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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

Frederick Crook journals

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7589
Scope and Contents

Contains six photocopied journals written by Frederick Crook. Five of the journals were written during the time that he served as a Mormon missionary in the Northern States mission, and the sixth was written the year immediately following his return. The journals contain information about day to day life, both as a missionary and as a husband, father, and farmer.

Dates: 1900-1905

William Eccles journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3313
Scope and Contents

Journal kept by Eccles while on a mission to Great Britain, serving mostly in the Scottish conference.

Dates: 1906

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

Herman Thorup journal

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3709
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of Herman Thorup's journal for the period of 1879 to 1929; documents his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Denmark, as well as his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his arrest, trial, and imprisonment for "unlawful cohabitation"; his work as a florist and nurseryman; the impact of the Edmunds Tucker Act; Utah politics; his own political activities; his volunteer work; and his family and spiritual life.

Dates: 1879-1929

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Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 1