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An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1903
Scope and Contents Original proclamation endorsed by Willard Richards, W. W. Phelps, and Brigham Young. The document is an act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on the Green River. The act discusses the fares that would be charged for its use. The document also states the penalty for running unauthorized ferries.
Dates: 1852

Maria L. Acuña letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1118
Scope and Contents Photocopies of holograph letters with typewritten copies made in Spanish and in English translation (4 items, 21 pages). Three of the letters were written in 1866-1867 by Maria L. Acuña of Chile to her brother, Rumardo Acuña, in San Francisco, California. She asks why he has not written for a long time, tells about family matters, and refers to the war Chile was having with Spain (1865-1866).The other letter was written by Maria del Socorro Contreras in 1909 and sent to her son,...
Dates: 1866-1909

Arza Adams diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 729
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries in four volumes. Also included are photocopies of the materials. Adams mentions his youth and starts his diaries in 1830. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836 and subsequently lived in Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: 1830-1844

Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.
Dates: 1965

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

Annie Rolph Aldridge biographical papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 506
Scope and Contents Typewritten life sketch from a Cardston newspaper, photograph of her family and family genealogical sheet.
Dates: undated

Alexander A. and Maria E. Allen autobiographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 549
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiographies of Allen, an early settler and bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston, Idaho, and of his first wife, Maria.
Dates: 1910-1916

Biography : Maregaret Hall Ruston Alston, came to Utah in 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2512
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Maragaret Hall Rushton Alston was born in England. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated with her first husband, John Rushton, to the United States. He died in St. Louis, Missouri, and she arrived in Utah in 1850 and later settled in American Fork. She caught cold and died.
Dates: 1940

The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.
Dates: 1958

American Pioneer Trails Association papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 42
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings,programs, and correspondence relating to the formation, projects, and meetings of the American Pioneer Trails Association, 1938-1943. Included are historical sketches and photographs of monuments erected at historical sites along various pioneer trails in the American West. Also included are charters and bylaws of various trail memorial associations and correspondence with Le Roy Hafen, an history professor at Brigham Young...
Dates: 1938-1943

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Pioneers 661
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American Fork (Utah) -- History 164
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Mormon women -- Biography 111
Letters 93
Mormons -- England 92
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Mormon pioneers -- History 68
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 62
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 56
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 53
Photocopies 52
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 48
Immigrants -- Utah 45
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 41
Missions and Missionaries 34
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 34
Mormon handcart companies 33
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 30
Social Life and Customs 26
Histories 22
Material Types 22
Mormons -- Utah -- History 22
Overland journeys to the Pacific 22
Home and Family 21
Typescripts 21
Parowan (Utah) -- History 19
Mormons -- Utah -- Biography 18
Biography -- 19th century 17
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 17
Family histories 16
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 15
Mormons -- Biography 15
Provo (Utah) -- History 15
Mormons -- Emigration and immigration 14
Correspondence 13
Frontier and pioneer life 11
Genealogies 11
Manti (Utah) -- History 11
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History 11
Mormon women -- Utah -- American Fork 11
Mormon women -- Utah -- History 11
Mormons -- Denmark 11
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Ute Indians -- History 10
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Mormons -- Missouri -- History 9
Photographs 9
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Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History 8
Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History 7
Lists 7
Logan (Utah) -- History 7
Mormons -- Persecutions 7
Notes 7
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries 7
Springville (Utah) -- History 7
Transcripts 7
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 6
Military 6
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Mormons -- Arizona -- History 6
Mormons -- Canada 6
Mormons -- Illinois -- History 6
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 54
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 32
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 25
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 22
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 17
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Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 16
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 16
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 12
Shelley, Charlotte D. 10
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 9
Tanner, George S. 7
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 6
Wright, June S. 6
Buckwalter, Eliza W. 5
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 5
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 5
Okey, Cynthia Adams 5
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 5
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 5
Allison, Helen Taylor 4
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 4
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 4
Mott, Albert S. 4
Sager, Bertha N. 4
Utah. Militia 4
Alston, Louisa Grant 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 3
Gardner, Nathan H. 3
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Smith family 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
United States. Army 3
Wanless, Venina H. 3
Able, Mary E. S. 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Allred, James, 1784-1876 2
Andrus family 2
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 2
Aydelotte, Hannah 2
Backus, Russel Benson 2
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 2
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 2
Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889 2
Call, Anson Vasco, 1834-1867 2
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 2
Cheney family 2
Cunningham, George 2
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 2
Dansie, Charlotte Rudland, 1829-1862 2
Deakin, Maud Householder 2
Dean, Amy Dickerson 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Durrant, Ella E. 2
Durrant, Kezia Keys 2
Earl, Lizzie Conder 2
Eldredge, Elnathan 2
Emmett, James, 1803-1852 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Graham, John C. (John Crosthwaite), 1839-1906 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 2
Hansen, Mary Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Zella 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Henrie, Myra Mayall 2
Holt, James, 1804-1894 2
Hunt, Jefferson, 1804-1879 2
Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878 2
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 2
Ingersoll, Nora B. 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Knight, Newel, 1800-1847 2
Lambert, Charles, 1816-1892 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 2
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878 2
Meeks family 2
Miner, Tamma Durfee 2
Morley, Callie O. 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850) 2
Parker, William 2
Pearce, Jean Rio Griffiths Baker, 1810-1883 2
Peck, Georgiana Morse 2
Pectol, George 2
Peirce family 2
Peirce, Robert, 1797-1884 2
Penrod, Rose 2
Peterson, Sylvia Thornton 2
Priday, Zina 2
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2
Richards, Silas, 1807-1884 2
Robinson family 2
Robinson, Edward, 1807-1896 2
Robinson, William S., 1840- 2
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 2
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