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William Ajax journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1488
Scope and Contents Contains holographs, photographs, and typescripts of journals, dated July 20 to December 27, 1861, and January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1863. The journals describe Ajax's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England and Wales and include some newspaper clippings, part of which are from the Udgorn Seion, the Mormon publication in Wales. The clippings include British Mormon emigration statistics from 1841-1861. Ajax immigrated to the United States in 1862. Detailed diary entries...
Dates: 1861-1863

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and...
Dates: 1852-1897

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

Thomas Beard journals and reminiscence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 328
Scope and Contents

Holograph documents (plus photocopies) which describe Beard's conversion to Mormonism, immigration to Utah, missionary experiences in England, and genealogical and historical information on Thomas Beard and his family. Reminiscence dated 1862.

Dates: 1887-1889

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.

Dates: 1907

Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

Dorothy P. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8468
Dates: 1991-1993

William Burton journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1643
Scope and Contents

Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.

Dates: 1837-1907

William Butler autobiographies and letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of autobiographies and personal letters. Included are four personal histories of varying lengths. Butler described his visions, business matters, family relationships, church assignments, missions served, and recounted many colorful experiences including hunting down and killing the murderer of one of his children. The letters were written by William Butler and his first wife, Emma Harvey, to their Henry Harvey Butler in 1891-2 while Henry was serving on a mission to...
Dates: 1850-1905

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 72
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Letters 14
Photocopies 12
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Biography 9
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 9
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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 7
Family histories 6
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Electronic books 5
Mormon missionaries -- England -- Diaries 5
Mormons -- Utah -- History 5
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 5
Social Life and Customs 5
Typescripts 5
Biography -- 19th century 4
Genealogies 4
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Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 4
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Mormons -- California -- History 3
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Overland journeys to the Pacific 3
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 3
Pioneers -- Utah 3
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Fort Lemhi (Idaho) 2
Frontier and pioneer life 2
Immigrants -- Utah 2
Indians of North America -- Idaho -- History -- Sources 2
Military 2
Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century 2
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Denmark -- History 2
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Mormon Church -- Missions -- England -- History 2
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Mormon handcart companies -- History 2
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Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 2
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Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 2
Mormons -- West (U.S.) -- History 2
Ogden (Utah) -- History 2
Politics, Government, and Law 2
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
Salt Lake City (Utah) 2
Shorthand 2
Transcripts 2
Utah -- History -- 19th century 2
Arizona -- History -- To 1912 1
Bannock Indians 1
Beaver (Utah) -- History 1
Biography -- 20th century 1
Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho) -- History 1
Church Government 1
Church work with Indians -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
City and Town Life 1
Clarkston (Utah) -- History 1
Cleveland (Utah) -- History 1
Compact discs 1
Council Bluffs (Iowa) 1
Danish Americans -- Utah -- Pleasant Grove -- History -- Sources 1
Davis County (Utah) -- History 1
Denmark -- History -- 19th century 1
Electronic records 1
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Essays 1
France 1
Germany -- History 1
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 1
Great Salt Lake Valley (Utah) -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 74
Danish 1
Maori 1
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 28
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 8
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
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Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Utah. Militia 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Jesse Fuller, 1879-1943 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brown, Dorothy P. (Dorothy Pike Putnam), 1925-2008 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Cook, Dorothy Toone, 1928- 1
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Cox, Wanda Steele, 1911-1992 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Curtis, Millicent W. 1
Curtis, Nahum 1
Dalton family 1
Dalton, Charles, 1810-1891 1
Dalton, John Luther, 1843- 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
Dunn, Simeon Adams, 1803-1883 1
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 1
Empey, William Young 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Hamilton, Henry 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
Hill, Jobe 1
Hoffman family 1
Hollist, J. Taylor 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 1
Jackman, Levi, 1797-1876 1
Jackson, Richard W. 1
Johnson, Bengt, 1829-1918 1
Johnson, Chasta, 1883-1954 1
Jones, Lavon B. (Lavon Bradford), 1914-2008 1
Josiah Bradlee (Ship) 1
Kamehameha V, King of the Hawaiian Islands, 1830-1872 1
Kanen, Alta L. 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Langley, George Washington 1
Logan Temple (Utah) 1
Lowe, Era P. 1
Lowe, Thomas G., 1851-1938 1
Lund, Hans Peter, 1821-1880 1
Maiben, Henry, 1819-1883 1
Maiben, John Bray, 1826-1910 1
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 1
Martin, Jesse Bigler, 1825-1908 1
McAllister family 1
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 1
McArthur, Daniel Duncan 1
McBride, Reuben, 1803-1891 1
McKnight, Michelle Richins, 1960- 1
Moore, David 1
Nye, Ephraim H. (Ephraim Hesmer), 1845-1903 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Perry, Josiah Henry, 1818-1891 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Poulsen, Johan Christian, 1841-1876 1
Reed family 1
Richards family 1
Richards, Joseph Hill, 1841-1924 1
Richards, Silas LeRoy, 1882- 1
Richardson, S. C. (Sullivan Calvin), 1861- 1
Rigby, William F. (William Frederick), 1833-1901 1
Roskelley, Samuel, 1837-1914 1
Salt Lake Temple 1
Savage, Levi, 1820-1910 1
School of the Prophets 1
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