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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

O. H. Bery letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2147
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter addressed to "Elder O. H. Olsen." Bery outlines a scheduled religious meeting.
Dates: 1886

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

Silas Hillman autobiography and financial records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 61
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Hillman describing his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his later experiences. He writes about the persecutions and problems the Mormons faced in Kirtland, Ohio, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois. He also writes about encounters with Ute Indians during the 1850s following his migration to Utah. Also included are family financial records. Collection includes photocopy of materials.
Dates: 1866-1875

History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also included...
Dates: 1857-1953

Edward Partridge, Jr. diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1004
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Partridge writes about his mission to Hawaii from 1854 to 1858 and from 1882 to 1885 for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the latter when he served as mission president. He writes about incidents during the Utah War (1857-1858), and settling in Farmington and in Fillmore, Utah, where he served as bishop. Patridge also writes about his work as a probate judge in Millard County, as a member of the Utah Territorial Legislature in the 1870s, and...
Dates: 1854-1899

The Vans : Van Wagenen, Van Wagoner, 1964 : also, Epperson's collection of treasures

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 126
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Epperson writes about his life and career as a teacher and as a musician. He played the violin and composed music. He was raised in Midway, Utah but later live in Provo, Utah. Also included are mimeographed copies of songs written by him.
Dates: 1964

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Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1