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Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. A. R. reminiscence

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS_SC_1362

A. J. A. R. reminiscence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311273]
Identifier: MSS SC 1362
Scope and Contents

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

A little Indian girl / riten bye Nancy Asay, 1989

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233639316]
Identifier: MSS 7960
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy of a handwritten story titled A Little Indian Girl written by Nancy Asay, daughter of Priddy Meeks. Dated 1989. Transcript of item included in folder.

Dates: 1989

T. C. Abbott papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309509]
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

Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

Augusta Bowen Cleveland Smith papers, approximately 1845-1871

 File — Box 5: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232563210], Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 680 Series 2 File 5
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences, biographies, letters, blessings, and poems of August Bowen Cleveland Smith. Many of the items are not dated.

Dates: approximately 1845-1871

William Backman reminiscences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227605331]
Identifier: MSS 4043
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences were written by Backman between 1917 and 1931, describing his life and experiences.

Dates: 1917-1931

Gladys W. Bentley diaries and reminiscence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1882
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of two handwritten diaries and a reminiscence. The diaries tell of Bentley's activities in Mexico and Utah. The reminiscence is an account of Bentley's trip to Great Britain.

Dates: 1890-1899

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307693]
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.

Dates: approximately 1900

George H. Brimhall papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231036192]
Identifier: UA 206
Scope and Contents

Contains 53 items of handwritten and typewritten correspondence to and from Brimhall and Brigham Young University Alumni requesting and concerning reminiscences of experiences at Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University, 1925.

Dates: 1925