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Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.

Dates: 1844-1976

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

William Butler autobiographies and letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of autobiographies and personal letters. Included are four personal histories of varying lengths. Butler described his visions, business matters, family relationships, church assignments, missions served, and recounted many colorful experiences including hunting down and killing the murderer of one of his children. The letters were written by William Butler and his first wife, Emma Harvey, to their Henry Harvey Butler in 1891-2 while Henry was serving on a mission to...
Dates: 1850-1905

William Horne Dame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 55
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, patriarchal blessings, financial records, militia records, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Much of the correspondence is between Dame and General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The material relates to Dame's life and activities, including his militia service and his connection to the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857.

Dates: 1846-1884

Thomas Day collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2071
Abstract

The Thomas Day collection contains Day's journal (1843-1850), an account book (1843-1846), papers, and correspondence relating to his family, most all of which focuses on his LDS mission to England. He served in Lemington, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Leicestershire.

Dates: 1841-1893

Earl S. Duerden collection of family history materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9167
Scope and Contents Contains journals and materials regarding the missionary service of Delbert Stevenson Walker, who focuses on church organization and spiritual experiences in addition to cultural observations. Included microfilm contains research and correspondence by Richard H. Bullock regarding various Mormon pioneers. Also contains family correspondence, dating between 1886 and 1908, and a CD with additional materials about other family members' missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of...
Dates: 1886-2008

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

Nils C. Flygare papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1496
Scope and Contents

Includes journals, an autobiography, family genealogy, biographical information, and correspondence and research information from Philip L. Walker. Describes Flygare's personal life, pioneer memories, missionary experiences, LDS Church activities, leadership activities in business and civic activities in Sweden and Utah.

Dates: 1841-1902

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

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 19
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 9
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
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Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Cain family 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Library 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
East (Family : East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884) 1
East family 1
East, Edward Wallace, 1814-1884 1
East, Willmirth Greer, 1824-1902 1
Flygare family 1
Flygare, Nils C. (Nils Christian), 1841-1908 1
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 1
Hammond family 1
Hammond, Alice Howard, 1845-1873 1
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 1
Hammond, Martha Jensina Marcussan, 1850-1935 1
Hammond, Mary Jane Dilworth, 1831-1877 1
Harding family 1
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 1
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 1
Isaacson, Mary, 1845- 1
Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 1
Josiah Bradlee (Ship) 1
Kamehameha V, King of the Hawaiian Islands, 1830-1872 1
Kane (Family : Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883) 1
Kempton family 1
Kempton, Isaiah, 1802-1850 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 1
McAllister family 1
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 1
McGaw, James, 1824-1872 1
O'Neil, Eunice Coffin 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Patty family 1
Patty, Adelia H. (Adelia Hardin), 1842-1926 1
Peirce family 1
Peirce, Robert, 1797-1884 1
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 1
Rhoades, Thomas, 1794 or 1795-1869 1
Richards, Joseph Hill, 1841-1924 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Ricketts, Norma B. (Norma Baldwin) 1
Rigby, William F. (William Frederick), 1833-1901 1
Salt Lake Temple 1
School of the Prophets 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 1
Smith, Lot 1
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 1
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 1
Sprague, Asenath F. (Asenath Foster), 1817-1893 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
Utah. Legislature 1
Utah. Militia 1
Van Cott, Annie A. (Annie Anderson), 1882-1970 1
Van Cott, John, 1814-1883 1
Walker, Delbert Stevenson, 1903-1987 1
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897 1
Walker, Philip (Philip L.) 1
Witterlind, Julia, 1843-1869 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 1
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 1
Young, Margaret Peirce Whitesides, 1823-1907 1
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 1
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