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Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950

J. Spencer Cornwall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3151
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters, speeches, photographs, and other materials relating to J. Spencer Cornwall's activities and work with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Dates: approximately 1916-1979

Harry A. Dean diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2249
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten diary, newsclippings, correspondence, biographies of family members, and an autobiography written in the form of an obituary. The diary portion of the volume covers 139 pages and relatesto Dean's family life and music-related activities.

Dates: 1983

Foreword to a life story

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1819
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of John L. Seymour who taught at Sacramento Junior College for 24 years, produced and directed many plays, composed operas and chamber music. He later moved to Cedar City, Utah after the death of his mother and established a memorial library for her at Southern Utah State College. He discusses the operas he wrote and describes his philosophy of life.

Dates: 1980

Life of William Wells Brady

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1581
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography of William Wells Brady. Brady was born in Fairview, Utah and moved to a number of locations to pursue his teaching career.

Dates: 1959

Members of the Utah Stake Tabernacle Choir present at the dedication of the Old Tabernacle, Provo, Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1901
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten list. This list indicates all the choir members at the time of the dedication of the Old Tabernacle in 1867. The tabernacle was dedicated by President John Taylor. The asterisks on the list indicate members who were still alive in 1926 when the list was compiled.

Dates: 1926

Charles Sansom diaries and an autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3137
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and an autobiography. Sansom writes about his early life in England, the death of his father, and his work in a woolen factory. He tells about his migration to Utah and his career as a trombone player in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also writes about the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858. He tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England from 1873 to 1874. He writes mostly about his activities and those of...
Dates: 1873-1907

Sketch of the life of Thomas Durham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3077
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm reproduction of a typed manuscript. The item is a biography of Thomas Durham. He lived in England, joined the Mormon Church in 1850, married Mary Morton in 1852, and migrated to Utah in 1856 with the Martin handcart company. He soon went to Parowan, Utah, where he led the local choir for 62 years. He married a second wife, Mary Mitchell, in 1860 and took a third wife, Carole Mortensen, in 1867. Durham made a living as a furniture maker. Alfred M. Durham...
Dates: 1936

The Vans : Van Wagenen, Van Wagoner, 1964 : also, Epperson's collection of treasures

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 126
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Epperson writes about his life and career as a teacher and as a musician. He played the violin and composed music. He was raised in Midway, Utah but later live in Provo, Utah. Also included are mimeographed copies of songs written by him.

Dates: 1964

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