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About Seander Semmons and his friends of bygone days

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1355
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten biography composed at an unknown time. Wakefield writes about horse breaking and cattle herding in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Montana.

Dates: approximately 1920

Book of remembrance of the Quayle family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1329
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typewritten genealogical charts, photographs, and chronology of the Quayle family. The document details the history of John Quayle: his life on the Isle of Man, conversion to Mormonism, emigration to New York in 1841, Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1846, and Salt Lake City, Utah in 1847. The history continues through Quayle's death in 1892. Genealogical charts of the family are current through 1985.

Dates: 1985

Bill Conrad magazine article

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1425
Scope and Contents

March 19, 1978 issue of "Westworld" magazine containing an article about Fred A. Rosenstock.

Dates: 1978 March 19

Henry A. Boller diaries and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 652
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and diaries by Boller and his wife, Mary. The diaries discuss personal affairs. The letters deal with both personal and professional issues and document the literary career of Mary Boller.

Dates: 1862-1913

Dust to dust : obituaries of the gunfighters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1707
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft and blueline proofs with handwritten corrections. The book contains brief biographies of famous gunfighters and outlaws in the American West. The materials were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: 1977

Edwin Smith Hinckley : life and family

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1160
Scope and Contents

Biography of Edwin Smith Hinckley. Hinckley was a professor at Brigham Young University and served as counselor to President George H. Brimhall. Includes a CD-ROM.

Dates: 1868-1929

Foreword to a life story

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1819
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of John L. Seymour who taught at Sacramento Junior College for 24 years, produced and directed many plays, composed operas and chamber music. He later moved to Cedar City, Utah after the death of his mother and established a memorial library for her at Southern Utah State College. He discusses the operas he wrote and describes his philosophy of life.

Dates: 1980

Glittering misery : dependents of the Indian fighting army

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2668
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. The items relate to the lives of family members of those who fought Indians in the American West. The materials were submitted to the Old Army Press for publication. They were eventually published by the Presidio Press.

Dates: 1976

Biography of John Williams Grant

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2800
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. John Williams Grant was born in Millcreek, Utah, in 1865. Most of the account was taken from Grant's own writings. He herded sheep in Colorado and became involved in a range war between sheep herders and cattlemen. John was shot at several times and was nearly killed. He sold his sheep when he returned to Utah. He later herded sheep once again in southern and central Utah. He lived in American Fork, Utah. John was a member...
Dates: 1958

Samuel Guthrie papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1600
Scope and Contents Correspondence, patents, legal documents, genealogies, newspaper articles, obituaries, and historical accounts by or about Samuel Guthrie and other members of the Guthrie family. The correspondence between Samuel Guthrie and his daughter Harriet Guthrie Chamberlain concern personal and family matters and describe Samuel's patents on chloroform and the percussion cap. Items by Alfred Guthrie include information about the steamboat inspection and regulation in the United States and a...
Dates: 1828-1932

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