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Orley Dwight Bliss autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 615
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Account is retrospective until 1864, when Bliss writes short daily entries about his journey from Salt Lake City to Nebraska by ox team to help gather the poor to Utah. On the return trip to Utah, Bliss describes weather conditions, daily camping locations and mileage, encounters with Indian tribes, and more than twenty deaths from cholera. Bliss immigrated to Utah at age 8 and participated in the Utah War. Several pages of family genealogy are included...
Dates: 1864-1865

Biography : Henry Davis Boley

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2582
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Henry Davis Boley was born in 1850 in Iowa and came to Utah in the same year with his parents who were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He settled in American Fork, Utah, and married Melissa Chipman in 1873. He died in 1910.

Dates: 1944

The book of life of Hugh Moon

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 751
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Moon was born in Lancashire, England, converted to Mormonism with his parents, came to Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1848, moved to St. George, Utah, in 1861, and relocated to Farmington, Utah, in 1866.

Dates: 1869

Book of settlers of Cleveland

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1078
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten history of Cleveland, Utah, including short autobiographies of residents of that town. The residents tell about their early lives and how they migrated to Utah.

Dates: 1925

Catherine Bowles family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1492
Scope and Contents

Typed, photocopied, and bound genealogical information. The item contains a pedigree chart and family histories of Bowles' ancestors.

Dates: 1978

Boyce family family history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 261
Scope and Contents

Typescript of personal histories, diary excerpts, testimonies and patriarchal blessings.

Dates: Date not identified

Henry Green Boyle diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 156
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle's life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 and, in the same volume, he starts a diary in 1846. Boyle kept 14 additional volumes of diaries, dating from 1855 to 1889. Most of the content relates to Boyle's missionary experiences in California and to Southern States Mission, including while he was mission president from 1875 to 1878. Also...
Dates: 1844-1912

A brief history of the life of Mary Buys Moss

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1064
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten biography of Mary Buys Moss (1836-1877). Mary came to Utah at age fourteen with the Mormon pioneers and settled with her family in Bountiful. She married Robert Moss (d. 1895) in 1853 and had twelve children.

Dates: approximately 1960s

Brief history of William Cook Prows

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 921
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy of a handwritten biography of William Cook Prows. Prows was a pioneer to both Salt Lake City, Utah and Colonia Juarez, Mexico; a member of the Mormon Battalion; a gold prospector; a cooper; a horticulturist; and a polygamist. He was married to both Lodesky Ann Roberds and to Louisa Melinda James both of whom he took to Arizona. Then he took Louisa to Colonia Juarez due to the persecution of polygamists.

Dates: 1930-1977

A brief sketch of Hardy history

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Identifier: MSS SC 185
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of the Hardy family including Zachariah Hardy. The family joined the Mormon Church and migrated to Utah.

Dates: approximately 1950

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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
Pioneers -- Utah 5
Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- History -- 19th century 5
Account books 4
Articles 4
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
Manuscripts 4
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Language
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Danish 1
Maori 1
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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