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Biography -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

John A. Evans papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1500
Scope and Contents

John A. Evans papers contains personal and Desert News Company papers.

Dates: 1857-1922

Samuel Buchanan Frost

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235936]
Identifier: MSS SC 192
Scope and Contents

Handwritten biography of Samuel Buchanan Frost and a typescript of the item. Frost was a convert to the Mormon Church who migrated to Utah and settled in Draper, Utah.

Dates: 1976

Mary Ethel McNeil Gardner personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312032]
Identifier: MSS SC 1504
Scope and Contents

Typed, mimeographed, and bound personal history of Mary Ethel McNeil Gardner. The item gives particular emphasis on Gardner's association with the Mormon Church and her role as a Relief Society president.

Dates: 1978

Willard Gardner biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315340]
Identifier: MSS SC 1785
Scope and Contents

One typewritten booklet. It contains a brief history of Willard Gardner. He has been referred to as the "father of modern soil physics." Willard got his Ph.D. in physics at the University of California at Berkeley and later on joined the Utah State University Physics Department where he worked on the theoretical and experimental interpretation of soil moisture phenomena.

Dates: 1978

Mary Staples Hansen letter concerning Richard Britton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241876]
Identifier: MSS SC 508
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and unsigned letter dated 6 Sept. 1975. The item briefly describes the life of Richard Britton, a Mormon jeweler in Utah.

Dates: 1975

Etelka W. Johnson letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242064]
Identifier: MSS SC 521
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter. Johnson writes about Charles Hopkins. Also included is a photocopy of a newspaper clipping and an excerpt from a history of Lehi, Utah, relating to Hopkins.

Dates: 1975

Johnson family biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 172
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and family histories. The materials relate to the families of Benjamin Franklin Johnson, Utah poneer, Mormon polygamist, farmer, and secretary to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. Also included are a biography of Sarah Elizabeth Senior Johnson, daughter-in-law of Benjamin Johnson, and a book of poetry.

Dates: approximately 1950

George Washington Langley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308618]
Identifier: MSS SC 1074
Scope and Contents

Holograph biography of George Washington Langley (1818-1850). Mormon missionary and pioneer to Utah, bodyguard of prophet Brigham Young (1801-1877), and husband of Mary Turner and Martha McKinney Frost.

Dates: 1976; 1976

Letter concerning James Madison Barlow

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241983]
Identifier: MSS SC 507
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter. The item presents a brief biographical sketch of James Madison Barlow, a Mormon dentist in Utah.

Dates: 1975

Life and labors of the late president of the B.Y.A. Board, 1895 October 16

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486636], Folder: 4-5
Identifier: MSS 896
Scope and Contents

Original copy and photocopy of a biography by By Joseph E. Taylor. Folder 5 is a photocopy of folder 4.

Dates: 1895 October 16