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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved in...
Dates: 1917

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

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1910

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 350
Scope and Contents Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.
Dates: 1935-1950

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

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

Ancestors and descendants of James Gale

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3235
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a printed book. The item includes many family genealogies and biographies of family members. Also included is an autobiography of James Gale (1846-1928) as dictated to Mae McGrath in 1919. Gale was born in Australia and came to the United States with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1853. He lived for a time at San Bernardino, California, and came to Utah where he settled in Beaver. He later moved to Arizona and settle din...
Dates: 1956

Mary Andrus papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1462
Scope and Contents Collection contains an autobiography, certificates, family history, legal documents, letters, photographs, talks and tributes. Also includes material relating to the Latter-day Saint Church Spanish Fork, Utah 1st Ward Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, 5th Ward Relief Society, Spanish Fork Public Library, the Icelandic Association, and Alma Archibald Andrus' journal (1909-1968).
Dates: 1902-1975

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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 13
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 7
Brigham Young Academy 5
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 5
University of Utah 5
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Edward Martin Emigrating Company 4
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 4
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 4
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 3
Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies 3
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 3
Smith, Lot 3
Utah State University 3
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Bern Switzerland Temple (Zollikofen, Switzerland) 2
Brigham Young High School (Provo, Utah) 2
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 2
Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern States Mission 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938 2
Isom, George, 1846-1885 2
Jenkins, David Hyrum 2
Johnson, Milas Edgar, 1851-1933 2
LeFevre, Martha Jane, 1872-1933 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Lee, Ann Gordge, 1848-ca. 1915 2
Lefevre, William, 1833-1920 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Nye, Ephraim H. (Ephraim Hesmer), 1845-1903 2
Pectol, George 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Rogerson, Josiah, 1841-1926 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 2
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 2
Southern Utah State College 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Tolton, John F. (John Franklin), 1861-1950 2
Whitmer, David, 1805-1888 2
Wiggill, Eli, 1811-1884 2
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978 2
Woolley, Edwin Gordon, 1845-1930 2
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 2
Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957 2
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 2
Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, John Hortt, 1921- 1
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Adams, Robert D. (Robert Darius), 1881-1956 1
Albion State Normal School (Idaho) 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allen, Inez Knight, 1876-1937 1
Amundsen, Andrew, 1849-1927 1
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 1
Anderson, Olive Lowry, 1862-1945 1
Andrus, Alma A. (Alma Archibald), 1884-1973 1
Andrus, Mary, 1890-1975 1
Andrus, Zina Alberta Allen, 1894- 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
Ash, Cecil Grant, 1922-2007 1
Ashworth family 1
Ashworth, Paul Parrish, 1887-1960 1
Ashworth, Rachel Calder, 1928- 1
Atkin, William, 1835-1900 1
Atlanta Georgia Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Bagley, Daniel S., 1920- 1
Baker family 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Barlow, Frances Parrish, 1911- 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Olive Smoot, 1860-1942 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, George, 1854-1944 1
Beard, Sarah Lovenia Bullock, 1859-1932 1
Beesley, Ebenezer, 1840-1906 1
Bemis family 1
Bentley, Joseph T., 1906-1993 1
Berg, Ole H. (Ole Hendriksen), 1840-1919 1
Berryessa, Max J. 1
Berryssa, Janet Marian Greaves, 1923- 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Bitter, Marge 1
Black, Joseph Smith, 1836-1910 1
Blanchard, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Thomas), 1838-1915 1
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