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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

Jedediah Stanley Anderson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1639
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, certificates, journals, newespaper articles, pamphlets, magazines, notes, and personal items. The correspondence is between Anderson , his family, friends, and leaders of the Mormon Church. Many of the items deal with personal and family matters. The diaries are in six volumes and include genealogical items. The newspaper clippings relate to Anderson and his family.

Dates: 1887-1950

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

William Backman reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4043
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences were written by Backman between 1917 and 1931, describing his life and experiences.

Dates: 1917-1931

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

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

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

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

John M. Cannon letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2543
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typed letters received by John M. Cannon. The items are from various business associates and family members. Two of the letters are from "Aunt Johanna." The aunt writes about funeral expenses for her parents and about some past misunderstandings relating to finances.

Dates: 1902-1913

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 3
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
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Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Anderson, Jedediah Stanley, 1866-1950 1
Anderson, Mary Adams 1
Armstrong, William, 1805-1895 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Backman, William, 1868-1943 1
Bagley, J. A. (John Allen), 1862-1941 1
Bean, Olive Smoot, 1860-1942 1
Bennion, Lowell E. 1
Booth, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar) 1
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 1
Bowen, Annie Shackleton, 1840-1929 1
Boyer, Agnes Reynolds MacKay, 1898- 1
Brewster, Sheldon Riser, 1901- 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Cannon family 1
Carter, Lucy Mack Smith, 1890-1933 1
Chamberlain, Mary E. Wooley 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Eleventh Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1
Clissold family 1
Coddington, Elizabeth 1
Crook, P. Rothwell 1
Dunford, George 1
Elks (Fraternal order) 1
Eyring, Lavon Brunt 1
Frewin, Anna Mary Ball, 1873- 1
Geneva Steel (Firm) 1
Hall, John Charles, 1821-1890 1
Hall, Keziah DeGrey, 1837-1905 1
Hanks, Marion D. 1
Harris, Annie May Perry 1
Harris, Ole Van 1
Hemenway, Elvira Day 1
Hemenway, Luther S. (Luther Singleton), 1811-1891 1
Hemingway family 1
Howard, William, 1815-1890 1
Hutchings, William Lawrence 1
Johnson, Philo 1
Jordan Irrigation Company 1
Liston, Commodore Perry, 1821-1879 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Little, Mary Jane Lytle, 1831-1921 1
Lloyd, John Heber 1
Lloyd, Sarah Jane Jones 1
Lyon, T. Edgar 1
Lyon, Ted 1
Macmasters, William Athole 1
Marcus family 1
Marcus, Gertrude L. (Gertrude Levin), 1885-1955 1
Marcus, L. Howard (Lewis Howard), 1919-1984 1
Marcus, Louis, 1880-1936 1
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 1
McAllister, William James Frazier 1
McCain family 1
McCune, Isabella Conway McClune 1
McEwan family 1
McKean, Theodore 1
McRae, Alexander 1
Meservy family 1
Moon, Henry, 1819-1894 1
Mulliner, Samuel 1
Musser, A. Milton 1
Nash, Isaac Bartlett 1
Niebaur, Hyrum Smith 1
Nield, John 1
Noble, Benjamin, 1849-1920 1
North, Eric, 1884-1968 1
Norton, Don Evan, 1902-1983 1
Olsen, Charles Ludwig, 1856-1923 1
Olson, Mildred Harris 1
Parkinson, Ellen Elvira Nash 1
Pauncefate, George 1
Poole, Mary Cramer, 1790-1881 1
Putnam, S. H. 1
Raleigh, Alonzo H. (Alonzo Hazeltine), 1818-1901 1
Rogers, Samuel Hollister, 1819-1891 1
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 1
Salt Lake Institute of Religion 1
Salt Lake Theatre 1
Saville family 1
Saville, James Wright, 1850-1912 1
School of the Prophets 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Hyrum Fisher, 1856-1923 1
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 1
Smith, John, 1781-1854 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
Smith, Ruby K. (Ruby Kate), 1888- 1
Spencer, Owen H. 1
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 1
Sterrett, William Wilson, 1825-1913 1
Stout, Dora M. Hall, 1878-1940 1
Union Pacific Railroad Company 1
University of Chicago 1
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