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Jobe Hill autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 451
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Hill writes about migrating to Utah, about his life in Smithfield and Clarkston, about problems with grasshoppers, and about other difficult situations. He also talks about the death of his mother and his low opinion of his father, who started drinking. He also tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England and about his marriage.

Dates: 1904

History of John Langston

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3102
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of John Langston "in the 55 year of my Life." Langston was born in England and migrated to the United States when he was 16 years old. He worked in the iron industry in several states and joined the Mormon Church. Langston migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, and campaigned against the United States Army during the Utah Expedition of 1857-1858. He was also involved in the Black Hawk War. Also included is an index...
Dates: approximately 1900

History of Jonathan Steggell

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2470
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Steggell was born in England in 1833, served in as a cabin boy on many sea voyages, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married Elizabeth Jane Bennett in 1856. Once Steggell was shipwrecked and nearly starved. He came to Utah in 1861. He returned to England from 1866 to 1868 to serve as a missionary for his faith. Jonathan married Mary Ann Smith in 1868 and also married Isabelle Dvins in 1869. He...
Dates: 1935

History of Joseph Curtis, son of Nahum and Millicent Curtis

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 589
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a personal history which gives data of the Curtis family in Michigan and their exodus to the West. Dated journal entries, 1831-1881, detail Curtis' Illinois and Utah missions, including minutes of organization of a Latter-day Saint Church branch in Poteetneet (Payson), Utah and area pioneer life.

Dates: undated

History of William Adams written by himself January 1894 age 72 years

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3089
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a 26 page autobiography of William Adams. Adams describes how was born in Ireland on January 8, 1822. He was raised a Protestant but joined the Mormon Church in 1842. He migrated to the United States up the Mississippi River. He settled in Nauvoo, Illinois, where he worked as a stone mason on the Nauvoo Temple. Adams was present at a meeting after the death of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church. "I heard a voice...
Dates: 1894

J. Taylor Hollist collection on Wilford C. Wood

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6760
Scope and Contents Collection includes research done by J. Taylor Hollist on Wilford C. Wood. It includes photocopies and typed summaries of information he collected from the Wilford Wood Museum in Bountiful, Utah, and the LDS Church Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. The information describes how the Church came to own many of its associated historical sites. The collection also includes a typewritten biography of Wilford C. Wood written by A. James Faulkner in 2014, and an index and endnotes to this book...
Dates: 1800-2015

James Holt autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1451
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by James Holt (1804-1894). Holt talks about his early years, conversion to the Mormon Church, faith promoting experiences while preaching Mormon doctrine, hardships endured due to persecution, and traveling west to the Rocky Mountains.

Dates: 1881

James Holt autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 190
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Holt writes about his childhood, conversion to the Mormon Church, mission for that faith in Tennessee, and migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. He also tells about the confusion in the Mormon Church after the death of its first president, Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1881

George Housley account

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1537
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account of George Housley's experiences with the Martin handcart company. Housley tells of hunger, death due to exposure and starvation, rationing of food, and relief sent to them from Salt Lake City to enable them to continue on with their journey.

Dates: 1856

James Humphries Biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3094
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of James Humphries, who was born in Bradford on Avon, England, in 1831. He tells about going to Australia in 1850, joining the Mormon Church in 1854, and starting to migrate to Utah in 1855. He writes about his many callings for the Mormon Church. "August 24, 1910. I have been very sick several days. Today I am very sick. It seems my last days has come now. I want to ask our children one and all if I am taken,...
Dates: 1910

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 203
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Subject
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 126
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Immigration and American Expansion 108
Missions and Missionaries 73
Autobiographies 60
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Diaries 59
Biographies 48
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 46
Latter Day Saint pioneers 44
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 43
Letters 34
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 30
Photocopies 22
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 21
Social Life and Customs 21
Home and Family 19
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 17
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 17
Material Types 14
Religion 14
Latter Day Saint women -- Biography 12
Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History 12
American Fork (Utah) -- History 11
Family histories 11
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 11
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 11
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 10
Church Government 10
Latter Day Saint handcart companies 9
Histories (Literary works) 7
Latter Day Saints -- England 7
Photographs 7
Typescripts 7
Genealogies 6
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents 6
Latter Day Saint missionaries 6
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 6
Latter Day Saints -- Biography 6
Saint George (Utah) -- History 6
Salt Lake City (Utah) 6
Utah -- History -- 19th century 6
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 5
Electronic books 5
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 5
Frontier and pioneer life 5
Immigrants 5
Immigrants -- Utah 5
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England -- Diaries 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Biography 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History 5
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 5
Latter Day Saints -- England -- History 5
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Biography 5
Overland journeys to the Pacific 5
Politics, Government, and Law 5
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 5
Springville (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 5
Biography -- 19th century 4
Correspondence 4
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- England -- History 4
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England 4
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Diaries 4
Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 4
Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 4
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 4
Military 4
Parowan (Utah) -- History 4
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 4
Transcripts 4
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 3
Certificates 3
City and Town Life 3
Ephraim (Utah) -- History 3
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 3
Frontier and pioneer life -- Utah 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- England 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- Great Britain 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England -- History 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Great Britain -- History 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- United States -- Diaries 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- Diaries 3
Latter Day Saints -- California -- History 3
Latter Day Saints -- History 3
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Parowan 3
Legal instruments 3
Logan (Utah) -- History 3
Microfilms 3
Mormons -- Utah 3
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 3
Ogden (Utah) -- History 3
Pioneers -- Utah 3
Provo (Utah) -- History 3
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 3
Utah -- History 3
Ute Indians -- History 3
Account books 2
Architecture 2
Arizona -- History -- To 1912 2
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Language
English 203
Multiple languages 3
Danish 2
French 1
Maori 1
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Names
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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