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John A. Blythe journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 780
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.

A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.

Dates: 1876-1877

Asahel Woodruff Burk personal histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1467
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typed and handwritten personal history items. The collection gives information on Burk's life and genealogy.

Dates: 1932-1953

Ada Arvilla Burk Earl autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2642
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography which was revised in 1937. Ada writes about her life in Farmington, Utah, attending school, importing silk worms to Utah, and local entertainment. She later moved to Springerville, Arizona with her family. Ada married John H. Earl (1855-1953), a farmer and a carpenter. She moved to Chihuahua, Mexico in 1887, to Fielding, Utah in 1902, and to Ogden, Utah in 1922.

Dates: 1937

William Decatur Kartchner autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 904
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Kartchner writes about his early life in Pennsylvania; joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843 and subsequently moving to Nauvoo, Illinois; and his migration to Utah in 1847. He lived in serveral places in Utah and settled in Arizona. Also included is a partriarchal blessing for Etta Kartchner.

Dates: 1884-1894

Life sketch of A. Jay

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1553
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography, a newsclipping about Aaron Johnson Sr. (1806-1877), a handwritten copy of the senior Johnson's biography by his daughter, Marilla Lucretia Johnson Miller, and handwritten copies of correspondence on the Johnson family genealogy. This correspondence consists of letters from Stephen Johnson, brother of Aaron Johnson Sr., and also from Frank L. Johnson and W.E. Johnson, distant cousins of Aaron Johnson Jr. All items are photocopies.

Dates: 1926

William James Frazier McAllister autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3122
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William McAllister, who was born in Delaware in 1845. McAllister writes about his father who served in the Methodist and Episcopal Churches. McAllister's father and the rest of his family were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1860. McAllister migrated to Utah in 1861 but returned to help other pioneers to come to Utah. He served as a cavalryman in Utah's Black Hawk War and...
Dates: approximately 1885

Price W. Nelson journal and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3121
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Price W. Nelson. The account is largely retrospective even though much of it is written like diary entries. Also included is a diary to Nelson dated 5 Aug. 1935. Nelson writes about his birth in California in 1855, his journey to Utah in 1857. He also settled in Franklin, Idaho, in 1859 and moved to Logan, Utah, in 1864. He later moved to Glendale, Utah. He lived in numerous other places in Arizona and...
Dates: approximately 1913-1946

Frihoff Godfred Nielson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 809
Dates: 1875-1935

Andrew Locy Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 776
Scope and Contents

Includes autobiographies; reminiscences; letters; and biographical sketches of various family members. Discusses growing up in pioneer Utah; courtship and marriage; and life in the Mormon settlements in Arizona.

Dates: 1932

John Henry Standifird papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 44
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and letters. Standifird writes about his life in Bountiful, St. George, Kanab, Panguitch, Manti, and Moab, Utah. He also lived in Taylor and Alpine, Arizona. He gives information on the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858, his work on the St. George and Manti temples, his mission for the Mormon Church in Missouri, and his daily life in Utah.

Dates: 1857-1909

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