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Orley Dwight Bliss autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 615
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Account is retrospective until 1864, when Bliss writes short daily entries about his journey from Salt Lake City to Nebraska by ox team to help gather the poor to Utah. On the return trip to Utah, Bliss describes weather conditions, daily camping locations and mileage, encounters with Indian tribes, and more than twenty deaths from cholera. Bliss immigrated to Utah at age 8 and participated in the Utah War. Several pages of family genealogy are included...
Dates: 1864-1865

John Lowe Butler autobiographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 390
Scope and Contents

Collection includes three typewritten versions of the autobiography of John Lowe Butler. The autobiographies describe Butler's conversion to the Latter-day Saint Church, building Nauvoo, Illinois, officiating in the temple, experiences as Joseph Smith's bodyguard, the martyrdom of Smith, the expulsion from Nauvoo, the journey to Utah, the colonization of Spanish Fork, Utah, the Utah War and genealogical information of the Butler family, family wills and patriarchal blessings.

Dates: 1957-1970

David Candland diary

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

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Candland writes about joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his life in Salt Lake Valley and in Sanpete County, Utah. He talks about his polygamous marriages, the Utah Expedition, and the birth and deaths of children. The item includes a major gap between 1863 and 1900.

Dates: 1846-1901

George Q. Cannon correspondence and record book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 323
Scope and Contents

Two ALS's to "Brother Elias" from Cannon concerning the accounts at a general store in Fillmore, Utah and a handwritten account book from the same store dated April to September, 1858.

Dates: 1858

Philip St. George Cooke letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2285
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 8 March 1886. Cooke responds to a request to give an account his part in the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858, during which a federal army entered Utah. Cooke writes about the march, the wintering at Fort Bridger, Wyoming, the establishing of Camp Floyd, Utah, and about his conversatins with Albert Sidney Johnston, who led the expedition.

Dates: 1886

John Crook papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 158
Abstract

Handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, genealogies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The John Crook papers relates Crook's conversion, emigration to Utah, and major events related to his Church activities and work as a farmer and president of a coal company.

Dates: 1851-1941

Benjamin Franklin Cummings diaries and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 164
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries including an autobiography. Cummings' autobiography covers his early life when he lived in Ohio and Navuoo, Illinois, served on a mission to Maine, and left Illinois for Utah. Cummings' diaries tell about his mission to the Indians in Idaho in the "Salmon River Mission," his service during the "Utah Expedition" of 1857-1858, his various encounters with Indians, his mission to Iowa in 1878 and 1879, and his life in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a...
Dates: 1854-1879

Joseph Curtis diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3245
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries. Curtis also writes about his early life. He was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Mormon Church in 1833. He lived in Missouri and told about the persecution of Mormons there. He later lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and served on two missions at that time. He came to Utah in 1848 and later settled in Utah Valley, Utah. Curtis was involved in numerous activities including defending Utah from the Utah Expedition in 1858.

Dates: 1836-1858

Duke family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 569
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketch of Jonathan O. Duke, prepared by Ruby Duke Stringham, which tells (mainly through excerpts from his journal) of the Mormon expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois; residence in Iowa; immigration to Utah; life in Provo, Utah; and participation in the Echo Canyon War. Also includes two unsigned handwritten sketches: One of Jonathan Duke and one of his son, Robert S. Duke.

Dates: undated

Winslow Farr journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1420
Scope and Contents

Collection includes daily accounts of his family, his church mission to England (vol. 2), the Utah War, persecutions concerning his practice of polygamy, his subsequent prison sentence, and his life in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. Typescripts of the journals are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1856-1910

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 13
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 6
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Smith, Emma Hale 2
Terry, James Parshall, 1830-1918 2
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Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Anderson, Washington F., 1823-1903 1
Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966 1
Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 1
Bench, William, Jr. 1
Bennion, John E. 1
Blackburn, Elias Hicks, 1827-1908 1
Blanchard, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Thomas), 1838-1915 1
Bliss, Orley Dwight, 1839-1930 1
Britton, Agnes 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Butler, John Lowe, 1808-1860 1
Candland, David, 1819-1902 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cotton Mission 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Loa Ward (Loa, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo 3rd Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Provo Ward (Provo, Utah) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thirty-fourth Quorum of the Seventy 1
Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895 1
Crook, John, 1831-1921 1
Cummings, Benjamin Franklin 1
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 1
Deseret Horticultural Society 1
Dickson, Albert Douglas, 1840-1923 1
Duke family 1
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 1
Duke, Robert S. (Robert Stone), 1837-1923 1
Farr, Winslow 1
Gardner, Robert 1
Green, Charles D. 1
Green, Mary Ann Radman 1
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hatch, Lorenzo Hill, 1826-1910 1
Hinckley, Ira Nathaniel, 1828-1904 1
Hinkley family 1
Hunsaker, Abraham, 1812-1889 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862 1
Lambert, Charles, 1816-1892 1
Larsen, Hans Peter, 1835-1928 1
Layne, Jonathan Ellis, 1835-1899 1
Lillywhite, Eva J., 1877-1956 1
Little, Edwin S. 1
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 1
Merrill, Clarance, 1841-1919 1
Oliphant, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1825-1902 1
Osborn, Thomas Jefferson 1
Peek, Thomas (Thomas Henry), 1839-1911 1
Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885 1
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 1
Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897 1
Sansom, Charles, 1826-1908 1
Shurtliff, Luman Andros, 1807-1884 1
Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
Smith, Lucy, 1775-1856 1
Standifird, John Henry, 1831-1924 1
Stewart, Andrew Jackson, 1819-1911 1
Stewart, Eunice Pease Haws, 1825- 1
Stowell, Cynthia Jane Park, 1836-1908 1
Tanner, George S. 1
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 1
Todd, Thomas, 1820-1909 1
Tripp, Enoch B. (Enoch Bartlett), 1823-1909 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 1
Warall, John Bates 1
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 1
Whipple family 1
Whipple, Nelson Wheeler, 1818-1887 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 1
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