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John Hortt Adams personal history

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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

William Coleman Allen biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 769
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of short typewritten biography. Crossed the plains to Utah with the pioneers as a child in 1847, settled with family in Mill Creek Canyon and, in 1851, in Draper. In 1876, called by Brigham Young to head the colonization of the Little Colorado River settlements in Arizona. Moved back to Draper in 1884.

Dates: 1843-1917

Ancestors of Karl G. Maeser, 1828-1901, and Anna Heneritta Therese Mieth, 1830-1896

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2126
Scope and Contents Biographical history of Karl G. Maeser tells of his childhood in Saxony, Germany; his education; marriage; conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; migration to Utah in 1857; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Germany, 1867-1870; establishment of the Brigham Young Academy (later Brigham Young University); service as principal of Brigham Young Academy, 1876-1892; teaching LDS seminary; and information on his death and funeral. Includes photocopies of...
Dates: 1999

O. J. Anderson and family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1563
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Olaf J. Anderson, including information about his two wives Kathinka and Nathalia and several of their children. She presents the history of the family's "Anderson Hotel" in Castle Dale, Utah and Olaf's and Kathinka's mission for the Mormon Church in Copenhagen, Denmark where he edited the Mormon newspaper, "Scandinavian Star," 1908-1912.

Dates: 1980

Milo Andrus journals

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1499
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten journals and genealogy of Milo Andrus who was a missionary for the mormon Church in the 19th century. A photocopy of a typed transcript of a letter addressed to Brigham Young by Andrus (1854) in which he gives an account of the Mormons in St. Louis, Missouri. Also included is a photocopy of a biography of Milo Andrus by Gary L. Pickell (1979). Andrus' diaries tell of experiences while a missionary in England during 1849, of crossing the plains from Nebraska...
Dates: 1840-1861

William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah...
Dates: 1883-1919

Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

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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

Alvin Pliny Bean essays

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Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents

Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.

Dates: approximately 1978

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

LeGrand Meyer Bernards personal history

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Identifier: MSS SC 2987
Scope and Contents

Shares memories of his childhood in Salt Lake City, Utah; Latter-day Saint mission in Hawaii, 1941-1944; marriage; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; and work at Brigham Young University Print Services, 1968-1983. The history was recorded by the author's daughter, Lani Bernards Braithwaite.

Dates: 1996-1997

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Adams, John Hortt, 1921- 1
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Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Bean, Alvin Pliny, 1918- 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Hannah Baker, 1868-1934 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Victor Emanuel, 1864-1918 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Bernards, LeGrand Meyer, 1921- 1
Booth, John Edge, 1847-1920 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Art 1
Brigham Young University. Indian Education Department 1
Britton, Richard 1
Brown, James, 1801-1863 1
Buckwalter, Sarah Schuler, 1801-1879 1
Butt, Laura E. (Laura Ellen), 1865-1899 1
Butt, William F. (William Francis), 1857-1940 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cotton Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake Granite Stake 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
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association 1
Clark, Bruce Budge, 1918- 1
Clark, Leigh William, 1900-1992 1
Cluff, Benjamin, 1830-1909 1
Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Corbridge, Agnes H. 1
Corbridge, Ivan L. 1
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
DeSpain, Henry 1
Eldredge, Elnathan 1
Eldredge, Julia Lambert, 1873-1952 1
Eldredge, Ruth Baker Underwood, 1810-1884 1
Evans, Israel Franklin 1
Evans, Priscilla Livingston 1
Fairbanks, Florence G. (Florence Gifford), 1892-1952 1
Fairbanks, John B. (John Boylston), 1855-1940 1
Felt, Paul E., 1916-1999 1
Flake, Charles Love, 1893-1919 1
Frandsen, Evelyn Mackay 1
Gardner, Robert 1
Greenhalgh, P. A. L. 1
Guymon, Noah Thomas 1
Hafen, John G., 1838-1928 1
Hafen, John, 1856-1910 1
Hart, Adelia 1
Hart, Alfred Augustus 1
Hart, Charles Henry, 1866-1934 1
Hart, Eugene S. 1
Hart, Hale 1
Hart, James H., 1825-1906 1
Hart, Nellie T. 1
Hart, Sabina Hermoine 1
Harvey, Mildred Cluff, 1866-1947 1
Hawaii Temple (Laie, Hawaii) 1
Hayes, John H. 1
Hickerson, George Washington 1
Hickerson, Isaac 1
Hicks, George A. 1
Hintz family 1
Hintze, F. F. (Ferdinand Friis), 1854- 1
Hoover, John Whitmer, 1834-1902 1
Howell, William Louis 1
Howell, William, 1816-1851 1
Hunt family 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Hyde, George Tilton 1
Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 1
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 1
Jarvis, George (George Franklin), 1823-1913 1
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