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Autobiographies of Alma W. King and Lucille Olson King

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2991
Scope and Contents Autobiography of Alma King contains memories of his childhood near Garland, Utah; church service, including a Latter-day Saint Mission to the Hawaiian Islands, 1923-1926; attendance at BYU, 1926-1930 and 1933-1936, and the University of Chicago, 1939-1940; teaching LDS seminary at Bear River High School, 1930-1956; marriage; travels; and employment in the Dean of Students office at BYU, 1956-1972. Autobiography of Lucille King contains memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; attendance at...
Dates: 1999

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 of John and Ann Stewart

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2338
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of John Stewart, a painter, and his wife, Ann Waddle Stewart. John and Ann were Scottish converts to the Mormon Church. They migrated to Utah and later settled in Provo, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1940

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

Richard Britton autobiography and temple record copies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3143
Scope and Contents

General autobiography of Richard Britton, tells of his journey from England to Utah in the mid-1850s. Also various temple records.

Dates: approximately 1880

Mary E. Woolley Chamberlain : handmaiden of the Lord

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1099
Scope and Contents

Bound typewritten autobiography of Mary Woolley Chamberlain. Mary lived in St. George, Kanab, Provo, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She gives detailed accounts of family life, Mormon Church activities, and events in these towns and in Utah in general from her birth to 1936 when she wrote her history. This record was compiled, typed, and put with genealogy work-sheets and photographs probably in 1981. Also included are tributes to Mary by family members.

Dates: approximately 1936-1981

Biography of Mary Ann Brown Clark

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 454
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Mary Ann Brown Clark (1859-1962). Mrs. Dixon writes about Mary Clark, who died at the age of 103 and was thought to have been the oldest woman in Utah at that time. Mrs. Dixon relates the experiences of Mary Clark while she was living in Pleasant Grove, Panguitch, St. George, and Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1962

Don Searle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2603
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Don Searle with handwritten corrections. Don was a native of Spanish Fork, Utah who attended Brigham Young University from 1935 to 1940. Don served in the Navy during World War II and worked as a broadcast journalist. He was killed in an automobile accident in 1946 before he turned 29 years old. Clark attended Brigham Young University with Searle and relates what student life was like at that institution in the 1930s.

Dates: 1986

Down memory lane

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2365
Scope and Contents

Autobiography details memories of her childhood in Rigby, Idaho; her mission to the Western States Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; church service; her teaching career; and family life. It also discusses her husband's teaching career at Brigham Young University as well as her teaching of night school at Brigham Young University.

Dates: 2000

Early days on the Provo bench

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 891
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of a typewritten manuscript "made from copy in Orem Public Library." Partridge's mother took her family to Provo, Utah, in the late 1870s so her children would be able to attend the Brigham Young Academy. Raymond's father had another family by another wife in Fillmore, Utah. Partridge's account is an autobiography. He tells of his experiences while growing up and living in Provo.

Dates: approximately 1940

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King, Alma W., 1902-1999 1
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Latter-day Saints Business College 1
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May, Andrew 1
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