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Frank Y. Taylor papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 842
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an autobiographical sketch by Taylor, a photoduplicated copy of the "Book of Remembrance" for the "Granite Stake of Zion," and photocopies of Taylor's newspaper obituary. The personal history is short and outlines the author's life from birth to the year 1905. It includes the blessing given to him as a baby and several patriarchal blessings he received.

Dates: 1905-1976

Margaret Y. Taylor

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1153
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography by an unknown author with handwritten corrections. Margaret Young Taylor (1837-1919) was one of LDS Church President John Taylor's wives and served as vice president of the General Board of the Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association.

Dates: approximately 1893

Zachary Taylor letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 566
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated December 1, 1848 and written in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was addressed to "Thes. Shute" of new Orleans. Taylor expresses regret that he must turn down the offer of Capt. Thompson to take passage to Louisville on the "Magnolia." Taylor was not sure at the time when he would be going North.

Dates: 1848 December 1

Henry Moore Tell letter to T. H. Dowson

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 631
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter to T. H. Dowson explaining his opinions on an upcoming election.

Dates: 1844

Moses Tennant letters and legal documents

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1222
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed personal papers and legal documents. Included are letters, powers of attorney, promissory notes, and a bill of sale. The letters describe Tennant's travels in the United States and the West Indies. The legal documents mostly deal with the payment and transfer of money between Tennant and Ephraim C. Davidson and were written in Indiana.

Dates: 1805-1807

Life story of Anna Evert Terry

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3023
Scope and Contents

Life story interviewed by daughter Anna Marie Andrew. Contains memories of her childhood; attendance at BYU; teaching sewing at Ricks Academy and at BYU; marriage; life in Idaho; and information on her husband and other family members. Also includes plat maps of early Antelope (Idaho) area.

Dates: 1977

History of Thomas Sirls Terry family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3130
Scope and Contents

These materials are photocopies of microfilm copies of a typewritten manuscript. The collection is a compilation of biographies of family members of Thomas Sirls Terry. These persons were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and most of them live in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the area nearby.

Dates: 1954

A test of faith : Jane Elizabeth James and the origins of the Utah black community

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1069
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript of an unpublished article. The item is a biography of Jane Elizabeth James (1820?-1908) which also presents information on the blacks in early Utah. Jane, a black, was converted to the Mormon Church and lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. She was active in the Mormon Church and was married twice. The author has also included typescripts of documents relating to Jane's life.

Dates: 1973

Testimony of Lizzie McKenzie, Dundee

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1110
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Margaret Campbell Wilson (1860-1924) by McKenzie which also tells about the Mormon Church in Scotland. Margaret was able to stay true to her Mormon faith despite many obstacles including the disapproval of her husband, William Wilson.

Dates: 1978

William Makepeace Thackeray collection

 Collection — item: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 374
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 letters, mounted and bound by the dealer, 5 of which were written by William Makepeace Thackeray himself. The remaining 15 letters were written by members of Thackeray's family and by friends and are concerned with the W. M. Thackeray's life, his family, and his works. The 15 letters were written by Charles H. E. Brookfield (1857-1913), Shirley Brooks (1815-1874), John Brown (1784-1858), L. B. Gibbs, E. H. Elton, R. M. Coulion, Jane Thackeray Pryme, Anne...
Dates: 1838-1903

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