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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

Ole Hendriksen Berg letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2363
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 2 May 1886 and addressed to a brother Andersen. The item was composed in Noregian and was written in Provo, Utah. Berg writes about recent activities.
Dates: 1886 May 2

Harry Butler diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1554
Scope and Contents Holograph diaries for the years 1955-1959 and 1964 contained in five small notebooks. The items are short and list daily activities. The author probably lived in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1955-1964

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

Emma McDowell Jacobsen histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 520
Scope and Contents Typewritten records. Jacobsen, working for the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, compiled a list of the names of early pioneers who were buried in the Provo City cemetery in Provo, Utah, from 1849 to 1859. Also included is a history of the first deaths and burials in Provo, Utah. The old city cemetery was first located on the hill where Brigham Young University was later built.
Dates: 1949-1965

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

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Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 2
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Berg, Ole H. (Ole Hendriksen), 1840-1919 1
Booth, John Edge, 1847-1920 1