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A. J. A. R. reminiscence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1362
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed manuscript describing the travels of the author by sea from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 1853. The account includes the author's experiences crossing Panama, traveling aboard the S. S. Lewis, and being shipwrecked and rescued twenty miles north of San Francisco.
Dates: approximately 1850

An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1903
Scope and Contents Original proclamation endorsed by Willard Richards, W. W. Phelps, and Brigham Young. The document is an act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on the Green River. The act discusses the fares that would be charged for its use. The document also states the penalty for running unauthorized ferries.
Dates: 1852

Arza Adams diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 729
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries in four volumes. Also included are photocopies of the materials. Adams mentions his youth and starts his diaries in 1830. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836 and subsequently lived in Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: 1830-1844

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

Rosy Antle diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 919
Scope and Contents Photocopied from the typescript of Rosy's diary, this collection consists of a daily account of the affairs, difficulties, deaths, and friendships of the people in a wagon train during the 1860's. She is specific as to time and distance travelled, tolls paid for the passage of the wagon, the weather, and her health, commenting frequently about the heat and that she had a "sick headache."
Dates: 1865

Armstrong family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 594
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketches of Mormon pioneers John Christopher and Mary Kirkbride Armstrong and of their son and daughter-in-law, John Graham and Mary Jane Simkins Armstrong by James V. Armstrong and Marcia Armstrong Jolley. Tells of emigration of John Sr. and wife from England to Utah, of his service as bugler in Parley P. Pratt's Southern Utah Exploration Company, LDS church mission to England and death enroute home. Describes John Graham's work as a stagecoach driver and law...
Dates: Date not identified

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

Transcription of the Averett Family ledger book

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1303
Scope and Contents Narrative of the history of members of the Averett family, including conversion, activities in Far West and Nauvoo, emigration westward, and settlement and activities in Utah Territory. The transcription was entrusted to P.T. Reilly.
Dates: 1972

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

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Biography 49
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American Fork (Utah) -- History 23
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Mormon pioneers 22
Photocopies 22
Home and Family 21
Mormon women -- Biography 18
Immigrants 15
Pioneers 15
Mormons -- England 13
Material Types 10
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- History 10
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 10
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 8
City and Town Life 8
Family histories 8
Mormons -- Emigration and immigration 7
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 7
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 7
Oregon National Historic Trail -- History 7
Transcripts 7
Typescripts 7
Correspondence 6
Immigrants -- Utah 6
Missions and Missionaries 6
Mormon handcart companies 6
Mormon pioneers -- History 6
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 6
Salt Lake City (Utah) 6
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 5
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Indians of North America 5
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Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries 5
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 5
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Gold miners -- California -- Diaries 4
Indians of North America -- History 4
Mormons -- Utah 4
Oregon National Historic Trail 4
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- Description and travel 4
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California -- History -- 1850-1950 3
California National Historic Trail 3
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Kirtland (Ohio) -- History 3
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Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 3
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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Provo (Utah) 3
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San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel 3
Scrapbooks 3
Utah -- History 3
Biography -- 19th century 2
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 2
California -- Description and travel 2
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Certificates 2
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Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History 2
Dakota Indians 2
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Expeditions and Adventure 2
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 2
Gold mines and mining -- California -- History 2
Gold mines and mining -- California -- History -- 19th century 2
Images 2
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Manti (Utah) -- History 2
Maps 2
Mormon pioneers -- Biography 2
Mormons 2
Mormons -- Denmark 2
Mormons -- History 2
Mormons -- Illinois -- History 2
Mormons -- Iowa -- Council Bluffs -- History 2
Mormons -- Missouri -- History 2
Mormons -- Ohio -- Kirtland -- History 2
Mormons -- Persecutions -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century 2
Mormons -- United States -- History 2
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857 2
Nephi (Utah) -- History 2
Panama -- Description and travel 2
Parowan (Utah) 2
Parowan (Utah) -- History 2
Pioneers -- California -- Correspondence 2
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 11
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 7
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 6
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 6
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 4
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Shelley, Charlotte D. 3
Shrock, Thomas P. (Thomas Prather), 1816-1884 3
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 2
Emmett, James, 1803-1852 2
Hansen, Ann Chipman 2
Kelly, Charles, 1889-1971 2
Mayne, Rachel Ellen Peet, 1858- 2
Peirce family 2
Peirce, Robert, 1797-1884 2
Smith, Elias, 1804-1888 2
Tanner, George S. 2
United States. Army 2
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 2
A.J.A.R. 1
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Marie Proctor 1
Adams, Marillah Olney, 1833-1899 1
Ambrose, Lucy A., 1896-1986 1
Andreasen, Ole Christian, 1840-1904 1
Antle, Rosy, 1849- 1
Armstrong family 1
Armstrong, Annie Marie Jensen, 1860-1929 1
Armstrong, James Vernon 1
Atmore, Charles, approximately 1759-1826 1
Averett, Elijah, 1810-1886 1
Averett, Johanna Christina Neilson, 1837-1924 1
Averett, John, -1847 1
Averett, Murray 1
Baker family 1
Ball, John, 1794-1884 1
Barker family 1
Barker, Alfred Great, 1795-1873 1
Bartleby's Books 1
Bate, Herbert, 1844- 1
Bateman family 1
Baudle, James A. 1
Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935 1
Beard, Thomas 1
Behrens, Richard K. 1
Berrett, LaMar C., 1926-2007 1
Bird, Edwin R. (Edwin Ruthven), 1829-1910 1
Birney, Hoffman, 1891-1958 1
Blanchard, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Thomas), 1838-1915 1
Boquist, Laura Brewster 1
Bott, Hazel Barker 1
Brady, Charles C. 1
Brady, John 1
Britannia (Ship) 1
Britton, Richard 1
Brockbank, Mary Park 1
Bronson, Theodore B. 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Brown family 1
Brown, James, 1801-1863 1
Brown, John, 1820-1896 1
Brown, William Dearborn, 1813-1901 1
Bulkley, Newman, 1817-1893 1
Bush family 1
Bush, Charles Clarence, 1873-1959 1
Bush, Lucy W. 1
Bushman, John, 1843-1926 1
Bushman, Lois Angeline Smith 1
Byrd family 1
Campbell, Dennis, 1936-2012 1
Cannon, Ann Quayle 1
Cannon, John Q. (John Quayle), 1857-1931 1
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 1
Carlisle, Minnie L. 1
Carter, E. V. (Elbert Victor), 1810- 1
Carter, Mary H. (Mary Hine) 1
Cauthorn, Benjamin Ross, 1840- 1
Cawood, Anna B. 1
Cazier, David 1
Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company 1
Chamberlin, David, 1819- 1
Chandler, John Gorham 1
Choules family 1
Christiansen, Emily 1
Christiansen, Matildia Stagg 1
Christofferson, Elma Wootton 1
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 1
Clark, William, 1770-1838 1
Clarke, William (Merchant) 1
Cobbey, John Furmes, 1827-1854 1
Colvin, Daniel 1
Cook, Enoch 1
Cook, William Jefferson 1
Cottam family 1
Cottam, Charles S. 1
Cottam, George Thomas 1
Cottam, James Franklin 1
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