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John Crook papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 158
Overview

Handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, genealogies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The John Crook papers relates Crook's conversion, emigration to Utah, and major events related to his Church activities and work as a farmer and president of a coal company.

Dates: 1851-1941

Day by day with the Utah pioneers 1847

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2623
Scope and Contents

Scapbooks. The materials are newspaper clippings glued into blank pages of a book entitled: "Day by day with the Utah pioneers 1847." The items were originally published in the newspapers the "Salt Lake Tribune" and the "Deseret News." The clippings refer to the migration of 1847 to Utah and the early settling of that state by Mormon pioneers.

Dates: 1934-1935

Jesse M. Harmon family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1665
Scope and Contents Collection consists of materials by and about the Jesse M. Harmon family. Of particular focus are Jesse M. Harmon, who was a prominent member of the community in Provo, Utah, and his father Appleton Milo Harmon, who was an original pioneer to Utah in 1847 and was known for constructing the odometer invented by William Clayton. Includes biographical and genealogical sketches of several family members, newspaper clippings, journal transcripts, family newsletters, and other documents used in...
Dates: approximately 1868-1989

James Whittaker diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2582
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, and a biography. Some of the diaries were kept in the pitman form of shorthand. Whittaker made two journeys from England to the United States, once in 1842 and again in 1851. He kept diaries of these trips and of crossing the continent to Utah in 1851. Also included is a biography of Whittaker by Charlotte Chatterly Perkins Jones.

Dates: 1842-1880

Charles H. Wilcken papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1125
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents relating to the lives of Charles W. Wilcken and his son David. The clippings largely tell of the life of Charles while many of the miscellaneous items relate to the marriage, Church activities, and employment of David.

Dates: 1864-1933