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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved in...
Dates: 1917

About Seander Semmons and his friends of bygone days

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1355
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten biography composed at an unknown time. Wakefield writes about horse breaking and cattle herding in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Montana.
Dates: approximately 1920

Account of the Poet Caedmon

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1564
Scope and Contents Photographs of an original manuscript by Beda Venerabilis. The item is an extract from Bede's "Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum" (The Ecclesiastical History of the English People) which gives an account of the poet Caedmon. The account gives a list of the subjects treated by Caedmon, relates the story of his miraculous rise to fame, praises the poet's virtue and the power of his verse to promote virtue in others, and concludes with a description of his saintly death. The original...
Dates: 731

Elda Lyman Adams history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1966
Scope and Contents Typewritten histories. Adams provides information concerning her relatives and Glen Baker. She describes and documents his youth, his educational background, and his missionary experiences in Germany.
Dates: 1975

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.
Dates: 1965

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.
Dates: 1934-2014

Wylma J. Callahan Ade autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2610
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Ade was born in Iowa in 1920. She served as a nurse in the United States military from 1942 to 1946. She served on the island of Espirutu Santo in the New Hebrides and in other areas as well. She also writes about her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ade worked for many years as a public health nurse and retired in 1979.
Dates: 2002

Adventurous story of an army nurse during World War II and the Korean Conflict

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2606
Scope and Contents Typed autobiography. Kauffroth was born in 1922 and studied nursing at the LDS Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was stationed in Brigham City, Utah, and India during World War II. She married Sylvester Kauffroth in 1953.
Dates: 2002

Jose Maria Albiza petition

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1871
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten document. The item is a petition from Albiza requesting a discharge from the army for medical reasons.
Dates: 1831

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