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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

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

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

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

The Vans : Van Wagenen, Van Wagoner, 1964 : also, Epperson's collection of treasures

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 126
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Epperson writes about his life and career as a teacher and as a musician. He played the violin and composed music. He was raised in Midway, Utah but later live in Provo, Utah. Also included are mimeographed copies of songs written by him.

Dates: 1964

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