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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

Thomas Durham autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 517
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography and diary. Durham wrote his autobiography in 1854 and started his diary the same year. The journal is sketchy in many places and has many gaps. Durham wrote about his youth in England, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his mission in England, his spiritual manifestations, blessings, and his migration to Utah. He left Florence, Nebraska, on 23 Aug. 1856 and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 30 Nov. 1856. He...
Dates: 1854-1871

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

Jesse Bigler Martin diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 446
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with a typed copy of one volume. Martin kept diaries apparently in three volumes. The second and third volumes covering the time from 1854 to 1857 are found with the collection. A typed copy of the first diary covering the years from 1853 to 1854 is also included. Martin writes about his work as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. He returned to the United States in 1857 and traveled by rail to Iowa City, Iowa. Martin writes in...
Dates: 1853-1857

Ephraim H. Nye autobiography and journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4136
Abstract

One bound volume by Ephraim Nye discussing his own life and those of his family's, dated 1882-1896.



Dates: 1845-1920

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

John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele diaries

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7541
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the mission diaries of John and Mahonri M. Steele. Included in the diaries of John are day to day descriptions of his time serving as a Mormon missionary, and serving in the Mormon Battalion. He also gives some family history and autobiographical information about his life prior to the journal. The journals written by Mahonri M. Steele tell about his time as a Mormon missionary to England and Scotland.

Dates: 1840-1893

John Steele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 528
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, notes, correspondence, dictionaries, surveys, bonds, certificates, horoscopes, and military orders. The correspondence was to and from John Steele, other family members, and acquaintances. The materials document the activities of the Steele family, John's militia and Mormon Battalion activities, his missions to England and to the Indians, his migration to Utah, and his life in Utah and Nevada. Also included is a dictionary of the Southern Paiute language created by John...
Dates: 1816-1989

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 2
Buck, James H. (James Henry), 1885-1953 1
Buck, William F. (William Foulds), 1856-1921 1