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Calvin Beecher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7981
Scope and Contents Contains posters and family histories. The posters are news maps of World War II that depict the location of battles and other war related news, dated circa 1939-1945. The family histories are all on CD and cover the lives of Calvin and Jean Beecher, as well as several of their ancestors and were compiled circa 2011.
Dates: approximately 2011; approximately 1939-1945

Sterling D. Colton collection on Hugh W. Colton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8024
Scope and Contents Contains research materials used by Lee Roderick in his biography of Hugh W. Colton. Mainly, the collection consists of photocopied newspaper clippings, and family history books, but there are also some photographs and ephemera. The photocopied newspaper clippings are typically about Hugh W. Colton and his business ventures with J. Willard Marriott, his experiences in World War II, and his professional life as a county lawyer and rancher in Vernal Utah. Also included in the collection are legal...
Dates: 1885-2006

Julian William Cummings papers

Identifier: MSS 8098
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the life of Julian William Cummings. Most of the materials pertain to his service in the military as a Grasshopper Pilot during World War II. Documents pertaining to this include his own typed reminiscences, drawings and photographs of that time, and official correspondence on his orders. Also includes publication materials for his memoir, “Grasshopper Pilot,” written with his second wife, Gwendolyn Kay Cummings McClellan. Some materials pertain to his mission...
Dates: 1899-2007

Gottfredson family papers

 Collection — Folder: 16
Identifier: MSS 7615
Scope and Contents Contains family histories, journals, scrapbooks, correspondence, personal records, and various publications, all related to the personal and professional lives of Peter and Alice Gottfredson and David and Irma Gottfredson. Includes information on the Black Hawk Wars in the Richfield/Manti area, World War I, World War II in Italy and North Africa, temple work in the St. George Temple, and medical work in Richfield and Salt Lake City. Also includes family histories on the Gottfredson, Keeler,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008

Charles B. Reynolds letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8470
Scope and Contents Letter, written by Charles B. Reynolds to newspaperman and historian, Don Russell, about Cpt. John Williams Gunnison. Dated 1942.
Dates: 1942

Slave narratives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5896
Scope and Contents Over 375 slave narratives printed from microfilm. These interviews of former slaves and children of former slaves took place between 1936 and 1938. A typescript of Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves. Narratives cover slavery in Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama. Accounts describe treatment of slaves: whipping, auctioning and slaves being forced by masters to steal...
Dates: approximately 1936-1938

Norma Vance research papers

Identifier: MSS 8322
Scope and Contents Contains research materials collected by Vance pertaining to the history of the Fairview, Utah area since its founding in 1849, Vance family history, history of Spring City, Utah, documents regarding Fairview's mayors since 1872, and personal histories of Fairview's founding fathers. Materials dated approximately 1960-2008.
Dates: approximately 1960-2008

Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Wells Cannon collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2344
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers and photographs from the lives of both Emmeline B. Wells and Annie Wells Cannon. The papers mostly consist of short biographies, though a pedigree chart and a medal of service are also of note. Most of the photographs are connected to Cannon, with several coming from a large scrapbook. Dated 1877-1963.
Dates: approximately 1877-1963

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