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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

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young,...
Dates: 1872

Anna Mary Ball Frewin autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 902
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Frewin was born in England, migrated to Utah in 1881, and settled in Salt Lake City, Utah. She writes about Mormon polygamists hiding from federal officials stating, "you couldn't tell whether there was a man or woman coming down the street because the men were dressed in women's clothing with sun bonnets."

Dates: 1959

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and...
Dates: 1852-1897

Research materials on George Beard

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1451
Scope and Contents Manuscripts and photocopies collected by Davies while researching and writing a biography entitled, "George Beard, Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera," privately published, ca. 1974. Collection includes Beard's memoirs and correspondence, news clippings and biographies about him, a transcript of his funeral service, Beard family histories, photographs, and a short color film made by KSL-TV regarding Beard's life. Papers include materials authored by Lovenia Bullock Beard, Edna Beard Taylor,...
Dates: 1916-1974

Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950

Ole H. Berg biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 244
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. Jenkins writes a biography of Ole Hendrick Berg (1840-1919). Berg was a convert to the Mormon Church in Norwary who migrated to Utah in 1866. He settled in St. George, Utah. Also included is a two-page autobiography by Berg written in 1892.

Dates: approximately 1892-1950

Biography of Martha Richards Featherstone

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2420
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Martha Richards was born in England in 1844, her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1849, and migrated to Utah in 1864. She married Thomas Featherstone in 1866.

Dates: approximately 1935

Dell Delos Boyer autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1446
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript autobiography of Dell Delos Boyer. Boyer talks of his early years on his father's farm in Springville, Utah, his callings in the Mormon Church, his education, and his marriage.

Dates: 1959

Anna Lindquist Brady autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 899
Scope and Contents

Autobiography, correspondence, and photographs of family members. The letters are between Anna Brady and Lorin F. Wheelwright relating to donations for the Brigham Young University Centennial. Anna Lindquist was born in Fairview, Utah, attended Snow College and Brigham Young University, and married William Wells Brady (1886-1964). She later moved with her husband to Rigby, Idaho. She was the mother of four children, was a musician, and was active in Mormon Church callings.

Dates: 1975

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