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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

Alaska Anchorage mission report

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1929
Scope and Contents The item is a bound photocopy of the original typewritten report. The report is a summary of the activities of Snarr as mission president. It contains statistics on the growth of the Mormon Church in the region and on programs being implemented to increase church member activity.
Dates: 1981

Alexander A. and Maria E. Allen autobiographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 549
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiographies of Allen, an early settler and bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston, Idaho, and of his first wife, Maria.
Dates: 1910-1916

Biography : Maregaret Hall Ruston Alston, came to Utah in 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2512
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Maragaret Hall Rushton Alston was born in England. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated with her first husband, John Rushton, to the United States. He died in St. Louis, Missouri, and she arrived in Utah in 1850 and later settled in American Fork. She caught cold and died.
Dates: 1940

The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.
Dates: 1958

Ancestors of Karl G. Maeser, 1988-1901, and Anna Heneritta Therese Mieth, 1830-1896

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2126
Scope and Contents Biographical history of Karl G. Maeser tells of his childhood in Saxony, Germany; his education; marriage; conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; migration to Utah in 1857; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Germany, 1867-1870; establishment of the Brigham Young Academy (later Brigham Young University); service as principal of Brigham Young Academy, 1876-1892; teaching LDS seminary; and information on his death and funeral. Includes photocopies of...
Dates: 1999

Washington F. Anderson diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 40
Overview The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day.
Dates: 1857

Andrus family biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 188
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of family members. Persons in the Andrus family joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah, and settled in various areas. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1950

The Andrus recorder

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1068
Scope and Contents "The Andrus Recorder," vol. 1 no. 1, Oct. 1964. The "Recorder" was dedicated to family news, history, and genealogy. This item includes an autobiography of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) composed in 1875. Milo was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and colonizer who eventually settled in St. George, Utah.
Dates: 1964

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 36
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 26
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 21
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 19
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 14
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Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 12
Shelley, Charlotte D. 12
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 8
Tanner, George S. 8
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 8
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 7
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 6
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 5
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 4
Buckwalter, Eliza W. 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 3
Okey, Cynthia Adams 3
Utah. Militia 3
Wright, June S. 3
Able, Mary E. S. 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Allison, Helen Taylor 2
Alston, Louisa Grant 2
Andrus family 2
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 2
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 2
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 2
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 2
Cheney family 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
Dansie, Charlotte Rudland, 1829-1862 2
Deakin, Maud Householder 2
Dean, Amy Dickerson 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Gardner, Nathan H. 2
Graham, John C. (John Crosthwaite), 1839-1906 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hansen, Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Mary Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Zella 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 2
Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 2
Lambert, Charles, 1816-1892 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 2
Meeks family 2
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 2
Miner, Tamma Durfee 2
Mott, Albert S. 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850) 2
Parker, William 2
Peck, Georgiana Morse 2
Pectol, George 2
Penrod, Rose 2
Robinson, Edward, 1807-1896 2
Shelley, George F., 1871-1969 2
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Elias, 1804-1888 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Steele, John, 1821-1903 2
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 2
Turley, Lola Jesamine Ollerton 2
United States. Army 2
Varney, Rose Dorton 2
Wanless, Venina H. 2
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Wiggill, Eli, 1811-1884 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 2
Abel, Mary E. Shelley 1
Able, Ella 1
Adams, Ancel James, 1891-1983 1
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, Kate Rowley 1
Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
Adams, Marie Proctor 1
Adams, Marillah Olney, 1833-1899 1
Adams, Mary Bathgate Logan, 1844-1901 1
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Admiral (Ship) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Alexander A., 1845-1916 1
Allen, James B., 1927- 1
Allen, Maria E., 1847-1924 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Allred, Seraph White 1
Alston, Joseph, 1821-1891 1
Alston, Margaret Hall Rushton 1
Ambrose, Lucy A., 1896-1986 1
Anderson, Ellen, 1805-1890 1
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