migrated to the United States with his family and came to Utah in 1860. He had problems with his feet while walking to Utah. He lived in Salt Lake City until 1861 when his family moved to St. George, Utah. He participated in military actions against Indians, married Eleanor Cannon on...
Dates: approximately 1920

Bengt Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 917
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a holograph autobiography. Bengt Johnson Sr. was a Swedish convert to the Mormon Church and was baptized in 1854. He came to Utah in 1862 and settled in Provo. His account largely tells of his adjustment to Mormonism.

Dates: 1910

Chasta Johnson family history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8460
Scope and Contents

Contains a family history written by Chasta Johnson. It outlines her ancestors' experiences joining the Church in England, moving to America, their struggle with persecution, pioneer expedition, and missionary work. She discusses how many of her relatives were the first Mormon missionaries to circumnavigate the globe, spending much of their time in Calcutta. Materials are dated approximately 1930-1950.

Dates: Approximately 1930-1950

Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6242
Abstract

The Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton is a biography that accounts for the life of Hamilton from his birth in Scotland to his death in Utah. Henry Hamilton was an early pioneer that forged his way from Scotland to the Utah Valley.

Dates: 1980

Biographies of William Edward Jones and Mary Jones Jones

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3203
Scope and Contents Gives a brief history of Edward and Mary Jones from the time they lived in Wales to Edward's death in Utah. It includes their conversion to the Mormon Church, their emmigration to the United States, their trek across the plains and settlement in Parowan, Utah. There Edward took on two more wives (Eliza Newman and Sarah Davis). This history relates several experiences of living in a polygamist household. After the United States outlawed polygamy Edward was arrested twice but released both...
Dates: approximately 1960

Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1214
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, newspaper articles, reports, manuscripts, oral histories, and other material concerning the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History, mostly from 1940-2005. Collection includes administrative files, history of the Primary and Relief Society organizations within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, social services and women in the church. The records concerning the Primary and Relief Society organizations document the beginning of those...
Dates: 1880-2005

Thomas Wright Kirby autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 706
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. These materials were created when Kirby was in the territorial penitentiary of Utah for polygamy. Kirby was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1852, performed missionary work in England, migrated to Utah in 1863 where he lived in several different places, took additional wives, joined the United Order, and went to prison for polygamy. His diary covers the years 1886 to 1887 when he was in the...
Dates: 1887

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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
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Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
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Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 2
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Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen family 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Armstrong family 1
Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
Aven, Ruth A. (Ruth Allen), 1899-2000 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas (1836-1917) 1
Bennett, John F. (John Foster), 1865-1938 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Bitner, Martina M. H. 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, C. W. 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chambers (Family : Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927) 1
Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939 1
Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927 1
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collard, Albert 1
Cragun, Ella Mower 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
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Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Curtis, Millicent W. 1
Curtis, Nahum 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
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Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
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Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
Empey, Jessie E. 1
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Farmer, Ann Webster 1
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Farmer, James, 1825-1908 1
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Farmer, Mary Bateman 1
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