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Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

George Washington Bean journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225536876]
Identifier: MSS 3860
Scope and Contents

Journal contains entries by George Washington Bean from about 1855 to 1878 and includes a short autobiography, transaction records from his business dealings, and personal and family experiences.

Dates: approximately 1855-1878

Biography of Samuel Kendall Gifford, pioneer of 11 September 1850

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225523932]
Identifier: MSS 2846
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Samuel Kendall Gifford was born in New York in 1821 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1850, settled in Washington County, Utah, had four wives, and died in 1907.

Dates: 1955

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

John L. Smith personal and family papers, 1792-1950

 Series — Box 5: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232563210], Folder: 1-3
Identifier: MSS 680 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains priesthood blessing transcripts, legal documents, articles, letters, and other Smith family papers, dated 1792 to 1950.

Dates: 1792-1950

Rosanne Keeler collection of Utah pioneer interview transcriptions

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232578960]
Identifier: MSS 9027
Content Description Interview transcriptions by Keeler of Utah pioneers, typed transcriptions of which were found on microfilm in Special Collections. Includes a list of interview questions. Interviews were done as part of a Works Project Administration (WPA) project for the Utah History Records Survey of 1936. Most interviews were by Keeler's grandmother, Mary Lyman Reeve. Interviewees include: Nathan Bradley Badger, Ellen Bird, Isabel King Rogers, Willis Eugene Robison, Nicholus Gurley Teeples,...
Dates: 1936-1937

William Addington and William Clinton Martindale papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7906
Scope and Contents

Letters related to and biographies of William Addington Martindale and his son, William Clinton Martindale, and their families from approximately 1840-1911. The documents contain Martindale family correspondence from various states, and letters primarily from Utah about the settlement and establishment of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the West.

Dates: approximately 1840-1911

John Pack letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233055]
Identifier: MSS SC 67
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters dated 1847, addressed to family members, describing difficulties of the journey to Salt Lake City, Utah and Pack's associations with Mormon Church leaders Brigham Young and Heber Chase Kimball.

Dates: approximately 1847

John Pack papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4132
Scope and Contents

Notable items include an 1849 mission call signed by the First Presidency. All materials are photocopies.

Dates: 1843-1902

Ward E. Pack papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231563963]
Identifier: MSS 449
Abstract Collection includes a handwritten autobiography and diary written by Ward E. Pack between 1854 and 1876. His accounts include family histories, descriptions of his trek to Utah, his activities in Summit County, Utah, and his experiences on missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii and the Eastern States. Journals also include genealogical information written by his daughter. Also included are letters from John Pack, Ward's father, telling about the migration to...
Dates: 1847-1935

John L. Smith papers

Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900