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James H. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6941
Scope and Contents

Contains a journal from Buck's mission to England, some books regarding his mission, postcards, photographs, a booklet of newspaper clippings, and documents stating ordination and draft registration. Materials date from between 1886 and 1962.

Dates: 1886-1962

Davis family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 583
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography centering around Davis' ancestry, missions and LDS Church callings and biographical sketch of his wife Mary. Included are patriarchal blessings, temple and genealogical data, his testimony, and a letter to his grandmother. Also included are extracts from the "History of the British Mission" and the Millennial Star and a biographical sketch of the Davises by a son, Elisha Jr. The collection also contains genealogical data compiled by Jennie Davis Oliver on the...
Dates: undated

Albert Jones diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 346
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, an autobiography, and correspondence. Jones wrote his autobiography in 1881. Jones served in the Utah Militia during the Black Hawk War and had numerous occupations and positions in the Mormon Church. His diaries start in 1884 when he was called to serve on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Many entries are lengthy and detailed. Jones addresses numerous topics including the polygamy question in Utah. Also included are correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and...
Dates: 1881-1925

Joseph Bates Noble autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 968
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Noble writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his missionary work in the Eastern United States and England, his service with Zion's Camp in 1834, and his work as a bishop in Nauvoo, Illinois, and in Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

Dates: 1890

James Walter Paxman diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1036
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries covering the years from 1884 to 1886 when Paxman was serving in England as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included are diaries for the years 1897 to 1909, 1926, and 1927. Paxman writes about his business and Church activities.

Dates: 1884-1927

Samuel Roskelley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2855
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of handwritten diaries and temple records. Roskelley was born in Davonport, England, in 1837 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1851. He migrated to Utah in 1853 and served on a mission for his faith in England from 1856 to 1858. He served on other missions for the church to England, and he lived in Cache Valley, Utah. Also included are temple records for work done in the Logan Temple in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1877-1905

Alvin Fielding and Amelia Atkins Smith letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7952
Scope and Contents Contains letters and postcards between the Alvin and Amelia Smith, including correspondence from their courtship and during his missionary service in England. The letters discuss routine aspects of missionary work, such as finances and accommodations, investigators, companions and conferences, local attitudes, and events. Also includes descriptions of life in the Smith family, such as births and deaths, weddings, financial circumstances, and events of daily life. Accompanying the letters are...
Dates: 1902-1907

William Yeates journals and record book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2186
Scope and Contents

The collection containing journals and a record book has been organized chronologically into one box. There are four journals and one record book.

Dates: 1853-1861

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