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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

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

Jonathan Oldham Duke autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 227
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a handwritten autobiography and three volumes of diaries kept by Jonathan Oldham Duke from 1850 to 1857. Also includes a transcription of volume 1 and volume 2.

Dates: 1850-1857

Andrew Ferguson diaries and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1055
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiography, diary, and notebook containing speeches, council meeting minutes, and journal additions. Ferguson writes about his ancestors, early life, education, and his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1844. His diaries cover the years 1852-55 and 1879-80 while serving as a missionary in Scotland. Many entries are lengthy and detailed, but there are several gaps. Ferguson made the overland journey from Atchison, Kansas to Salt Lake City in 1855, and writes briefly of...
Dates: 1852-1880

William Greenwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 39
Scope and Contents

Contains twelve handwritten, signed letters which concern Greenwood's conversion to Mormonism in England, his immigration to the United States, activities in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the 1847 trek to Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah. Also includes a bound autobiography (plus typescript) written between 1869 and 1884.

Dates: 1847-1884

John Peter Rasmus Johnson diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 21
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary of Johnson's overland journey by wagon train from Nebraska to Salt Lake City in 1864. Johnson writes about encounters with Indians, deaths and births within the company, daily travelling conditions and camping locations, and the death of numerous oxen. The diary is moderately descriptive with daily entries.

Dates: 1864

Life history of Albert Douglas Dickson

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 752
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Dickson migrated to Utah in 1852. He first settled in American Fork but later moved to Kaysville. He participated in resisting the U.S. Army during the Utah War, mentions the Morrisite War, and moved to Richville, Utah, where he served as bishop of the Richville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included are poems dedicated to Dickson and some anecdotes on his life.

Dates: 1892-1922

James A. Little diaries and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3216
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Little writes about his youth and his participation in the war with Mexico. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1849 and his subsequent migration to Utah in the same year. Little writes about his marriage to Mary Jane Lytle in December of 1849 and troubles with Indians in Utah Valley, Utah. Little kept a diary from 1 January 1856 to 12 August 1857 when he served as a missionary for the Mormon...
Dates: 1856-1892

Jesse Bigler Martin diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 446
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with a typed copy of one volume. Martin kept diaries apparently in three volumes. The second and third volumes covering the time from 1854 to 1857 are found with the collection. A typed copy of the first diary covering the years from 1853 to 1854 is also included. Martin writes about his work as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. He returned to the United States in 1857 and traveled by rail to Iowa City, Iowa. Martin writes in...
Dates: 1853-1857

John Murdock autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 928
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of a diary and an abridgement of diaries for the years from 1830 to 1859 and 1832. Murdock joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830 and lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; and Salt Lake City, Utah. He had numerous assignments for the Church and migrated to Utah in 1847. He participated in Zion's Camp in 1834 and went on a mission to Australia from 1852 to 1853.

Dates: 1830-1867

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