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A history of Lewella Rees Christiansen / by Lewella R. Christiansen

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1494
Scope and Contents A typed autobiography titled, "A history of Lewella Rees Christiansen" by Lewella R. Christiansen, edited by John R. Christiansen, dated November 12, 1990. Lewella Rees Christiansen was the wife of ElRay L. Christiansen, who worked in the seminary program and was a general authority for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lewella discusses ElRay's career and callings within the church, living in Logan, Utah, presiding over the Texas-Louisiana mission and serving in the Salt Lake...
Dates: 1990 November 12

A. J. A. R. reminiscence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1362
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Handwritten and signed manuscript describing the travels of the author by sea from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 1853. The account includes the author's experiences crossing Panama, traveling aboard the S. S. Lewis, and being shipwrecked and rescued twenty miles north of San Francisco.

Dates: approximately 1850

Delila M. Abbott newsclippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1646
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Photocopies of four newsclippings describing Mrs. Abbott's political activities.

Dates: 1954-1962

Delila M. Abbott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1657
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Handwritten, typewritten, and printed correspondence, hand bills, pamphlets, book drafts, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials include a typewritten draft of the book "Women Legislators of Utah, 1896-1976." The items relate to Abbott's political career and her association with women legislators in Utah and in the United States.

Dates: 1971-1979

John Austin Abbott mission diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7963
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Contains five volumes of photocopied pages from the mission diaries of John Austin Abbott. Abbott served in the New Zealand Mission, and these diaries detail his daily occasions. He talks about his time with the Mormon Church, their lives, the weather, and baptism numbers. Dated 1899-1901.

Dates: 1898-1901

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

T. C. Abbott papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1168
Scope and Contents Two handwritten reminiscences, a newspaper article, and a postcard. One reminiscence is entitled "The Texas Trail" and contains information about life on the cattle trail and personal recollections of cattle drives from Texas to Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska in the mid to late 1800's. The other reminiscence is entitled "An Indian Raid on the Rosebud, Custer Co., Montana in March 1884" and is an account of dealings between the Cheyenne Indians and local whites. The newspaper gives an...
Dates: 1918-1927

Isaura Bentley Abegg diaries

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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

W. D. Abernith letter

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Identifier: MSS 1225
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 2 July 1841, and addressed to David W. Catlin of Connecticut. Abernith writes about an "anti-Mormon" political convention being held in Carthage, Illinois.

Dates: 1841 July 2

John James Abert letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4045
Scope and Contents

Letter from John James Abert to James Holt written on February 7, 1861. The letter originally accompanied a copy of Abert's report on the planning of a wagon route between Utah and Nevada. The report was published by the government in 1876.

Dates: 1861 February 7

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