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George Washington Bean journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3860
Scope and Contents

Journal contains entries by George Washington Bean from about 1855 to 1878 and includes a short autobiography, transaction records from his business dealings, and personal and family experiences.

Dates: approximately 1855-1878

Ezra Taft Benson receipt

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1269
Scope and Contents

Handwritten per diem receipt dated 24 January 1853 and signed by Ezra Taft Benson (1811-1869). The receipt acknowledges payment of $120.00 from Benjamin G. Ferris, secretary of the treasury, Utah Territory, for service at the 1852-1853 Legislative Assembly.

Dates: 1853 January 24

Thomas Walter Brookbank reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 799
Scope and Contents

Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.

Dates: 1922

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

Abraham H. Cannon diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 62
Scope and Contents Nineteen volumes of diaries kept by Abraham Cannon from 1879 to 1895. Abraham begins his diary when he leaves his family in Utah to serve a three year mission to Europe for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He writes of his life as a missionary in England and Germany, his return to farm life, and details of from daily life, such as the birth of children, his duties in the Quorium of the Twelve Apostles, his occupation, and current world events. Includes details of his frequent...
Dates: 1879-1895; approximately 1969

George Q. Cannon family correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7426
Overview

Collection is comprised of letters, most of them written by George Q. Cannon during his time of service as a Utah Territory delegate to the United States House of Representatives. The remainder of the letters were written by a variety of family members and friends to Martha Telle Cannon. The bulk of the letters were written between 1872 and 1882.

Dates: 1868-1902

Description of experiences had in crossing the plains and mountains in the spring of 1863, settling in the eastern and unorganized portion of Idaho territory, and experiences had in that country in 1863-4

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 492
Scope and Contents Walker's party left West Point, Iowa, on 8 April 1863, destined for California. They traveled by steamboat and rail to Atchison, Kansas, and from there "in one of Ben Hollidays stage coaches" to Fremont's Orchard. They encountered about sixty Indians. They arrived safely in Denver. Walker went with a wagon train for some "diggings discovered about five hundred miles north of Salt Lake City." They passed a group of Mormons heading back east who told Walker: "We are Mormons: but we are...
Dates: 1863-1864, 1904

Escheatment summons, Historian's Office and Gardo House

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 296
Scope and Contents

William Preston's carbon copy of the original summons sent to Preston, Robert T. Burton and John C. Winder as the Presiding Bishopric of the Latter-day Saint Church from the Third District Court of Salt Lake County, 1886, November 5.

Dates: 1886

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1931

Jens C. Gasberg journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3880
Scope and Contents

Journal written by Jens C. Gasberg in Danish between 1865 and 1911. Entries describe activities, missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, courtship, journey to Brigham City, Utah, family events, trial for polygamy, and other topics. Also includes inserted photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material. Collection also includes an English translation of the journal.

Dates: 1864-1911

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Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
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Brigham Young Academy 1
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Brookbank, Thomas W. 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Cannon, Martha Telle, 1846-1928 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cotton Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 1
Coolbrith, Ina D. (Ina Donna), 1841-1928 1
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Deseret News (Firm) 1
Deseret Sunday School Union 1
Ferris, Benjamin G. 1
Gardner, Robert 1
Gasberg, Jens C. (Jens Christian), 1840-1924 1
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 1
Jack, James 1
Jackman, Levi, 1797-1876 1
Kirtland Temple 1
Knight, Lydia Goldthwaite Bailey, 1812-1884 1
Knight, Newel, 1800-1847 1
Little, Emma Squires 1
Luke, Jayne, 1950- 1
Luke, Theron H., 1912-1987 1
Luke, Zelda, 1910- 1
Nielson, Frihoff Godfred, 1851-1935 1
Pack, John, 1809-1885 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Redford, Robert 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Richardson, S. C. (Sullivan Calvin), 1861- 1
School of the Prophets 1
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Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, Hellen Maria Fisher, 1835-1907 1
Smith, Jesse Nathaniel, 1834-1906 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, John, 1832-1911 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914 1
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Southern Utah State College 1
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Taylor, John, 1808-1887 1
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United States. Congress. House 1
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