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Asay town, now a ghost town, in Garfield County

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2731
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten history of Asay Town, Utah. The town was founded in 1872 along Asay Creek by Mormons and was later abandoned. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

Thomas Ashment journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2403
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten journal. Ashment was a convert to the Mormon Church from England having been baptized in 1848. He migrated to Utah in 1869 and settled in Richmond, Utah. Ashment writes about his daily activities and about his experiences. Also included are notes about his children and their activities.

Dates: 1851-1889

Thomas Ashment journal

 Item — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4064
Abstract

Journal of Thomas Ashment, an early member of the LDS church, dated 1851-1899.

Dates: 1851-1899

Brent Ashworth collection of pioneer photography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8157
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 24 photographs of people, mostly children taken in the Utah studios of the photographers between approximately 1890 and 1920. It also contains a photographic compilation of apostles and temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1835 to 1886.

Dates: approximately 1870-1920

Associated Latter-day Media Artists records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1697
Abstract

Associated Latter-day Media Artists; 1970- ; Los Angeles, California; non-profit organization promoting awareness of Latter-day Saints in the media.

Dates: 1956-1992

William Atkin autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3097
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William Atkin "A Youth's Experience taken from the Union printed in 1896." William Atkin was born in England on 27 March 1835 and joined the Mormon Church in 1852. He migrated to the United States in 1855 and moved to Florence, Nebraska. He came to Utah in a handcart company and commented on the inexperience of the people in his group. He arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 10 November 1859.

Dates: 1860

William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah...
Dates: 1883-1919

Simeon Atwood letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 191
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Jan. 1863, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Atwood expresses the need for seed and equipment until after the harvest.

Dates: 1863 January 17

Emma Housley Auger biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4074
Scope and Contents

Biographies of Maria Housley and George F. Housley.

Dates: Date not identified

Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2991
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at...
Dates: 1999

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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 29
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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 24
Utah. Militia 19
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 19
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 14
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 14
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 14
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 12
Salt Lake Temple 12
Shelley, Charlotte D. 12
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 11
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 11
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 11
Smith family 10
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 9
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 9
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 9
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 9
Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844 9
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 9
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 9
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 8
Clark, Sadie Ollerton, 1901-1992 8
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 8
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 8
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 8
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 8
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 8
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 7
Cowdery, Oliver 7
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 7
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 7
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 7
Joint Oral History Project (Brigham Young University) 7
Law, Wilson 7
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 7
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 7
Smith, Emma Hale 7
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 7
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 7
Whitmer, John, 1802-1878 7
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 6
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 6
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 6
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 6
Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 6
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 6
Illinois. Militia 6
Maeser, Karl G. 6
Preston, William Bowker, 1830-1908 6
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 6
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 6
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 6
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 6
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 5
Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860 5
Bullock, Thomas, 1816-1885 5
Carpenter, Joseph Hatten, 1861-1964 5
Carson family 5
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 5
Illinois. Circuit Court (Hancock Co.) 5
Lund, Nora 5
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 5
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 5
Rodeback, James 5
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 5
Taylor, John Whittaker, 1858-1916 5
University of Utah 5
Utah. Legislature 5
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 5
Widtsoe, John Andreas, 1872-1952 5
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Young family 5
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Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 4
Brigham Young University. Alumni Association 4
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Card, Zina Presendia Young Williams, 1850-1931 4
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 4
Clayton, William, 1814-1879 4
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 4
Hart, James H., 1825-1906 4
Heywood, Joseph Leland, 1815-1910 4
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 4
Jensen family 4
Johnson family 4
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 4
Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 4
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 4
Moore, David 4
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