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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

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

Jonathan Oldham Duke autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 227
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a handwritten autobiography and three volumes of diaries kept by Jonathan Oldham Duke from 1850 to 1857. Also includes a transcription of volume 1 and volume 2.

Dates: 1850-1857

Andrew Ferguson diaries and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1055
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiography, diary, and notebook containing speeches, council meeting minutes, and journal additions. Ferguson writes about his ancestors, early life, education, and his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1844. His diaries cover the years 1852-55 and 1879-80 while serving as a missionary in Scotland. Many entries are lengthy and detailed, but there are several gaps. Ferguson made the overland journey from Atchison, Kansas to Salt Lake City in 1855, and writes briefly of...
Dates: 1852-1880

William Greenwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 39
Scope and Contents

Contains twelve handwritten, signed letters which concern Greenwood's conversion to Mormonism in England, his immigration to the United States, activities in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the 1847 trek to Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah. Also includes a bound autobiography (plus typescript) written between 1869 and 1884.

Dates: 1847-1884

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

Hendrickson family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2764
Scope and Contents

Contains the Peter P. Hendrickson Family History, the last will and testament of Kristine Amalie Mortensen Hendrickson, the diaries and letters of Peter Hendrickson, newspaper clippings, certificates, and a five-volume Danish Bible published in Copenhagen.

Dates: circa 1889-2003

Emma James Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 323
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. The history includes comments by John's daughter, Laletas Dixon. As a young woman Emma James migrated to Utah with the ill-fated Willie Handcart company. Emma describes how the decision was made to travel to Utah late in the season and gives many details on the nature of the journey and the tragedy which followed. She tells about the starvation, cold, hardships faced by her family, and the death of her father, William James...
Dates: 1900

John Peter Rasmus Johnson diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 21
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary of Johnson's overland journey by wagon train from Nebraska to Salt Lake City in 1864. Johnson writes about encounters with Indians, deaths and births within the company, daily travelling conditions and camping locations, and the death of numerous oxen. The diary is moderately descriptive with daily entries.

Dates: 1864

Life history of Albert Douglas Dickson

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 752
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Dickson migrated to Utah in 1852. He first settled in American Fork but later moved to Kaysville. He participated in resisting the U.S. Army during the Utah War, mentions the Morrisite War, and moved to Richville, Utah, where he served as bishop of the Richville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included are poems dedicated to Dickson and some anecdotes on his life.

Dates: 1892-1922

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Adams, Ancel James, 1891-1983 1
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
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Cook, Dorothy Toone, 1928- 1
Dickson, Albert Douglas, 1840-1923 1
Dixon, Laletas 1
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 1
Ferguson, Andrew, 1818-1888 1
Fielding, Joseph 1
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 1
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 1
Hale, Anna Lucius 1
Hale, Aroet Lucius 1
Headley, Ezekiel W. (Ezekiel Whitehead), 1830-1918 1
Hendrickson, Kristine 1
Hendrickson, Peter 1
Hendrickson, Peter P. 1
James, William 1
Johnson, Emma James 1
Johnson, John Peter Rasmus, 1824-1910 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
Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge, 1820-1886 1
Martin, Jesse Bigler, 1825-1908 1
McKnight, Michelle Richins, 1960- 1
Moon, Hugh, 1815-1870 1
Moulton family 1
Moulton, Thomas, 1810-1892 1
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 1
Neibaur (Family : Neibaur, Alexander, 1808-1883) 1
Neibaur, Alexander, 1808-1883 1
Ollerton, Jane Rogerson, 1827-1864 1
Ollerton, Seth, 1827- 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
Purdy, James L., 1793-1886 1
Purdy, John H. 1
Shupe, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1877 1
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Whitney, Helen Mar, 1828-1896 1
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