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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.

Dates: approximately 1840-1858

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

Andrew Amundsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2845
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography and of a diary. Amundsen writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his missions for the Mormon Church in Arizona and Norway, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1882-1883

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,...
Dates: 1872

Anna Mary Ball Frewin autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 902
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Frewin was born in England, migrated to Utah in 1881, and settled in Salt Lake City, Utah. She writes about Mormon polygamists hiding from federal officials stating, "you couldn't tell whether there was a man or woman coming down the street because the men were dressed in women's clothing with sun bonnets."

Dates: 1959

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

Olive Smoot Bean autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2139
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography (pages 163 to 197). Bean writes about her childhood in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah, her marriage, and her children.

Dates: 1933-1934

Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950

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

Sheldon Riser Brewster papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1980
Scope and Contents

Autobiographies, official correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, and miscellaneous items. These materials document the life and civic and church careers of Brewster. They include letters from prominent Utah politicians and newsletters Brewster sent to members of his ward who were in the U.S. military forces during World War II.

Dates: 1919-1975

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Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
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