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Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950

C. C. A. Christensen autobiography and biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1127
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of biographies and clippings relating to C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912). Also included is an autobiography of Christensen that has been translated from the original Danish. Christensen is the most noted Mormon artist who documented much of the Mormon experience through his paintings. He also painted murals to decorate Mormon meeting houses and temples.
Dates: 1900-1970

J. Spencer Cornwall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3151
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, speeches, photographs, and other materials relating to J. Spencer Cornwall's activities and work with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Dates: approximately 1916-1979

Foreword to a life story

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1819
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of John L. Seymour who taught at Sacramento Junior College for 24 years, produced and directed many plays, composed operas and chamber music. He later moved to Cedar City, Utah after the death of his mother and established a memorial library for her at Southern Utah State College. He discusses the operas he wrote and describes his philosophy of life.
Dates: 1980

Amy LeFevre Haycock autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1807
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed biography of Amy LeFevre Haycock accompanied by three of her poems, "Last Picture of My Mother," "Dear Brother," and "To My Father." She spent many years homesteading in Idaho.
Dates: approximately 1935

Clinton F. Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1984
Scope and Contents note The Clinton F. Larson collection contains materials mostly related to Clinton's life as an author. Other notable inclusions are audio-visual materials, correspondence, biographical files, student theses, scrapbooks, photographs, and his personal library.
Dates: 1970-1978

William A. Leatham newsclippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1958
Scope and Contents Newsclippings, pamphlet, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the career and life of Leatham.
Dates: 1912-1915

Leola G. Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3748
Scope and Contents Consists primarily of personal papers documenting Merrill's authorship of numerous Mormon-themed dramas and programs, but also contains the personal papers and/or memorabilia of her husband, David M. Merrill, her parents, Luman Peter and Veda Jane Walker Green, and David's father, Amos N. Merrill. Materials dated 1911-2002.
Dates: 1911-2002

Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1092
Scope and Contents Typescript of a biography of C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912) by his granddaughter Norma Taggart "with the help of her daughter, Ethel Taggart Christensen." The account uses many direct quotes from the diaries and autobiography of C. C. A. Christensen. Mr. Christensen was an artist, writer, and historian who was born and raised in Denmark and later immigrated to Utah. He served as a missionary and as a patriarch for the Mormon Church. This biography is chiefly concerned with Mr....
Dates: 1950-1975

Robert Orr papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 814
Scope and Contents Handwritten poems, minutes of a meeting of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a biography of Zina D. H. Young, a wife of the second president of the Church, Brigham Young. The poems were written at the death of Brigham Young in 1877. The Relief Society minutes relate to a meeting held in the 64th District school house on 7 Nov. 1893 in an unknown location.
Dates: 1877-1893

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