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John Austin Abbott mission diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7963
Scope and Contents

Contains five volumes of photocopied pages from the mission diaries of John Austin Abbott. Abbott served in the New Zealand Mission, and these diaries detail his daily occasions. He talks about his time with the Mormon Church, their lives, the weather, and baptism numbers. Dated 1899-1901.

Dates: 1898-1901

John Adams diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2328
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Adams lived in Oakley, Idaho, and writes about his daily routine. He was concerned about his health, the weather, and farm work. He also tells about various meetings for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1912-1934

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

Ralph M. Aldous letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1695
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters. Aldous writes to Phyllis whom he often refers to as "sweetheart" and "my dear." Aldous talks about his missionary experiences, complains that his parents never write, and asks about what is happening at home.

Dates: 1914-1917

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

James B. Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2183
Abstract

The collection of professional papers of James B. Allen, includes drafts and research files for various books, correspondence, class lecture notes and other papers. Manuscripts include those for The Story of The Latter-day Saints, The Company Town in the American West, Men with a Mission and Hearts Turned to the Fathers.

Dates: approximately 1950-1999

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

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 683
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 434
Letters 262
Missions and Missionaries 255
Diaries 233
Mormons -- Correspondence 125
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Mormon Church -- Presidents 119
Church Government 116
Autobiographies 101
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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 71
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Religion 51
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 48
Biography 45
Mormon Church -- Missions -- England -- History 41
Pioneers 41
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 40
Photocopies 39
Certificates 35
Electronic books 33
Mormon pioneers -- History 32
Mormons -- England -- History 31
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 31
Histories 29
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 29
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 27
Politics, Government, and Law 27
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 25
Genealogies 22
Mormon Church -- Apostles 22
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Southern States -- History 22
City and Town Life 21
Mormons 20
Mormons -- Biography 19
Mormons -- Great Britain -- History 19
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Great Britain -- History 18
Minutes (Records) 17
Mormons -- Arizona -- History 17
Mormon Church -- Presidents -- History 16
Mormon pioneers 16
Photographs 15
Mormons -- Missouri -- History 14
Provo (Utah) -- History 14
Scrapbooks 14
Arizona -- History -- To 1912 13
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 13
Lists 13
Mormon missionaries -- Great Britain 13
Notes 13
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 13
Education 12
Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century 12
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Mormons -- Colonization -- Arizona -- History 12
Military 11
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United orders (Mormon Church) -- Arizona -- History 11
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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Samoan Islands -- History 10
Mormon missionaries 10
Mormon missionaries -- England -- History 10
Mormon missionaries -- Southern States 10
Mormons -- Southern States -- History 10
Mormons -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 10
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Provo (Utah) 10
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Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 9
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 9
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Indians of North America 9
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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Denmark -- History 9
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Mormons -- Genealogy 9
Mormons -- Illinois -- History 9
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Samoan Islands -- History 9
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Mormon Church 8
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Mormon Church -- Presidents -- Correspondence 8
Mormons -- Denmark -- History 8
Ogden (Utah) -- History 8
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 8
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 8
United orders (Mormon Church) -- History 8
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 140
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 126
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 43
Tanner, George S. 18
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 15
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Brigham Young University 12
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 12
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 9
Utah. Militia 8
Brigham Young Academy 7
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 7
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 7
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 6
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 6
Salt Lake Temple 5
Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844 5
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 4
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 4
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 4
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 4
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 4
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 4
Smith family 4
Smith, Emma Hale 4
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 4
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 4
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 4
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 4
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 4
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 3
Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 3
Carpenter, Joseph Hatten, 1861-1964 3
Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 3
Clark, Sadie Ollerton, 1901-1992 3
Clayton, William, 1814-1879 3
Dyk, Sybren Van, 1827-1899 3
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 3
Law, Wilson 3
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 3
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 3
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 3
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 3
University of Utah 3
Utah. Legislature 3
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 3
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 3
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 3
Allen, William C., 1843-1926 2
Allison, Helen Taylor 2
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 2
Brown, Lorenzo, 1823-1902 2
Bushman, John, 1843-1926 2
Callister, Thomas 2
Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Orderville Ward (Orderville, Utah) 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 2
Cowdery, Oliver 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
Dixon, Henry Aldous, 1835-1884 2
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 2
Green, Ephraim, 1807-1874 2
Hart, James H., 1825-1906 2
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 2
Jackson family 2
Jenkins, David Hyrum 2
John, David, 1833-1908 2
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 2
Lee, Ann Gordge, 1848-ca. 1915 2
Lyman, Albert R. (Albert Robison), 1880-1973 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 2
Moore, David 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Nielson, Frihoff Godfred, 1851-1935 2
Noble, Joseph Bates, 1810-1900 2
Ottley, Sidney James, 1890-1982 2
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 2
Patterson, Edward M. (Edward McGregor), 1841-1909 2
Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925 2
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 2
Preston, William Bowker, 1830-1908 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2
Richards family 2
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 2
Rogers, Andrew Locy, 1854-1943 2
Salt Lake Theatre 2
School of the Prophets 2
Scott, John, 1811-1876 2
Shupe, David Crockett, 1877-1940 2
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 2
Smith, Samuel Harrison, 1808-1844 2
Solomon, William Henry, 1828-1913 2
Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856 2
Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909 2
University of Chicago 2
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