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George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and...
Dates: 1852-1897

Biography : Emeretta Phillips Thornton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2571
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Emeretta Phillips was born in 1854 in New England. She was a member of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1861. She settled in American Fork. She married Oliver E. Thornton in 1873 and died 1934. Much of the account is in the words of Emeretta.

Dates: approximately 1940

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and...
Dates: 1848-1883

Daughters of Utah Pioneers records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1788
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clipping of pioneer monuments, scrapbooks, biographies, histories of various industries, lists of officers and members, and meeting programs. The materials relate to the operation of the organization primarily in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1911-1937

Eva Charlotta Anderson Bjork diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 888
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary in six pages. Eva Bjork writes about migrating from Sweden to Utah in 1884. Also included is a biography of Eva's husband, William Bjork. William migrated from Sweden to Utah in 1868. He worked for the railroad and lived in several places in Utah. He finally settled in Provo, Utah. The author of the item is unknown and the date of its composition is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1884-1930

Sarah Ann Gillins Eyre autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2639
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Eyre writes about her childhood and her migration to the United States from England in 1854. She relates her experiences crossing the contintent to Utah as a pioneer.

Dates: approximately 1900

Charles Alfred Harper diary and biography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1007
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary and a biography of Harper. The diary covers the dates from April 7 to August 8, 1847 when Harper came to Utah with one of the earliest Mormon pioneer companies. He worked as a wheelwright. Also included are notes of financial transactions in Holladay, Utah, in 1895.

Dates: 1847-1971

Huntington Chapter collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1271

Collection is comprised of typewritten biographies of residents of Huntington, Utah. Also included are several documents pertaining to the history of Huntington, Utah.

Dates: 1900-1960

Hutchins family newsletters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2758
Scope and Contents

Newletters and biographies. The materials relate to the Hutchings family of Utah. Many of their ancestors joined the Mormon Church in the nineteenth century and migrated to Utah. In the newsletters are excerpts from diaries and autobiographies.

Dates: 1816-1979

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2049
Scope and Contents Two handwritten autobiographies, a biography of George Jarvis (1823-1913), miscellaneous materials, and photocopies of these items. Ann was born in England and married George Jarvis at age sixteen. She and George were converted to the Mormon Church in 1848. George worked as a sailor to earn money for the journey to Utah. They arrived in Salt Lake City around 1860 and moved to St. George, Utah in 1861. Ann had eleven children. Anne recounts the major events of her life and writes about her...
Dates: 1871-1898

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