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Biographies and histories of Lewiston, Utah

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1577
Dates: 1881-1976

Clawson Y. Cannon papers

Identifier: MSS 7793
Scope and Contents Contains the papers accumulated by Clawson Y. Cannon during his life and career. Those papers include family histories, photographs, letters, official correspondence, missionary accounts, personal journals, patriarchal blessings, and Cannon's publications and research. The majority of the papers come from his work as an animal husbandry professor at Brigham Young University, as a government worker in Lebanon, and as a husband and father. Many relate to his wife, Winnifred Clawson. The papers...
Dates: 1859-2001

Horace H. Cummings diary and autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1575
Scope and Contents Diary and autobiography. The autobiography has a number of missing sections but basically covers the time his ancestors joined the Mormon Church to 1917 when he began his diary. The journal covers the years 1917-1936. Cummings served as Superintendent of Church schools for the Mormon Church and travelled widely on that and other assignments. He also worked as a teacher and school principal. He served on a mission to Mexico (1885-1998) and held numerous other positions for the Mormon...
Dates: 1917-1936

John Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 356
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, a diary of John's wife, Thora Hafen (January 1901-May 1901), a notebook, certificates, family genealogies, mementos, illustrated programs of Hafen's art exhibits, and newspaper clippings which laud Hafen's art. Part of the collection was represented in a catalog entitled A Step Beyond: Artist's Archives and Creative Process, presented by the Special Collections and Archives and Manuscripts of Brigham Young University,...
Dates: 1879-1918

Autobiography, diaries, and Leithead family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1103
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of printed versions of Leithead's autobiography and diaries. Also included are various histories and biographies of members of the Leithead family. James emigrated from Scotland to eastern Canada where he was introduced to the Mormon faith. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and accompanied the Mormons to Utah where he settled in Farmington and later in Glendale. He also lived for several years on the Muddy River in Nevada as part of Mormon attempts to settle there.

Dates: 1850-1974

Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6034
Scope and Contents

Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry papers include: Journals, 1881-1917; Photographs, ca. 1885-1941; and Family History and Genealogy, 1953-2005. The collection documents Okelberry's life in Goshen, Utah, as well as her student days at the Brigham Young Academy. Additional materials include family histories and genalogies compiled and prepared by Merrill J. Nelson, grandson of Julia Maria Jesperson Okelberry.

Dates: 1881-2005

Lewis Oleson journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 737
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal listing the names of Mormons convicted of polygamy from 3 November 1884 through 24 December 1888. The names are organized by date of conviction and levied fines are noted. Accompanying the journal is an alphabetical listing and seventeen photostat prints of the original document.

Dates: 1884-1888

Harriet Ann Thatcher Preston diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1381
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and bound diary covering a four month period of time, kept by Harriet Thatcher Preston. The item describes daily events from Harriet's life and gives an account of a train trip from Utah to the eastern United States that she took with her husband, William. Dated 1872 to 1873.

Dates: 1872-1873

Marianne Clark Sharp papers

Identifier: MSS 6204
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the original journals and autobiography of Marianne Sharp, written between 1977 and 1989 while she was in Salt Lake City, Utah. Digital copies of the journals are also included in the collection. The volumes document her life from approximately 1907 to 1989, including autobiographical entries as she reviewed letters and journals from her past to record her personal history. Materials dated approximateley 1907-1989.

Dates: approximately 1907-1989

A. O. Smoot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 896
Scope and Contents The A. O. Smoot papers comprise the accumulation of records over the period of fifty-seven years and include journals, diaries, financial records and correspondence dealing with business, personal, church, and Brigham Young Academy matters. The letters are holograph and typewritten, the journals are in both the original handwritten form and xerox copies.The missionary journals were written by A.O. Smoot for the years of 1837 to 1838 and 1844 to 1845 while he was serving in the...
Dates: 1837-1894

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