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Israel Justus Clark autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1219
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. Clark's diary covers the years from 1855 to 1857 when Clark served as a missionary to the Indians in the Salmon River Mission. Clark's autbiography tells about his life in Logan and Clarkston, Utah, and his contacts with Indians.

Dates: 1855-1878

Benjamin Franklin Cummings diaries and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 164
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries including an autobiography. Cummings' autobiography covers his early life when he lived in Ohio and Navuoo, Illinois, served on a mission to Maine, and left Illinois for Utah. Cummings' diaries tell about his mission to the Indians in Idaho in the "Salmon River Mission," his service during the "Utah Expedition" of 1857-1858, his various encounters with Indians, his mission to Iowa in 1878 and 1879, and his life in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a...
Dates: 1854-1879

Thomas Day autobiographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1109
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. Also included is a typescript of an autobiography. The handwritten manuscript is a running account similar to a diary but is seldom broken down into daily entries. Day writes about joining the Mormon Church in England and his migration to Council Bluffs, Iowa, and later to Utah. He lived in Salt Lake Valley, Spanish Fork, and Circle Valley, Utah. He participated in the Salmon River Mission for the Mormon Church in Idaho.

Dates: 1844-1881

David Moore diary, autobiography, and history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 283
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of diaries, an autobiography, and a history. The diaries include an "Abridged History of the Salmon River Mission" which is Moore's journal for 1855 when he was serving in the mission. Also included are "Items of History" which tells about the early settlements in Weber County, Utah, and an autobiography to the year 1849 when Moore's diary begins.

Dates: 1849-1855

Parry family biographical collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3142
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the autobiography of Joseph Parry, a transcript of the journal of John Parry, and photocopies of miscellaneous articles on Joseph Parry and the Fort Lemhi and Salmon River Mission. Joseph Parry's autobiography covers the period 1837 to 1855, including a description of his mother's death, his conversion to Mormonism, an incomplete account of his mission to the Salmon River Valley and the construction of Fort Lemhi, and his later settlement in Ogden, Utah.

Dates: 1837-1855

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