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Silas Hillman autobiography and financial records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 61
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography of Hillman describing his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his later experiences. He writes about the persecutions and problems the Mormons faced in Kirtland, Ohio, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois. He also writes about encounters with Ute Indians during the 1850s following his migration to Utah. Also included are family financial records. Collection includes photocopy of materials.

Dates: 1866-1875

Christian J. Larsen diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 421
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. The diary covers the years from 1851 to 1857 and has many gaps. The autobiographical materials cover the rest of Larsen's life. Larsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark and performed missionary work in that country and in Norway. He moved to Utah in 1854 where he lived in Ogden, Ephraim, and Logan. He was married polygamously, participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians,...
Dates: 1850-1914

Leona Manwaring autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1242
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescripts of an autobiography, a biography, and a diary. Leona Manwaring writes about her life as a Mormon woman in Utah including an encounter with a Ute Indian. Also included is a biography of her husband, David Manwaring (1862-1912). With the collection is a diary of Lydia Badger Remington from September 1879 to June 1880. Remington writes about her journey from Cache Valley, Utah, to the Green River settlement near Vernal, Utah, and the problems with the crops the next...
Dates: approximately 1879 - 1940

History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also...
Dates: 1857-1953

Peter Stubbs autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2633
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Stubbs joined the Mormon Church in 1840, worked as a baker in England, migrated to Utah in 1853, witnessed a grasshopper plague in American Fork, Utah, and experienced an Indian attack at a fort in 1855 near Moab, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1900

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