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Isaura Bentley Abegg diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1642
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries for the years 1952, 1964, and 1966 through 1971. Abegg was a student at Brigham Young University in 1952 and was closely associated with the university in later years. She talks of her daily activities, association with Brigham Young University, and Church responsibilities.

Dates: 1952-1971

An act in relation to Utah Library

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document...
Dates: 1852

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.

Dates: approximately 1910

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

Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 350
Scope and Contents

Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.

Dates: 1935-1950

Addendum to Theo A. Phillips biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1839
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous items relating to a biography of Theo A. Phillips. The articles include letters (one is in Welsh), patriarchal blessings in the Mormon Church, and Phillips family histories. The Phillips family is a Mormon family which originated in Great Britain.

Dates: 1871-1976

Address book for Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2674
Scope and Contents

Handwritten addresses for people living in Utah, primarily Utah County. Some references were written also for persons in neighboring states.

Dates: 1924

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

Allen family papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2337
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed correspondence, certificates, deeds, postcards, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the private and legal activities of the Allen family.

Dates: approximately 1890-1944

Ida Lowry Allen journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6029
Scope and Contents

Collection contains one journal with daily entries for the year 1888. The journal chronicles family temple trips, extended family gatherings, church and Sunday school meetings for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Manti, Utah, as well as various other recreation, work, and church-related activities. Also contains a transcript of the original journal.

Dates: 1888

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 535
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Social Life and Customs 532
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Autobiographies 107
Diaries 88
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 59
American Fork (Utah) -- History 55
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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 52
Provo (Utah) -- History 42
Latter Day Saint women -- Biography 31
Clubs and Societies 28
Material Types 28
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 27
Latter Day Saint pioneers 27
Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- History 27
Immigration and American Expansion 26
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 24
Photocopies 24
Genealogies 21
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 20
Scrapbooks 20
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Saint George (Utah) -- History 18
Utah -- History 18
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Overland Journeys to the Western United States 13
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Notes 12
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Lists 7
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Religion 7
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 32
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 15
Brigham Young University 14
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 8
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 8
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 8
Tanner, George S. 5
Brigham Young Academy 4
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 4
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 3
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1854-1918 3
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 3
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 3
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 3
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 3
University of Utah 3
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 3
Adams family 2
Allred family 2
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 2
Bowles, Catherine, 1915-2006 2
Cannon family 2
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 2
Carter family 2
Chamberlain, Mary E. Wooley 2
Coombs, Ellis D. (Ellis Day), 1883-1981 2
Dalley, Julius Wolley 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 2
Durrant, Ella E., 1893-1963 2
Durrant, Jemima Berry Henson, 1836-1904 2
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 2
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 2
Gray, Fern Armstrong 2
Harmon, Ansil Perse, 1832-1908 2
Hyatt, Belle Alberta Edmonds, 1899-1994 2
Hyatt, Clarence Edmund, 1900-1978 2
Jensen, Flora J. 2
Johnson, Lamont 2
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 2
Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 2
LeFevre, Jesse Holyoak, 1874-1962 2
LeFevre, Martha Jane, 1872-1933 2
Leavitt family 2
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 2
Lefevre, William, 1833-1920 2
Lyman, Richard Roswell, 1870-1963 2
Lyon, Ted 2
Makin, Irene Armstrong 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, William James Frazier 2
McBride, Reuben, 1803-1891 2
Miller, Ellen Anderson, 1833-1929 2
Miller, Niels Peter, 1837-1921 2
Ottosen, Annie Miller, 1837-1921 2
Parkinson, James Allen 2
Phillips family 2
Roberts, Martha Bush, 1843-1931 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
School of the Prophets 2
Smith family 2
Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898 2
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 2
Stout, Dora M. Hall, 1878-1940 2
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 2
Union Pacific Railroad Company 2
Winkler, Leota Brady, 1917-2013 2
Woolley, Edwin Dilworth, Jr., 1846-1920 2
Abegg, Isaura Bentley 1
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, Marie Proctor 1
Adams, Merle V., 1899-1988 1
Adams, Robert D. (Robert Darius), 1881-1956 1
Alice Louise Reynolds Club 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allen, Ida May Lowry, 1865-1963 1
Allison, Helen Taylor 1
Allred, James, 1784-1876 1
Allred, Mildred Elizabeth, 1898-1980 1
Alt, Jacob 1
America's Freedom Festival (Provo, Utah) 1
Anderson family 1
Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933- 1
Anderson, Arnold 1
Anderson, Bryce W., 1911-1982 1
Anderson, Caroline Sophia, 1848-1897 1
Anderson, Ella Kristina Jensen, 1869-1955 1
Anderson, Ellen Hanson 1
Anderson, Emil, 1845-1906 1
Anderson, Jedediah Stanley, 1866-1950 1
Anderson, Joseph 1
Anderson, Mary Adams 1
Anderson, Peter 1
Armstrong, Annie Marie Jensen, 1860-1929 1
Armstrong, James Henry, 1861-1919 1
Armstrong, William, 1805-1895 1
Arrington, Leonard J. 1
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