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Autobiography, diaries, and Leithead family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1103
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of printed versions of Leithead's autobiography and diaries. Also included are various histories and biographies of members of the Leithead family. James emigrated from Scotland to eastern Canada where he was introduced to the Mormon faith. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and accompanied the Mormons to Utah where he settled in Farmington and later in Glendale. He also lived for several years on the Muddy River in Nevada as part of Mormon attempts to settle there.

Dates: 1850-1974

Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6034
Scope and Contents

Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry papers include: Journals, 1881-1917; Photographs, ca. 1885-1941; and Family History and Genealogy, 1953-2005. The collection documents Okelberry's life in Goshen, Utah, as well as her student days at the Brigham Young Academy. Additional materials include family histories and genalogies compiled and prepared by Merrill J. Nelson, grandson of Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry.

Dates: 1881-2005

John Lewis Swenson missionary journal

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Identifier: MSS 3208
Scope and Contents

Journal documents Elder Swenson's missionary experiences in the Central States Mission from 1912 to 1913. Although Elder Swenson kept three journals, only this third volume has survived.

Dates: 1912-1913