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Silas LeRoy Richards diary and family histories

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 734
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary, family histories, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, and mementos. Much of the material relates to the history and genealogies of the Richards, Rhead (Reed), Stanley, and Huffman (Hoffman) families. Silas was born in Union and later moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He held several jobs and served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission from 1902 to 1905.

Dates: 1870-1964

William F. Rigby papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2864
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Also included is correspondence.

Dates: 1890

Levi Savage diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 417
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. The original items are housed in two boxes while the photocopies of these materials are housed in three. There are many gaps in the entries including a sixteen-year gap from 1861 to 1877. Savage writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to "Siam" (Thailand) from 1852 to 1856. He travelled to Rangoon from Salt Lake City, Utah, by way of San Francisco and Calcutta. He returned by way of Calcutta, England, and New York City. He was...
Dates: 1852-1903

Jacob Foutz Secrist diaries and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 748
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten correspondence, letters, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials were created when Secrist was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany and Switzerland. The correspondents were his wife, Ann Eliza Logan Secrist, and other family members. Secrist writes about his missionary activities, and his wife and others tell about events in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1852-1855

A short sketch of the life of Levi Jackman

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 605
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of a life sketch originally written by Jackman in 1851 which describes his early family life in Vermont and New York. The sketch also includes journal excerpts from 1835-1847 which detail his Latter-day Saint Church missions to Ohio, the 1847 trek across the Plains and early Utah life. Also includes a typescript of notes from a sketch by S.C. Richardson about Jackman.

Dates: Unknown

John L. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900

John Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 803
Scope and Contents

Collection contains papers related to Smith's mission to Denmark, life in Utah with family, and his position as Presiding Patriarch of the LDS Church. Includes diaries, letters, articles containing references to John, his personal patriarchal blessing, sheep accounts, family history notes, and copies of patriarchal blessings pronounced by himself. Dated 1848-1962.

Dates: 1848-1962

William Wilson Sterrett journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1642
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal accompanied by its photocopy, along with Simeon R. Sterrett's typewritten missionary blessing and its photocopy. The journal describes W. W. Sterrett's mission, how an Indian chief, Black Pine, saved his life, and also contains his family's genealogy, a record of temple ordinances, and copies of patriarchal blessings.

Dates: approximately 1850-1930

Joseph H. Stimpson diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 562
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1908-1913, 1915-1921, and 1960-1961. Stimpson served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Japan from 1906 to 1912. He returned to Japan with his wife, Ann Mary Christensen Stimpson, where he served as a mission president for the Church from 1915 to 1921. Many of the entries for 1916 were made by Mrs. Stimpson. The latest diaries were kept when Stimpson was retired in Riverdale, Utah.

Dates: 1908-1961

Kanute Swensen diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 165
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with bound photostat copies of the items. The first two volumes, covering the years 1857 to 1868, are in Danish, while the remainder are in English. Also included is a typewritten translation into English of the diaries for the years 1857 and 1858 when Swensen was serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Swensen writes about his immigration to Utah and his life in Pleasant Grove.

Dates: 1857-1902

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Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 2
Latter Day Saints -- Denmark -- History 2
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Missionary stories -- Latter Day Saint authors 2
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Scrapbooks 2
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Account books 1
Agriculture 1
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Alpine (Utah) -- History 1
American Fork (Utah) 1
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Arizona -- History -- To 1912 1
Armenia -- History -- 1901 1
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Big Cottonwood Canyon (Salt Lake County, Utah) -- History -- Sources 1
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 1
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Brigham Young Academy 4
Brigham Young University 3
Tanner, George S. 3
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 3
Callis, Charles A. (1865-1947) 2
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Turkish Mission 2
Hawaii Temple (Laie, Hawaii) 2
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 2
Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Charles, 1843-1927 1
Adams, Thomas, 1860-1906 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
American Institute of Cooperation 1
Andrew, Ethel Bean, 1888-1978 1
Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966 1
Bean, Mary Hannah Baker, 1868-1934 1
Bean, Victor Emanuel, 1864-1918 1
Belliston, Albert Henry, 1876-1965 1
Black Pine, chief of the Utes 1
Boley, Elisha H. (Elisha Henry), 1888-1960 1
Booth, Joseph W. (Joseph Wilford), 1866-1928 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
Brookbank, Thomas W. 1
Bunting, James Lovett, 1832-1923 1
Burgess, Donna Miles, 1883-1959 1
Burgess, Ernest H. (Ernest Hungate), 1884-1931 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Cannon, Abraham H. (Abraham Hoagland), 1859-1896 1
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 1
Chandler, Calvin Harris, 1877-1940 1
Christensen, Randall 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Clark, Edward W. (Edward Watkin), 1820-1909 1
Clark, Franklin, 1859-1945 1
Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 1
Colton, Hugh W. (Hugh Wilkens), 1901-1990 1
Coolbrith, Ina D. (Ina Donna), 1841-1928 1
Crane, George, 1832-1919 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Dalley, Abram F. (Abram Fitzgerald), 1911-2000 1
Dalley, Sadie, 1911-2004 1
DeWitt, Abel Alexander 1
DeWitt, Ruth Leila Kempe, 1880-1943 1
Eccles, William Elmer, 1886-1912 1
Edmonds, Clyde C. (Clyde Candland), 1890-1973 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Evans, Israel Franklin 1
Evans, John, 1829- 1
Evans, Priscilla Livingston 1
Fairbanks, John B. (John Boylston), 1855-1940 1
Farnsworth, Burton K. (Burton Kent), 1890-1945 1
Farnsworth, Mabel Pearce 1
Francis, Esther Charlotte Emily Weisbrodt, 1836-1913 1
Francis, Samuel 1
Giles, John Thomas, 1865-1948 1
Gledhill, Thomas, 1856-1933 1
Grace, Isaac Henry 1
Greenwood, Alma 1
Greenwood, Florence 1
Halliday, George, 1823-1900 1
Hammond family 1
Hammond, Alice Howard, 1845-1873 1
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 1
Hammond, Martha Jensina Marcussan, 1850-1935 1
Hammond, Mary Jane Dilworth, 1831-1877 1
Hansen, Blanche McBeth 1
Hansen, Hans Martin, 1856-1939 1
Hansen, Laray M. 1
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 1
Hintze, F. F. (Ferdinand Friis), 1854- 1
Hintze, F. F. (Ferdinand Friis), 1881- 1
Hintze, Lehi F. 1
Hoffman family 1
Holbrook, Alsina Elisabeth, 1876-1960 1
Holbrook, Lafayette Hinckley, 1877-1969 1
Holliday family 1
Homer, William H. (William Harrison), 1875-1964 1
Homer, William H. (William Harrison),1845-1934 1
Isgreen family 1
Jackman, Levi, 1797-1876 1
Jenkins, David Hyrum 1
Jones, Thomas R. (Thomas Rose), 1879-1967 1
Kamehameha V, King of the Hawaiian Islands, 1830-1872 1
Kempe, Christopher Jensen, 1837-1901 1
Kirkham, Avery J. 1
Kirkham, Bessie L. 1
Kirkham, Denzil W. 1
Kirkham, George, 1852-1923 1
Kirkham, Lott R. 1
Kirkham, Mary Russon 1
Kirkham, Maude L. 1
Kirkham, Oliver G. 1
Kirkham, Raymond L. 1
Kirkham, Sarah R. (Sarah Russon), 1857-1929 1
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