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92 days in the saddle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2649
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Butler and his wife took a bet to ride on horseback from the Canadian-North Dakota border to the town of Deadwood, South Dakota in twenty days. They actually started near Winnipeg, Canada and rode 1,550 miles to Steamboat Springs, Colorado in 92 days. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: 1976

LaMar C. Berrett papers

Identifier: MSS 7968
Scope and Contents

Contains the research material, notes, photographs, and other material of Berrett, including research on Mormon Trail history, history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and scrapbooks of tours conducted by LaMar C. Berrett. Dates range from 1931-2007.

Dates: 1931-2007

James H. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6941
Scope and Contents

Contains a journal from Buck's mission to England, some books regarding his mission, postcards, photographs, a booklet of newspaper clippings, and documents stating ordination and draft registration. Materials date from between 1886 and 1962.

Dates: 1886-1962

Jesse M. Harmon family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1665
Scope and Contents Collection consists of materials by and about the Jesse M. Harmon family. Of particular focus are Jesse M. Harmon, who was a prominent member of the community in Provo, Utah, and his father Appleton Milo Harmon, who was an original pioneer to Utah in 1847, and was known for constructing the odometer invented by William Clayton. Includes biographical and genealogical sketches of several family members, newspaper clippings, journal transcripts, family newsletters, and other documents used in...
Dates: approximately 1868-1989

Andrew Jenson papers

Identifier: MSS 325
Scope and Contents

Correspondence; autobiography of Jenson's life from the time he lived in Denmark to his residence in Utah; drafts of writings for the newspaper column, "Jenson Travels," appearing in the Deseret News newspaper; travel notes; photographs; and memorabilia. Jenson's writings largely pertain to Mormon and Utah history. Dated 1850 to 1935.

Dates: 1850-1935

Joseph City : on the Little Colorado

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1094
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed draft of a book by George Shepard Tanner and Joseph Morris Richards. The work in a revised form was published in 1977 under the title: "Colonization on the Little Colorado: the Joseph City Region." The book is about Mormon settlement and colonization in the Little Colorado area of Northern Arizona.

Dates: 1972

Eugene Fairfield McPike papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2390
Abstract Contains McPike's genealogy research in the Halley, Pyke and MacPike families (all English, among others) and his research for the publications: Hevelius, Flamsteed and Halley: Three Contemporary Astronomers and Their Mutual Relations (London: Taylor and Francis, 1937), and Correspondence and Papers of Edmond Halley (London: Taylor and Francis, 1937). McPike also collected and wrote about Sir Isaac Newton. The papers also includes McPike's research materials related to his publications on...
Dates: 1898-1946

Pike in Colorado

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2666
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Also included is the blueline proof also with handwritten corrections. The draft is an account of Zebulon Pike's explorations in Colorado. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: 1978

Doreen Rappaport literary manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8889
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the literary manuscripts of Doreen Rappaport's book, The Flight of Red Bird: The Life of Aitkala-Sa. Materials dated approximately 2012-2013.

Dates: approximately 2012-2013

Nelle Spilsbury Hatch research papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1139
Scope and Contents

Research notes, book drafts, articles, diary excerpts, letters, and biographies. The materials relate to the Mormon exploration, colonization, and missionary work in Mexico, primarily in the Colonia Juarez area. The materials were used as resources for Hatch's book, "Colonia Juarz."

Dates: 1954

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