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Amos M. Thayer letter to Oscar B. Ireland

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 66
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated April 23, 1867, and addressed to Oscar B. Ireland. Thayer writes about the gold rush to Montana in 1866. Also included is a letter from Appleton Sturgis dated 1866 which includes a pen-and-ink drawing of an American flag with 34 stars.

Dates: 1866-1867

The Royal Gorge on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad

 Collection — item: 1
Identifier: MSS 8597
Scope and Contents

Materials include one framed black and white photograph of a Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad train driving down the track in a gorge. Dated 1912.

Dates: 1912

History of William Theobald

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3120
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William Theobald. Also included is an index to the item. Theobald was born in England in 1813 and worked on his father's farm until he was sixteen years old. He later became a carpenter and a wheelwright and served in the British navy from 1836 to 1840. He married Martha Lane in 1841, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1848, and migrated to Utah in 1851. He worked as a police officer...
Dates: approximately 1875

Thomas Parkinson family collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1565
Abstract

Letters, journals, scrapbooks and photos dealing with the Parkinson family.

Dates: 1855-1981

Thompson family biographical sketches

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 269
Scope and Contents

Typewritten sketches of Mormon families that emigrated from England and Scotland on the Ship Ellen in 1851 and their subsequent settlement in Utah.

Dates: undated

Israel Thompson letter to Isaac Hite

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1216
Content Description

Letter from Israel Thompson to Isaac Hite in Kentucky. The letter is concerning the attacks by Native Americans in the area around Loudoun County, Virginia, where Thompson resided at the time. It also includes a discussion regarding the role of local government in protecting the citizens from the "angry natives." Dated August 19, 1783.

Dates: 1783 August 19

John Thompson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 713
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Also included are two typescripts of the item, a biographical sketch of Thompson, and family genealogy. Thompson was born in England and migrated to Utah in 1862. He settled in Logan and later in Clarkston, Utah. He mentions meeting Martin Harris, one of the witnesses to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

Dates: approximately 1872

Biographical sketch of A. K. Thornton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3338
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography by an unknown author. A. K. Thornton was born in England in 1847. His family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1853. They settled in American Fork in 1854. Thornton hauled supplies to Montana, was involved in a number of businesses, and married Elizabeth Miller in 1868. They had 9 sons and daughters.

Dates: 1930

Though he slay me : the story of Richard Ballantyne

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2006
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript with corrections. Sonne portrays Richard Ballantyne as a modest and taciturn Scotsman who converted to the Mormon religion and migrated to the United States. He distinguished himself as a Mormon pioneer, settler, and missionary. Richard met Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the Mormon prophet, in Nauvoo, Illinois and later moved to Utah. He also served a mission for the Mormon Church in India. The manuscript was later published under the title: "Knight of the Kingdom."

Dates: approximately 1948

Peter Tice diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 154
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary with photocopies of the item. The manuscript contains an inventory of supplies, an account of Tice's journey across North America in 1850, and a description of his prospecting for gold in California.

Dates: 1850

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 71
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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 28
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Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 16
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Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 7
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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
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Brigham Young University 2
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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
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Emmett, James, 1803-1852 2
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Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
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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
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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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