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Geneva Day Larsen journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA OH 110
Scope and Contents

Oral reminiscences of Geneva Day Larsen, discussing contents of her journal of 1906, including relatives, genealogy, father's plural wives, illnesses, chores, and home in Fairview, Utah. Also discusses courtship, marriage, family, education and church activities.

Dates: date of production not identified

Nancy Jane McCleve Meeks, wife of Dr. Preddy Meeks

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2733
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nancy Meeks. She was born in 1840, joined the Mormon Church in 1856, married Phines Cook and later David Riley Russell, migrated to Utah with the second handcart company in 1856, and married Priddy Meeks on 12 Nov. 1856. She lived in Orderville, Utah. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.

Dates: 1838-1913