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Elda Lyman Adams history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1966
Scope and Contents

Typewritten histories. Adams provides information concerning her relatives and Glen Baker. She describes and documents his youth, his educational background, and his missionary experiences in Germany.

Dates: 1975

Adams family temple record

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2628
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries into a "Temple Record" book which records the temple work done by proxy for members of the Adams family in Mormon temples. The material also includes information on the Adams family genealogy.

Dates: 1922-1956

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.

Dates: approximately 1910

John Adams diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2328
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Adams lived in Oakley, Idaho, and writes about his daily routine. He was concerned about his health, the weather, and farm work. He also tells about various meetings for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1912-1934

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

Addendum to Theo A. Phillips biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1839
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous items relating to a biography of Theo A. Phillips. The articles include letters (one is in Welsh), patriarchal blessings in the Mormon Church, and Phillips family histories. The Phillips family is a Mormon family which originated in Great Britain.

Dates: 1871-1976

Address book for Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2674
Scope and Contents

Handwritten addresses for people living in Utah, primarily Utah County. Some references were written also for persons in neighboring states.

Dates: 1924

Advocate : manuscript newspaper

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3321
Scope and Contents

The Advocate is a manuscript newspaper issued monthly in the First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ogden, Utah. This issue was edited by Frances Wood and Lizzie Fellows and seems to be a rough draft. It contains poetry, stories, and essays.

Dates: 1882

William Ajax journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1488
Scope and Contents Contains holographs, photographs, and typescripts of journals, dated July 20 to December 27, 1861, and January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1863. The journals describe Ajax's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England and Wales and include some newspaper clippings, part of which are from the Udgorn Seion, the Mormon publication in Wales. The clippings include British Mormon emigration statistics from 1841-1861. Ajax immigrated to the United States in 1862. Detailed diary entries...
Dates: 1861-1863

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