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John Paternoster Squires diary excerpts

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 976
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts of diary excerpts, a biographical sketch, and family genealogies. There are many gaps in the diary. Squires writes about his early life, joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1847, and migrating to Utah in 1853. He also discusses his polygamous marriages; his mission to England; his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his attempts to avoid being arrested by federal officials for polygamy; his trial for unlawful cohabitation; and his subsequent...
Dates: 1848-1900

David Thygerson autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 374
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography with handwritten notes. Thygerson's account was probably written around 1938. He was born in Ephraim, Utah and went with his family to Colonia Dublan, Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy. He lived there until 1912 when he left because of the revolution in Mexico. He went blind in 1916 and settled in Manti, Utah in 1917. Thygerson writes about the mental problems associated with his blindness and comments about the attitude of local people on his...
Dates: approximately 1938

Charles Ursenbach collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3150
Scope and Contents

The collection contains additional diaries of Charles Ursenbach for the years 1923,1926,1970,1977, and 1978 (all of which are pocket-size); a copy of "A Collection of Hymns For the Use of People Called Bible Christians;" a photograph of Charles Ursenbach with other Latter-day Saint missionaries in Montreal, 1926; and genealogical information on the Ursenbach family and "My Story" by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, written in October 1957.

Dates: 1923-1985

Voices of Remembrance Foundation oral history collection

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 8395
Scope and Contents

Collection contains transcribed interviews of 93 different people conducted by the Voices of Remembrance Foundation at Dixie State College, bound in seven volumes. The interviews occurred between 1968 to 1980, and the transcriptions produced through grant funding by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies.

Dates: 1968-1980

Stella Sudweeks Wood papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1018
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and handwritten autobiography, genealogy, letters from family members, and a Patriarchal blessing given by the Mormon patriarch Joseph Smith, Sr. in 1836. Wood relates childhood experiences in Piute County, Utah, and Kimberly, Idaho. She details her missions for the Mormon Church to St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1912 and to London, England, in 1946. She discusses her family, pioneering experiences, and her Mormon Church related activities.

Dates: 1978

Edwin Dilworth Woolley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1403
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, notes, and miscellaneous items relating to Edwin Dilworth Woolley, Erastus Snow, and their families which were related through marriage. The materials deal with family associations with various Mormon Church leaders, the Grand Canyon, and a wide wage of Mormon and Utah history topics.

Dates: approximately 1850-1920

Joseph Young affadavit of Haun's Mill massacre

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 791
Scope and Contents

Materials include Joseph Young's original eyewitness account of events that occured during the Haun's Mill massacre on October 30, 1838. His account was witnessed and sealed on June 4, 1839, by John Woods of the Circuit Court in Adams County, Missouri. Young describes the mob, his escape, and the conditions of the victims. Young also writes that he helped bury the dead. The account was later used by the Church as evidence of the sufferings of its members in Missouri. Dated June 4, 1839.

Dates: 1839 June 4

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