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Lydia Susanna Goaslind Purnell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1796
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, histories, biographies, genealogical group sheets, patriarchal blessings, diaries, and land indentures in Idaho. The correspondence are between Purnell, her husband, and other relatives and deal largely with family matters. One of the letters is an account of the Battle of Bear River in 1863 by an observer. Purnell also writes to many persons about family history. Purnell also writes about being a polygamous wife and the various persecutions by...
Dates: 1875-1942

Relief through a dream mine

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 479
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of the "Dream Mine." Most of the information for this article was received from John Hyrum Koyle, the founder of the mine. Also included are notes on "Koyle Mining Co. Stock Holder's Meeting," and a "Statement" made by Carter E. Grant. This statement is letters written by Grant relating to the mine. These items relate some of the dreams and revelations by Koyle concerning the mine and future events.

Dates: 1931-1937

Donald Wilford Robinson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6802
Scope and Contents Collection contains a certificate for the Karl G. Maeser award and sixteen (16) volumes of journals, documenting Donald Wilford Robinson’s mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the southern United States from 1948 to 1950. Donald records each day of his mission in great detail. He relates teaching appointments, street meetings, tracting experiences, scriptures he studied and his own testimony of the gospel. The journals begin with his account of graduation and...
Dates: 1948-1992

W. O. Robinson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1958
Scope and Contents

A typewritten autobiography, a history, newspaper clippings, stories, plays, correspondence, poems, music, and photographs. The materials relate to Robinson's service to the Mormon Church, his early life in Farmington, Utah, the celebration of his 102nd birthday, and advice to his children. Box 1/folder 2 contains photos of Robinson.

Dates: 1969-1978

John L. Smith papers

Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900

Virginia Ruth Geisler Snarr family history collection

Identifier: MSS 9189
Scope and Contents Includes letters, scrapbooks, photographs, artifacts, and printed ephemera related to the Kimball and Geisler families and their histories, collected by Ruth G. Snarr. Letters include mission correspondence, family events, and career-related papers. The photographs and scrapbooks, which document the range of the collection (late 1800s to 2020), show portraits of family members, the places which they lived (Salt Lake City area) and important events, like marriage and funerals. The collection...
Dates: approximately 1865-2020

Russel B. Swensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1842
Scope and Contents

Diaries, correspondence, articles, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials deal largely with Swensen's early life in Pleasant Grove, Utah, his mission to Germany and Switzerland, and his early educational experiences.

Dates: 1897-1953

Clarence D. Taylor papers

 Collection — Box: 17
Identifier: MSS 3254
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, family history materials, letters, and other papers of Taylor. Collected materials contain information about Provo history, including his grandfather's business, Taylor Brothers Department Store; about his father's business, Dixon-Taylor-Russell Company; about the Lake Resort Provana; about the Wildwood Resort in Provo Canyon; about the Brickerhaven Country Club; about the Bonneville Development Corporation which developed the hills east of Provo; about the construction...
Dates: 1820-2005

Uintah's Story

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 688
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten history of Uintah County, Utah. The material was compiled by Phillips from "fourth grade students & others" in the Uintah School District. The materials commemorate the centennial of the settlement of Utah by whites. Also included is a letter from O. H. Lipps telling about the Indian school at Whiterocks, Utah.

Dates: 1947

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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