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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved in...
Dates: 1917

Oral history interview with Lee Allen

 Collection
Identifier: MSS SC 3162
Scope and Contents Transcript and audiocassette recording of an interview with veteran Lee Allen conducted by Mark D. Bell for the Ray Hillam project, dated approximately 1985. Allen went to Vietnam in 1962 and was never wounded. He discusses how he had little difficulty with killing because the enemy was brutal and murdered religious leaders and teachers. He says that the United States press did a poor job in reporting the war. It failed to note how brutal the enemy was, and it wrongly indicated that the war...
Dates: approximately 1985

Army Specialized Training Program academic records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 5656
Scope and Contents Contains academic records for participants in the Army Specialized Training Program at Brigham Young University. Materials date from 1943-1944.
Dates: 1943-1944

Autobiography and poems of George Washington Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 189
Scope and Contents Collection includes handwritten autobiography, patriarchal blessings, poems, and letters created by Johnson. Also included is a transcription of those materials by his great-great granddaughter. Materials date 1893 and 2000.
Dates: 1893-2000

Transcription of the Averett Family ledger book

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1303
Scope and Contents Narrative of the history of members of the Averett family, including conversion, activities in Far West and Nauvoo, emigration westward, and settlement and activities in Utah Territory. The transcription was entrusted to P.T. Reilly.
Dates: 1972

William Backman reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4043
Scope and Contents Reminiscences were written by Backman between 1917 and 1931, describing his life and experiences.
Dates: 1917-1931

Moana B. Bennett oral history interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6839
Abstract Collection of transcripts and audio cassettes of oral history interviews conducted by Moana B. Bennett from 1980-1984.
Dates: 1980-1984

Richard Edmond Bennett, Harvard S. Heath, and James R. Clark interview

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2961
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview conducted by Richard Bennett, Harvard Heath, and James R. Clark on August 7, 1972 for a meeting of the Brigham Young University Centennial History Committee meeting. The interview took place in the J. Reuben Clark Building on the campus of Brigham Young University. The persons interviewed include Karl Miller, Kiefer B. Sauls, President Howard S. McDonald, Leland Perry, and G. Thomson. The men discuss many issues related to the history of Brigham Young University...
Dates: 1972 August 7

Eliza Ann Bennion diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1128
Scope and Contents Includes a 149-page holograph diary kept by Bennion from 1871 to 1876, while living on the "Bennion Ranch" near Vernon, in Rush Valley, Utah. She tells of the daily activities of a young woman including helping her mother, doing chores, and going to church and school. She also tells of visits to family members in Taylorsville, Utah. Entries are mostly short and recount simple incidents. Also includes a typed transcript prepared by her granddaughter, Dawn B. Sandberg. Transcript includes a...
Dates: 1871-1876

Biography of Samuel Miles the son of Samuel and Prudence Marks

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7599
Scope and Contents Manuscript autobiography, labeled by the author as a biography, with thirty-two pages of a handwritten life story by Samuel Miles. The story includes a life summary from 1826 to 1851, and short yearly summaries for each year between 1852 and 1881. The text includes information that is particularly familial and spiritual, but often references broader historical events that contextualize his life. He mentions several events in Latter-day Saintn history including the violence in Missouri, his...
Dates: approximately 1852-1881

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