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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: approximately 1840-1858

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Andrew Amundsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2845
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography and of a diary. Amundsen writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his missions for the Mormon Church in Arizona and Norway, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1882-1883

Lorraine Morton Ashton collection on Ermel J. Morton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6273
Scope and Contents Collection consists of papers relating to the dictionary Ermel J. Morton, a Mormon missionary who went to Tonga, created from English to Tongan and Tongan to English, his accounts of his mission and translating the Book of Mormon, a history of his wife, a catalog of his materials from home, a typed copy of the talks at his funeral and a Tongan grammar book. There is also a book written about the time the family spent in Tonga.
Dates: 1956-2011

Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2991
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at...
Dates: 1999

Truman Osborn Angell autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 937
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten autobiograpy. The item includes excerpts from Angell's diary. Angel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and supervised a portion of the construction of the Kirtland Temple. He relates faith-promoting stories related to the Kirtland and Nauvoo temples. Also included are patriarchal blessings.
Dates: 1884

Urvin Gee autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 938
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten autobiograpy. Gee writes about growing up in Moroni, Utah; attending the University of Utah; teaching school in Moroni from 1901 to 1938; serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; performing temple work for the Church in Arizona in 1946 and 1947; and complains of poor eyesight late in his life.
Dates: 1969

William Snow autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 60
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiographical materials. Snow writes about his early life in Vermont, conversion to the Mormon Church, and missionary work. Some genealogy and patriarchal blessings are included. Snow made the overland journey by ox team from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1850. He writes of numerous deaths from cholera, problems with company discipline, and travelling conditions.
Dates: 1850

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.
Dates: 1879-1910

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Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 3
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Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 2
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Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Jenkins, David Hyrum 2
Knight, Newel, 1800-1847 2
Lee, Ann Gordge, 1848-ca. 1915 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, John Hortt, 1921- 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Amundsen, Andrew, 1849-1927 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Ashton, Lorraine Morton 1
Atlanta Georgia Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Barlow, Frances Parrish, 1911- 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bern Switzerland Temple (Zollikofen, Switzerland) 1
Bernards, LeGrand Meyer, 1921- 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Black, Edward L. (Edward Lenox), 1868- 1
Boreman, Jacob S. (Jacob Smith), 1831-1913 1
Boy Scouts of America 1
Brandley, Louis Orson, 1889-1984 1
Brewster, Sheldon Riser, 1901- 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah) 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Music 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Sociology 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Travel Study 1
Brigham Young University. Indian Education Department 1
Britton, Richard 1
Broderick, Carlfred Bartholomew 1
Brown, Lorenzo, 1823-1902 1
Bullock, James, 1830-1911 1
Burton, Theodore M. (Theodore Moyle), 1907-1989 1
Carter, Mary Hall, 1920-2009 1
Carter, Wesley C. (Wesley Carol), 1917-1995 1
Chamberlain, Mary E. Wooley 1
Chamberlain, Solomon 1
Cheesman, Millie Foster 1
Cheesman, Paul R. 1
Christensen, Christen Frank 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Argentina Buenos Aires Missionary Training Center 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Central States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Columbia Bogota Missionary Training Center 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cotton Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Illinois Chicago South Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Transvaal Stake (South Africa) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Turkish Mission 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Clark, Bruce Budge, 1918- 1
Clawson, Moses, 1801-1879 1
Cluff, Benjamin, 1830-1909 1
Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collier, DeFonda, 1904-2002 1
Collier, Joab 1
Collier, Theodocia Keeler 1
Corbridge, Agnes H. 1
Corbridge, Ivan L. 1
Crane, George, 1832-1919 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Cutler, Thomas R. 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company 1
Dorcheus, John T. 1
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 1
Eckersley, Joseph 1
Edwards, John, 1831-1898 1
Elliott, Orson Hyde 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Evans, John, 1829- 1
Felt, Paul E., 1916-1999 1
Fisher, Asael Henry 1
Fisher, Flora Davis, 1891-1984 1
Flake, James Madison, 1859-1946 1
Frandsen, Evelyn Mackay 1
Fugal, Christian A. 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Gardner, Aurelia Hurst 1
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