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Arza Adams diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 729
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries in four volumes. Also included are photocopies of the materials. Adams mentions his youth and starts his diaries in 1830. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836 and subsequently lived in Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: 1830-1844

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

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

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

Biography : Emeretta Phillips Thornton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2571
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Emeretta Phillips was born in 1854 in New England. She was a member of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1861. She settled in American Fork. She married Oliver E. Thornton in 1873 and died 1934. Much of the account is in the words of Emeretta.
Dates: approximately 1940

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 at...
Dates: 1864-1865

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

Jacob Kemp Butterfield letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1385
Scope and Contents Photocopy and typescript of a handwritten letter written while on the march with the Mormon Battalion. The item is addressed to Butterfield's mother and gives particulars about the Mormon pioneer trek to the west as well as the Mormon Battalion's mission and activities. Butterfield explains his Mormon faith to his mother.
Dates: 1846

Elvira Egbert Carson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 169
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autbiography "as given to H. Carson Healy, a grandson, during the summer of 1901 at Provo Bench (Orem), Utah." Carson tells Healy about joining the Mormon Church in Kentucky, facing persecutions in Missouri, migrating to Utah, and her life in Fairfield, Utah.
Dates: 1901

Henry Clegg diary and letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1935
Scope and Contents Typescript of a diary and a typewritten letter. The diary was written from 30 Mar. to 4 Sept. 1855 and records Clegg's journey from Liverpool, England to the Western U.S. on his way to Utah. Parts of the original handwritten diary are in shorthand and were not transcribed. The letter is dated 12 Aug. 1981 and is from Garth N. Jones to James B. Allen. It tells about the life of Henry Clegg.
Dates: 1855-1981

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Druce, John, 1818-1897 1
Eden, John 1
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Fawcett, William 1
Gardner, Archibald, 1814-1902 1
Giles, Hazel Lindsay 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Harley, Edwin, 1819-1903 1
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 1
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Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 1
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Leany, William, 1815-1891 1
Lindsay, James 1
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857 1
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Martineau, Susan Ellen Johnson 1
McIntyre, Peter 1
Merrill, Clarance, 1841-1919 1
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Wilhelm, Clarissa Harden, 1820-1901 1
Wood, Lyman Stephen, 1832- 1
Wood, Lynn Stephen, 1832- 1
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