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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

Black Hawk pageant : our heritage from the pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1672
Scope and Contents Printed pageant program which includes the whole script verbatim.
Dates: 1937

Cedar Breaks

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1630
Scope and Contents Two typewritten manuscripts of the story "Cedar Breaks." Each of the versions contains the fictional story of a Mormon family in Cedar City, Utah practicing polygamy. The story was published in 1976 under the title, "Zion Town."
Dates: 1967

Martha A. Chavez papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7283
Scope and Contents Contains newspaper clippings about Chavez, or newspaper clippings she is quoted in. It also contains her journal dated 1972 to 1999, a family calendar created by Chavez, some papers regarding spiritual experiences and dreams that she had, and two binders of the conversion stories and testimonies of the Relief Society sisters and youth of her ward.
Dates: 1972-2011

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

Edwin Charles Cox papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1006
Scope and Contents Handwritten notes, musical scores, an obituary, and excerpts from an autobiography. Cox writes mostly about his life in England during the 1830s and 1840s. His writings include a "Dialogue between Joseph Smith and the Devil."
Dates: 1896

Deseret News lists

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1952
Scope and Contents Handwritten record of items purchased by the Deseret News in Fillmore, Utah at the store of Samuel Pierce Hoyt (1807-1889). Also included is a list of persons paid by the Deseret News for work completed. Some of the entries are believed to have been written by George Q. Cannon, the Mormon apostle.
Dates: 1858

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

Play about John C. Fremont [Fremont] coming to Parowan

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3042
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed manuscript. The author and date of the item are unknown. The play was written for "pioneer days." The play mentions prominent people who had visited or came from Parowan, Utah.
Dates: approximately 1920

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Hoyt, Samuel Pierce, 1807-1889 1
Hyde, John, 1833-1875 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Larkin, George W. (George William), 1847-1927 1
Larson, Clinton F. 1
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Merrill, Amos N. (Amos Newlove), 1875-1953 1
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Reilly, P. T. (Plez Talmadge), 1911-1996 1
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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
Southern Utah State College 1
Taggart, Norma J. Christensen 1
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Tanner, Annie Atkin, 1891-1972 1
Taylor, George M. (George Merle), 1888-1942 1
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Warner, Elisha, 1889-1979 1
Weaver, Max Dickson, 1917-2012 1
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Young, John R., 1837-1931 1
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