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George Spilsbury autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 117
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography with a photocopy of the item. The volume includes handwritten copies of letters received and patriarchal blessings of family members. Spilsbury writes about travelling in southern Utah as a patriarch, gives a brief description of his mission to Wales, talks about some of the prophecies of the first president of the LDS Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and describes the exodus west of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois to Utah. Dated from 1843 to 1911.

Dates: 1843-1911

Kanute Swensen diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 165
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with bound photostat copies of the items. The first two volumes, covering the years 1857 to 1868, are in Danish, while the remainder are in English. Also included is a typewritten translation into English of the diaries for the years 1857 and 1858 when Swensen was serving a mission for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Swensen writes about his immigration to Utah and his life in Pleasant Grove.

Dates: 1857-1902

George Hamilton Taylor autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 183
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Taylor writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, migration to Utah, business ventures, missions to England, and conviction for polygamy.

Dates: approximately 1900

Nancy Alexander Tracy autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 918
Scope and Contents

Typescript of autobiography. Nancy was born in New York and raised by her grandparents. She married Moses Tracy in 1832 and joined the Mormon Church in 1834. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Far West, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; "Winter Quarters"; and Ogden, Utah. She witnessed and experienced some of the persecutions of Mormons in Missouri and Illinois. She went with her husband on a mission to New York and was a member of the Mormon Relief Society in Nauvoo. She covers her life until 1860.

Dates: 1885

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.

Dates: 1838-1913

George Peden Waugh papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8469
Dates: approximately 1854-1856

Emmeline B. Wells diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 510
Scope and Contents Contains Emmeline B. Wells's original diaries from 1844 to 1920. Her often daily entries spanning nearly 80 years present pragmatic descriptions of daily activities along with her own daily opinions, insights, and impressions. The accounts are often lengthy and detailed. Volume 1 begins with her departure from Massachusetts in 1844 and also includes her journey from Nauvoo, Illinois, with other Saints headed West. Other volumes provide insights into her roles with the Woman's Exponent and...
Dates: 1844-1920

W. Thomas Wride biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2135
Scope and Contents

Contains biographies for Lewis William Barry Wride, 1862-1934 and Harriet Stark Wride, 1868-1944; Alma Baker, 1877-1950 and Hannah McKinley Baker, 1870-1946; and Daniel Stark, 1820-1907. The collection also consists of Philip J. Hart's autobiography, his personal journals 1932-1999; scrapbooks, photographs, and materials relating to Hart's career.

Dates: 1932-1999

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2020
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated March 4, 1858 and is addressed to Lewis Brunson (1831-1888), bishop for the Mormon Church in Fillmore, Utah. The letter is an authorization by Young for Brunson to give "Brother Robb" livestock in repayment of a loan he had given to the Mormon Church in Liverpool, England for the purpose of emigration.

Dates: 1858

Brigham Young letter to Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 64
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated March 25, 1846 and addressed to Harriet Cook Young, one of Brigham Young's wives. Brigham Young writes about the prospects of the Mormons migrating to the West.

Dates: 1846 March 25

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 132
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Missions and Missionaries 54
Mormon pioneers -- History 46
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Pioneers 43
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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 22
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 19
Social Life and Customs 16
Home and Family 15
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 15
Mormons -- Utah -- History 14
Photocopies 12
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Parowan (Utah) -- History 3
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Utah -- History -- 19th century 3
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City and Town Life 2
Compact discs 2
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Danish 1
Maori 1
Multiple languages 1
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Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 30
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 16
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 6
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 6
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
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Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 3
Utah. Militia 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen family 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Armstrong family 1
Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
Aven, Ruth A. (Ruth Allen), 1899-2000 1
Baker, Afton Marie 1
Baker, Alma 1
Baker, Hannah 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Barrus, George Stanton, 1925- 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, Thomas (1836-1917) 1
Bennett, John F. (John Foster), 1865-1938 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bilings, William Wallace 1
Bitner, Martina M. H. 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brady family 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bullock, Richard H. 1
Burton, William, 1809-1851 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, David H., 1838-1924 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carter, C. W. 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chambers (Family : Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927) 1
Chambers, Eliza Ann, 1854-1939 1
Chambers, Joseph, 1843-1927 1
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Cheney, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1901-1993 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan Stake (Utah) 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Collard, Albert 1
Cragun, Ella Mower 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Curtis, Millicent W. 1
Curtis, Nahum 1
Dalton, Luella Adams 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Davis, David 1
Davis, Elisha H., 1815- 1
Davis, Lowell W. 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854 1
Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Duerden, Earl S. 1
Empey, Jessie E. 1
Empey, William Young 1
Fairbanks, John Boylston, 1817-1875 1
Farmer, Ann Webster 1
Farmer, Blain 1
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 1
Farmer, Mary Ballany 1
Farmer, Mary Bateman 1
Farmer, Sarah Broadbridge 1
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