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Mormon authors -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Morris autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231238202]
Identifier: MSS 7661
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of an autobiography of Thomas Morris, written in 1871. Contains an account of his early life in South Wales, including his various occupations and religious affiliations, his emigration to New York in 1832, death of his first wife in 1837, his second marriage, conversion to Mormonism and relocation to Nauvoo in 1844, his impressions of Joseph Smith, and details of service in Mormon Battalion. Concludes with list of his various marriages and dates.

Dates: 1871

Musings on the life of Ralph W. Hansen / by Ralph W. Hansen, 1991-2014

 File — Folder 4: [Barcode: 31197235222061]
Identifier: MSS 6737 File 4
Scope and Contents

Material consists of a typed autobiographical manuscript titled Musings on the Life of Ralph W. Hansen. Dated 1991, reviewed and revised 2013-2014.

Dates: 1991-2014

My story

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324482]
Identifier: MSS SC 2517
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Berrett tells about his life, about his career, and about the books he wrote. Also included are photocopies of letters received by Berrett from many prominent Mormon Church leaders.

Dates: 1924-1971

Charles Sidney Noble papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1530

The personal, family and professional papers of Charles Sidney Noble, 1941-1988.

Dates: 1941-1988

Alonzo H. Raleigh autobiography and letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225531422]
Identifier: MSS 3172
Scope and Contents

Collection includes the typescript of an autobiography of Alonzo (6 p.). Also, typescript of a letter written by Alonzo on 29 October 1843 from Nauvoo, Illinois, to his father-in-law, John Taber (or Tabor), in Alfred, Maine. The two-page letter details the recent death of Alonzo's wife and Taber/Tabor's daughter, Mary Ann Taber/Tabor (b. 16 April 1822 in North Brewer, York, Maine).

Dates: 1843-1896

O. Preston Robinson book drafts

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217959]
Identifier: MSS 1735
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten book drafts. The materials are drafts of unpublished books entitled: "Mormons, a Distinctive People: What Propells the Rapid Growth of this unique Religion," "Who was Jesus of Nazareth? Lord God, Jehovah of the Testament," and "Lights and Shadows in the Lives of Oliver Preston Robinson and Christine Hinckley Robinson."

Dates: 1981-1985

Marianne Clark Sharp papers

Identifier: MSS 6204
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the original journals and autobiography of Marianne Sharp, written between 1977 and 1989 while she was in Salt Lake City, Utah. Digital copies of the journals are also included in the collection. The volumes document her life from approximately 1907 to 1989, including autobiographical entries as she reviewed letters and journals from her past to record her personal history. Materials dated approximateley 1907-1989.

Dates: approximately 1907-1989

Vesta Smith family papers, circa 1941-1999

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1659 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers relating to the Joseph and Vesta Smith family. Includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, genealogical materials, church publications, scrapbooks, diaries, cards, recipes, calendars, an autobiography, and other materials. The materials document Smith's family life, service in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, travels, and education.

Dates: circa 1941-1999

Kenneth E. Weight papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5690
Scope and Contents

Materials consist of a Brigham Young University track warm-up cloak and pennant collected by Kenneth E. Weight. Materials also include a life history prepared by Weight, both printed and on a USB flash drive. The life history was completed in 1977 but published by his family in 2014. Dated 1919-2014.

Dates: 1919-2014