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Biography : Maregaret Hall Ruston Alston, came to Utah in 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2512
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Maragaret Hall Rushton Alston was born in England. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated with her first husband, John Rushton, to the United States. He died in St. Louis, Missouri, and she arrived in Utah in 1850 and later settled in American Fork. She caught cold and died.

Dates: 1940

The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.

Dates: 1958

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

Ancestors of Karl G. Maeser, 1828-1901, and Anna Heneritta Therese Mieth, 1830-1896

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2126
Scope and Contents Biographical history of Karl G. Maeser tells of his childhood in Saxony, Germany; his education; marriage; conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; migration to Utah in 1857; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Germany, 1867-1870; establishment of the Brigham Young Academy (later Brigham Young University); service as principal of Brigham Young Academy, 1876-1892; teaching LDS seminary; and information on his death and funeral. Includes photocopies of...
Dates: 1999

Washington F. Anderson diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 40
Abstract

The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day.

Dates: 1857

Andrus family biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 188
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of family members. Persons in the Andrus family joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah, and settled in various areas. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

The Andrus recorder

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1068
Scope and Contents

"The Andrus Recorder," vol. 1 no. 1, Oct. 1964. The "Recorder" was dedicated to family news, history, and genealogy. This item includes an autobiography of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) composed in 1875. Milo was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and colonizer who eventually settled in St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1964

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

Annie Miller Ottosen biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 958
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten biographies of family members including sketches of Niels Peter Miller (1837-1921), Ellen Anderson Miller (1833-1929) and Ellen Anderson (1805-1890). These were Mormons who migrated to Utah from Denmark.

Dates: 1910

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 943
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Pioneers 664
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Overland Journeys to the Western United States 193
American Fork (Utah) -- History 185
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Diaries 170
Letters 155
Latter Day Saint pioneers 134
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Immigrants 85
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Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 61
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 59
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 59
Immigrants -- Utah 52
Overland journeys to the Pacific 51
Social Life and Customs 50
Home and Family 44
Missions and Missionaries 42
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 41
Latter Day Saint handcart companies 37
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 37
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 32
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Photographs 26
Histories (Literary works) 25
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 25
Family histories 24
Typescripts 23
Mormons -- Emigration and immigration 22
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Biography -- 19th century 19
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Biography 19
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 18
Correspondence 18
Latter Day Saints -- Biography 18
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 18
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 17
Provo (Utah) -- History 17
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 15
Salt Lake City (Utah) 15
Genealogies 14
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- History 14
Scrapbooks 14
Utah -- History -- 19th century 14
Latter Day Saints -- Denmark 13
Transcripts 13
Utah -- History 13
City and Town Life 12
Manti (Utah) -- History 12
Notes 12
Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History 12
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 11
Frontier and pioneer life 11
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History 11
Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- American Fork 11
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Ute Indians -- History 11
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Latter Day Saints -- England -- History 10
Saint George (Utah) -- History 10
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Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 9
Indians of North America 9
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Biography 9
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Diaries 9
Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 9
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Oregon National Historic Trail 9
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Latter Day Saints -- Canada 7
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Spanish; Castilian 2
Russian 1
 
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 71
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 37
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 35
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 28
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 20
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 18
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 16
Shelley, Charlotte D. 13
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 12
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 10
Tanner, George S. 8
United States. Army 7
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 7
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 6
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 6
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 6
Wright, June S. 6
Buckwalter, Eliza W. 5
Okey, Cynthia Adams 5
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 5
Smith family 5
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 5
Allison, Helen Taylor 4
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 4
Mott, Albert S. 4
Sager, Bertha N. 4
Utah. Militia 4
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 4
Alston, Louisa Grant 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Brigham Young Academy 3
Clark, William, 1770-1838 3
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 3
Gardner, Nathan H. 3
Holt, James, 1804-1894 3
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 3
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 3
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 3
Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850) 3
Penrod, Rose 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3
Shrock, Thomas P. (Thomas Prather), 1816-1884 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Wanless, Venina H. 3
Able, Mary E. S. 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Allred, James, 1784-1876 2
Andrus family 2
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 2
Aydelotte, Hannah 2
Backus, Russel Benson 2
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 2
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 2
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889 2
Brigham Young University 2
Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889 2
Call, Anson Vasco, 1834-1867 2
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 2
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 2
Cheney family 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 2
Conger, Leonard Smith 2
Cunningham, George 2
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
Dansie, Charlotte Rudland, 1829-1862 2
Day, Alphonse B. 2
Deakin, Maud Householder 2
Dean, Amy Dickerson 2
Dearborn, Henry 2
Doniphan, Alexander William 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Dunn, Simeon Adams, 1803-1883 2
Durrant, Ella E., 1893-1963 2
Durrant, Kezia Keys 2
Earl, Lizzie Conder 2
Eldredge, Elnathan 2
Emmett, James, 1803-1852 2
Evans, Laura Robinson 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Gardner, Robert 2
Graham, John C. (John Crosthwaite), 1839-1906 2
Greenwood, Jane L. R. (Jane Leah Robinson), 1882-1970 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 2
Hansen, Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Mary Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Zella 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Henrie, Myra Mayall 2
Hunt, Jefferson, 1804-1879 2
Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878 2
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 2
Ingersoll, Nora B. 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Johnson family 2
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 2
Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 2
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