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William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

Alexander A. and Maria E. Allen autobiographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 549
Scope and Contents

Holograph autobiographies of Allen, an early settler and bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston, Idaho, and of his first wife, Maria.

Dates: 1910-1916

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.

Dates: 1921

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

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Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young,...
Dates: 1872

James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents

Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.

Dates: 1893-1931

William Atkin autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3097
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William Atkin "A Youth's Experience taken from the Union printed in 1896." William Atkin was born in England on 27 March 1835 and joined the Mormon Church in 1852. He migrated to the United States in 1855 and moved to Florence, Nebraska. He came to Utah in a handcart company and commented on the inexperience of the people in his group. He arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 10 November 1859.

Dates: 1860

Agnes Smith Baxter autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 798
Scope and Contents

Handwritten three-page biography of Agnes Smith Baxter by an unknown author. Within this biography is an account by Baxter of her voyage to America in 1866. Also included is a petigree chart of Agnes' family.

Dates: 1938

Azariah Smith autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 22
Scope and Contents

Handwritten fragment of an autobiography. The pages are numbered from 10 to 17. The item is believed to have been written when Smith was over 84 years old. Smith writes about his early settlement in Manti, Utah, and his subsequent life there.

Dates: 1910

Silas Richards autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 808
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of typewritten excerpts from a larger autobiography. Richards writes about his migration to Utah and his life in Salt Lake City and in Union, Utah.

Dates: 1880

James Samuel Page Bowler autobiography

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Identifier: MSS SC 3091
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a biography of James Samuel Page Bowler written at an unknown date, probably around 1921. Bowler was born in England in 1845 and describes his life as a Mormon in that country. He migrated to Utah in 1880 and settled in Hebron, Utah. He worked as a shoemaker, was elected a justice of the peace, and taught school at Fort Hamblin, Utah. He moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1894 and then to Gunlock, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1921

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Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
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Ball, John, 1794-1884 1
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Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
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