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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

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 his...
Dates: 1852-1897

Biography of Elizabeth Hopkins Carpenter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1506
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed biographical sketch of the life of Elizabeth Hopkins Carpenter. The item gives relevant genealogical and historical data on Carpenter as well as expressing various anecdotes and traditions about her.
Dates: 1950

Biography of John William Robertson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1684
Scope and Contents Carbon copy of a typescript of the biography of John William Robertson, Mormon pioneer who lived in Spanish Fork, Utah and later settled Lovell, Wyoming.
Dates: approximately 1930

Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1893-1950

Seth Millington Blair diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1316
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Blair writes about his parents, his joining of the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his mission to Texas for the Mormon Church, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah. He includes patriarchal blessings of family members. There are many gaps in the diary.
Dates: 1853-1868

John A. Blythe journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 780
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.

A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.
Dates: 1876-1877

The book of life of Hugh Moon

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 751
Scope and Contents Typescript of an autobiography. Moon was born in Lancashire, England, converted to Mormonism with his parents, came to Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1848, moved to St. George, Utah, in 1861, and relocated to Farmington, Utah, in 1866.
Dates: 1869

Catherine Bowles family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1492
Scope and Contents Typed, photocopied, and bound genealogical information. The item contains a pedigree chart and family histories of Bowles' ancestors.
Dates: 1978

Johanna Christina Danielson Cannon personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1421
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten personal history. Cannon describes her emigration to Utah, her homesteading experiences there, and her marriage as a plural wife to Angus M. Cannon.
Dates: 1910

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Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
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Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Blair, Seth Millington 1
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Clough, William 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
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Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Dickson, Albert Douglas, 1840-1923 1
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Farnsworth, Eliza Lewis 1
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Gilbert, Eliza L. Farnsworth 1
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Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hoffman family 1
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Hutchinson, Ardelia Narcissus George 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Jensen, Ella Carpenter 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 1
Johnson, Seth 1
Jones, Charlotte Chatterly Perkins 1
Kartchner, Etta, 1881- 1
Kartchner, William Decatur, 1820-1892 1
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Larsen, Christian J. 1
Larsen, Hans Peter, 1835-1928 1
Mace, Wandle, 1809-1890 1
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Millet, Artemus, 1790-1874 1
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Nebeker family 1
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Ott, James A. 1
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Pack, John, 1809-1885 1
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Salt Lake Temple 1
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