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Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7648
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten transcript of the autobiography, transcribed by Eunice Stella Iverson Gardner. The autobiography describes Chamber's life as a Mormon pioneer and includes descriptions of her daily activities, town dances, and visits from President Brigham Young. Includes a description of her marriage Joseph Chambers and her travels with her husband and children to various western states. A note is included at the end of the notebook from M. Ray Hiatt in 2001, whose wife was a...
Dates: 1934

John H. Hayes autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3850
Scope and Contents

The first part contains genealogical records for the family of John H. Hayes, spanning the dates 1604-1958. The second part is John H Hayes' autobiography and covers his birth until the year 1924. The third part is entitled, "Bradford Lane History," which was written by John Stoker Davis, who was nephew of Hayes’ wife, Ruth Elizabeth Davis.

Dates: approximately 1924-1958

John Augustus Sutter autograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 644
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter from J.M. Stanley containing Sutter's autograph.

Dates: 1852

Ruth A. Aven collection

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7424
Abstract

Papers includes newspaper clippings, a photograph and a personal narrative, all concerning various ancestors of Aven. The collection dates from 1887 to 1949.

Dates: 1887-1949

Transcription of the Averett Family ledger book

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1303
Scope and Contents

Narrative of the history of members of the Averett family, including conversion, activities in Far West and Nauvoo, emigration westward, and settlement and activities in Utah Territory. The transcription was entrusted to P.T. Reilly.

Dates: 1972

Russel Benson Backus collection on Albert Galliton Earl and Elvira Egbert Carson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8921
Scope and Contents Contains biographical materials on Russel Benson Backus' ancestors, Albert Galliton Earl and Elvira Egbert Carson. Carson's autobiography covers 1821-1898 and discusses her life as a Mormon pioneer. Earl's biography, written by his daughter Elizabeth Elvira Earl Cordner, covers 1846-1909 and discusses his experiences in the Civil War and as a businessman in Utah. The collection includes original documents as well as photocopies, and both biographies are available on DVD. Materials dated...
Dates: 1865-2016

George B. Bailey papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 580
Scope and Contents

Holographs; typescript; printed forms (photocopy). The collection includes a journal (l p. by wife, Elizabeth) which describes life in Salt Lake Valley and related problems with the United States government in 1856-1857 and gives genealogical data on the Bailey and Young families. Also included are a letter fragment, poem by George, and 6 Latter-day Saint Church family group sheets of the George Smith Bailey and Victoria Price family.

Dates: 1800s

Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1682
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of personal letters, histories and rememberances from the Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker family. It provides an intimate and loving portrait of a Mormon family and their struggle to tame southern Utah.

Dates: 1929-1960

Henry Ballard diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 998
Scope and Contents Two typescripts of the Ballard diary. They vary in small details and in the nature of the added materials found at the back. Ballard was converted to Mormonism in England. He arrived in Utah in 1852, was active in the Utah War of 1857-8, and settled in Logan, Utah in 1859. He was a bishop for the Mormon Church, participated in many of the activities of that faith, and was sentenced to two months in the Utah penitentiary for polygamy. He also tells about troubles with the Indians of the Cache...
Dates: 1852-1905

Margaret McNeil Ballard autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 484
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Ballard writes about her early life in Scotland as a Mormon, her migration to the United States in 1856 and her subsequent migration to Utah in 1859, and her life as a polygamous wife in Logan, Utah. Ballard also tells about encounters with Indians while coming to Utah, and when she was living in Logan.

