Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 24

James I. Steel autobiography and family records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 516
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography with family records apparently also copied by Steel. James Steel converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1854. He later settled in Tooele County, Utah. Steel entered into polygamy in 1874. Also included are ordinations and patriarchal blessings of family members. Steel also writes about his visions and dreams.

Dates: 1879-1910

Biography of Jasper Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1579
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Jasper Peterson, the first Mormon bishop of the Castle Dale Ward. He migrated to the United States from Denmark after his family was converted to the Mormon Church.

Dates: approximately 1890

Catherine Bowles family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1492
Scope and Contents

Typed, photocopied, and bound genealogical information. The item contains a pedigree chart and family histories of Bowles' ancestors.

Dates: 1978

Sarah Shuler Buckwalter biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1738
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typed biography of Sarah Shuler Buckwalter and of pictures of three of her children. She was converted to the Mormon Church in Pennsylvania and settled in American Fork, Utah

Dates: approximately 1960

Rasmus Neilsen diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 521
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a translation into English of Neilsen's diary. The original is in Danish. The item was translated by Neilsen's son, Christian Emil Neilsen. Rasmus writes about his migration to the United States and about the death of his wife. Rasmus died on 25 March 1854. Also included is an autobiography of Christian Emil Neilsen. Christian writes about encounters with Indians, his migration to Utah, where he worked, and his experiences in the Mormon Church. The spelling of the...
Dates: 1853-1854

Mary Ann Robinson Dudley letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1835
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters written from Nauvoo, Illinois; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Willard, Utah. Most of them were written by Mary Ann Robinson Dudley and deal largely with family matters. Dated 1844-1897.

Dates: 1844-1897

Esaias Edwards autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 184
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. The account is retrospective until 1856. Edwards writes extensively about his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1839, life at Nauvoo, Illinois, and the death of two of his wives. There is a lengthy discussion in the opening pages of the diary about astronomy and a family cooperative city, "Edwardsville," which he hoped to build. Edwards made the overland journey from Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1848 by ox team and writes briefly about the scarcity of feed...
Dates: 1856-1882

John and Louisa Thalmann Hasler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1142
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autbiography edited by Helen C. Stark in 1963. Louisa Hasler writes about her conversion to the Mormon Church; her association with her brother-in-law, Hans Ulrich Winkler; her migration to Utah; and her life in Mt. Pleasant. Also included is a typed autobiography of Louisa's husband, John Hasler. John writes about his association with Hans Ulrich Winkler, his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, and his life in Mt. Pleasant.

Dates: approximately 1900

History of James and Rhoda Leach Nease Guyman

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2848
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a biography of James Guyman. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain. Guyman was an early convert to the Mormon Church who migrated to Utah and eventually settled in Springville, Utah. He died in Fountain Green, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1930

Jonathan Harriman Holmes diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1164
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a diary kept from 1846 to 1848. Holmes writes about enlisting in the Mormon Battalion, the march to Santa Fe and to California, being discharged from the service, and his travels to Sacramento, California, and to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is an obituary for Holmes, his account book, and biographies of Franklin Weaver and Sarah Elizabeth Holmes.

Dates: 1846-1947

Filtered By

  • Subject: Mormons -- Utah X
  • Subject: Home and Family X
  • Subject: Mormon pioneers X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Autobiographies 12
Mormon pioneers 11
Mormon pioneers -- History 9
Biography 8
Mormons -- Utah -- History 8
∨ more
Diaries 6
City and Town Life 5
Immigration and American Expansion 3
Letters 3
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 3
Pioneers 3
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 2
Genealogies 2
Material Types 2
Mormons -- Arizona -- History 2
Mormons -- Utah -- Biography 2
Mormons -- Utah -- Mount Pleasant -- History 2
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 2
Saint George (Utah) -- History 2
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 2
Utah -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2
American Fork (Utah) -- History 1
Biography -- 19th century 1
British Americans -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 1
Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho) 1
Castle Dale (Utah) -- History 1
Cleveland (Utah) -- History 1
Correspondence 1
Davis County (Utah) -- History 1
Ephraim (Utah) -- History 1
Fredrickshaven (Denmark) -- History -- Sources 1
Histories 1
Images 1
Immigrants -- Utah -- Castle Dale 1
Indians of North America -- History 1
Kanab (Utah) -- History 1
Manti (Utah) -- History 1
Merchants -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History -- Sources 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American 1
Military 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Denmark -- History 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- England 1
Mormon Church -- Missions -- Nebraska 1
Mormon pioneers -- Biography 1
Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 1
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 1
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History 1
Mormon women -- History 1
Mormon women -- Utah -- History 1
Mormon women -- Utah -- Mount Pleasant -- History 1
Mormon women -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 1
Mormons -- Arizona -- Taylor -- History -- Sources 1
Mormons -- California -- History 1
Mormons -- Denmark -- History 1
Mormons -- England -- History 1
Mormons -- Idaho -- History 1
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- Correspondence 1
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 1
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History -- 19th century 1
Mormons -- Scotland -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- American Fork -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Castle Dale -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Davis County -- Biography 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Farmington -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Huntsville -- History -- Sources 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Manti -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- Correspondence 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Tooele County -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Willard -- Correspondence 1
Nauvoo (Ill.) 1
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 1
Newsletters 1
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 1
Pedigrees 1
Photocopies 1
Politics, Government, and Law 1
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 1
Saint George (Utah) 1
Salt Lake City (Utah) 1
San Bernardino (Calif.) -- History -- Sources 1
Shoshoni Indians -- Wyoming -- History 1
Swiss Americans -- Utah -- Mount Pleasant -- History 1
Taylor (Ariz.) -- History -- Sources 1
Tooele (Utah) 1
Tooele County (Utah) -- History 1
Typescripts 1
Utah -- History 1
Ute Indians -- Wars -- History 1
Women in the Mormon Church -- Utah -- American Fork -- History 1
Zuni Indians -- History 1
∧ less
 
Names
Allison, Helen Taylor 1
Bowles family 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Buckwalter, Sarah Schuler, 1801-1879 1
Dudley family 1