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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

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

David Hyrum Jenkins papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 951
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography, family history, and patriarchal blessings. Jenkins writes about the members of his family and ancestors, and his life in Farmington. Also included are letters from friends and family members.

Dates: 1886-1935

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

Biography of Samuel Miles the son of Samuel and Prudence Marks

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7599
Scope and Contents Manuscript autobiography, labeled by the author as a biography, with thirty-two pages of a handwritten life story by Samuel Miles. The story includes a life summary from 1826 to 1851, and short yearly summaries for each year between 1852 and 1881. The text includes information that is particularly familial and spiritual, but often references broader historical events that contextualize his life. He mentions several events in Latter-day Saintn history including the violence in Missouri, his...
Dates: approximately 1852-1881

David Hyrum Jenkins certificates and patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 593
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten copies of three patriarchal blessings given to Jenkins dated 1886, 1899, and 1907. Also included is a family history and certificates relating to Jenkins' call as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1907.

Dates: 1886-1907

Mary E. Woolley Chamberlain : handmaiden of the Lord

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1099
Scope and Contents

Bound typewritten autobiography of Mary Woolley Chamberlain. Mary lived in St. George, Kanab, Provo, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She gives detailed accounts of family life, Mormon Church activities, and events in these towns and in Utah in general from her birth to 1936 when she wrote her history. This record was compiled, typed, and put with genealogy work-sheets and photographs probably in 1981. Also included are tributes to Mary by family members.

Dates: approximately 1936-1981

Solomon Chamberlain autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1748
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed copy of Solomon Chamberlain's autobiography. He describes spiritual experiences before his conversion and talks about prospecting for gold in California.

Dates: 1856

Moses Clawson autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1385
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Clawson writes about his experiences in the Mormon Church, persecutions he faced as a member of that faith, and his association with the first president of the Mormon Church, Jospeh Smith.

Dates: 1853

Joab Collier and Theodocia Keeler Collier papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1729
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiographies, diaries, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous materials. Typescripts and photocopies of many of these items are also found with the collection. Some of the materials have been bound into books. The collection relates primarily to Joab Collier (1855-1918) and Theodocia Keeler Collier (1858-1912). The Colliers were Mormons who lived in Provo, Vernal, and in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joab had many occupations including that of bricklayer. The...
Dates: 1847-1957

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