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Biography of Samuel Kendall Gifford, pioneer of 11 September 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2846
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Samuel Kendall Gifford was born in New York in 1821 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1850, settled in Washington County, Utah, had four wives, and died in 1907.

Dates: 1955

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

John Pack papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4132
Scope and Contents

Notable items include an 1849 mission call signed by the First Presidency. All materials are photocopies.

Dates: 1843-1902

Ward E. Pack papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 449
Overview Collection includes a handwritten autobiography and diary written by Ward E. Pack between 1854 and 1876. His accounts include family histories, descriptions of his trek to Utah, his activities in Summit County, Utah, and his experiences on missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii and the Eastern States. Journals also include genealogical information written by his daughter. Also included are letters from John Pack, Ward's father, telling about the migration to...
Dates: 1847-1935

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member...
Dates: 1792-1895

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