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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

Milo Andrus journals

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1499
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten journals and genealogy of Milo Andrus who was a missionary for the mormon Church in the 19th century. A photocopy of a typed transcript of a letter addressed to Brigham Young by Andrus (1854) in which he gives an account of the Mormons in St. Louis, Missouri. Also included is a photocopy of a biography of Milo Andrus by Gary L. Pickell (1979). Andrus' diaries tell of experiences while a missionary in England during 1849, of crossing the plains from Nebraska...
Dates: 1840-1861

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 Expedition...
Dates: 1883-1919

Autobiography of Elder James Ferguson Bell, including a history of the Malta Mission

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7528
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of the original autobiography by Bell, describing his life between April 1827 to March 1855. The document also contains information about the work of Bell during his presidency in the Malta Mission from 1853 to 1855. Original document was written in Pitman shorthand. The transcription is dated November 1998.
Dates: 1853

Alvin Pliny Bean essays

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.
Dates: approximately 1978

Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.
Dates: 1844-1976

Biographies of Beesley family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 853
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter to LeGrand Baker, an archivist at BYU, briefly discussing the ancestors of Mrs. Fifield, biographies of Frederick Beesley and his wife Elizabeth Ellen Solomon Beesley, and a short history of the Beesley Music Co.Frederick Beesley was a musician who conducted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, an accountant, a shoemaker, one of the founders (along with his father) of the Beesley Music Co., and the secretary/treasurer of the Salt Lake Philharmonic...
Dates: 1975

Biography of Jean Elizabeth Fossum May

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2083
Scope and Contents Compiled by James A. May about his mother, Jean Fossum May, drawing heavily on her letters, journals, and notes. Gives detailed information about her life in Baker, Oregon, 1906-1959; service as a missionary in the California Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1927-1928; marriage to Andrew May, 1930; family life (as a widow after 1933); service as head resident of Stover Hall (men's housing) on the campus of Brigham Young University, 1959-1969; and efforts to restore a...
Dates: 1990-1998

John Law Blythe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 791
Scope and Contents File includes copies of a handwritten biographical sketch of Blythe, written by one of his granddaughters, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce; typescripts of some of Blythe's 1874 letters to Brigham Young (1801-1877) reporting on the progress of the Arizona mission and relations with the Indians; a diary covering 1857-1874 as well as extracts from 1870 and 1878-1880.The 1857-1874 diary describes Blythe's conversion to the Mormon Church in California; emigrating to Utah; and daily life...
Dates: 1870-1880

Brief history of Brigham Morris Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1999
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Brigham Morris Young. B. M. Young was a businessman who served two missions to Hawaii (1873-1875 and 1883) and helped organize the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Associations in numerous places for the Mormon Church. He married Armeda Snow who was the daughter of the fifth president of the Mormon Church, Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901).
Dates: approximately 1970s

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Cannon, Oa J. 1
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Cuyahoga Community College 1
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Fetzer, Naomi Elizabeth, 1917-2001 1
Fifield, Ruth Beesley 1
Flake (Family : Flake, Oz, 1868-1958) 1
Flake, Elsie Owens 1
Flake, Ethel Estelle Ray 1
Flake, Oz, 1868-1958 1
Flake, William Jordan, 1839-1932 1
Frandsen, Evelyn Mackay 1
Gardner, Robert 1
Glick, Armand L. 1
Gorwill, Carolyn 1
Grace, Isaac Henry 1
Hart, Edward L. (Edward LeRoy), 1916-2008 1
Hart, James E. 1
Hart, James H., 1825-1906 1
Hart, Sabina 1
Hawaii Temple (Laie, Hawaii) 1
Hinton, Harvard R. 1
Hinton, Rose M. (Rose Marie), 1928- 1
Hintz family 1
Hintze, F. F. (Ferdinand Friis), 1854- 1
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Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 1
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 1
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Jones, Garth N. 1
Jones, Ivie Maude Huish, 1891-1976 1
Jones, Lorin Franklin, 1889-1975 1
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Kelly, Ralph Sanford 1
King, Thomas O. (Thomas Owen), 1840-1921 1
Knecht, William L., 1928- 1
Knight, Newel, 1800-1847 1
Lake family 1
Lee, Harold B., 1899-1973 1
Lee, Ida K. (Ida Knowlton) 1
Lee, Ora Knowlton, 1903-1991 1
Lewis, James 1
Lisonbee, James Thompson 1
Logan Temple (Utah) 1
May, Andrew 1
May, James A. (James Andrew), 1931- 1
May, Jean Fossum 1
McGregor, William Campbell 1
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 1
Miles, Henry Landon, 1935- 1
Miles, John Horne, 1854-1925 1
Moore, Samuel Drollinger, 1855-1945 1
Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1
Murphy, Castle Hadlock, 1886- 1
Murphy, Jessie E. 1
Noble Uranium Corporation 1
Noble, Charles Sidney, 1920-1977 1
Olsen, Abinadi 1
Ostler, Steven 1
Pack family 1
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