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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Ogden -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical sketches of James Enoch Randall and his wife, Isabella Chadwick Randall

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320662]
Identifier: MSS SC 2242
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typescript. The item is a dual biography of a James Enoch Randall (1864-1951) and Isabella Chadwick Randall (1867-1934). They were Mormon farmers in Ogden, Utah who raised ten children.

Dates: 1963

Ellen A. Curtis letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325836]
Identifier: MSS SC 2717
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten and of a typescript of a letter. Curtis writes to Hyrum Belnap of Ogden, Utah, relating to the genealogy of the Belnap (Belknap family).

Dates: 1914

Lorin Farr papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233402]
Identifier: MSS SC 34
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a letter dated September 16, 1850 and addressed to Brigham Young, president of the Mormon Church, requesting advice concerning the shooting of Terikee, a Shoshoni Indian, by a Mormon. He was murdered near the city of Ogden. Also included is an autobiographical sketch dated 1860 containing information on Farr's life, occupation, and church service.

Dates: 1850-1860

Charles Whipple Hadley diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 177
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and correspondence. The letters relate primarily to business and family matters. Also included are materials relating to astrology and horoscopes. The diary was kept from 1861 to 1862 when Hadley was serving with the Iowa Volunteers. His accounts are often vivid and detailed. He writes about army life and actual combat. He fought in the battle of Shiloh in April of 1862 and was captured in the fight. He was in Confederate prisons until paroled. Also included is a...
Dates: 1861-1913

Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4221
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of research materials (photocopies, manuscripts, etc.) compiled by the Winslow Farr Sr. Family Organization and Amy Oaks Long to write a biography of Lorin Farr. However, two original documents, including a ledger containing family biographical information, are also included.

Dates: 1820-2007

John Peter Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1957
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, diaries, notebooks, patriarchal blessings, certificates, an autobiography, and genealogical materials. The correspondence are between Johnson and his wife, Hana, and were written while Johnson was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Sweden. The diaries were kept while Johnson was on his mission and after his return to Ogden, Utah. The certificates deal with Johnson's numerous callings in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1872-1946

Robert Allen Jones diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 625
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Jones writes about his daily activies in Henefer and in Ogden, Utah, his mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1890 to 1892, his occupations, and his various church callings.

Dates: 1888-1934

Jodiah Leavitt letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319599]
Identifier: MSS SC 2145
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters signed by J. Leavitt, believed to be Jodiah Leavitt. They are addressed to Leander Brown, a friend of Leavitt's living in Hillsdale, Michigan. Leavitt writes about family and personal matters.

Dates: 1871

Heber Robert McBride autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 501
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk...
Dates: 1890

Ephraim Nye papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 358
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography, diaries, and typewritten and handwritten correspondence. Nye writes about his birth in England, his immigration to Australia, his joining the Mormon Church, and his subsequent migration to Utah from 1859 to 1860 where he settled in Ogden. His autobiography covers the time until 1881 when his diary begins. Nye served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Great Britain from 1882 to 1884. There is a gap in the record until 1896 when Nye was called to serve as the...
Dates: 1881-1902