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Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2991
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at...
Dates: 1999

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and...
Dates: 1848-1883

Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2180
Scope and Contents

Autobiography by Cyrena Dustin Merrille, including her experience joining the Mormon Church in 1837, time spent in Far West, Missouri, Nauvoo, Illinois, Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and her migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. She describes the impact of a measles outbreak among Ute Indians in Salt Lake City in 1851, and an 1876 move to Arizona with her family. Also included is a genealogy of the Merrill family. Dated 1898 to 1907.

Dates: 1898-1907

Belinda Marden Pratt papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2868
Scope and Contents

Letter to Belinda from her husband, Parley P. Pratt, written from San Francisco in January 1855, focusing on family concerns; and a fifteen-page autobiographical sketch written by her, dated 1884 on page one and 1889 on page eleven. Also includes an undated biographical sketch of Belinda written by Parker Pratt Robison, based on her autobiographical account. Her account discusses her conversion to Mormonism, church service, and marriage to Parley P. Pratt.

Dates: 1855-1889

O. Preston Robinson book drafts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1735
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten book drafts. The materials are drafts of unpublished books entitled: "Mormons, a Distinctive People: What Propells the Rapid Growth of this unique Religion," "Who was Jesus of Nazareth? Lord God, Jehovah of the Testament," and "Lights and Shadows in the Lives of Oliver Preston Robinson and Christine Hinckley Robinson."

Dates: 1981-1985

Two foundation stones and life history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 833
Scope and Contents

The two items of this collection are typescripts. "Two Foundation Stones" is five pages long and deals with the family life of the Packers and how they apply Mormon church principles in their family. The other document is a two page life history of Donna Smith Packer.

Dates: 1974-1978

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