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Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract

Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.

Dates: approximately 1893-1950

James H. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6941
Scope and Contents

Contains a journal from Buck's mission to England, some books regarding his mission, postcards, photographs, a booklet of newspaper clippings, and documents stating ordination and draft registration. Materials date from between 1886 and 1962.

Dates: 1886-1962

Bush family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2217
Abstract

This collection, containing letters, journals, newspaper articles, and other family correspondence, has been organized into folders by year, starting in 1846 and ending in 1960.

Dates: 1846-1960

East family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8091
Scope and Contents

Contains reminiscences of Edward Wallace East, a letter written by Eliza R. Snow to Willmirth Greer East discussing the gospel in the mid to late-1800s, and other materials related to the East family.

Dates: 1857-1893

Genealogical Library collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6879
Abstract

Collection includes two boxes containing personal histories.

Dates: 1825-1975

William Greenwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 39
Scope and Contents

Contains twelve handwritten, signed letters which concern Greenwood's conversion to Mormonism in England, his immigration to the United States, activities in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the 1847 trek to Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah. Also includes a bound autobiography (plus typescript) written between 1869 and 1884.

Dates: 1847-1884

Adelia H. Hardin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1324
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and miscellaneous papers. The materials relate to the Patty and Hardin families and include a sixteen-page letter by J. R. Hardin telling about his journey from Missouri to Salt Lake City, Utah. Some of the materials relate to the American Civil War. Many of the items were written in California and Missouri.

Dates: 1843-1904

Isaiah Kempton letter to Asenath F. Sprague

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 687
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter from Kempton at Sunbury, Ohio to his sister-in-law Asenath Sweet of Strong, Maine. The letter discusses the Mormon migration and polygamy.

Dates: 1848

Albert Jones diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 346
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, an autobiography, and correspondence. Jones wrote his autobiography in 1881. Jones served in the Utah Militia during the Black Hawk War and had numerous occupations and positions in the Mormon Church. His diaries start in 1884 when he was called to serve on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Many entries are lengthy and detailed. Jones addresses numerous topics including the polygamy question in Utah. Also included are correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and...
Dates: 1881-1925

Kane family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792
Scope and Contents Materials contain the papers of the Kane family of Philadelphia and Kane, Pennsylvania. Includes papers created and collected by John K. Kane and his wife, Jane Duval Kane; and their children, specifically Thomas L. Kane and his wife, Elizabeth Kane. Contains letters to and from several important American political and historical figures, including Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, John Hancock, Andrew Jackson, Horace Greeley, and U.S. Grant. A large portion of the collection also deals with...
Dates: 1690-1982

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 7
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 2
Buck, James H. (James Henry), 1885-1953 1
Buck, William F. (William Foulds), 1856-1921 1
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Bush family 1
Bush, Charles Clarence, 1873-1959 1
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Library 1
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 1
East (Family : East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884) 1
East family 1
East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884 1
East, Willmirth Greer, 1824-1902 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 1
Harding family 1
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 1
Kane (Family : Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883) 1
Kempton family 1
Kempton, Isaiah, 1802-1850 1
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 1
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 1
McAllister family 1
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 1
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 1
Patty family 1
Patty, Adelia H. (Adelia Hardin), 1842-1926 1
Peirce family 1
Peirce, Robert, 1797-1884 1
Pratt family 1
Pratt, Louisa P. 1
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 1
Richards, Joseph Hill, 1841-1924 1
Salt Lake Temple 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 1
Sprague, Asenath F. (Asenath Foster), 1817-1893 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Stowell, William Rufus Rogers, 1822-1901 1
Tanner, George S. 1
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 1
United States. Army 1
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 1
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897 1
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 1
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 1
Young, Margaret Peirce Whitesides, 1823-1907 1
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