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George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...
Dates: 1852-1897

Harry Butler diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1554
Scope and Contents Holograph diaries for the years 1955-1959 and 1964 contained in five small notebooks. The items are short and list daily activities. The author probably lived in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1955-1964

H. H. Cluff diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1946
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary (144 pages) by Harvey H. Cluff. Cluff records events relating to his church activities. He talks about church talks, church courts, and reactions to the activities of federal officials who were pursuing Church members because of the practice of polygamy. Cluff presents copies of letters written by leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and gives an account of his arrest for polygamy on April 30, 1887.
Dates: 1887-1888

Henry Aldous Dixon diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1823
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Dixon writes about his missionary activities in for the Mormon experience in England and South Africa. Dixon also tells about his work in the general tithing office of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, and his work for the Provo Woolen Mills in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1860-1880

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

John Thomas Giles diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 994
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries and teaching notes. Giles writes about his daily activities in Provo, Utah; his two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii (1890-1897 and 1905-1907); his work at a lime kiln; his work on a railroad; and his teaching of Sunday School for the Church.
Dates: 1890-1927

Milton H. Hardy diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1998
Scope and Contents Two handwritten diaries and pasted in newsclippings. Many diary entries were made in short hand. The newsclippings relate to Hardy's discussions of religion and educational matters and to his attempts to harmonize religion and science. Hardy travelled through Europe in 1875 and was active in Utah educational matters upon his return.
Dates: 1875-1883

Henrichsen family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2026
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of E.C. Christensen's diary, play, autograph book, and family photographs. Also contains articles by other family members about E.C.'s life, his pottery business, and family history. Diary about E.C.'s later life is handwritten (1917-1926) and includes transcription. E.C. wrote a play entitled "Det Forste Store Drama" of which a complete version was published on his mission in 1905 and a photocopy included in this collection. The photography, circa 1870-1900, represents...
Dates: approximately 1868-1990

Albert Jones diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 346
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, an autobiography, and correspondence. Jones wrote his autobiography in 1881. Jones served in the Utah Militia during the Black Hawk War and had numerous occupations and positions in the Mormon Church. His diaries start in 1884 when he was called to serve on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Many entries are lengthy and detailed. Jones addresses numerous topics including the polygamy question in Utah. Also included are correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and...
Dates: 1881-1925

Albert William Jones diaries and scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 347
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and scrapbooks. Jones writes a biography of his father, Albert Jones (1839-1925), and then writes an autobiography of his own life up to the 1890s when his diary begins. The early entries are retrospective, and the actual diary begins some time later. Most entries are short and relate to activities in Provo, Utah. Also included are thirty nine scrapbooks, most of which start in the 1920s and are arranged by subject. These items consist largely of newspaper clippings...
Dates: approximately 1903-1964

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