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John F. Bennett photograph album of Church history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 801
Scope and Contents This collection contains one small black photo album. The album was made by John F. Bennett for Mr. and Mrs. George Albert Smith in the 1930s. It is similar to other albums put together by Bennett but is uniquely arranged with the Smiths in mind. Bennett used images created by several notable pioneer photographers such as William H. Jackson, C. R. Savage, George E. Anderson, C. W. Carter etc. The photographs selected should be considered some of the most notable images depicting the pioneer...
Dates: 1847-1930

Biographical sketch of Arza Adams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3281
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Anderson writes about her father, Arza Adams. Adams was born in 1804, he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to New York state. He suffered persecutions with the Mormons in Missouri, igrated to Salt Lake Valley in 1848, and participated in the settling of American Fork, Utah. He died in 1889.

Dates: approximately 1930

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

Janet Roberts Blamforth papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 838
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two biographies and miscellaneous photocopied papers that support the author's research. One biography is entitled "David Robert Roberts: the Father of Utah Good Roads." It is 25 pages of photocopied typescript and was written for the Utah 1976 Bicentennial Biography competition sponsored by the Salt Lake Tribune and the Utah State Historical Society. Roberts was a Utah politician who, as a Utah state legislator, pushed for improving roads in the state....
Dates: 1975-1976

Book of General Authorities wives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4163
Scope and Contents

Book of General Authorities Wives, 1980, includes photographs, biographical sketches, and letters from the wives of General Authorities that served with President Spencer W. Kimball and his wife Camilla.

Dates: 1980

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

Joseph E. Booth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2284
Scope and Contents Collection contains the letters, diaries, and ledger books of Joseph Edgar Booth and family between the years 1859-1949. The collection contains material on the British Mission between the years 1894-1896; correspondence to family and friends of the Booth family; early Orem, Utah history (then called the Provo Bench) farm sales, expenses, and etc. of Joseph Edgar Booth; and a record of cases before Joseph Edgar Booth, Justice of the Peace of the town of Orem during the years 1928-1929,...
Dates: 1859-1949

Will W. Bowman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 88
Abstract

The Bowman papers include correspondence, inter-office memos, certificates, newspaper clippings, albums and scrapbooks, journalism class assignments, class lecture notes, editorial budgets, genealogy, photographs, publications, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1916-1973

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 442
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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 240
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Salt Lake City (Utah) 122
Diaries 108
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Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 27
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Church Government 24
City and Town Life 21
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 21
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 21
Latter Day Saint pioneers 20
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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 18
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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 17
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Civil Procedure and Courts 6
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Latter Day Saints -- England 6
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Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- History 6
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 48
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 46
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 13
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 12
Brigham Young University 10
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Salt Lake Temple 10
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 9
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 8
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 8
Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah) 7
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 6
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 6
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 5
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 5
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 5
University of Utah 5
Brigham Young Academy 4
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 4
Carter, C. W. 4
Salt Lake Theatre 4
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 4
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 4
Utah. Militia 4
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 4
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 3
Cannon, Annie Wells, 1859-1942 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 3
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 3
Lund, Nora 3
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 3
Smith family 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 3
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
Utah. Legislature 3
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 2
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 2
Auerbach, Frederick H. 2
Auerbach, Samuel H., 1847-1920 2
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 2
Brewster, Sheldon Riser, 1901- 2
Brockbank, Katherine A. Howard 2
Cannon family 2
Cannon, Abraham H. (Abraham Hoagland), 1859-1896 2
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 2
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936 2
Faust, James E., 1920-2007 2
Galbraith, David B. 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Howard, William, 1815-1890 2
Hunter, Howard W., 1907-1995 2
Ivins, Anthony W. 2
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942 2
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 2
Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies 2
Johnson, Charles Ellis, 1857-1926 2
Maeser, Karl G. 2
Marcus family 2
Marcus, L. Howard (Lewis Howard), 1919-1984 2
Marcus, Louis, 1880-1936 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Nibley, Charles W. (Charles Wilson), 1849-1931 2
Pack, John, 1809-1885 2
Redd, Lemuel Hardison, 1836-1910 2
Richards family 2
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Richards, Silas, 1807-1884 2
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 2
Rose, Anders Peter, 1828-1921 2
Russell, Andrew J. 2
Salt Lake City (Utah) 2
Savage & Ottinger 2
Shiplers Commercial Photographers 2
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 2
Smoot, Margaret T. (Margaret Thompson), 1809-1884 2
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 2
Terry, Eliza Jane Pulsipher, 1840-1919 2
Terry, Mary Ann Pulsipher, 1833-1913 2
Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921 2
Winder, John R. (John Rex), 1821-1910 2
Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957 2
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Albion State Normal School (Idaho) 1
Alger, Sarah Pulsipher, 1824-1909 1
Alice Louise Reynolds Club 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allen, Daniel, 1804-1892 1
Alley family 1
Alley, George, 1792-1859 1
Alley, Mary Symonds, 1796-1880 1
Alley, Stephen Webb 1
Amundsen, Andrew, 1849-1927 1
Anderson, Jedediah Stanley, 1866-1950 1
Anderson, Mary Adams 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
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