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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.

Dates: approximately 1840-1858

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6831
Abstract

A photocopy of a family history and autograph book of Thomas Jarvis Yates and his descendants, 1987.

Dates: 1989

William Butler autobiographies and letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of autobiographies and personal letters. Included are four personal histories of varying lengths. Butler described his visions, business matters, family relationships, church assignments, missions served, and recounted many colorful experiences including hunting down and killing the murderer of one of his children. The letters were written by William Butler and his first wife, Emma Harvey, to their Henry Harvey Butler in 1891-2 while Henry was serving on a mission to...
Dates: 1850-1905

David Hyrum Jenkins certificates and patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 593
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten copies of three patriarchal blessings given to Jenkins dated 1886, 1899, and 1907. Also included is a family history and certificates relating to Jenkins' call as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1907.

Dates: 1886-1907

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and...
Dates: 1848-1883

Horace H. Cummings diary and autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1575
Scope and Contents Diary and autobiography. The autobiography has a number of missing sections but basically covers the time his ancestors joined the Mormon Church to 1917 when he began his diary. The journal covers the years 1917-1936. Cummings served as Superintendent of Church schools for the Mormon Church and travelled widely on that and other assignments. He also worked as a teacher and school principal. He served on a mission to Mexico (1885-1998) and held numerous other positions for the Mormon...
Dates: 1917-1936

Joseph Curtis diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3245
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries. Curtis also writes about his early life. He was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Mormon Church in 1833. He lived in Missouri and told about the persecution of Mormons there. He later lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and served on two missions at that time. He came to Utah in 1848 and later settled in Utah Valley, Utah. Curtis was involved in numerous activities including defending Utah from the Utah Expedition in 1858.

Dates: 1836-1858

Harry A. Dean papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1920
Scope and Contents

28 volumes of handwritten diaries including typewritten summaries and typewritten copies of the diaries of Joseph H. Dean, Harry A. Dean's father. Scrapbooks, 298 items of correspondence, musical compositions, certificates, programs, autobiographies, and miscellaneous materials. The collection relate to Dean's teaching career and his interest in music including his translation of the Mormon hymnal into Samoan.

Dates: 1912-1979

Abel Alexander Dewitt collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2281
Scope and Contents Contains two holograph missionary journals (April 16-November 14, 1903 and November 15, 1903-April 21,1904) kept by DeWitt on his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oklahoma and nearby states. Also included are two holograph journals (July 29, 1897-November 30, 1900 and 1901-1906) and an autograph book (1900-1901) kept by his wife, Ruth Leila Kempe DeWitt. The collection also contains photocopies and transcriptions of the volumes.Also contains a...
Dates: 1897-1914

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Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
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Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). Department of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cotton Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Cummings, Horace H. (Horace Hall), 1858-1937 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
DeWitt, Abel Alexander 1
DeWitt, Ruth Leila Kempe, 1880-1943 1
Dean, Harry A. (Harry Arnold), 1892-1987 1
Dean, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1855-1947 1
Deseret News (Firm) 1
Driggs, William King 1
Elggren, Albert L. (Albert Lewis), 1902-1984 1
Emery Stake Academy (Castle Dale, Utah) 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Evans, John, 1829- 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Gardner, Robert 1
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 1
Halliday, George, 1823-1900 1
Hoffman family 1
Holliday family 1
Jenkins, David Hyrum 1
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 1
Kempe, Christopher Jensen, 1837-1901 1
Lambert, Charles, 1816-1892 1
Luke, Jayne, 1950- 1
Luke, Theron H., 1912-1987 1
Luke, Zelda, 1910- 1
Muir, Leo J. (Leo Joseph), 1880-1967 1
Nelson, Price W. 1
Pack, John, 1809-1885 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Pectol, George 1
Peterson, Zola, 1889-1971 1
Poulsen, Johan Christian, 1841-1876 1
Redford, Robert 1
Reed family 1
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Richards family 1
Richards, Joseph Hill, 1841-1924 1
Richards, Silas LeRoy, 1882- 1
Rigby, William F. (William Frederick), 1833-1901 1
San Luis Stake Academy (Manassa, Colo.) 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Bathsheba W. Bigler, 1822-1910 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, Jesse Nathaniel, 1834-1906 1
Smith, Lot 1
Snow College (Ephraim, Utah) 1
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 1
Southern Utah State College 1
Stanley family 1
Terry, James Parshall, 1830-1918 1
Tietjen, Genevieve, 1891-1984 1
Tietjen, H. R. (Henry Roland), 1891-1976 1
Tolton family 1
Tolton, John F. (John Franklin), 1861-1950 1
Utah Technical College at Provo 1
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Wright, Nancy Burrows 1
Yates, Thomas Jarvis, 1870-1958 1
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 1
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