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Elda Lyman Adams history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1966
Scope and Contents

Typewritten histories. Adams provides information concerning her relatives and Glen Baker. She describes and documents his youth, his educational background, and his missionary experiences in Germany.

Dates: 1975

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.

Dates: approximately 1910

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

Biography of John Olney Adams (native pioneer) and his wife, Mattie Marie Peterson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2842
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Olney Adams was born in American Fork, Utah, in 1861 and Mattie Marie Peterson was born in 1864 in Denmark. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah. They married in 1884. John died in 1932 in Bingham, Utah, and Mattie died in 1928.

Dates: 1965

Linda Hunter Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9236
Scope and Contents

Contains works from the professional life of Linda Hunter Adams. Includes published Brigham Young University student journals and periodicals, and edited manuscripts and papers for the Journal of the American Viola Society. Also includes photographs. Dated 1941-2016.

Dates: approximately 1941-2015

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.

Dates: 1934-2014

Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 350
Scope and Contents

Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.

Dates: 1935-1950

Robert D. Adams negatives and prints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 7
Scope and Contents

Materials include 720 prints and 534 corresponding negatives taken by Robert D. Adams between approximately 1930 and 1950. Photographs are primarily portraits of residents of Orderville, Utah. One photograph is of a family tree. There are also photographs of events and places in Orderville. There are also 47 woodcuts that are portraits of individuals.

Dates: approximately 1930-1950

Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents

Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.

Dates: 1895-1897

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

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