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Thomas Durham autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 517
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography and diary. Durham wrote his autobiography in 1854 and started his diary the same year. The journal is sketchy in many places and has many gaps. Durham wrote about his youth in England, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his mission in England, his spiritual manifestations, blessings, and his migration to Utah. He left Florence, Nebraska, on 23 Aug. 1856 and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 30 Nov. 1856. He...
Dates: 1854-1871

William Young Empey diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 962
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary kept from 1852 to 1854 when Empey was serving in England as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He describes his voyages from Utah to England as well as the return. He also writes about the nature of missionary work, and the problems he faced in England. Empey signed his name "William Y. Empey" on the cover of the diary.

Dates: 1852-1854

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

Francis Asbury Hammond papers

 Collection — Box: 7
Identifier: MSS 18
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials related to Hammond dealing with the early settlement of San Juan County in southern Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) business of the San Juan Stake which comprised a large portion of southern Utah as well as parts of Colorado and Arizona. The collection includes personal and family correspondence, ecclesiastical correspondence, and journals. Personal and family correspondence relates to pioneer life in southern Utah in...
Dates: approximately 1851-1937

Jobe Hill autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 451
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Hill writes about migrating to Utah, about his life in Smithfield and Clarkston, about problems with grasshoppers, and about other difficult situations. He also talks about the death of his mother and his low opinion of his father, who started drinking. He also tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England and about his marriage.

Dates: 1904

History of Joseph Curtis, son of Nahum and Millicent Curtis

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 589
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a personal history which gives data of the Curtis family in Michigan and their exodus to the West. Dated journal entries, 1831-1881, detail Curtis' Illinois and Utah missions, including minutes of organization of a Latter-day Saint Church branch in Poteetneet (Payson), Utah and area pioneer life.

Dates: undated

J. Taylor Hollist collection on Wilford C. Wood

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6760
Scope and Contents Collection includes research done by J. Taylor Hollist on Wilford C. Wood. It includes photocopies and typed summaries of information he collected from the Wilford Wood Museum in Bountiful, Utah, and the LDS Church Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah. The information describes how the Church came to own many of its associated historical sites. The collection also includes a typewritten biography of Wilford C. Wood written by A. James Faulkner in 2014, and an index and endnotes to this book...
Dates: 1800-2015

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

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

Oliver Boardman Huntington papers

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 162
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries, ephemera, and patriarchal blessings produced by Oliver Boardman Huntington and his son, Oliver B. Huntington. Items document the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Latter-day Saint exodus to the West, and the establishment and early development of Utah. Materials date from between 1843 and 1932.

Transcriptions of most items also available.

Dates: 1843-1932

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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 (1836-1917) 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
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Hammond, Alice Howard, 1845-1873 1
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 1
Hammond, Martha Jensina Marcussan, 1850-1935 1
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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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