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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

Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.

Dates: approximately 1840-1858

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

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

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

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

Andrew Amundsen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2845
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography and of a diary. Amundsen writes about his early life, conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his missions for the Mormon Church in Arizona and Norway, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1882-1883

Ancestors and descendants of James Gale

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3235
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a printed book. The item includes many family genealogies and biographies of family members. Also included is an autobiography of James Gale (1846-1928) as dictated to Mae McGrath in 1919. Gale was born in Australia and came to the United States with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1853. He lived for a time at San Bernardino, California, and came to Utah where he settled in Beaver. He later moved to Arizona and settle din...
Dates: 1956

Mary Andrus papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1462
Scope and Contents

Collection contains an autobiography, certificates, family history, legal documents, letters, photographs, talks and tributes. Also includes material relating to the Latter-day Saint Church Spanish Fork, Utah 1st Ward Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association, 5th Ward Relief Society, Spanish Fork Public Library, the Icelandic Association, and Alma Archibald Andrus' journal (1909-1968).

Dates: 1902-1975

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.

Dates: 1921

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 332
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Subject
Immigration and American Expansion 108
Social Life and Customs 107
Pioneers 96
Home and Family 92
Diaries 76
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 72
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 56
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 56
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 49
Missions and Missionaries 47
Letters 40
Material Types 40
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 39
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 31
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 30
City and Town Life 29
Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History 25
Photocopies 25
Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- History 24
Latter Day Saint pioneers 23
Provo (Utah) -- History 21
Saint George (Utah) -- History 19
Biographies 18
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 18
American Fork (Utah) -- History 16
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 16
Latter Day Saints -- Missouri -- History 14
Correspondence 13
Politics, Government, and Law 13
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 13
Ute Indians -- History 12
Farmington (Utah) -- History 11
Logan (Utah) -- History 11
Parowan (Utah) -- History 11
Religion 11
Springville (Utah) -- History 11
Genealogies 10
Histories (Literary works) 10
Latter Day Saint women -- Biography 10
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- History 10
Manti (Utah) -- History 10
Military 10
Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History 10
Typescripts 10
Education 9
Newspapers 9
Ogden (Utah) -- History 9
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 9
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 9
Publications 9
Agriculture and Natural Resources 8
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 8
Latter Day Saint handcart companies 8
Latter Day Saints -- England -- History 8
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Biography 8
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 8
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 8
Heber City (Utah) -- History 7
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History 7
Latter Day Saint women -- History 7
Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 7
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Logan -- History 7
Photographs 7
Utah -- History -- 19th century 7
Agriculture 6
Brigham City (Utah) -- History 6
Cedar City (Utah) -- History 6
Certificates 6
Church Government 6
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 6
Fairview (Utah) -- History 6
Immigrants -- Utah 6
Latter Day Saint missionaries -- England -- History 6
Latter Day Saints -- History 6
Latter Day Saints -- Mexico -- History 6
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Provo -- History 6
Payson (Utah) -- History 6
Scrapbooks 6
Utah -- History 6
Ute Indians -- Wars -- History 6
Beaver (Utah) -- History 5
Cleveland (Utah) -- History 5
Colleges and Universities 5
Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History 5
Educators -- Utah -- History 5
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- England -- History 5
Latter Day Saints -- Ohio -- History 5
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 5
Lehi (Utah) -- History 5
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 5
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857 5
Richfield (Utah) -- History 5
Tooele (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- History -- 20th century 5
Account books 4
Articles 4
Bountiful (Utah) -- History 4
Businessmen -- Utah -- History 4
Clarkston (Utah) -- History 4
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Language
English 331
Danish 2
Norwegian 1
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 36
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 22
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 12
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 12
Brigham Young University 10
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 6
Brigham Young Academy 4
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 4
Utah. Militia 4
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 3
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 3
Smith, Lot 3
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 2
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938 2
Isom, George, 1846-1885 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Jenkins, David Hyrum 2
Johnson, Milas Edgar, 1851-1933 2
LeFevre, Martha Jane, 1872-1933 2
Leany, William, 1815-1891 2
Lee, Ann Gordge, 1848-ca. 1915 2
Lefevre, William, 1833-1920 2
Murdock, John, 1792-1871 2
Pectol, George 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 2
Smith, Job, 1828-1913 2
Southern Utah State College 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Tolton, John F. (John Franklin), 1861-1950 2
Whitmer, David, 1805-1888 2
Woolley, Edwin Gordon, 1845-1930 2
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 2
Abbott, Myron Alma, 1862-1932 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Arza, 1804-1889 1
Adams, James J., 1848- 1
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Adams, Robert D. (Robert Darius), 1881-1956 1
Adams, William, 1822-1901 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Amundsen, Andrew, 1849-1927 1
Andrus, Alma A. (Alma Archibald), 1884-1973 1
Andrus, Mary, 1890-1975 1
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
Ashworth, Paul Parrish, 1887-1960 1
Bagley, Daniel S., 1920- 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Bean, Elizabeth Baum, 1834-1916 1
Bean, Emily Haws, 1836-1908 1
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 1
Bean, Mary Jane Wall, 1841-1891 1
Bean, Olive Smoot, 1860-1942 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beard, George, 1854-1944 1
Beard, Sarah Lovenia Bullock, 1859-1932 1
Beesley, Ebenezer, 1840-1906 1
Bemis family 1
Berg, Ole H. (Ole Hendriksen), 1840-1919 1
Bigler, Henry William, 1815-1900 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Black, Joseph Smith, 1836-1910 1
Blanchard, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Thomas), 1838-1915 1
Bliss, Orley Dwight, 1839-1930 1
Boquist, Laura Brewster 1
Boreman, Jacob S. (Jacob Smith), 1831-1913 1
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953 1
Bowen, Annie Shackleton, 1840-1929 1
Boyer, Dell Delos, 1879- 1
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 1
Brady, Anna Lindquist 1
Brady, Rodney H. 1
Brady, William Wells, 1886-1964 1
Brewster, Sheldon Riser, 1901- 1
Bright, Mollie Tyler 1
Brimhall, Flora Robertson 1
Britton, Agnes 1
Brockbank, Isaac, Jr., 1837-1927 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Brown, George 1
Brown, John, 1820-1896 1
Buckwalter, Henry Shuler, 1831- 1
Bullock, James, 1830-1911 1
Bunderson, Hervin, 1887-1980 1
Butler, John Lowe, 1808-1860 1
Butler, Susan Elizabeth Redd, 1880-1977 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Bywater, James 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Carroll, James Franklin 1
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 1
Cazier, David 1
Chamberlain, Mary E. Wooley 1
Cheney, Talitha C. Avery 1
Chipman, James 1
Christensen, Christen Frank 1
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