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George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...
Dates: 1852-1897

A biography of Alexander Williams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 459
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. The year of the composition of the item is unknown. Kimball writes that Williams was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, had encounters with the Ute Indians, lived as a polygamist, and converted to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Dates: 1950

Biography of John and Ann Stewart

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2338
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of John Stewart, a painter, and his wife, Ann Waddle Stewart. John and Ann were Scottish converts to the Mormon Church. They migrated to Utah and later settled in Provo, Utah.
Dates: approximately 1940

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.
Dates: approximately 1900

Biography of Mary Elizabeth Coursey Hoover : pioneer, came to Utah in 1849

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2507
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. The item was originally presented to the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers meeting in 1925. Mary's father joined the Mormon Church and moved his family to Nauvoo, Illinois and later to Utah. Mary married John Witmer Hoover in 1855, had twelve children, and spent most of her adult life in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1925

Mary E. Woolley Chamberlain : handmaiden of the Lord

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1099
Scope and Contents Bound typewritten autobiography of Mary Woolley Chamberlain. Mary lived in St. George, Kanab, Provo, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She gives detailed accounts of family life, Mormon Church activities, and events in these towns and in Utah in general from her birth to 1936 when she wrote her history. This record was compiled, typed, and put with genealogy work-sheets and photographs probably in 1981. Also included are tributes to Mary by family members.
Dates: approximately 1936-1981

Biography of Mary Ann Brown Clark

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 454
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Mary Ann Brown Clark (1859-1962). Mrs. Dixon writes about Mary Clark, who died at the age of 103 and was thought to have been the oldest woman in Utah at that time. Mrs. Dixon relates the experiences of Mary Clark while she was living in Pleasant Grove, Panguitch, St. George, and Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1962

Daughters of Utah Pioneers records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1788
Scope and Contents Newspaper clipping of pioneer monuments, scrapbooks, biographies, histories of various industries, lists of officers and members, and meeting programs. The materials relate to the operation of the organization primarily in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1911-1937

Don Searle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2603
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Don Searle with handwritten corrections. Don was a native of Spanish Fork, Utah who attended Brigham Young University from 1935 to 1940. Don served in the Navy during World War II and worked as a broadcast journalist. He was killed in an automobile accident in 1946 before he turned 29 years old. Clark attended Brigham Young University with Searle and relates what student life was like at that institution in the 1930s.
Dates: 1986

Duke family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 569
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketch of Jonathan O. Duke, prepared by Ruby Duke Stringham, which tells (mainly through excerpts from his journal) of the Mormon expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois; residence in Iowa; immigration to Utah; life in Provo, Utah; and participation in the Echo Canyon War. Also includes two unsigned handwritten sketches: One of Jonathan Duke and one of his son, Robert S. Duke.
Dates: undated

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Cutler, Thomas R. 1
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Eggertsen, Lars, 1866-1927 1
Ewing, Samuel Porter 1
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Fullmer, Leah Moore Harris 1
Goddard, Hannah Astill 1
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Green, Luman Peter, 1887-1980 1
Green, Veda J. (Veda Jane), 1888-1981 1
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Holdaway, Shadrack 1
Hoover, John Whitmer, 1834-1902 1
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Jensen, J. Marinus (Jens Marinus), 1868-1946 1
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Jones, Samuel Stephen, 1837-1923 1
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Kay, Charlotte Ewing 1
Kimball, Croxier, 1879-1966 1
Larson, Clinton F. 1
LeFevre, Jesse Holyoak, 1874-1962 1
Lott, Elsie Moore 1
Merrill, Albert 1
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Moore, Eleanor Roseltha Colton 1
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Park, John 1
Park, Louise Smith 1
Partridge, Raymond 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Rollins, J. Barton 1
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Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 1
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Stewart, Ann Waddle, 1826-1886 1
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Taylor, Maria D. (Maria Dixon), 1872-1947 1
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