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James Whittaker diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2582
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, and a biography. Some of the diaries were kept in the pitman form of shorthand. Whittaker made two journeys from England to the United States, once in 1842 and again in 1851. He kept diaries of these trips and of crossing the continent to Utah in 1851. Also included is a biography of Whittaker by Charlotte Chatterly Perkins Jones.

Dates: 1842-1880

Eli Wiggill autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 9137
Content Description Four-volume handwritten autobiography of Eli Wiggill. Includes an account of the emigration from England of the settlers of South Africa, the wars and events of South Africa, the arrival of missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South Africa, immigration to the United States and travel on the Mormon Trail, the diamond works in South Africa, and an account of familial events in Utah. The record was created by Wiggill in 1883, one year prior to his death. Also...
Dates: 1883

Eli Wiggill autobiography typescript

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 504
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Wiggill was born in England and migrated to South Africa where he joined the Mormon Church. He came to Utah in 1861 and worked as a wagon maker there. His account gives a lot of detail on his activities as a Mormon in South Africa, his journey to Utah, and his subsequent life in that state.

Dates: 1883

Charles H. Wilcken papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1125
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents relating to the lives of Charles W. Wilcken and his son David. The clippings largely tell of the life of Charles while many of the miscellaneous items relate to the marriage, Church activities, and employment of David.

Dates: 1864-1933

Interesting incidents from the life of William Wilcock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3083
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of William Wilcock "as Related by Simon A. Matheson of Parowan And As Samuel Wilcock Remembers His Father." William was born in Ince, England, on 10 October 1830. He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22 September 1857. He migrated to the United States in 1857 and to Parowan, Utah, in 1859. He was a member of the Parowan choir. He married Elizabeth Sharp on 5...
Dates: approximately 1930

Biographical sketch of Mrs. Hannah Wild

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3340
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Hannah Binns was born in 1840 in England, and her family soon migrated to the United States. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1852. The family first settled in Salt Lake City, Utah, but moved to American Fork in 1855. Hannah married John Singleton in 1856 and had 5 children by him. He died in 1865, and she married Joseph Wild in 1868. She also had 5 children by him. Hannah became...
Dates: 1930

Clarissa Harden Wilhelm autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 546
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Wilhelm writes about her youth in New York, her joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1838, her move to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1844, and her subsequent migration to Utah. She also tells about her various marriages and her life in Salt Lake City, Spanish Fork, Springville, St. George, and Orderville, Utah. She also talks of living in St. Joseph, Arizona.

Dates: 1888

Clarissa Harden Wilhelm diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1570
Scope and Contents Diary of Clarissa Harden Wilhelm, an early member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and pioneer. The diary, although written between 1888 and 1895, chronicles her life from an early age. The first part of the diary is written as an autobiography and describes her life up to the 1880s. She describes her conversion to the Church and her subsequent travel to Utah. It also includes a 2-page business account, dated July - September 1882. The second part of the diary is a...
Dates: 1882-1895; 1971-1976

Bradley Wilson and family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 92
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account of Bradley Wilson and his seven sons, telling of their conversion to Mormonism; moves to Missouri, Illinois, and Utah; Henry Hardy Wilson's church activities; and Henry Hardy Wilson Jr.'s settlement of southern Utah.

Dates: 1976

Byron J. Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7727
Content Description

Collection contains three books written by Byron J. Wilson: The Early History of the Sylvester Wilson and the History of Wilsonville, Utah, The First Families Into Jackson Hole, and the Chronological History of Amos Davis, Jr.

Dates: 2008

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 943
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 71
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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
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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
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Brigham Young University 2
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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
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Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 2
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Deakin, Maud Householder 2
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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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