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Ira Nathaniel Hinckley diary and family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3206
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of a microfilm diary. Hinckley kept his diary from 5 March 1857 to 6 June 1858. He worked as a blacksmith in Salt Lake City, Utah, and then went to help immigrants along the Platte River. He visited Dakota and Crow Indians, and returned to Salt Lake City in the fall of 1857. He mentioned speeches of Mormon Church leaders relating to the religion and preparations to resist the Utah Expedition. Also included are "Some Events" in the life of Ira Hinckley. These...
Dates: 1857-1940

Larry J. Ostler oral history interview with Leah B. Lonsway

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3778
Scope and Contents

Transcript of an oral history interview of Leah B. Lonsway by her son, Larry Ostler. Describes her life in Idaho and California during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: Date not identified

Ted Lyon research on T. Edgar Lyon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2372
Scope and Contents

Contains research material on T. Edgar Lyon, Sr., drafts of the T. Edgar Lyon biography, miscellaneous materials regarding T. Edgar Lyon, cassette tapes of oral interviews regarding T. Edgar Lyon, and transcripts of the cassette tapes.

Dates: 1903-2000

Methodist Episcopal Church

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3322
Scope and Contents

The Methodist Episcopal Church is an eleven-page paper regarding the history of that faith throughout the world and in Utah. It provides historical background, membership numbers, and a sum of property owned by the church. Additionally, an envelope from H. J. Grand & Co., Insurance and Loan Agents addressed to Rev. T. C. Iliff is contained in the collection.

Dates: 1846

My life story

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2215
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography of Agnes Boyer. The information was given to Don E. Norton of Brigham Young University in 1982 and 1983. Mr. Norton is transcribed the interviews. Boyer was active in Mormon Church affairs and served for many years as a temple worker in the Salt Lake Temple. Also included are reproductions of photographs of family members.

Dates: 1982-1983

Oral history interview with Don L. Young

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6722

An oral history of Don Young retrieved through an interview given by Brad Westwood on April 3, 2007.

Dates: 2007

Silas LeRoy Richards diary and family histories

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 734
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary, family histories, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, and mementos. Much of the material relates to the history and genealogies of the Richards, Rhead (Reed), Stanley, and Huffman (Hoffman) families. Silas was born in Union and later moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. He held several jobs and served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States Mission from 1902 to 1905.

Dates: 1870-1964

Willard Richards and Florence Grant Smith oral histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6813

Oral histories of Willard Richards and Florence Grant Smith, taken on reels from 1963 to 1971 and transcribed and edited in 1993 by Willard C. Smith.

Dates: 1993

The Spencer-Pike incident

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1309
Scope and Contents

Typewritten research paper for Larry C. Porter's Church History 342 class. Spencer writes about the murder of Ralph Pike by Howard Orson Spencer in 1859 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1970

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.

Dates: 1838-1913

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