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William Forman diary and biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3236
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Forman writes about his youth. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1851 and migrated to Utah in 1854. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah Valley, and Heber City, Utah. He was fined for polygamy in 1891. Also included are three biographies of family members written by John Forman in 1932.
Dates: 1870-1932

John Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 356
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, a diary of John's wife, Thora Hafen (January 1901-May 1901), a notebook, certificates, family genealogies, mementos, illustrated programs of Hafen's art exhibits, and newspaper clippings which laud Hafen's art. Part of the collection was represented in a catalog entitled A Step Beyond: Artist's Archives and Creative Process, presented by the Special Collections and Archives and Manuscripts of Brigham Young University, 1987.
Dates: 1879-1918

Homer and Crockett family histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 695
Scope and Contents Collection includes typewritten copies of family histories, correspondence, and biographies believed to have been compiled by Rachel Maretta Homer Crocket. The materials relate to the Homer and Crockett families that were associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for many years. The items cover a wide range of topics over many years. Included are biographies of Russell King Homer, William Harrison Homer, and Rose Homer Widtsoe.
Dates: 1845-1949

Volney Leroy King genealogy and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 736
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten genealogies, biographies of family members, correspondence, and a patriarchal blessing. King compiled and wrote many of the items in the collection. The correspondence and biographies relate to the members of the King family.
Dates: 1867-1916

Lake family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 768
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains biographies of James Lake (1788-1874); Philomelia Smith Lake (1794-1873); James Lake, Sr. (1760- ); and George Lake (1838-1898) written by some of their grandchildren. Also includes autobiography of George Lake (1838-1898). Discusses the family's genealogy; their conversion to the Mormon Church in 1832; their migration with the Mormons to Ohio, Illinois, and Utah; illnesses and deaths in the family; life on the Utah frontier; George's mission in Great Britain...
Dates: 1760-1898

Lewis Oleson journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 737
Scope and Contents Handwritten journal listing the names of Mormons convicted of polygamy from 3 November 1884 through 24 December 1888. The names are organized by date of conviction and levied fines are noted. Accompanying the journal is an alphabetical listing and seventeen photostat prints of the original document.
Dates: 1884-1888

Lydia Susanna Goaslind Purnell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1796
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, histories, biographies, genealogical group sheets, patriarchal blessings, diaries, and land indentures in Idaho. The correspondence are between Purnell, her husband, and other relatives and deal largely with family matters. One of the letters is an account of the Battle of Bear River in 1863 by an observer. Purnell also writes to many persons about family history. Purnell also writes about being a polygamous wife and the various persecutions by...
Dates: 1875-1942

Biographical sketch of the life of Samuel Wagstaff

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3343
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Samuel Wagstaff was born in 1820 in England, married Lucy Webb in 1840, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1849. He migrated to Utah in 1862 and settled in American Fork. Samuel went to prison for polygamy in 1888 and died in 1897. The title page of the item states, "by Ada W. Barratt." At the end of the biography is written, "Sketch written by Bertha N. Sager."
Dates: 1930

Flora Snow Woolley memoirs

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 856
Scope and Contents This collection is a typescript of memoirs by Flora Snow Woolley which was compiled and illustrated by Julius Woolley Dalley. Flora describes her early life in Salt Lake City, Provo, and St. George, Utah; her life as a polygamous wife and a young mother; her experiences on the "underground" to avoid arrest by federal officials for polygamy; and the rearing and educating of her own and her husband's other wife's children.
Dates: 1976

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