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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

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 his...
Dates: 1852-1897

Seth Millington Blair diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1316
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Blair writes about his parents, his joining of the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his mission to Texas for the Mormon Church, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah. He includes patriarchal blessings of family members. There are many gaps in the diary.
Dates: 1853-1868

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

William Clough letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 265
Dates: 1853

Ebenezer Crouch autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 614
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Crouch was born in Tumbridge Wells, Kent, England; migrated to America in 1856; and came to Utah in 1859. Crouch tells about encounters with Ute Indians, describes Orrin Porter Rockwell, and writes about being married polygamously. He lived in numerous places in Utah and had several occupations.
Dates: 1823

Rasmus Neilsen diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 521
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a translation into English of Neilsen's diary. The original is in Danish. The item was translated by Neilsen's son, Christian Emil Neilsen. Rasmus writes about his migration to the United States and about the death of his wife. Rasmus died on 25 March 1854. Also included is an autobiography of Christian Emil Neilsen. Christian writes about encounters with Indians, his migration to Utah, where he worked, and his experiences in the Mormon Church. The spelling of the...
Dates: 1853-1854

Hutchins family newsletters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2758
Scope and Contents Newletters and biographies. The materials relate to the Hutchings family of Utah. Many of their ancestors joined the Mormon Church in the nineteenth century and migrated to Utah. In the newsletters are excerpts from diaries and autobiographies.
Dates: 1816-1979

Ardelia Narcissus George Hutchinson autobiography and genealogy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2727
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and family genealogy. Hutchinson was born and raised in Florida, remembers seeing the veterans of the American Civil War return, talks about her married life, and writes her move to Utah and later to Idaho.
Dates: approximately 1925

Christian J. Larsen diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 421
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. The diary covers the years from 1851 to 1857 and has many gaps. The autobiographical materials cover the rest of Larsen's life. Larsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark and performed missionary work in that country and in Norway. He moved to Utah in 1854 where he lived in Ogden, Ephraim, and Logan. He was married polygamously, participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians,...
Dates: 1850-1914

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