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A copy of the sketch of the life of David Cazier as written by himself dated Nephi, Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 666
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography. Cazier was born in Ordham County, Kentucky. His family moved to Illinois in 1841 where he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1845. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, to Council Bluffs, Iowa, and to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1850. He settled at Nephi, Utah, in 1851 and later married polygamously. Cazier also writes about his family life.

Dates: 1913

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and...
Dates: 1848-1883

Ebenezer Crouch autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 614
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Crouch was born in Tumbridge Wells, Kent, England; migrated to America in 1856; and came to Utah in 1859. Crouch tells about encounters with Ute Indians, describes Orrin Porter Rockwell, and writes about being married polygamously. He lived in numerous places in Utah and had several occupations.

Dates: 1823

Benjamin Franklin Cummings diaries and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 164
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries including an autobiography. Cummings' autobiography covers his early life when he lived in Ohio and Navuoo, Illinois, served on a mission to Maine, and left Illinois for Utah. Cummings' diaries tell about his mission to the Indians in Idaho in the "Salmon River Mission," his service during the "Utah Expedition" of 1857-1858, his various encounters with Indians, his mission to Iowa in 1878 and 1879, and his life in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a...
Dates: 1854-1879

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

David Davis (Davies) biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 542
Scope and Contents

Typescript. The collection includes a history of a Utah telegraph operator and polygamist.

Dates: undated

Davis family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 583
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography centering around Davis' ancestry, missions and LDS Church callings and biographical sketch of his wife Mary. Included are patriarchal blessings, temple and genealogical data, his testimony, and a letter to his grandmother. Also included are extracts from the "History of the British Mission" and the Millennial Star and a biographical sketch of the Davises by a son, Elisha Jr. The collection also contains genealogical data compiled by Jennie Davis Oliver on the...
Dates: undated

Abraham Day III

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2680
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Abraham Day, III (1817-1900). Abraham Day was born in Vermont, joned the Mormon Church, moved to Montrose, Iowa near Nauvoo, Illinois, served in the Mormon Battalion 1846-1847, migrated to Utah, took a second wife, and lived in Springville and Mt. Pleasant, Utah, and served in the Black Hawk War. The date of the composition of this item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1930

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

Samuel Driggs testament

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 691
Scope and Contents

Testament includes information about the conversion of Samuel Driggs to the Latter-day Saint Church and his immigration and contributions to the settlement of Davis County, Utah, and his last requests to family and friends as witnessed at this request by Allen Taylor, John Bear, and John Ellison.

Dates: 1854 January 16

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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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