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Einar Erickson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 700
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Erickson describes his early life in Iceland, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his migration to Utah, his return to Iceland as an Mormon missionary, and his life in Spanish Fork and in Cleveland, Utah. Also included is a lengthy poem in Icelandic.
Dates: approximately 1917

James Holt autobiography

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Identifier: MSS SC 190
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Holt writes about his childhood, conversion to the Mormon Church, mission for that faith in Tennessee, and migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. He also tells about the confusion in the Mormon Church after the death of its first president, Joseph Smith.
Dates: 1881

James Holt autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1451
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by James Holt (1804-1894). Holt talks about his early years, conversion to the Mormon Church, faith promoting experiences while preaching Mormon doctrine, hardships endured due to persecution, and traveling west to the Rocky Mountains.
Dates: 1881

Hans Peter Lund autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8533
Scope and Contents Contains the autobiography of early pioneer Hans Peter Lund. Includes information on his two LDS missions to Denmark, travels with the Horace S. Eldredge wagon company, and a detailed account of Lund's personal expenses. Materials dated approximately 1870-1880.
Dates: approximately 1870-1880

Johan Christian Poulsen autobiography and diary

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Identifier: MSS 668
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary in Danish. The autobiography covers Poulsen's life to 1864 when he began his diary. Poulsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1862. He served as a missionary for that faith in Denmark from 1864 to 1866. He migrated to the Utah and settled in Millard County. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members in English.
Dates: 1864-1866