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John Rockey Park diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 638
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary with handwritten corrections. Also included are photocopies of the handwritten original diary. Park writes about visits to the University of Deseret by leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including Brigham Young and Orson Pratt, tells about hiring Karl G. Maeser, and describes educational financing and the nature of education in Utah.

Dates: 1869-1886

Ellen Elvira Nash Parkinson papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 468
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, two typewritten letters, and two biographies. In her autobiography, Parkinson writes about her life in Utah and Idaho, the polygamous marriage of her husband, and her attitude towards the Mormon Church. Also included is a brief biographical statement of Parkinson's daughter telling of Ellen's last years. The two letters are from Isaac B. Nash to "Vie" stating that he was given a three-month sentence for polygamy. The biography is of Mary Cramer...
Dates: 1885-1940

James M. Peterson diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2016
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary and several newspaper obituaries of members of Peterson's family. The events in Peterson's life are recounted from 1850 to 1866, after which a daily record was kept until 1899. Included are incidents from Sevier County history including politics, the Black Hawk War, census records for 1895, and personal business dealings. Peterson also writes about his family, national events, and local weather and temperatures.

Dates: 1866-1899

David Pettigrew autobiography and diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 473
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary with a typescript of the item. Pettigrew (apparently also spelled Pettegrew) started his autobiography in 1840. His diary is sporatic and has many gaps. Pettigrew writes about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832, his life in Missouri during the persecutions of Mormons there, his experiences in Nauvoo, Illinois, his work as an LDS missionary, his participation in the migration of Mormons from Nauvoo,...
Dates: 1840-1861

Samuel Uriah Porter autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1621
Scope and Contents

11 original handwritten journals and 14 photocopies of transcribed copies of the life and travels of Samuel Uriah Porter. Porter talks about his parents, siblings, marriage, farming, assignments in the Mormon Church, family genealogy, travels, and important people in his life.

Dates: 1898-1933

Olive Andelin Potter autobiography

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 690
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography. The item was dictated in 1932. Olive married Wallace Edwin Potter in 1884 as a plural wife. She lived in numerous places in Utah especially when dodging federal officials. Olive gives her opinion on polygamy.

Dates: 1932

Johan Christian Poulsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 668
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography and diary in Danish. The autobiography covers Poulsen's life to 1864 when he began his diary. Poulsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1862. He served as a missionary for that faith in Denmark from 1864 to 1866. He migrated to the Utah and settled in Millard County. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members in English.

Dates: 1864-1866

William Griffiths Reese diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1952
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items. Reese writes about his work as a teacher and as a school administrator, his missions to Wales and Australia for the Mormon Church, his service as a local politician, and his assignments as a local Mormon leader. Reese also tells about personal and family matters and records partriarchal blessings and lists important dates in family history. Materials dated 1882-1979.

Dates: 1882-1979

Joseph Hill Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, account books, correspondence, and an autobiography. The materials document Richards' activities as a Mormon pioneer in Arizona, as a missionary to Great Britain, and as a Mormon Church leader.

Dates: 1876-1919

Rio Virgin Manufacturing Company correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 725
Scope and Contents

Copies of handwritten letters in a letter-press book. Most of the items were written by Adolphus R. Whitehead, secretary; Joseph Birch, agent; and Thomas Jefferson Jones, superintendent. Also included are a list of financial transactions. The materials document the activities and policies of the company.

Dates: 1870-1875

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Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, Caroline Hansen, 1849-1934 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, John O. (John Olney), 1861-1932 1
Adams, Joshua, 1833-1906 1
Adams, Kate Rowley 1
Adams, Lydia Thornton, 1830-1901 1
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Adams, Mattie M. (Mattie Marie), 1864-1928 1
Adams, Merle V., 1899-1988 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allred, James T. S., 1825-1905 1
Ambrose, Lucy A., 1896-1986 1
Anderson, Ellen, 1805-1890 1
Anderson, Joseph Jeppa, 1865-1950 1
Andreasen, Ole Christian, 1840-1904 1
Armstrong, Alice Tomlison, 1857-1941 1
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Armstrong, Mary Helen Wilson, 1848-1919 1
Aveson, Robert, 1847-1939 1
Bate, Herbert, 1844- 1
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Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Birch, Joseph, 1823-1909 1
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Boley, Barbara Hart, 1793- 1
Boley, Henry, 1795- 1
Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905 1
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Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Buckwalter, Henry Shuler, 1831- 1
Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
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Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 1
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 1
Jones, Thomas Jefferson, 1838-1914 1
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Julian, William, 1795-1888 1
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Kimball, C. G. (Christeen Golden), 1823-1896 1
Larsen, Arthur Smith 1
Larsen, Cecilie Marie Schmidt 1
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