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Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

Brief history of William Cook Prows

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 921
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of a handwritten biography of William Cook Prows. Prows was a pioneer to both Salt Lake City, Utah and Colonia Juarez, Mexico; a member of the Mormon Battalion; a gold prospector; a cooper; a horticulturist; and a polygamist. He was married to both Lodesky Ann Roberds and to Louisa Melinda James both of whom he took to Arizona. Then he took Louisa to Colonia Juarez due to the persecution of polygamists.

Dates: 1930-1977

William Burton journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1643
Scope and Contents

Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.

Dates: 1837-1907

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

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

David H. Cannon autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 588
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography which describes emigration from England to Utah, 1842-1847, his church missions to California, England and Utah's Dixie and his experiences as an immigrant leader. Gives data on church positions, including his calling as president of the St. George, Utah Latter-day Saint Temple.

Dates: 1917

Johanna Christina Danielson Cannon personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1421
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten personal history. Cannon describes her emigration to Utah, her homesteading experiences there, and her marriage as a plural wife to Angus M. Cannon.

Dates: 1910

Biographical sketch of William Carter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 528
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography. Also included is a typewritten poem by Johnson. William Carter was a Mormon who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, and lived in Salt Lake City and later in St. George, Utah. He was a polygamist who spent time in the Utah penitentiary for bigamy.

Dates: 1938

Talitha C. Avery Cheney autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3237
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilm copy of a typed autobiography. Cheney writes about her early life and her conversion to the Mormon Church in 1837. She moved with her family to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she heard sermons by Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. She also heard Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. Talitha married William Howard Avery in 1844. He died in 1847. She migrated to Utah in 1853 and married Elam Cheney. She lived...
Dates: 1895-1935

Albert Collard history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1277
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten history. The item states: "voyage of Ester Stevenson Grange and parents on the ship 'Martha Siddon,' told by Albert Collard, a boy passanger, 1855." Collard relates the conditions and hardships of a group of migrating Mormons. The voyage took place aboard the ship, "Martha Siddon."

Dates: approximately 1890

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 132
L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives 1
 
Subject
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 92
Missions and Missionaries 54
Mormon pioneers -- History 46
Immigration and American Expansion 44
Mormon pioneers 44
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Pioneers 43
Diaries 42
Autobiographies 41
Letters 25
Biography 24
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 24
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 22
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 19
Social Life and Customs 16
Home and Family 15
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 15
Mormons -- Utah -- History 14
Photocopies 12
Material Types 11
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 11
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 10
Religion 10
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 9
Church Government 9
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 8
Family histories 6
Histories 6
Mormon Church -- Presidents 6
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 6
Mormon women -- Biography 6
Saint George (Utah) -- History 6
Typescripts 6
Mormon missionaries 5
Mormon pioneers -- Biography 5
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History 5
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 5
Mormons -- Utah -- Biography 5
Overland journeys to the Pacific 5
Correspondence 4
Electronic books 4
Genealogies 4
Mormon missionaries -- England -- Diaries 4
Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 4
Mormons -- Biography 4
Mormons -- Correspondence 4
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 4
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 4
Photographs 4
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 4
Salt Lake City (Utah) 4
Biography -- 19th century 3
Certificates 3
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 3
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Ephraim (Utah) -- History 3
Logan (Utah) -- History 3
Mormon Church -- Missions -- England -- History 3
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Great Britain 3
Mormon pioneers -- United States -- Diaries 3
Mormon pioneers -- Utah 3
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Diaries 3
Mormons -- England -- History 3
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 3
Ogden (Utah) -- History 3
Parowan (Utah) -- History 3
Politics, Government, and Law 3
Springville (Utah) -- History 3
Utah -- History 3
Utah -- History -- 19th century 3
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2
City and Town Life 2
Compact discs 2
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 2
Fort Lemhi (Idaho) 2
Indians of North America -- Idaho -- History -- Sources 2
Kanab (Utah) -- History 2
Kirtland (Ohio) -- History 2
Legal instruments 2
Manti (Utah) -- History 2
Manuscripts 2
Microfilms 2
Military 2
Missouri -- History 2
Mormon Church -- Apostles 2
Mormon Church -- History 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- East (U.S.) 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- England 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Europe 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Ireland -- History 2
Mormon authors -- Biography 2
Mormon handcart companies 2
Mormon handcart companies -- History 2
Mormon missionaries -- England 2
Mormon missionaries -- England -- History 2
Mormon missionaries -- Great Britain -- History 2
Mormon missionaries -- History 2
Mormons -- California -- History 2
Mormons -- Denmark -- History 2
Mormons -- England 2
Mormons -- History 2
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Language
English 131
Danish 1
Maori 1
Multiple languages 1
No linguistic content; Not applicable 1
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 30
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 16
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 6
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 6
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
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Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Utah. Militia 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 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
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen family 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
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
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
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 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
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collard, Albert 1
Cragun, Ella Mower 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Curtis, Millicent W. 1
Curtis, Nahum 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Davis, David 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Davis, Lowell W. 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
Empey, Jessie E. 1
Empey, William Young 1
Fairbanks, John Boylston, 1817-1875 1
Farmer, Ann Webster 1
Farmer, Blain 1
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 1
Farmer, Mary Ballany 1
Farmer, Mary Bateman 1
Farmer, Sarah Broadbridge 1
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