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Allen family papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2337
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed correspondence, certificates, deeds, postcards, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the private and legal activities of the Allen family.
Dates: approximately 1890-1944

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

Early days on the Provo bench

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 891
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of a typewritten manuscript "made from copy in Orem Public Library." Partridge's mother took her family to Provo, Utah, in the late 1870s so her children would be able to attend the Brigham Young Academy. Raymond's father had another family by another wife in Fillmore, Utah. Partridge's account is an autobiography. He tells of his experiences while growing up and living in Provo.
Dates: approximately 1940

Charles D. Fletcher papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1948
Scope and Contents Diaries. Also with the collection are letters received by Fletcher from various residents of Provo, Utah, including Samuel S. Jones, mayor of the town. Also included is business account books of Charles D. Miller, materials related to the Perpetual Emigration Fund of the Mormon Church, and some Mormon patriarchal blessings.
Dates: 1855-1911

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

History of Provo

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1826
Scope and Contents Typewritten history of Provo, Utah. The item includes one map and a number of newspaper clippings. The history was written for a sociology class.
Dates: 1945

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

Virginia B. Keeler scrapbook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2130
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings pasted into a scrapbook. Most of the items relate to persons living in Provo, Utah or associated with the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.
Dates: 1960-1969

Samuel Moore letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2225
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters. Moore writes about family matters and admonishes his sons not to dishonor the family.
Dates: 1875-1888

Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2223
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence. Three of the items are photocopies of handwritten items and are from Brigham Young (1801-1877) approving Moore's activities and giving him permission to settle in Strawberry Valley, Utah. One letter is from Stephen Moore to his wife, Eleanor, telling her of his experiences working away from home. Another item is from Eleanor Moore telling her brother of the death of her son, Stephen.
Dates: 1859-1894

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