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Thomas Walter Brookbank reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 799
Scope and Contents Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.
Dates: 1922

Henry Charles Eddington diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1231
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary from 1886 to 1888 when Eddington was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States of the United States and in England. He was transferred from the Southern States to England because of hostile activities against the Mormon missionaries. Also included is a typescript of a diary kept by Eddington from September to December in 1879. He writes about the weather while passing through various communities in Utah.
Dates: 1879-1888

Frihoff Godfred Nielson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 809
Dates: 1875-1935

Ward E. Pack papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 449
Overview Collection includes a handwritten autobiography and diary written by Ward E. Pack between 1854 and 1876. His accounts include family histories, descriptions of his trek to Utah, his activities in Summit County, Utah, and his experiences on missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii and the Eastern States. Journals also include genealogical information written by his daughter. Also included are letters from John Pack, Ward's father, telling about the migration to Utah...
Dates: 1847-1935

Edward Partridge, Jr. diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1004
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Partridge writes about his mission to Hawaii from 1854 to 1858 and from 1882 to 1885 for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the latter when he served as mission president. He writes about incidents during the Utah War (1857-1858), and settling in Farmington and in Fillmore, Utah, where he served as bishop. Patridge also writes about his work as a probate judge in Millard County, as a member of the Utah Territorial Legislature in the 1870s, and...
Dates: 1854-1899

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and 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; his service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1895

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

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