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Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2049
Scope and Contents Two handwritten autobiographies, a biography of George Jarvis (1823-1913), miscellaneous materials, and photocopies of these items. Ann was born in England and married George Jarvis at age sixteen. She and George were converted to the Mormon Church in 1848. George worked as a sailor to earn money for the journey to Utah. They arrived in Salt Lake City around 1860 and moved to St. George, Utah in 1861. Ann had eleven children. Anne recounts the major events of her life and writes about her...
Dates: 1871-1898

Brief sketch of the life of Hyrum Lenny

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3103
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a "brief sketch of the life of Hyrum Lenny, written by his wife and dictated by him July 1933." Hyrum was born in Parowan, Utah, 26 Aug. 1862. He married Mary Margaret Wodbury. He had 11 children, 9 sons and 2 daughters. Hyrum visited relatives, worked in Silver Reef, Utah, moved to St. George, Utah, and held numerous positions with the Mormon Church. An index to the item is included.
Dates: 1933

Short sketch of the life of Sylvanus Cyrus and Catherine Stoker Hulet

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3087
Scope and Contents Phtocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Sylvanus Cyrus Hulet and Catherine Stoker Hulet by an unnamed author on an unspecified date. "The parents of both Sylvanus and Catherine were early members of the Church. When but a young boy and girl, they too were baptized members of the L.D.S. Church. With their parents they suffered the persecutions of the early saints." Sylvanus met Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church, when he was...
Dates: 1940

John L. Smith diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2047
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary by John L. Smith while living in St. George, Utah. Smith records his daily activities, which included temple work at the Mormon St. George Temple, guarding the temple, and attending meetings of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1888

Annie Atkin Tanner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8835
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the life of Annie Atkin Tanner. Some materials were written by Tanner, while others were contributed by family members after her death. Includes literary works, family histories, and correspondence. Contains handwritten, typewritten, and printed documents, as well as photographs. Materials, primarily from Utah, document her personal relationships and efforts as an author. Frequent subjects are family history, Utah life, and Mormonism. Dated approximately...
Dates: approximately 1893-2001

David Orin Woodbury autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1236
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Woodbury writes about his childhood, his schooling, his military service, his work in the Mormon Church, his business ventures, and his special memories of his parents and children.
Dates: approximately 1970