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William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah...
Dates: 1883-1919

Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950

Biography : Joseph and Elizabeth Hobson Robinson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2481
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Joseph Robinson was born in 1827 in England and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1840. Joseph migrated to the United States and married Elizabeth Hobson in 1850 in St. Louis, Missouri. Elizabeth was born in 1830 in England. They came to Utah and lived for a time in Tooele, but they settled in American Fork. Elizabeth died in 1908 and Joseph died in 1917.

Dates: approximately 1935

James Stephens Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 508
Scope and Contents

Certificates, poems, deeds, biographies, and letters received. The items relate to Brown and his descendants most of whom lived in Tooele, Utah. The letters are from family members and the certificates relate to Brown's Church activities. Brown was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1854-1952

History of Hans Christian Hansen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2976
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography. Hans Christian Hansen was born in Denmark in 1848. He later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. He settled in the Pine Canyon farming area near Tooele, Utah, and died in 1924.

Dates: approximately 1950

Robert Orr papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 814
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems, minutes of a meeting of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a biography of Zina D. H. Young, a wife of the second president of the Church, Brigham Young. The poems were written at the death of Brigham Young in 1877. The Relief Society minutes relate to a meeting held in the 64th District school house on 7 Nov. 1893 in an unknown location.

Dates: 1877-1893

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1597

Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.

Dates: 1852-1941

John Tate : early Utah pioneer

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2424
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten history with handwritten corrections. The item is a history of John Tate who converted to the Mormon Church in England and migrated to Utah. Tate lived in Salt Lake City, Utah as a famer until 1861 when he move to Tooele, Utah. This biography was written as a student paper for a history class at Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1971

John W. Tate diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 961
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a 224 page holograph diary. Tate, a native of Tooele, Utah, was called as a missionary to the Southern States' Mission for the Mormon Church in 1887. His diary recounts how he received this call, how he prepared for his mission, and various incidents relating to missionary activities and his personal experiences.On one occasion (23 Dec. 1887), he and his companion (Milo Hendricks) were shot with a shot gun. Tate was struck by 21 pieces of shot. Fifteen of which...
Dates: 1887-1888

John W. Tate papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1028
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary, photocopies and typescripts of letters received, and biographical information. The diary relates to Tate's work in colonizing Arizona from 1880 to 1881. The letters were received by Tate from 1887 to 1888 while serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States. The biographical data lists the church, city, and county positions held by Tate from 1871 to 1914.

Dates: 1880-1914

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