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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 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

Henry William Bigler diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3132
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Bigler wrote about his early life from 1815 to 1846 when his diary began. He was born in West Virginia, had encounters with Indians in that state, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837. He moved to Far West, Missouri, in 1838; met Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church; suffered persecutions in Missouri; moved to Qunicy, Illinois, in 1839; and served on a mission for the...
Dates: 1846-1899

Henry William Bigler diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3095
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is "extracts from missionary experiences. Copied from original diary owned by Delbert Bigler, Provo, Utah." The extracts start in 1853 when Bigler was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about a smallpox epidemic and missionary experiences. He returned to Utah in 1855. He married Cynthia Jane Whipple in November of 1855. He went on another mission to Hawaii in 1857 and returned in 1858. He talks about his...
Dates: 1853-1899

Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3243
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.

Dates: 1854-1865

Angus M. Cannon diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 199
Scope and Contents

Collection includes three handwritten diaries dated 1885 to 1886 two letters from 1891. In his diaries, Cannon writes about his imprisonment at the Utah State Penitentiary for polygamy and his subseqent experiences as a stake president for the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah. His letters are addressed to his sons George and John, and to Levi Colvin of Payson, Utah. Photocopies and typescripts of the diaries are also included.

Dates: 1885-1891

John Edwards journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8367
Scope and Contents Materials include photocopies and transcriptions of John Edwards' journal written four years before his death. Included is Edwards' life history from 1831 to 1894. The autobiographical journal provides details about his joining the church in Wales, immigrating to the United States with his family in 1849 (as well as the deaths of his family around the same time), and his account of settlement and family life in Salt Lake City, Utah. Among other recollections, he writes about his faith,...
Dates: 1894

John Boylston Fairbanks diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3887
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of diary of John B. Fairbanks, covering the period between 1846 and 1847. Describes the Mormon evacuation of Nauvoo, Illinois, and the journey to the Salt Lake Valley. Includes financial transactions, genealogical information, a daily record of farm work, an account of family events, and other information.

Dates: 1846-1847

Luke William Gallup autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2347
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Gallup writes about his early life in Connecticut, his migration to Iowa, and how he joined the Mormon Church. Gallup moved to Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about his life in that town, his service during the Utah Expedition of 1857-8, his relationships to his wives, his mission for the Mormon Church to Connecticut. Gallup moved to Santa Ana, California, in 1888.

Dates: 1842-1891

Thomas Davis Giles journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 959
Scope and Contents Materials include a holograph journal and photocopies of two holograph journals. The original holograph item is in Welsh and dates from 1852-1856. This journal has been photocopied. Also includes a photocopy of a journal in English that dates from 1850-1856. Giles was an 1844 convert to the Mormon church and served as a local official in that organization in Great Britain. He was blind and his diary is believed to have been penned by William Lewis and others. Giles recounts many instances of...
Dates: 1850-1856

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Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
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Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
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Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Japan Mission 1
Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 1
Edwards, John, 1831-1898 1
Fairbanks, John Boylston, 1817-1875 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Giles, Thomas Davis, 1820-1895 1
Gunn, Thomas William 1
Hall, Thomas 1
Henderson, William, 1851-1932 1
Hinckley, Harold Alonzo, 1894-1991 1
John, David, 1833-1908 1
Lee, LaFayette C. (Lafayette Cox), 1894-1975 1
Lee, Pearl M. (Pearl Mortensen), 1893-1959 1
Lewis, John A., 1814-1887 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Little, Mary Jane Lytle, 1831-1921 1
Lloyd, Wesley P. (Wesley Parkinson), 1904-1977 1
Logan Temple (Utah) 1
Madsen, Peter, 1824-1911 1
Markham, Joseph, 1868-1932 1
McEwan, John, 1824-1878 1
Miller, Richard C., 1854-1940 1
Nelson, Parley Pratt, 1875-1946 1
Pack, John, 1809-1885 1
Pack, Ward E. (Ward Eaton), 1834-1907 1
Patterson family 1
Patterson, Edward M. (Edward McGregor), 1841-1909 1
Peterson, Olaf, 1833-1924 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Poulsen, Johan Christian, 1841-1876 1
Reese, William Griffiths, 1857-1938 1
Richards, Ezra F. (Ezra Foss), 1860-1930 1
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 1
Rogers, Andrew Locy, 1854-1943 1
Rogers, Andrew Locy, 1880- 1
Roskelley, Samuel, 1837-1914 1
School of the Prophets 1
Secrist, Ann Eliza, 1822-1878 1
Secrist, Jacob Foutz, 1818-1855 1
Shepherd, Lorenzo T. (Lorenzo Tracey), 1858-1932 1
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Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
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Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
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