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Henry William Bigler diary

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3095
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is "extracts from missionary experiences. Copied from original diary owned by Delbert Bigler, Provo, Utah." The extracts start in 1853 when Bigler was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Hawaii. He writes about a smallpox epidemic and missionary experiences. He returned to Utah in 1855. He married Cynthia Jane Whipple in November of 1855. He went on another mission to Hawaii in 1857 and returned in 1858. He talks about his...
Dates: 1853-1899

Kenneth C. Bullock autobiographical sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2982
Scope and Contents

Briefly recounts his early life in Pleasant Grove, Utah; family; educational and occupational experiences; and service in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1988

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

E. V. Carter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 405
Scope and Contents Handwritten record (plus photocopies) of Carter's journey frm Ohio to St. Louis via Wisconsin. ALS's dated Oct. 15, 24, 1845 (plus photocopies) to his wife, Mary Hine Carter, are revised transcripts of diary. Diary entry for November 13 describes a visit to the Nauvoo, Illinois Temple.This is a journal kept by E.V. Carter during his journey from Tallmadge, Ohio, to St. Louis, Missouri. He wrote of a lecturer, "Mr. Little John," at a Methodist house in White Pigeon Prarie,...
Dates: 1845

Chauncy D. Harris interview, Chicago, Illinois

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2945
Scope and Contents Comments on his early life and on the influence of his father, Franklin S. Harris, president of Brigham Young University (BYU). Also comments on attendance at the following institutions of higher learning: BYU, 1930-1934; University of Chicago, 1933, 1934, and 1937-1939; Oxford University, 1934-1936; London School of Economics, 1936-1937; and Kent State University, 1937. Includes comments on his early interest in geography, some of his teachers at BYU and the University of Chicago, and his...
Dates: 1986; 1986

Roberta Flake Clayton book drafts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 715
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of biographies used in Clayton's "Pioneer Women of Arizona," published in 1969, and "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Arizona," published in 1974. Most of the 195 women and 118 men are Mormons who relate their personal experiences in the early settlements of Arizona.

Dates: 1969-1974

Benjamin Cluff diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3076
Scope and Contents Diary written by Cluff documenting his activities as he led a small group from Brigham Young Academy through Panama and into Columbia. Though Cluff states a desire to search for the Book of Mormon city of Zarahemla while on the expedition, much of the diary is devoted to describing travel preparations, countryside traveled through, and plantation owners Cluff meets during the trip. The group traveled by steamboat, by mule, or on foot for much of the trip and encountered many difficulties...
Dates: 1901

Matthew and Elva T. Cowley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1470
Scope and Contents

Holographs, typescripts (some duplicated), printed material and newspaper clippings (photocopies). Contains journals, correspondence, mission papers, speeches and notes, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia concerning Cowley's mission to New Zealand, time as a student in Washington, D.C., his life as a mission president and Apostle, and the development of missionary activity in the South Pacific and Orient. Also included are an autobiography by Elva T. Cowley and Cowley family histories.

Dates: 1914-1980

The Fort Hall Indian reservation : history and establishment of the reservation

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 858
Scope and Contents Photoduplicated typescript of a history of the Fort Hall Indian reservation for the Shoshone and Bannock Indians in Idaho. Events of 1941 are the last mentioned in the document, so it is likely written on or shortly after that date. The author is unknown, but the history was written from an administrative standpoint and includes such data as the amount of acreage, productivity of the soil, the types of crops grown, the quality of roads, and the types and numbers of cattle on the...
Dates: 1941

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1931

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Haun's Mill (Mo.) -- History 1
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Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 1
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Berryessa, Max J. 1
Berryssa, Janet Marian Greaves, 1923- 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah) 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Music 1
Brigham Young University. Department of Recreation Management and Youth Leadership 1
Bullock, Kenneth C. 1
Butterworth, Edwin, Jr., 1912-2010 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Carter, E. V. (Elbert Victor), 1810- 1
Carter, Mary H. (Mary Hine) 1
Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern States Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 1
Clayton, Roberta Flake, 1877- 1
Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 1
Condie, Gibson 1
Cowley family 1
Cowley, Elva Taylor, 1898-1987 1
Cowley, Matthew, 1897-1953 1
Cox, Zina Kunz Hatch Fuit 1
Fielding, Joseph 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Gunn, Thomas William 1
Hale, Anna Lucius 1
Hale, Aroet Lucius 1
Halliday, John R. 1
Harris, Chauncy D. (Chauncy Dennison), 1914-2003 1
Harris, Franklin Stewart, 1884-1960 1
Headley, Ezekiel W. (Ezekiel Whitehead), 1830-1918 1
Kimball, Christopher 1
Kunz, Caroline Buehler, 1857-1947 1
Kunz, Christian, 1846-1931 1
Lambson, Alfred Boaz 1
Larsen, Karen 1
Larsen, Paul D. 1
Leavitt, Sarah Studevant 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Little, Mary Jane Lytle, 1831-1921 1
London School of Economics and Political Science 1
Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge, 1820-1886 1
Madsen, Peter, 1824-1911 1
Martin, Edward, -1882 1
Martin, Jesse Bigler, 1825-1908 1
McLellin, William E. (William Earl) 1
Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850) 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Pinegar, Ed J. 1
Pinegar, Effie Jolley 1
Pinegar, Patricia 1
Poole, Harold W. (Harold Wood), 1918- 1
Radmall, Alma, 1853-1924 1
Radmall, Caroline Severn, 1825-1883 1
Radmall, Henry Bullivant, 1814-1908 1
Radmall, Verda 1
Robbins, Seymour Kenneth, 1931- 1
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 1
Skinner, Rulon Dean 1
Smith, Albert, 1804-1892 1
Smith, Bathsheba W. Bigler, 1822-1910 1
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 1
Smith, Lucy Meserve, 1817-1892 1
Southern Utah State College 1
Stout, Allen Joseph, 1815-1889 1
Tanner, George S. 1
Tolton family 1
Tolton, John F. (John Franklin), 1861-1950 1
United States. Army 1
University of Chicago 1
University of Oxford 1
Wagstaff, Samuel, 1820-1897 1
Whitney, Helen Mar, 1828-1896 1
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978 1
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 1
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 1
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