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Brief history of the Adams Camp of American Fork, Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2750
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten history of the Adams Camp of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Also included are photocopied photographs of members.

Dates: 1958

A brief history of the life of Frederick Weight by himself

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3200
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript . Weight wrote about his early life in England and his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He migrated to the United States in 1849 and came to Utah in 1851. He settled first in Salt Lake City, Utah, where his wife died in child birth. Weight married Mary Milnes. He wrote about grasshopper troubles in 1854 and about his move to Springville, Utah, in 1856. He worked as a plasterer and a general laborer and faced...
Dates: Approximately 1895

A brief history of the life of Mary Buys Moss

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1064
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten biography of Mary Buys Moss (1836-1877). Mary came to Utah at age fourteen with the Mormon pioneers and settled with her family in Bountiful. She married Robert Moss (d. 1895) in 1853 and had twelve children.

Dates: approximately 1960s

Brief history of William Cook Prows

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 921
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of a handwritten biography of William Cook Prows. Prows was a pioneer to both Salt Lake City, Utah and Colonia Juarez, Mexico; a member of the Mormon Battalion; a gold prospector; a cooper; a horticulturist; and a polygamist. He was married to both Lodesky Ann Roberds and to Louisa Melinda James both of whom he took to Arizona. Then he took Louisa to Colonia Juarez due to the persecution of polygamists.

Dates: 1930-1977

A brief sketch of Hardy history

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 185
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of the Hardy family including Zachariah Hardy. The family joined the Mormon Church and migrated to Utah.

Dates: approximately 1950

Richard Britton autobiography and temple record copies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3143
Scope and Contents

General autobiography of Richard Britton, tells of his journey from England to Utah in the mid-1850s. Also various temple records.

Dates: approximately 1880

John Brown autobiography and four letters received

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 945
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Brown's autobiography. Also includes four original letters, one from Augusta Winters Grant, wife of Pres. Grant; and a Relief Society Financial Report for 1892.

Dates: 1892-1913

John Brown letter and newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 626
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter and photocopies of newspaper clippings. The letter was written at White Hall, New Jersey on April 29, 1857 and is addressed to William Barnes Esq. of Albany New York. Brown states that he would be pleased if Mr. Woods or any friends at Albany could help him by contributing money. Also included are three newspaper clippings dated 1889, 1892, and 1896. The clippings are retrospectives on John Brown and the Harper's Ferry raid (1859).

Dates: 1857-1896

Mabel Nellie Brown autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1057
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Brown reflects on memories of her childhood on an Australian farm near Brisbane. She recalls visits of Mormon missionaries which culminated in the baptism of her entire family into that faith. She discusses her courtship and marriage, her children, and the quality of life they have experienced in Queensland.

Dates: 1978

Biographical sketch of William T. Brown

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3287
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Shelley writes about William Thomas Brown. Brown was born in England in 1843 and migrated to Utah in 1852. During the journey, cholera killed both of Brown's parents. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and later settled in Alpine, Utah.

Dates: 1925

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