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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Provo -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Allen family papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2337
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed correspondence, certificates, deeds, postcards, family histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the private and legal activities of the Allen family.

Dates: approximately 1890-1944

Biography of John and Ann Stewart

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321843]
Identifier: MSS SC 2338
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of John Stewart, a painter, and his wife, Ann Waddle Stewart. John and Ann were Scottish converts to the Mormon Church. They migrated to Utah and later settled in Provo, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1940

Harry Butler diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313162]
Identifier: MSS SC 1554
Scope and Contents

Holograph diaries for the years 1955-1959 and 1964 contained in five small notebooks. The items are short and list daily activities. The author probably lived in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1955-1964

Stephen L. Chipman autograph album

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343912]
Identifier: MSS 122
Scope and Contents

Autograph book signed by various students and faculty of Brigham Young Academy. Many entries include short notes to Chipman.

Dates: 1882

Henry Aldous Dixon diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230218767]
Identifier: MSS 1823
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Dixon writes about his missionary activities in for the Mormon experience in England and South Africa. Dixon also tells about his work in the general tithing office of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, and his work for the Provo Woolen Mills in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1860-1880

Don Searle

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322643]
Identifier: MSS SC 2603
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Don Searle with handwritten corrections. Don was a native of Spanish Fork, Utah who attended Brigham Young University from 1935 to 1940. Don served in the Navy during World War II and worked as a broadcast journalist. He was killed in an automobile accident in 1946 before he turned 29 years old. Clark attended Brigham Young University with Searle and relates what student life was like at that institution in the 1930s.

Dates: 1986

Raymond P. Draper papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237015]
Identifier: MSS SC 265
Scope and Contents

Typewritten essay composed for a family home evening group presentation, a talk for sacrament meeting, and a "personal expression." The items were written while Draper was living in the 76th Ward of Brigham Young University.

Dates: 1971-1972

Jonathan Oldham Duke autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 227
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a handwritten autobiography and three volumes of diaries kept by Jonathan Oldham Duke from 1850 to 1857. Also includes a transcription of volume 1 and volume 2.

Dates: 1850-1857

Saidee G. Dunn notes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336692]
Identifier: MSS 50

The collection contains a volume of handwritten lecture notes taken by Sadie Dunn Hains from lectures presented by George Reynolds probably at Brigham Young Academy. The subject was the Book of Mormon. Also included are handwritten copies of songs and recipes.

Dates: 1899-1901

Charles D. Fletcher papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219377]
Identifier: MSS 1948
Scope and Contents

Diaries. Also with the collection are letters received by Fletcher from various residents of Provo, Utah, including Samuel S. Jones, mayor of the town. Also included is business account books of Charles D. Miller, materials related to the Perpetual Emigration Fund of the Mormon Church, and some Mormon patriarchal blessings.

Dates: 1855-1911