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Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.

Dates: 1965

Biographies of Farnes family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8251
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of biographies and remembrances of Farnes family members. There are pages missing from the stories. Materials date from between approximately 1945 and 1975.

Dates: approximately 1945-1975

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

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

Einar Erickson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 700
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Erickson describes his early life in Iceland, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his migration to Utah, his return to Iceland as an Mormon missionary, and his life in Spanish Fork and in Cleveland, Utah. Also included is a lengthy poem in Icelandic.

Dates: approximately 1917

John Boylston Fairbanks diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3887
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of diary of John B. Fairbanks, covering the period between 1846 and 1847. Describes the Mormon evacuation of Nauvoo, Illinois, and the journey to the Salt Lake Valley. Includes financial transactions, genealogical information, a daily record of farm work, an account of family events, and other information.

Dates: 1846-1847

Luke William Gallup autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2347
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Gallup writes about his early life in Connecticut, his migration to Iowa, and how he joined the Mormon Church. Gallup moved to Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about his life in that town, his service during the Utah Expedition of 1857-8, his relationships to his wives, his mission for the Mormon Church to Connecticut. Gallup moved to Santa Ana, California, in 1888.

Dates: 1842-1891

Genealogical Library collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6879
Abstract

Collection includes two boxes containing personal histories.

Dates: 1825-1975

John C. Graham papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3889
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photocopies of two journals by John C. Graham for the period of 1862 to 1874, which describe his work with George Q. Cannon in the offices of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Liverpool, England. Also includes newpaper clippings from 1949, and programs for the Provo, Utah theater production of The Curtain from 1885.

Dates: 1862-1949

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Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 4
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Legal instruments 1
Lists 1
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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Iceland -- History 1
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Mormon missionaries -- Great Britain -- History 1
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Mormon missionaries -- History 1
Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 1
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Mormon pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries 1
Mormons -- Arizona -- History 1
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Overland Journeys to the Western United States 1
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Overland journeys to the Pacific -- History 1
Parowan (Utah) 1
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Quakers 1
Santa Ana (Calif.) -- History 1
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Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History 1
Springville (Utah) -- History 1
Summit County (Utah) -- History 1
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Language
English 21
Danish 1
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 8
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 2
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1