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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...
Dates: 1917

David Hammond Allred letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 79
Scope and Contents

Letter dated January 24, 1976 and addressed to LeGrand Baker, an archivist at Brigham Young University. Allred writes about John Markland Jones, a convert to the Mormon Church who migrated to Utah and later to Los Angeles County, California.

Dates: 1976

The Andrus recorder

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1068
Scope and Contents

"The Andrus Recorder," vol. 1 no. 1, Oct. 1964. The "Recorder" was dedicated to family news, history, and genealogy. This item includes an autobiography of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) composed in 1875. Milo was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and colonizer who eventually settled in St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1964

Annie Miller Ottosen biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 958
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten biographies of family members including sketches of Niels Peter Miller (1837-1921), Ellen Anderson Miller (1833-1929) and Ellen Anderson (1805-1890). These were Mormons who migrated to Utah from Denmark.

Dates: 1910

William George Baker: family life stories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1140
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book including genealogical worksheets and family photographs. The item is a biography of William George Baker (1835-1901) and his descendants. William Baker was a convert to the Mormon Church from England and lived in Nephi and Richfield, Utah.He has a large posterity living mostly in Utah and in other Western states. Also included are genealogies of the Baker family.

Dates: 1980

George S. and Algie E. Ballif papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1554
Abstract

Personal and professional papers of Algie and George Ballif including news clippings, awards, certificates, notebooks, correspondence, pamphlets, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the items are from the years 1960 to 1978. Many items concern George's legal career and Algie's work as a legislator.

Dates: 1911-1984

Simon Bamberger biographies and stock certificate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2391
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed stock certificate for the Bingham Mary Copper Company dated 14 Jan. 1907. The item was signed by Bamberger. Also included are photocopies of printed biographies of Bamberger.

Dates: 1907-1957

Be thou an example : the life history of Elna Ruth Bowen Johnson

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7853
Scope and Contents

Contains one DVD called Be Thou an Example: The Life History of Elna Ruth Bowen Johnson. Includes two discs which have discussion of her early childhood through their service on missions to the Philippines and Genealogical Library. Dated approximately 2011.

Dates: approximately 2011

Biographical sketches of the children of George Washington Bean

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 965
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of George Washington Bean and his children. The items were edited by Merrill D. Beal. The members of the Bean family were Mormons who lived mostly in Utah.

Dates: 1967

Ezra Taft Benson receipt

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1269
Scope and Contents

Handwritten per diem receipt dated 24 January 1853 and signed by Ezra Taft Benson (1811-1869). The receipt acknowledges payment of $120.00 from Benjamin G. Ferris, secretary of the treasury, Utah Territory, for service at the 1852-1853 Legislative Assembly.

Dates: 1853 January 24

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