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Jesse Fuller Bean papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 284
Scope and Contents Holograph missionary diaries kept by Bean while serving in the Southern State Mission of the Latter-day Saint Church, including a missionary blessing; family history; account of coming to Utah in 1847; family genealogy records and certificates of ordination.
Dates: 1904-1930

James H. Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6941
Scope and Contents Contains a journal from Buck's mission to England, some books regarding his mission, postcards, photographs, a booklet of newspaper clippings, and documents stating ordination and draft registration. Materials date from between 1886 and 1962.
Dates: 1886-1962

Davis family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 583
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography centering around Davis' ancestry, missions and LDS Church callings and biographical sketch of his wife Mary. Included are patriarchal blessings, temple and genealogical data, his testimony, and a letter to his grandmother. Also included are extracts from the "History of the British Mission" and the Millennial Star and a biographical sketch of the Davises by a son, Elisha Jr. The collection also contains genealogical data compiled by Jennie Davis Oliver on the Abijah...
Dates: undated

John Druce diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 950
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Druce was born in England; was apprenticed as a baker in London in the 1830s; moved to Manchester; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842; migrated to the United States in 1846; worked as an engraver in New York State; migrated to Utah in 1861; settled in Salt Lake City, Utah; and served on a mission for the Church in the Eastern States in 1876.
Dates: 1842-1876

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

 File — Folder: 1
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

 File — Folder: 1
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

Orson Pratt correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1065
Scope and Contents Photocopies of two letters. One, dated 30 April 1857, was sent to "my dear wife Juliaett" from Orson and deals with family matters. The other, dated 26 Jan. 1851, was written by Louisa P. Pratt (wife of Orson) to "dear cousin Jane." This missive was written while Louisa was with Orson on a mission to the Tahitian Islands. It describes the island of Tapai in that group and gives an account of missionary activities there.
Dates: 1851-1857

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Bean, Jesse Fuller, 1879-1943 1
Buck, James H. (James Henry), 1885-1953 1
Buck, William F. (William Foulds), 1856-1921 1