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Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.
Dates: approximately 1840-1858

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

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

The "Americanization" of Utah for statehood / Gustive O. Larson

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1300
Scope and Contents Manuscript of book prior to publication. Presents the struggle of Utah for statehood, including all aspects and conditions relative to the practice of plural marriage and the issue of the "Woodruff Manifesto".
Dates: 1971

Niels G. Anderson minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2021
Scope and Contents One handwritten minute book. The volume contains information concerning the membership, meetings, and administrative conduct of the Emery Ward.
Dates: 1899-1916

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

 File — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."
Dates: 1884

William Frank Atkin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 341
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah Expedition...
Dates: 1883-1919

Autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6831
Abstract A photocopy of a family history and autograph book of Thomas Jarvis Yates and his descendants, 1987.
Dates: 1989

Robert Aveson newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1034
Scope and Contents Photocopies of newspaper clippings probably taken from the "Deseret News." Some of the materials were written or edited by Aveson. They deal with a wide range of subjects relating to Utah and Mormon Church history.
Dates: approximately 1870-1900

George Washington Bean journal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3860
Scope and Contents Journal contains entries by George Washington Bean from about 1855 to 1878 and includes a short autobiography, transaction records from his business dealings, and personal and family experiences.
Dates: approximately 1855-1878

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 14
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 13
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Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 8
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Taylor, John, 1808-1887 5
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Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 4
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 4
Utah. Legislature 4
Maeser, Karl G. 3
School of the Prophets 3
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 3
University of Utah 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 2
Benson, Ezra T. (Ezra Taft), 1811-1869 2
Bunting, James Lovett, 1832-1923 2
Burgess, Ernest H. (Ernest Hungate), 1884-1931 2
Callis, Charles A. 2
Cannon, Abraham H. (Abraham Hoagland), 1859-1896 2
Card, Charles Ora, 1839-1906 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Turkish Mission 2
Clark, Joshua Reuben, 1840-1929 2
Deseret News (Firm) 2
Farmer, James, 1825-1908 2
Gardner, Robert 2
Hawaii Temple (Laie, Hawaii) 2
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 2
Larson, Gustive O. (Gustive Olaf), 1897-1978 2
Lyon, Ted 2
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 2
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Terry, James Parshall, 1830-1918 2
Tietjen, Genevieve, 1891-1984 2
Tietjen, H. R. (Henry Roland), 1891-1976 2
Utah. Militia 2
Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931 2
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 2
Abraham, John 1
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Charles, 1843-1927 1
Adams, Thomas, 1860-1906 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allred family 1
Allred, Mildred Elizabeth, 1898-1980 1
American Institute of Cooperation 1
Andersen, Niels G. 1
Andrew, Ethel Bean, 1888-1978 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966 1
Aveson, Robert, 1847-1939 1
Bartholomew family 1
Bartholomew, Clara Minerva Tuttle, 1865-1956 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Mary Hannah Baker, 1868-1934 1
Bean, Victor Emanuel, 1864-1918 1
Beck family 1
Belliston, Albert Henry, 1876-1965 1
Bennett, Richard Edmond, 1946- 1
Bennion, Adam S. (Adam Samuel), 1886-1958 1
Bennion, Lowell E. 1
Black Pine, chief of the Utes 1
Blackburn, Elias Hicks, 1827-1908 1
Boley, Elisha H. (Elisha Henry), 1888-1960 1
Booth, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar) 1
Booth, Joseph W. (Joseph Wilford), 1866-1928 1
Bowen family 1
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 1
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 1
Branch Normal School (Cedar City, Utah) 1
Brigham Young Academy. South American Expedition (1900-1901) 1
Brigham Young University. Department of History 1
Brookbank, Thomas W. 1
Brooks, Juanita, 1898-1989 1
Burgess, Donna Miles, 1883-1959 1
Burgess, Rhoda Ann Dykes 1
Burton family 1
Burton, Jo 1
Burton, Robert Taylor, 1821-1907 1
Burton, Rulon T., 1926- 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
California State University, Fullerton. Oral History Program 1
Calkin, Asa Starkweath, 1809-1873 1
Callister, Thomas 1
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Cannon, Frank J. 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Cannon, Martha Telle, 1846-1928 1
Cannon, Mina C. 1
Card family 1
Card, Zina Presendia Young Williams, 1850-1931 1
Chandler, Calvin Harris, 1877-1940 1
Chapman, Fred J. 1
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