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Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young,...
Dates: 1872

Talitha C. Avery Cheney autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3237
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilm copy of a typed autobiography. Cheney writes about her early life and her conversion to the Mormon Church in 1837. She moved with her family to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she heard sermons by Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. She also heard Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. Talitha married William Howard Avery in 1844. He died in 1847. She migrated to Utah in 1853 and married Elam Cheney. She lived...
Dates: 1895-1935

James H. Jennings historical sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3149
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Jennings written in 1935. Jennings was born in Ohio in 1853 and moved to Utah with his parents in 1856. He went to the Dixie Mission in southern Utah in 1862 and settled at Rockville. He gave his observations on schools, lyceum discussions, and the economic situation in the area. He also presented short sketches of leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including: Brigham Young; second...
Dates: 1935

George Washington Langley

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1074
Scope and Contents

Holograph biography of George Washington Langley (1818-1850). Mormon missionary and pioneer to Utah, bodyguard of prophet Brigham Young (1801-1877), and husband of Mary Turner and Martha McKinney Frost.

Dates: 1976; 1976

Legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 707
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents. The collection consists of an account balance slip signed by Brigham Young, a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, among others; an incorporation bond; a record of trespass action against Lyman E. Johnson; a record of a court action; four receipts of per diem signed by Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, Orson Hyde, and Parley P. Pratt; and a petition for payment to E. D. Mecham, a member of the Mormon Battalion, from the estate of...
Dates: 1838-1895

Legal proceedings on Brigham Young estate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1267
Scope and Contents

Incomplete printed legal proceedings on the estate of Brigham Young, conducted in 1879 in the Utah Territory.

Dates: 1879

Era P. Lowe biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 927
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 12 leaves photocopied from a typewritten newspaper article authored by Era P. Lowe, son of Thomas G. Lowe who was a Mormon pioneer; Indian scout, missionary, and colonizer. Thomas Lowe also built tabernacles and other community buildings under the direction of Brigham Young and John Taylor. Thomas was held in high regard among the Mormons, non-Mormons, and Indians alike and served in many community and Mormon Church positions.

Dates: 1977

William Hart Miles papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1459
Scope and Contents

The collection includes journals, biographical information, genealogical materials and a mission record.

Dates: 1861-1936

Alonzo Hazelton Raleigh diary "B"

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 360
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary which tells of his duties as a member of city council, justice of the peace and inspector of buildings in Salt Lake City, Utah and his various social religious and business dealings.

Dates: 1861-1887

Utah Militia military appointment

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1387
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a certificate signed by Brigham Young electing James B. Walker to the office of Captain, Company B., Tooele Military District Infantry Battalion.

Dates: 1855

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Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
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