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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

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

William Clough letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 265
Dates: 1853

Diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 850
Scope and Contents

This is a holograph diary covering from 1 July 1881 to 15 April 1884. During this time, the author worked as a surveyor for the Utah Central Railroad in Spanish Fork Canyon and vicinity. The first 17 pages of the document are in pencil and the remainder are in ink. The hand is often difficult to decypher, especially since many of the entries are partly in shorthand (Pitman).

Dates: 1881-1884

Claudius R. Dodge papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1480
Abstract

Papers and correspondence on various subjects belonging to Claudius R. Dodge, 1914-1971.

Dates: 1914-1971

Seth Johnson family history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2209
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten biographies, diaries, newspaper clippings, and family genealogical records. Included are biographies of Benjamin F. Johnson (1818-1905), Joel Hill Johnson (1802-1882), and Seth Johnson (1839-1927). The Johnson family joined the Mormon Church in the 1830s, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later migrated to Utah where they settled in various communities.

Dates: 1860-1947

Joseph A. Kuhn letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2394
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters dated 1866 and addressed to Kuhn's parents and to other friends and family members. The items were written in Nebraska, Wyoming, and Utah. Kuhn tells about his experiences on the Oregon and the California trails. He writes about meeting Mormons in Salt Lake City and elsewhere in Utah and gives his impressions of them.

Dates: 1866

John D. T. McAllister letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2149
Scope and Contents

Six handwritten letters. McAllister talks mainly about Mormon Church procedures and personal matters. The items were written in Salt Lake City and at Fish Lake, Utah.

Dates: 1885-1893

History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also...
Dates: 1857-1953

Hyrum Smith Niebaur diaries and record books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1232
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and record books relating to Niebaur's activities and finances in Utah and Idaho. Also included are references to family genealogy, records of ordinance work in Mormon temples, and financial receipts.

Dates: 1889-1933

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