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Thomas William Gunn mission diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2062
Scope and Contents Account of his activities as a Latter-day Saint missionary, primarily in Florida, part of the Southern States Mission. Collection also includes a photocopy and typescript of each volume, prepared by the Department of Special Collections and Manuscripts at Brigham Young University. The third volume includes poetry, song lyrics, scripture references, and financial and other notes. A list of persons baptized by Gunn and a missionary companion, September 1906-March 1907, is included at the...
Dates: 1906-1908

John R. Halliday memoirs

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2963
Scope and Contents

Includes a two-page vita, and recollections of the author's ancestors, family and youth; professional life; church activities; and hobbies. He served a Latter-day Saint mission in Germany, 1931-1933; studied music at the State Academy of Music in Berlin, Germany, 1933-1934; and worked in the Department of Music at Brigham Young University, 1936-1938 and again beginning in 1942. Material was dictated by John R. Halliday in June 1971, and later transcribed.

Dates: 1971

Ezekiel W. Headley diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 163
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary with photocopies. Headley made the overland journey from Cincinnati, Ohio to California in 1849. Brief, frequent entries focus on distances traveled and camping locations. Headley also writes about the large number of deaths in his company and the many graves which he passed. Lists of the amount of gold dust which he dug in California, as well as expenses, are located in the second half of the diary. A copy of a poem and letter are located at the end.

Dates: 1852

The hills of Bern

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2996
Scope and Contents Recounts her early life in Bern, Idaho; missionary service in New York in the Eastern States Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, late 1920s; activities in Logan, Utah; and teaching school in Weber County, Utah. Includes reflections on polygamy. Her mother, Caroline Buehler, was a plural wife of Christian Kunz. Also includes mention of her mission president, B. H. Roberts. Contains information on her siblings and other family members, including her husbands, two...
Dates: approximately 1978

I remember Ernest : vignettes on Dr. Ernest L. Wilkinson, president of Brigham Young University, 1951-1971

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2950
Scope and Contents

Author relates some of his personal experiences with President Ernest L. Wilkinson which reflect on the latter's work ethic, personality, uses of print media to promote the university, perspectives on BYU athletics, sense of humor, and interactions with other people.

Dates: 1998

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

Peter Madsen diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3225
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript and a handwritten diary. Madsen was called on a mission for the Mormon Church in 1870. He served in Denmark. The collection consists of a handwritten diary in Danish (148 pages) and a typewritten translation of that diary into English (29 pages). With the typescript is the note: "copied from a translation; June 1956. The authority for copying this Book is given on Page 9, of this manuscript, in which Grandfather says 'I am writing these...
Dates: 1870-1871

Edward Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3300
Scope and Contents Photocopy and typescript of a letter from Martin to John Melling, dated April 9, 1849. Letter is also signed by a "John Case" or "John Cane." It mentions briefly the expulsion from Nauvoo and travel to Council Bluffs as well as his being enlisted into the Mormon Battalion. Details all the mileage of his journeys as a member of the Battalion and finally his release and entry into the Salt Lake Valley. Mentions the death and burial of his daughter Eliza Susannah. Also bears his testimony of...
Dates: 1849 April 9

Jesse Bigler Martin diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 446
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with a typed copy of one volume. Martin kept diaries apparently in three volumes. The second and third volumes covering the time from 1854 to 1857 are found with the collection. A typed copy of the first diary covering the years from 1853 to 1854 is also included. Martin writes about his work as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. He returned to the United States in 1857 and traveled by rail to Iowa City, Iowa. Martin writes in...
Dates: 1853-1857

William E. McLellin diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2201
Scope and Contents

This collection, containing photocopies and typescripts of the journals of William E. McLellin, has been organized chronologically into folders.

Dates: 1831-1836

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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 2
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 1
Bern Switzerland Temple (Zollikofen, Switzerland) 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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