Dates: 1910

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 959
L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives 2
 
Subject
Immigration and American Expansion 723
Pioneers 680
Biography 337
Autobiographies 211
Mormon pioneers 203
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Diaries 174
American Fork (Utah) -- History 168
Letters 137
Mormon pioneers -- History 131
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 126
Mormon women -- Biography 116
Social Life and Customs 108
Mormons -- England 93
Home and Family 86
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 76
Missions and Missionaries 75
Material Types 74
Immigrants 71
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 69
Photocopies 65
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 61
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 48
Immigrants -- Utah 45
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 44
Mormons -- Utah -- History 43
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 43
Histories 36
Mormon handcart companies 36
Family histories 34
Photographs 31
Correspondence 30
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 30
Overland journeys to the Pacific 29
Genealogies 25
Typescripts 25
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 24
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 23
Politics, Government, and Law 23
Mormons -- Utah -- Biography 22
Parowan (Utah) -- History 22
Provo (Utah) -- History 21
Biography -- 19th century 20
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 20
Mormons -- Biography 20
Saint George (Utah) -- History 20
City and Town Life 19
Mormon pioneers -- Biography 17
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History 17
Military 16
Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 16
Mormons -- Emigration and immigration 16
Religion 16
Salt Lake City (Utah) 16
Mormons -- England -- History 15
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 15
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 14
Mormon pioneers -- Utah 14
Mormons -- Missouri -- History 14
Frontier and pioneer life 13
Manti (Utah) -- History 13
Mormon women -- Utah -- History 13
Utah -- History 13
Mormon Church -- Presidents 12
Mormons -- Correspondence 12
Utah -- History -- 19th century 12
Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century 11
Mormon women -- Utah -- American Fork 11
Mormons -- Denmark 11
Pioneers -- Utah 11
Ute Indians -- History 11
Church Government 10
Mormons -- Scotland 10
Notes 10
Scrapbooks 10
Transcripts 10
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 9
Lehi (Utah) -- History 9
Lists 9
Mormon missionaries 9
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 9
Mormons -- Arizona -- History 9
Mormons -- Illinois -- History 9
Mormons -- Utah -- Parowan 9
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 9
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century 9
Ogden (Utah) -- History 9
Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History 9
Biography -- 20th century 8
Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History 8
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 8
Logan (Utah) -- History 8
Minutes (Records) 8
Mormons -- Denmark -- History 8
Mormons -- Persecutions 8
Newspapers 8
Parowan (Utah) 8
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 8
Springville (Utah) -- History 8
Certificates 7
Electronic books 7
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Language
English 958
Multiple languages 5
Danish 3
Spanish; Castilian 2
French 1
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Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 94
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 44
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 38
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 27
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 24
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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 22
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 17
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 13
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 10
Shelley, Charlotte D. 10
Tanner, George S. 10
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 7
Utah. Militia 7
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 6
Smith family 6
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 6
Wright, June S. 6
Allison, Helen Taylor 5
Buckwalter, Eliza W. 5
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 5
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 5
Okey, Cynthia Adams 5
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 5
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 5
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 4
Mott, Albert S. 4
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 4
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 4
Sager, Bertha N. 4
Salt Lake Temple 4
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 4
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 4
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 4
Alston, Louisa Grant 3
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Brigham Young Academy 3
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 3
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 3
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 3
Gardner, Nathan H. 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 3
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 3
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 3
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 3
Maeser, Karl G. 3
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 3
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 3
Pack, John, 1809-1885 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 3
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 3
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 3
Snow, William, 1806-1879 3
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 3
Taylor, Maria D. (Maria Dixon), 1872-1947 3
United States. Army 3
Wanless, Venina H. 3
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 3
Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921 3
Able, Mary E. S. 2
Adams, James J., 1848- 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Allen family 2
Allred, James, 1784-1876 2
Andrus family 2
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 2
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 2
Armstrong family 2
Arrington, Leonard J. 2
Aydelotte, Hannah 2
Backus, Russel Benson 2
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 2
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 2
Brigham Young University 2
Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889 2
Call, Anson Vasco, 1834-1867 2
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 2
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 2
Carter, C. W. 2
Cheney family 2
Cunningham, George 2
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Dansie, Charlotte Rudland, 1829-1862 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Adams Camp 2
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 2
Deakin, Maud Householder 2
Dean, Amy Dickerson 2
Dudley family 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Durrant, Ella E., 1893-1963 2
Durrant, Kezia Keys 2
Earl, Lizzie Conder 2
Eldredge, Elnathan 2
Elliott, Norma Larson, 1916-2009 2
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