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Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.

Dates: 1907

John A. Blythe journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 780
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.

A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.

Dates: 1876-1877

Brigham Young letter to Rufus C. Allen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 578
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 March 1857 and addressed to Refus C. Allen. Young writes about protection against the Indians, presenting a good example for the Indians, and gives his approval for a school for Indian children.

Dates: 1857

David Coombs diaries and records of temple work

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1650
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, financial records, and records of temple work performed for the Mormon Church. The items include an autobiography written by Coombs which covers his early years until 1884 when he started keeping a diary. He kept his journal from 1884 to 1928 with a gap from 1897 through 1899. Coombs relates his expriences while living in various communities in Sanpete and Cache Counties, Utah. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members.

Dates: 1884-1928

Andrew F. Smith diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 494
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Smith writes short statements about his daily activities while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern States.

Dates: 1896-1897

Wilford D. Lee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553

This collection contains the papers of Wilford D. Lee. It includes unpublished manuscripts; drafts of short stories, essays, dramas; personal and family history papers; correspondence; educational papers; and other miscellaneous papers, dated circa 1915-1981.

Dates: approximately 1915-1981

Frihoff Godfred Nielson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 809
Dates: 1875-1935

Charles Ludwig Olsen autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3210
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Olsen writes about his birth in Norway, his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, and his life in Santaquin, Utah. He played dance music in many places in Utah and was tried by a Mormon court for inviting people to a public dance. He later settled in Salem, Utah, and continued to play his violin at dances. He travelled to many towns in Utah and Arizona. He later moved to Payson, Utah. Olsen served on a mission for the Mormon...
Dates: approximately 1920

Albert Sanders journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8037
Scope and Contents Journal contains brief biographical sketch of Sanders' life, including dates of birth, baptism, ordination, mission call, marriage, and births of children. The narrative portions ofthe journal describe Sanders' mission experiences, such as tracting, study, and conferences. Also includes lists of accounts and receipts from his own expenses. Finally, it lists statistics from his mission, such as people baptized, houses visited, and tracts and books sold. Included in the collection is a...
Dates: approximately 1896-1940

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

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