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Allen family papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2337
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed correspondence, certificates, deeds, postcards, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the private and legal activities of the Allen family.
Dates: approximately 1890-1944

Owen Marion Davis autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1455
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by Owen M. Davis (1897-1975). Davis talks about his early years in Provo, Utah, his father's death, their financial struggles, his career as a teacher, and his marriage.
Dates: 1974

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

The funeral services of John W. Hoover

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2508
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of the funeral services for John Whitmer Hoover on 29 May 1902. Among the speakers was the Mormon Apostle, Reed Smoot. Among the other speakers were John Edge Booth, Myron Tanner, and David John. Hoover's father joined the Mormon Church and moved his family to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1842 and later to Utah. John Hoover was a miller who married Mary Coursey in 1855 and lived in Springville, Utah. He moved to Provo, Utah in 1861. Also included is a biography of Hoover.
Dates: approximately 1902-1925

Edwin Smith Hinckley papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 352
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, reports, and biographies. These materials relate to Hinckley's work at Brigham Young University as a faculty member and on the Alumni Association Board of Directors, as superintendent of the Utah State Industrial School, and as secretary of the Provo Chamber of Commerce. The biographies are eulogies given by Hinckley's friends and associates.
Dates: 1892-1962

Sarah Fletcher Jones letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2529
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. They were written in Provo, Utah and were often signed with "Your Cincere & Affectionate friend." Jones signed her name both as "Sadie" and as "Sayde." The items are concerned with personal matters and happenings in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1896-1898

Francis W. Kirkham letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2528
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Francis W. Kirkham. These items came from friends and family members living in Provo and Lehi, Utah. The materials relate largely to family and personal matters.
Dates: 1897-1972

Leah Moore Harris Fullmer

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3065
Scope and Contents Oral history and biography of Leah Moore Harris Fullmer, including photographs and family group records.
Dates: 2004

Samuel Moore letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2225
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters. Moore writes about family matters and admonishes his sons not to dishonor the family.
Dates: 1875-1888

Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2223
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence. Three of the items are photocopies of handwritten items and are from Brigham Young (1801-1877) approving Moore's activities and giving him permission to settle in Strawberry Valley, Utah. One letter is from Stephen Moore to his wife, Eleanor, telling her of his experiences working away from home. Another item is from Eleanor Moore telling her brother of the death of her son, Stephen.
Dates: 1859-1894

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