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Latter Day Saint pioneers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

Durfee family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244748]
Identifier: MSS SC 582
Scope and Contents

Three typewritten biographical sketches which tell of immigration to Utah and settling Almo, Idaho. Includes photocopy of Henry Durfee's obituary and a TLS from the donor.

Dates: undated

Joseph Ira Earl journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239135574]
Identifier: MSS 9626
Scope and Contents

A handwritten journal kept by Joseph Ira Earl from 1881 to 1885, in Bunkerville, Nevada. It documents Joseph's life in short daily entries, documenting the weather and farm, blacksmith and construction work, births, sicknesses, and references to speeches of and conversations with members in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1881-1885

Early pioneer history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313923]
Identifier: MSS SC 1593
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of James Allred and his family, early converts to the Mormon Church and pioneers who established settlements in Manti and Ephraim, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1905

Eldredge family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314814]
Identifier: MSS SC 1749
Scope and Contents

Typescript history of the Eldredge family in Massachusetts and Utah written by several family members. The history describes the "miracle of the seagulls" and gives an account of "Johnston's Army" in Utah.

Dates: 1932-1938

Elizabeth Ann Smith Whitney papers, 1957, 1847-1885

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, a poem, and patriarchal blessing of Whitney, dating from between 1847 and 1885. Primarily relates to Whitney's life in Utah, including business and family affairs.

Dates: 1957; 1847-1885

Emmett family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238146]
Identifier: MSS SC 309
Scope and Contents

Latter-day Saint Church family group sheet, life sketches and copies of manuscript records.

Dates: approximately 1800

Emmett's Company

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241470]
Identifier: MSS SC 465
Scope and Contents

Typewritten sketch of Mormon James Emmett's life dealing mainly with his command of an emigrant company of Mormons in the Mid-1840's. Typescript is marked "CHO, July 1920" at head.

Dates: 1920

Biography : Robert Evans

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339688]
Identifier: MSS 2534
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Robert Evans was born in 1827. He married Mary Ann Clines in 1852. He joned the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a migrated to Utah in 1856. He later moved to Utah in 1857 and settled in American Fork. He died in 1885.

Dates: 1940

James Farmer autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231063956]
Identifier: MSS 1433
Scope and Contents

Two holograph volumes in three parts with accompanying carbon and ribbon copy typescripts; typescript and draft of typescript of 1881-1882 diary. Describes his early life in England, missionary work for the Mormon Church in England, his immigration to Utah and accounts of ship passage, overland travel to Salt Lake City, Utah and settlement and life in Sanpete County, Utah. The 1881-82 diary deals with a mission to England. Also includes patriarchal blessings.

Dates: 1851-1882

Joseph M. Ferguson letter to Nancy W. Ott

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7529

The Joseph M. Ferguson letter consists of one letter, written 11 August 1849, from J. M. Ferguson to his sister, Nancy W. Ott. The letter concerns his sister's resettlement in Salt Lake City.

Dates: 1849 August 11