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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
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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

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

Hyrum L. Andrus letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1464
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is a history of the Manchester, New York home of the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). The letter also provides information on the Smith family.

Dates: 1953

Robert Aveson newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1034
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper clippings probably taken from the "Deseret News." Some of the materials were written or edited by Aveson. They deal with a wide range of subjects relating to Utah and Mormon Church history.

Dates: approximately 1870-1900

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

Brigham Young letter to Rufus C. Allen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 578
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 March 1857 and addressed to Refus C. Allen. Young writes about protection against the Indians, presenting a good example for the Indians, and gives his approval for a school for Indian children.

Dates: 1857

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

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Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, John, 1858-1934 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Anderson, O. J. (Oluf J.), 1849-1934 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Aveson, Robert, 1847-1939 1
Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958 1
Bennion, Hyrum, Jr., 1879-1956 1
Bennion, Joseph S. (Joseph Samuel), 1886-1968 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Brady family 1
Brady, Alberta Sanderson, 1865-1936 1
Brady, Jordan Hendrickson, 1863-1952 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
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Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, Ann Quayle 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Cannon, John Q. (John Quayle), 1857-1931 1
Church of Christ (Temple Lot) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Japan Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake Granite Stake 1
Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 1
Cottam, Thomas P. 1
Cowley family 1
Cowley, Elva Taylor, 1898-1987 1
Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953 1
Deseret News (Firm) 1
Edwards, John, 1831-1898 1
Erickson, Einar, 1847-1931 1
Fairbanks, John Boylston, 1817-1875 1
Frame, Archibald, Jr., 1871-1930 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Giles, Thomas Davis, 1820-1895 1
Gunn, Thomas William 1
Hall, Thomas 1
Halliday, John R. 1
Henderson, William, 1851-1932 1
Hinckley, Harold Alonzo, 1894-1991 1
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 1
John, David, 1833-1908 1
Knight, Lydia Goldthwaite Bailey, 1812-1884 1
Knight, Newel, 1800-1847 1
Knowlton, Clark S. 1
Knowlton, Mary Albrea Shumway, 1888-1967 1
Lee, LaFayette C. (Lafayette Cox), 1894-1975 1
Lee, Pearl M. (Pearl Mortensen), 1893-1959 1
Lewis, John A., 1814-1887 1
Lightner, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1818-1913 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
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857 1
Markham, Joseph, 1868-1932 1
Martin, David C. (David Chancellor), 1939-1992 1
McEwan, John, 1824-1878 1
Miller, Charles Dutton, 1816-1878 1
Miller, Richard C., 1854-1940 1
Morgan, D. J. (David J.) 1
Moyle, Henry Dinwoodey, 1889-1963 1
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 1
Mutual Improvement Associations 1
Nelson, Parley Pratt, 1875-1946 1
New American's Mount Zion 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
Pearson, Levi 1
Peirce family 1
Peirce, Robert, 1797-1884 1
Peterson, Olaf, 1833-1924 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Pinegar, Ed J. 1
Pinegar, Effie Jolley 1
Pinegar, Patricia 1
Poulsen, Johan Christian, 1841-1876 1
Reese, William Griffiths, 1857-1938 1
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). Cedar City Stake 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Restored Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Richards, Ezra F. (Ezra Foss), 1860-1930 1
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 1
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