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Samuel Roskelley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2855
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of handwritten diaries and temple records. Roskelley was born in Davonport, England, in 1837 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1851. He migrated to Utah in 1853 and served on a mission for his faith in England from 1856 to 1858. He served on other missions for the church to England, and he lived in Cache Valley, Utah. Also included are temple records for work done in the Logan Temple in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1877-1905

C. R. Savage diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1424
Scope and Contents

The diaries contain notes and comments on business, descriptions of many journeys around the West and commentaries on the religious and social life of the period.

Dates: 1855-1909

Levi Savage diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 417
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. The original items are housed in two boxes while the photocopies of these materials are housed in three. There are many gaps in the entries including a sixteen-year gap from 1861 to 1877. Savage writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to "Siam" (Thailand) from 1852 to 1856. He travelled to Rangoon from Salt Lake City, Utah, by way of San Francisco and Calcutta. He returned by way of Calcutta, England, and New York City. He was...
Dates: 1852-1903

Edward Schoenfeld autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1076
Scope and Contents

Holograph autobiography (three leaves), genealogy of the Schoenfeld and Springall families (two leaves), and a postcard of Tansberg, Germany, where Edward was born. Schoenfeld joined the Mormon Church in 1855, migrated to Utah in 1857, and settled in Provo. He married Mary Alice Springall and served as mission president to the Swiss and German Mission for the Mormon Church from 1870 to 1872. He also edited the Mormon Church magazine "Stern" while serving as mission president.

Dates: 1912; 1912

John Scott diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2688
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a diary. Scott kept the first part of this diary in 1847 and in 1848 when preparing to migrate from Winter Quarters, Nebraska to Utah. He also kept his diary from 1855 to 1856 while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland. Also included is a patriarchal blessing given to Scott.

Dates: 1847-1856

William T. Sherman letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7713
Scope and Contents

The William T. Sherman letter is addressed to Francis Amasa Walker and is dated August 20, 1874. At the time of the writing, Sherman was the Commander-in-Chief of the US Army. Sherman expresses his views on the topic of a book, and adds comments on the Mormon problem-suggesting that both Mormons and Indians must be assimilated into American society to survive the consequences of the westward movement.

Dates: 1874 August 20

A short sketch of the life of Levi Jackman

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 605
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of a life sketch originally written by Jackman in 1851 which describes his early family life in Vermont and New York. The sketch also includes journal excerpts from 1835-1847 which detail his Latter-day Saint Church missions to Ohio, the 1847 trek across the Plains and early Utah life. Also includes a typescript of notes from a sketch by S.C. Richardson about Jackman.

Dates: Unknown

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1597
Abstract

Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.

Dates: 1852-1941

Sketch of the life of Thomas Durham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3077
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm reproduction of a typed manuscript. The item is a biography of Thomas Durham. He lived in England, joined the Mormon Church in 1850, married Mary Morton in 1852, and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Martin handcart company. He soon went to Parowan, Utah, where he led the local choir for 62 years. He married a second wife, Mary Mitchell, in 1860 and took a third wife, Carole Mortensen, in 1867. Durham made a living as a furniture maker. Alfred M. Durham...
Dates: 1936

Charles Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 554
Scope and Contents Holographs with partial typescripts (photocopies) and typescript (photocopy). The journal tells of his life in England, Nauvoo, Illinois and Washington County, Utah, missions to England and Europe, and his life in the United Order as a polygamist. The journal 1860-1862 is written completely in Pitman shorthand. Record book includes family names and Latter-day Saint Church temple ordinances completed. Also included are an autobiographical sketch, an obituary, a memorium written by a...
Dates: 1840-1905

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 203
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Ute Indians -- History 3
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 44
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 19
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 7
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 7
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Salt Lake Temple 3
Tanner, George S. 3
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 3
Utah. Militia 3
Allen family 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 2
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Utah. Legislature 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
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
Allen, Maria E., 1847-1924 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Armstrong family 1
Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Aven, Ruth A. (Ruth Allen), 1899-2000 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 1
Bates, Jane Eliza Woolf 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas (1836-1917) 1
Bennett, John F. (John Foster), 1865-1938 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Bitner, Martina M. H. 1
Blyth, Elizabeth Ann 1
Blythe, John A. 1
Blythe, John Law 1
Blythe, Margaret Mitchell 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, John M., 1878-1966 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Cain family 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, C. W. 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 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
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993 1
Christy, Howard A., 1933- 1
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