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Isaura Bentley Abegg diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1642
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries for the years 1952, 1964, and 1966 through 1971. Abegg was a student at Brigham Young University in 1952 and was closely associated with the university in later years. She talks of her daily activities, association with Brigham Young University, and Mormon Church responsibilities.

Dates: 1952-1971

Account book and letters published in the "Deseret News"

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 767
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a copy of a handwritten account book, "Personal Account Book of John McLaws, Joseph City, Arizona;" a typescript volume of letters from colonists which appeared in the "Deseret News," describing in detail the history and development of the Mormon settlements on the Little Colorado River; and a copy of a hand-drawn map of Sunset, Arizona (1881).

Dates: 1881-1931

Laura J. Adamson account of a dream

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 127
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiographical account of a dream told by Laura J. Adamson. The story was written down by Susa Young Gates. Adamson relates that the dream gave her information relating to a brutal murder of Adamson family members, and she says that the murdered people came back from the dead to tell her to commit herself more fully to the Mormon faith.

Dates: 1916

Abraham Ackerman genealogy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1982
Scope and Contents

Handwritten genealogy of Abraham Ackerman (1804-1869). The item lists the parents, wife, and children of Ackerman.

Dates: approximately 1900

An act in relation to Utah Library

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document...
Dates: 1852

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

Irene Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7810
Scope and Contents

Collection contains research materials and manuscripts for the Unofficial Manual for Bishops' wives, which includes articles, surveys, and correspondence. The collection also includes Adams' personal journals. Materials dated 1968-2011.

Dates: 1968-2011

James Adams estate papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1780
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the wills and related estate documents of James, Lucian B., and James Lucian Adams, three generations of the same family, who all lived in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Dates: 1838-1932

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 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

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 1701
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Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 9
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 9
Clark, Sadie Ollerton, 1901-1992 8
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 8
Brigham Young University. Intercollegiate Athletics 6
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 6
Salt Lake Temple 6
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 6
Smith, Emma Hale 6
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 6
BYU Women (Club) 5
Brigham Young University. Alumni Association 5
Clark family 5
Maeser, Karl G. 5
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 5
Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844 5
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Knight, Jesse, 1845-1921 4
Larson, May Louise Hunt, 1860-1943 4
Leavitt family 4
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 4
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 4
Smith, Hyrum Gibbs, 1879-1932 4
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 4
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 4
Talmage, Merry May Booth, 1868-1944 4
Westwood, P. Bradford, 1957- 4
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 4
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 4
Allison, Helen Taylor 3
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 3
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 3
Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah) 3
Brigham Young University. Athletic Media Relations 3
Cannon family 3
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 3
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 3
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1854-1918 3
Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 3
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 3
Farnsworth family 3
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 3
Green family 3
Harmon family 3
Hatch, Ephraim 3
Howell family 3
Icarian Community 3
Intercollegiate Knights 3
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942 3
Jensen family 3
Johnson family 3
Keeler, Joseph B. (Joseph Brigham), 1855-1935 3
Larson, Margaret Smith, 1884-1973 3
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 3
McEwan family 3
Palmer family 3
Partridge family 3
Patterson family 3
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
Shelley, Charlotte D. 3
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 3
Smith, Joseph West, 1859-1944 3
Stark, Helen Candland, 1901-1994 3
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971 3
Taylor family 3
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 3
Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921 3
Widtsoe, John Andreas, 1872-1952 3
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978 3
Adams, Robert D. (Robert Darius), 1881-1956 2
Alan K. Engen, 1940- 2
Allen family 2
Allred family 2
Anderson family 2
Arrington, Leonard J. 2
Ashworth, Brent, 1949- 2
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Baker, Claude Vincent, 1881-1944 2
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