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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

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

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

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1931

Frihoff Godfred Nielson diaries

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

John Pack papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4132
Scope and Contents

Notable items include an 1849 mission call signed by the First Presidency. All materials are photocopies.

Dates: 1843-1902

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...
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,...
Dates: 1854-1899

A short sketch of the life of Levi Jackman

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 605
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of a life sketch originally written by Jackman in 1851 which describes his early family life in Vermont and New York. The sketch also includes journal excerpts from 1835-1847 which detail his Latter-day Saint Church missions to Ohio, the 1847 trek across the Plains and early Utah life. Also includes a typescript of notes from a sketch by S.C. Richardson about Jackman.

Dates: Unknown

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