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O. J. Anderson and family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1563
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Olaf J. Anderson, including information about his two wives Kathinka and Nathalia and several of their children. She presents the history of the family's "Anderson Hotel" in Castle Dale, Utah and Olaf's and Kathinka's mission for the Mormon Church in Copenhagen, Denmark where he edited the Mormon newspaper, "Scandinavian Star," 1908-1912.

Dates: 1980

Death of faithful veteran : sketch of the life of Elder Daniel Allen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3082
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Daniel Allen. He was born on 9 December 1804 in Whitestown, New York, and moved to Chataugua County, New York, in 1807. Daniel Allen married Mary Anne Morris on 6 October 1828. They were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 1832. In 1836, he moved to Kirtland, Ohio, and he later went to the Far West, Missouri, area. He faced the Missouri persecution of Mormons, and he...
Dates: approximately 1920

The ghost town of Hillsdale

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1624
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed history of Hillsdale, Utah and of the Johnson and Wilson families who founded it.

Dates: 1969

Jens Hansen diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3876
Scope and Contents

Collection contains two photocopies of Jens Hansen's diary from 1886, which includes an account of his trial and experience in the territorial penitentiary. Diary is written in parallel versions, one a narrative account and the other a series of daily entries. Also includes copies of autograph book entries written by Hansen during his stay. His entries describe conditions and activities in the prison, and his relationship with his family.

Dates: 1886

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

Lyman Stephen and Gideon D. Wood biographical sketches

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1489
Scope and Contents Photocopies of three typescripts. One is a biography of Lyman Stephen Wood, the other a biography of Gideon Durfee Wood, and the third is a genealogical record of the John Daley family. Mitchell tells of the persecutions his grandfather had to endure as a Mormon in Missouri and Ohio, his move to Utah, his settling down in Springville, and his establishing the Springville Coop. Mitchell also talks about Gideon Durfee Wood who was the first mayor of Springville and member of the city...
Dates: 1935

Aurel Pratt Winkler diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2772
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of two handwritten five-year diaries. Aurel kept these in the last years of his life. He writes about his activities and illnesses. The last entry, 17 July 1984, was written by Aurel's wife, Blanche, on the day he died. "He left me this afternoon."

Dates: 1978-1984

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