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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

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

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

George Alley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 727
Abstract Account and receipt books, family correspondence, diary of Stephen Webb Alley, genealogy, family history materials, and memorabilia of the George Alley family. Photographs include studio portraits of Lydia Ann Alley and Susan Hannah Alley Wells, polygamist wives of Mormon Church leader, Daniel H. Wells, and a portrait of George Alley's wife, Mary Symond Alley. A majority of the photos were taken by Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage. The photographs are albumen and matte collodion...
Dates: 1834-1891

Milo Andrus journals

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1499
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten journals and genealogy of Milo Andrus who was a missionary for the mormon Church in the 19th century. A photocopy of a typed transcript of a letter addressed to Brigham Young by Andrus (1854) in which he gives an account of the Mormons in St. Louis, Missouri. Also included is a photocopy of a biography of Milo Andrus by Gary L. Pickell (1979). Andrus' diaries tell of experiences while a missionary in England during 1849, of crossing the plains from Nebraska...
Dates: 1840-1861

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...
Dates: 1883-1919

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

Frederick Arthur Berlin letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 513
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 11 July 1975. Berlin writes briefly about Andrew E. Berlin, his family and Mormon Church activities and his imprisonment for polygamy.

Dates: 1975

Biography : Kezia Keys Durrant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2531
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Kezia Keys was born in 1844 in England. Her family later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah in 1866 and settled in American Fork. She became the third wife of John Durrant in 1867, and she died in 1917.

Dates: 1940

A biography of Alexander Williams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 459
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography. The year of the composition of the item is unknown. Kimball writes that Williams was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, had encounters with the Ute Indians, lived as a polygamist, and converted to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Dates: 1950

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Adams family 1
Adams, Elda Lyman 1
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, Merle V., 1899-1988 1
Alley family 1
Alley, George, 1792-1859 1
Alley, Mary Symonds, 1796-1880 1
Alley, Stephen Webb 1
Allred family 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Andrew, Ethel Bean, 1888-1978 1
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 1
Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966 1
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1
Baker, Glen, 1908-1988 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Hannah Baker, 1868-1934 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Victor Emanuel, 1864-1918 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Berlin, Andrew E. 1
Berlin, Frederick Arthur 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Blyth, Elizabeth Ann 1
Blythe, John Law 1
Blythe, Margaret Mitchell 1
Booth, John Edge, 1847-1920 1
Bourne, Elijah 1
Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Butler, Susan Elizabeth Redd, 1880-1977 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Butterfield, Fern Chipman Bodell 1
Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Chamberlain, Jonathan M. (Jonathan Mack), 1928- 1
Chamberlain, Mary E. Wooley 1
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1854-1918 1
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Chipman, Martha Hoggard 1
Chipman, Mildred 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 1
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Cooper, Sarah Ann Piling Mayne 1
Cragun, Ella Mower 1
Crosby, Caroline Barnes, 1807-1884 1
Crosby, Jonathan 1
Cutler, Thomas R. 1
Dalley, Julius Wolley 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Davey, Mina Orton, 1850-1939 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Deakin, Maud Householder 1
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company 1
Dunkley, Laura King 1
Durham, Alfred M. 1
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 1
Durrant, Kezia Keys 1
Durrant, Marina Mayne 1
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 1
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Eggertsen, Lars, 1866-1927 1
Evans, Israel Franklin 1
Evans, Priscilla Livingston 1
Eyring, Lavon Brunt 1
Felshaw, William, 1800-1867 1
Forman, John 1
Forman, William 1
Foster, Craig L. 1
Foxley, William M. 1
Gifford, Samuel K. (Samuel Kendall), 1821-1907 1
Grace, Isaac Henry 1
Grant, Elizabeth Williams 1
Grant, Jedediah M. 1
Harris, Chasty Olsen 1
Hawaii Temple (Laie, Hawaii) 1
Hickerson, George Washington 1
Hickerson, Isaac 1
Hinton, Harvard R. 1
Hinton, Rose M. (Rose Marie), 1928- 1
Hofmann, Mark 1
Hoover, John Whitmer, 1834-1902 1
Hunter, Ebenezer, 1831-1908 1
Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878 1
Jackman, Levi, 1797-1876 1
Jensen family 1
Jensen, David C. 1
Jensen, J. Marinus (Jens Marinus), 1868-1946 1
Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951 1
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