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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

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young, second...
Dates: 1872

Silas Richards autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 808
Scope and Contents Carbon copy of typewritten excerpts from a larger autobiography. Richards writes about his migration to Utah and his life in Salt Lake City and in Union, Utah.
Dates: 1880

Biographical sketch of William Armstrong

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3283
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography of William Armstrong by Coddington. Armstrong was born in 1805 in Scotland, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1853. He worked in Salt Lake City, Utah, but later moved to American Fork, Utah, where he died in 1895.
Dates: approximately 1930

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.
Dates: approximately 1900

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

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

Biographical sketch of William T. Brown

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3287
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Shelley writes about William Thomas Brown. Brown was born in England in 1843 and migrated to Utah in 1852. During the journey, cholera killed both of Brown's parents. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and later settled in Alpine, Utah.
Dates: 1925

Biographical sketch of William Carter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 528
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography. Also included is a typewritten poem by Johnson. William Carter was a Mormon who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, and lived in Salt Lake City and later in St. George, Utah. He was a polygamist who spent time in the Utah penitentiary for bigamy.
Dates: 1938

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Hemenway, Elvira Day 1
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Hendricks, James 1
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Larkin, Elijah, 1829-1905 1
Larkin, Ruth Coe, 1833-1915 1
Larkin, Sarah Parfey, 1812-1872 1
Larrabee, Caroline E. W. W. 1
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
Liston, Commodore Perry, 1821-1879 1
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Little, Mary Jane Lytle, 1831-1921 1
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Moon, Hugh, 1815-1870 1
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Park, John 1
Park, Louise Smith 1
Pettigrew, David, 1791-1863 1
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