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William Ajax journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1488
Scope and Contents Contains holographs, photographs, and typescripts of journals, dated July 20 to December 27, 1861, and January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1863. The journals describe Ajax's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England and Wales and include some newspaper clippings, part of which are from the Udgorn Seion, the Mormon publication in Wales. The clippings include British Mormon emigration statistics from 1841-1861. Ajax immigrated to the United States in 1862. Detailed diary entries...
Dates: 1861-1863

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886), and...
Dates: 1829-1918

James Stephens Brown diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 807
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.
Dates: 1875-1876

James Lovett Bunting diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 738
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Bunting writes about his service as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1857 to 1858 and his immigration to Utah in 1858. Bunting describes his preparation for the overland journey, which began at Florence, Nebraska, and the basic geography of the route. He also mentions meeting Colonel Thomas Kane. The diaries also describe Bunting's activities in Salt Lake City, Utah, his service in the Black Hawk War in 1866, his move to Kanab, Utah, and...
Dates: 1857-1920; 1857-1920

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

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.
Dates: 1855-1858

Addison Everett diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1054
Scope and Contents Typescript of a diary covering the time from 13 to 26 April 1847. Everett was a driver of Brigham Young's ox team. He writes about the organization of the first Mormon migrant company to come to Utah.
Dates: 1847

Francis Asbury Hammond papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 18
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in the...
Dates: 1851-1901

Joseph Leland Heywood diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 179
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries for the years 1856 and 1857. In volume 1, Heywood traveled to California on government business. He left Salt Lake City for Washington, D.C. on 22 April 1866 and gives a short description of the overland journey to Atchison, Kansas. The remainder of the volume discusses political troubles in Washington, D.C. In volume 2, after resolving his affairs in Washington, D.C. and visiting family in Massachusetts, Heywood returned to Utah via St. Louis and Independence, Missouri. The...
Dates: 1855-1856

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 12
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
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Tanner, George S. 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 1
Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 1
Bunting, James Lovett, 1832-1923 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Calkin, Asa Starkweath, 1809-1873 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thirteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Egan, William Moburn 1
Everett, Addison, 1805-1885 1
Everts, Truman, 1816-1901 1
Goold, Samuel William, 1845-1918 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hammond family 1
Hammond, Alice Howard, 1845-1873 1
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 1
Hammond, Martha Jensina Marcussan, 1850-1935 1
Hammond, Mary Jane Dilworth, 1831-1877 1
Herringshaw, H. 1
Heywood, Joseph Leland, 1815-1910 1
Jackman, Levi, 1797-1876 1
Jackson, Edward 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Jordan Irrigation Company 1
Kamehameha V, King of the Hawaiian Islands, 1830-1872 1
Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909 1
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 1
Larkin, Elijah, 1829-1905 1
Larkin, Ruth Coe, 1833-1915 1
Larkin, Sarah Parfey, 1812-1872 1
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Little, Mary Jane Lytle, 1831-1921 1
Logan Temple (Utah) 1
Margetts, Phillip, 1829-1914 1
Miles family 1
Miles, Jane Fox Stevenson 1
Miles, William Hart 1
Monroe, James Madison 1
Neibaur (Family : Neibaur, Alexander, 1808-1883) 1
Neibaur, Alexander, 1808-1883 1
Park, Hamilton Gray 1
Parkinson, W. C. 1
Raleigh, Alonzo H. (Alonzo Hazeltine), 1818-1901 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Rich, Charles C. (Charles Coulson), 1809-1883 1
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 1
Rogerson, Josiah, 1841-1926 1
Salt Lake Theatre 1
School of the Prophets 1
Smith, William, 1811-1893 1
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 1
Sterling, Florence Violet Miles, 1880- 1
Stuart, Granville, 1834-1918 1
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 1
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 1
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 1
Van Cott, Annie A. (Annie Anderson), 1882-1970 1
Van Cott, John, 1814-1883 1
Walker family 1
Walker, Joseph C., 1830-1908 1
Washburne-Doane Expedition (1870) 1
Winchester, Benjamin, 1817-1901 1
Wood, Joseph, actice 1840 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Young, Emily, 1824-1899 1
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 1
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 1
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