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Albert L. Elggren papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1944
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography, correspondence, and reports. Much of the correspondence are with apostles in the Mormon Church and Utah civic leaders.

Dates: 1924-1980

Richard Arthur Gardiner autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1520
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a bound and typed autobiography by Richard Arthur Gardiner. He talks about his early life, courtship and marriage, business career, civic contributions, wife's death, and retirement.

Dates: 1979; 1979

Biographical sketches of the life of William Grant

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 342
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary. Grant wrote his autobiography in 1882. Subsequently he kept a journal in the same volume. The diary consists mainly of monthly summaries of Grant's activities. Grant writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in England, his migration to American Fork, Utah, and his activities as a businessman and musician. Grant also comments on Mormon polygamy.

Dates: 1882-1910

Nephi Chunn Hicks autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 557
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and a newspaper clipping. Hicks was unable to finish his autobiography due to illness. Hicks was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, delivered newspapers as a young man, and later worked as a newspaper editor in Provo, Utah. Also included is a newspaper clipping from 1971 outlining Hicks' career.

Dates: approximately 1960-1971

Theodore McKean family record book

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1990
Scope and Contents

One handwritten record book (150 pages) and one newspaper clipping. The record book documents the genealogy of the McKean family. It also includes a short autobiography of Theodore McKean. He describes his youth, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his various business affairs. Materials dated 1877 to 1887.

Dates: 1877-1887

Leo J. Muir papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 313
Overview

Correspondence with Mormon Church leaders and Utah government officials, genealogies, histories, patriarchal blessings, autobiographies, scrapbooks, mementoes, photographs, yearbooks, and publications. The items relate to Muir and his family, his teaching and his business careers, and his work in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1914-1964

Floyd Donald Olson papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 829
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a brief autobiography of Olson and some of his insights into the Mormon faith. Most of the material relates to Olson's business activities as the head of the Solar Electric Heat & Insulation company of Midvale, Utah, including company correspondence, descriptions of how to sell electric solar devices, and articles relating to the advantages of electric heating.

Dates: 1961-1974, bulk 1967-1974

Joseph Robinson Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1783
Scope and Contents

Account books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a reminiscence of Walker's participation in the Walker War against the Ute Indians in 1853, certificates, legislative acts passed by the Utah Legislature, and minutes of meetings. The materials deal largely with the Walker banking, mining, and business interests in Utah. The correspondence are to and from family members and deal largely with family and business matters.

Dates: 1837-1901

Edwin Gordon Woolley autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 490
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Woolley writes about his early life in an autobiography and then continues his story in a diary. The journal has many gaps. He writes about his militia activities and his enconters with Paiute Indians early in his life. Wolley spent much of his adult life in St. George, Utah. He also spent time in Salt Lake City, Utah, on business and on political activities. Woolley served as a justice the peace, a city recorder, a member of a Utah constitutional convention,...
Dates: 1869-1896

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