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Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

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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

Andrew Amundsen journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 786
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author describes the trip from the Lehi, Utah, area in company with his fellow missionaries to Moencopi, Arizona, where the group farmed, lived among the Indians, learned their language, and taught them about the Mormon Church. Amundsen also records his impressions of the Indians as a people and gives a day-by-day account of the Mormons' relations with them, as well as providing descriptions of various sites the group explored for potential settlement by Mormon...
Dates: 1873

Arizona historian tells of early 'Mormon' settlement in that section : gives high praise to pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 804
Scope and Contents Partial transcript of a speech given by McClintock at an LDS stake conference in Phoeniz, Arizona, February 6, [1920]. Reviews the role of the Mormon pioneers in settling Arizona and their accomplishments.
Dates: approximately 1920

Jesse O. Ballenger letters

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Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.
Dates: 1876-1877

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886), and...
Dates: 1829-1918

John Law Blythe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 791
Scope and Contents File includes copies of a handwritten biographical sketch of Blythe, written by one of his granddaughters, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce; typescripts of some of Blythe's 1874 letters to Brigham Young (1801-1877) reporting on the progress of the Arizona mission and relations with the Indians; a diary covering 1857-1874 as well as extracts from 1870 and 1878-1880.The 1857-1874 diary describes Blythe's conversion to the Mormon Church in California; emigrating to Utah; and daily life...
Dates: 1870-1880

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

James Stephens Brown diary

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Identifier: MSS SC 807
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.
Dates: 1875-1876

Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 497
Scope and Contents Materials contain Brown's handwritten diary and autobiography. Brown's record starts with an autobiography which takes him to the year 1856 when his diary begins. Describes his conversion to the Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and relationship with Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brown then describes his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, settling in Las Vegas, Nevada, move to the St. George, Utah area, service on a mission for the...
Dates: 1856-1902

Alton Craig Curtis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8451
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, letters, memorabilia, newsletters, reports, and other material produced or collected by Curtis. Materials document his early life and education, as well as his missionary service. Also includes materials from Curtis's military service in Vietnam. Items date from between 1943 and 1972.
Dates: 1943-1972

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Allen, William C., 1843-1926 1
Amundsen, Andrew, 1849-1927 1
Arizona Temple (Mesa, Ariz.) 1
Baer, James L. (James Logan) 1
Ballenger, Jesse O. (Jesse Oglestone), 1824-1881 1
Ballif, Jae R., 1931- 1
Barth, Solomon, 1842-1928 1
Best, Myron G. 1
Bissell, Harold Joseph, 1913- 1
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 1
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Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 1
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Driggs, William King 1
Emery Stake Academy (Castle Dale, Utah) 1
Eyring, Carl F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1889-1951 1
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Flake, James Madison, 1859-1946 1
George Facer Family Organization 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
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Haight, Horton David, 1832-1900 1
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Hansen, Peter 1
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Hayward, Charles Lynn, 1903-1998 1
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LeSueur, James W. (James Warren) 1
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Stewart, Levi, 1812-1878 1
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Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 1
Thomas, Robert K. (Robert Kedzie), 1918-1998 1
Turley, Jay Freeman, 1921- 1
Turley, Leona Fairbourn 1
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