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Wesley W. Craig autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3066
Scope and Contents Comments on his ancestry; early life in Cabarton, Cascade, and elsewhere in Idaho; service in the U.S. Navy during the 1940s; conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), 1949; work in the Department of Sociology and School of Social Work at BYU; and professional and religious experiences, including in Guatemala, Peru, Spain, and Venezuela.
Dates: 1990-1998

James A. Little diaries and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3216
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Little writes about his youth and his participation in the war with Mexico. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1849 and his subsequent migration to Utah in the same year. Little writes about his marriage to Mary Jane Lytle in December of 1849 and troubles with Indians in Utah Valley, Utah. Little kept a diary from 1 January 1856 to 12 August 1857 when he served as a missionary for the Mormon...
Dates: 1856-1892

Annie Atkin Tanner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8835
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the life of Annie Atkin Tanner. Some materials were written by Tanner, while others were contributed by family members after her death. Includes literary works, family histories, and correspondence. Contains handwritten, typewritten, and printed documents, as well as photographs. Materials, primarily from Utah, document her personal relationships and efforts as an author. Frequent subjects are family history, Utah life, and Mormonism. Dated approximately...
Dates: approximately 1893-2001

Joseph Young affadavit of Haun's Mill massacre

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 791
Scope and Contents Materials include Joseph Young's original eyewitness account of events that occured during the Haun's Mill massacre on October 30, 1838. His account was witnessed and sealed on June 4, 1839, by John Woods of the Circuit Court in Adams County, Missouri. Young describes the mob, his escape, and the conditions of the victims. Young also writes that he helped bury the dead. The account was later used by the Church as evidence of the sufferings of its members in Missouri. Dated June 4, 1839.
Dates: 1839 June 4