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Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.

Dates: 1965

Alaska Anchorage mission report

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1929
Scope and Contents

The item is a bound photocopy of the original typewritten report. The report is a summary of the activities of Snarr as mission president. It contains statistics on the growth of the Mormon Church in the region and on programs being implemented to increase church member activity.

Dates: 1981

Alexander A. and Maria E. Allen autobiographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 549
Scope and Contents

Holograph autobiographies of Allen, an early settler and bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston, Idaho, and of his first wife, Maria.

Dates: 1910-1916

Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7648
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten transcript of the autobiography, transcribed by Eunice Stella Iverson Gardner. The autobiography describes Chamber's life as a Mormon pioneer and includes descriptions of her daily activities, town dances, and visits from President Brigham Young. Includes a description of her marriage Joseph Chambers and her travels with her husband and children to various western states. A note is included at the end of the notebook from M. Ray Hiatt in 2001, whose wife was a...
Dates: 1934

Henry Ballard diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 998
Scope and Contents Two typescripts of the Ballard diary. They vary in small details and in the nature of the added materials found at the back. Ballard was converted to Mormonism in England. He arrived in Utah in 1852, was active in the Utah War of 1857-8, and settled in Logan, Utah in 1859. He was a bishop for the Mormon Church, participated in many of the activities of that faith, and was sentenced to two months in the Utah penitentiary for polygamy. He also tells about troubles with the Indians of the Cache...
Dates: 1852-1905

Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 484
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Ballard writes about her early life in Scotland as a Mormon, her migration to the United States in 1856 and her subsequent migration to Utah in 1859, and her life as a polygamous wife in Logan, Utah. Ballard also tells about encounters with Indians while coming to Utah, and when she was living in Logan.

Dates: 1910

Thomas Beard journals and reminiscence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 328
Scope and Contents

Holograph documents (plus photocopies) which describe Beard's conversion to Mormonism, immigration to Utah, missionary experiences in England, and genealogical and historical information on Thomas Beard and his family. Reminiscence dated 1862.

Dates: 1887-1889

Biographical sketch and recollections from the life of Martina Marjorie Halseth Bitner

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 431
Scope and Contents

Printed sketch and photographs of an early Utah pioneer.

Dates: 1975

Biographies of Farnes family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8251
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of biographies and remembrances of Farnes family members. There are pages missing from the stories. Materials date from between approximately 1945 and 1975.

Dates: approximately 1945-1975

Biography : Kezia Keys Durrant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2531
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Kezia Keys was born in 1844 in England. Her family later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah in 1866 and settled in American Fork. She became the third wife of John Durrant in 1867, and she died in 1917.

Dates: 1940

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 120
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Home and Family 8
Mormon handcart companies 7
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 7
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 22
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 8
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 5
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 4
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 2
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Young, Margaret Peirce Whitesides, 1823-1907 2
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
Allen, Maria E., 1847-1924 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Bates, Jane Eliza Woolf 1
Beard, Thomas 1
Bitner, Martina M. H. 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young University 1
Buck, James H. (James Henry), 1885-1953 1
Buck, William F. (William Foulds), 1856-1921 1
Bush family 1
Bush, Charles Clarence, 1873-1959 1
Cain family 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cazier, David 1
Chambers (Family : Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927) 1
Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939 1
Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927 1
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies. Lecture Series 1
Christy, Howard A., 1933- 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Forest Dale Ward (Forest Dale, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Library 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Summit Stake (Utah) 1
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 1
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 1
Cook, Dorothy Toone, 1928- 1
Cooper, Sarah Ann Piling Mayne 1
Corey family 1
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Cox, Wanda Steele, 1911-1992 1
Cragun, Ella Mower 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Curtis, Millicent W. 1
Curtis, Nahum 1
Dalton family 1
Dalton, Charles, 1810-1891 1
Dalton, John Luther, 1843- 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Deakin, Maud Householder 1
Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Dunkley, Laura King 1
Dunn, Simeon Adams, 1803-1883 1
Durham, Alfred M. 1
Durrant, Kezia Keys 1
Durrant, Marina Mayne 1
East (Family : East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884) 1
East family 1
East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884 1
East, Willmirth Greer, 1824-1902 1
Eastern Utah Telephone Company 1
Elliott, Orson Hyde 1
Empey, Jessie E. 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Farmer, Ann Webster 1
Farmer, Blain 1
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 1
Farmer, Mary Ballany 1
Farmer, Mary Bateman 1
Farmer, Sarah Broadbridge 1
Fearn family 1
Federal Writers' Project 1
Felshaw, William, 1800-1867 1
Flake (Family : Flake, Oz, 1868-1958) 1
Flake, Lucy H. (Lucy Hannah), 1842-1900 1
Flake, William Jordan, 1839-1932 1
Forman, John 1
Forman, William 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Gardner, Eunice, 1890-1946 1
Gardner, Robert 1
Gasberg, Jens C. (Jens Christian), 1840-1924 1
Gifford, Samuel K. (Samuel Kendall), 1821-1907 1
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