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Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.

Dates: 1921

Patience Loader Archer autobiography : photocopy of holograph

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3221
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a handwritten autobiography written by Patience Loader Rozsa Archer. The original autobiography consists of three notebooks: one stationary tablet, and two ledger bound notebooks. The contents deal with her life, experiences, and recollections. The autobiography seems to be taken from diaries, as there is a great deal of detail. It records part of the life of Patience Archer. It tells of her childhood in England, sea voyage to New York, and crossing of...
Dates: 1900

Armstrong family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 594
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketches of Mormon pioneers John Christopher and Mary Kirkbride Armstrong and of their son and daughter-in-law, John Graham and Mary Jane Simkins Armstrong by James V. Armstrong and Marcia Armstrong Jolley. Tells of emigration of John Sr. and wife from England to Utah, of his service as bugler in Parley P. Pratt's Southern Utah Exploration Company, LDS church mission to England and death enroute home. Describes John Graham's work as a stagecoach driver and law...
Dates: Date not identified

James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents

Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.

Dates: 1893-1931

Rachel Calder Ashworth family papers and histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9001
Scope and Contents

Rachel Calder Ashworth family papers and histories contains family histories, biographies, autobiographies, family records, pedigrees and photographs of her pioneer ancestors and their families, many of whom were in Vernal, Utah. Some of the more frequently mentioned families are the Ashworths, the Mentzers, the Hackings, and the Calders. Dated from approximately 1900 to 2015.

Dates: approximately 1900-2015

James Samuel Page Bowler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3091
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a biography of James Samuel Page Bowler written at an unknown date, probably around 1921. Bowler was born in England in 1845 and describes his life as a Mormon in that country. He migrated to Utah in 1880 and settled in Hebron, Utah. He worked as a shoemaker, was elected a justice of the peace, and taught school at Fort Hamblin, Utah. He moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1894 and then to Gunlock, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1921

William Snow autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 60
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiographical materials. Snow writes about his early life in Vermont, conversion to the Mormon Church, and missionary work. Some genealogy and patriarchal blessings are included. Snow made the overland journey by ox team from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1850. He writes of numerous deaths from cholera, problems with company discipline, and travelling conditions.

Dates: 1850

Agnes Smith Baxter autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 798
Scope and Contents

Handwritten three-page biography of Agnes Smith Baxter by an unknown author. Within this biography is an account by Baxter of her voyage to America in 1866. Also included is a petigree chart of Agnes' family.

Dates: 1938

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

Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7648
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten transcript of the autobiography, transcribed by Eunice Stella Iverson Gardner. The autobiography describes Chamber's life as a Mormon pioneer and includes descriptions of her daily activities, town dances, and visits from President Brigham Young. Includes a description of her marriage Joseph Chambers and her travels with her husband and children to various western states. A note is included at the end of the notebook from M. Ray Hiatt in 2001, whose wife was a...
Dates: 1934

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 487
L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives 1
 
Subject
Immigration and American Expansion 270
Pioneers 235
Mormon pioneers 203
Biography 135
Mormon pioneers -- History 131
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Autobiographies 126
Diaries 106
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 92
Social Life and Customs 87
Letters 75
Home and Family 71
Material Types 56
Missions and Missionaries 56
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 45
American Fork (Utah) -- History 43
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 43
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 39
Photocopies 35
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 31
Mormon women -- Biography 30
Mormons -- Utah -- History 30
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 24
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 22
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 20
Photographs 20
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 19
Correspondence 19
Family histories 19
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 19
Genealogies 18
Mormon pioneers -- Biography 17
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History 17
Overland journeys to the Pacific 17
City and Town Life 16
Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 16
Politics, Government, and Law 16
Saint George (Utah) -- History 16
Histories 15
Mormons -- Utah -- Biography 15
Typescripts 15
Mormon pioneers -- Utah 14
Mormons -- Missouri -- History 12
Military 11
Mormon Church -- Presidents 11
Mormons -- England -- History 11
Parowan (Utah) -- History 11
Provo (Utah) -- History 11
Religion 11
Mormons -- Biography 10
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 10
Salt Lake City (Utah) 10
Church Government 9
Manti (Utah) -- History 9
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 9
Mormon women -- Utah -- History 9
Mormons -- Correspondence 9
Mormons -- England 9
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 8
Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century 8
Mormon missionaries 8
Utah -- History 8
Certificates 7
Frontier and pioneer life 7
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 7
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 7
Transcripts 7
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 6
Immigrants 6
Minutes (Records) 6
Mormon pioneers -- United States -- Diaries 6
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Diaries 6
Mormons -- Denmark -- History 6
Mormons -- Illinois -- History 6
Notes 6
Ogden (Utah) -- History 6
Scrapbooks 6
Electronic books 5
Heber City (Utah) -- History 5
Lists 5
Logan (Utah) -- History 5
Mormon handcart companies 5
Mormon women -- History 5
Mormons -- Persecutions 5
Mormons -- West (U.S.) -- History 5
Nauvoo (Ill.) 5
Newsletters 5
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Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- History -- 19th century 5
Account books 4
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Biography -- 19th century 4
Clubs and Societies 4
Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History 4
Ephraim (Utah) -- History 4
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 4
Images 4
Kirtland (Ohio) -- History 4
Lehi (Utah) -- History 4
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Multiple languages 1
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Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 59
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 34
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 22
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 18
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 15
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James G. Willie Emigrating Company 5
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 5
Utah. Militia 5
Allison, Helen Taylor 4
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 4
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 4
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 4
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 4
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 4
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 4
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 4
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 3
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Okey, Cynthia Adams 3
Pack, John, 1809-1885 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 3
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 3
Smith family 3
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 3
Allred, James, 1784-1876 2
Andrus family 2
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 2
Armstrong family 2
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 2
Carter, C. W. 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 2
Hammond family 2
Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Hatch, Lorenzo Hill, 1826-1910 2
Holbrook, Joseph, 1806-1885 2
Ingersoll, Nora B. 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 2
Martindale, William Addington, 1814-1873 2
Martindale, William Clinton, 1834-1911 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
Miner, Tamma Durfee, 1813-1831 2
Moore, David 2
Mott, Albert S. 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Pectol, George 2
Peterson, Sylvia Thornton 2
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 2
Robinson, Joseph Lee, 1811-1893 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
Scott, John, 1811-1876 2
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Snow, William, 1806-1879 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Terry, James Parshall, 1830-1918 2
Utah. Legislature 2
Webb, Mary Spratley 2
Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921 2
Wilhelm, Clarissa Harden, 1820-1901 2
Winkler, Hans Ulrich, 1838-1904 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Catherine Cunningham, 1838-1912 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, Joshua, 1833-1906 1
Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
Adams, Mary Hoggard, 1843-1922 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Admiral (Ship) 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allen, James B., 1927- 1
Allen, James, 1806-1846 1
Allred family 1
Allred, Elizabeth, 1786-1879 1
Allred, James T. S., 1825-1905 1
Alston, Louisa Grant 1
Anderson, Ellen Hanson 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 1
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
Armstrong, Catherine Cradock, 1819-1903 1
Armstrong, Francis, 1839-1899 1
Armstrong, Isabel Siddoway, 1849-1930 1
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