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Maria L. Acuña letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1118
Scope and Contents Photocopies of holograph letters with typewritten copies made in Spanish and in English translation (4 items, 21 pages). Three of the letters were written in 1866-1867 by Maria L. Acuña of Chile to her brother, Rumardo Acuña, in San Francisco, California. She asks why he has not written for a long time, tells about family matters, and refers to the war Chile was having with Spain (1865-1866).The other letter was written by Maria del Socorro Contreras in 1909 and sent to her...
Dates: 1866-1909

American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions letter received

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2197
Scope and Contents Materials include a five page unsigned handwritten letter dated October 2, 1833, to Reverend D. Green, secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, from the chairman of a committee in Jacksonville, Illinois, requesting the Board's aid in outfitting a missionary group to the "Indians West of the Rocky Mountains." This letter is accompanied by a two page manuscript copy of a petition titled "Incipient measures in relation to the establishment of a mission," with...
Dates: 1833

American Pioneer Trails Association papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 42
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings,programs, and correspondence relating to the formation, projects, and meetings of the American Pioneer Trails Association, 1938-1943. Included are historical sketches and photographs of monuments erected at historical sites along various pioneer trails in the American West. Also included are charters and bylaws of various trail memorial associations and correspondence with Le Roy Hafen, an history professor at Brigham Young...
Dates: 1938-1943

Charles Atchison letter book

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 105
Scope and Contents

Holograph copies of letters and memorandums regarding the post, its supplies, equipment, muster roll and personnel. Includes opinions of Atchison and his evaluation of the surrounding area. Also included is a photocpy of a newspaper article by James M. Barney that appeared in the Phoenix Gazette on December 6, 1958 which gives a history of Fort Mojave.

Dates: 1864-1865

Charles Atmore letter

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 582
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated March 22, 1853, addressed to "Brother and Sister," and written in Mud Springs, California. Atmore writes about leaving his home in Michigan and going to California in search of gold and becoming a farmer there. He also describes California and the problems in looking for gold there.

Dates: 1853 March 22

Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1682
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of personal letters, histories and rememberances from the Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker family. It provides an intimate and loving portrait of a Mormon family and their struggle to tame southern Utah.

Dates: 1929-1960

Baker family family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 332
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies, letters, diaries and genealogy sheets relating to the Baker family, converts to Mormonism and settlers of Southern Utah.

Dates: 1850-1950

John Ball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1741
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, ledgers, newspaper and magazine articles, accounts of travels, legal documents, and miscellaneous items. The correspondence deals largely with Ball's explorations and with family matters. The materials document Ball's explorations in the American Northwest with Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth in 1832, his visit to Hawaii in 1833, and his explorations in Michigan. The collection also relates to Ball's activities as a lawyer and as a politician in Michigan. Ball...
Dates: 1819-1932

Gilbert Belnap papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1939
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten materials relating to the Hooper Ward of the Mormon Church, personal papers of Belnap, and miscellaneous items. Also included is a biography of Vinson Knight (1804-1842), an early convert to Mormonism, which contains references to Knight in various sources.

Dates: 1834-1875

William Bench letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 547
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 Feb. 1908 and addressed to "Son & Daughter." The item was written in Manti, Utah. Bench writes about his early life in Utah. He tells about settling in Manti early in the 1850s and about the hardships he faced at that time. He talks about encounters with Ute Indians stating that during "the first engagement we had with the Indians 5 balls passed through my clothing but I was unharmed" and about the preparations made to meet the Utah Expedition of...
Dates: 1908 February 1

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 13
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Shrock, Thomas P. (Thomas Prather), 1816-1884 3
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889 2
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 2
Conger, Leonard Smith 2
Dearborn, Henry 2
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 2
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 2
Peirce family 2
Peirce, Robert, 1797-1884 2
Pratt family 2
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 2
Smith family 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 2
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 2
Utah. Militia 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Acuna, Maria L. 1
Acuña family 1
Allen, James B., 1927- 1
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 1
American Pioneer Trails Association 1
Andrews, Ophelia M. 1
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975 1
Atmore, Charles, approximately 1759-1826 1
Badger, Louisa Adeline Noble 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Claude Vincent, 1881-1944 1
Baker, LeGrand 1
Baker, Lillie Liston, 1884-1960 1
Baker, Nathaniel B. (Nathaniel Bradley), 1818-1876 1
Ball, John, 1794-1884 1
Bartleby's Books 1
Bateman, Helen Ream, 1920- 1
Beevor, Ralph Jermy, 1859- 1
Belnap, Gilbert, 1821-1899 1
Bench, William, Jr. 1
Bennion, John E. 1
Bidwell, John 1
Bird, Edwin R. (Edwin Ruthven), 1829-1910 1
Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de, 1796-1878 1
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 1
Bowers, Daniel 1
Brayman, Mason, 1813-1895 1
Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brown, John, 1820-1896 1
Bruffee, James B., 1789-1832 1
Bruneel, Camiel, 1881-1962 1
Bruneel, Sharon 1
Bryson, Dorothy Jane Larson,1923-2006 1
Buck, James H. (James Henry), 1885-1953 1
Buck, William F. (William Foulds), 1856-1921 1
Buckingham, Henry 1
Bunker, Jeffery N. 1
Burne, Mary, 1790-1858 1
Bush family 1
Bush, Charles Clarence, 1873-1959 1
Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889 1
Byrd family 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn 1
Cain family 1
Campbell, Robert, 1808-1894 1
Carter, Kate B. 1
Caughron family 1
Chandler, John Gorham 1
Chauncey, John 1
Cheney family 1
Cheney, Eliza Ann Beebe 1
Cheney, Nathan, 1811-1856 1
Chipman, Sadie 1
Chipman, Washburn 1
Christiansen, ElRay L. (ElRay Lavar), 1897-1975 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. European Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Library 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 1
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 1
Clarke 1
Clarke, William (Merchant) 1
Clegg, Henry 1
Colborn, Sarah Bowers 1
Colborn, Thomas 1
Colvin, Daniel 1
Cragun, James, 1814-1887 1
Croghan, William 1
Crook, John, 1831-1921 1
Curtis, W.M. 1
Custis, Charles, approximately 1831- 1
Dalton, Don McCarroll 1
Dalton, Hannah Daphne Smith, 1857- 1
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