Biography -- 19th century
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of 12 leaves photocopied from a typewritten newspaper article authored by Era P. Lowe, son of Thomas G. Lowe who was a Mormon pioneer; Indian scout, missionary, and colonizer. Thomas Lowe also built tabernacles and other community buildings under the direction of Brigham Young and John Taylor. Thomas was held in high regard among the Mormons, non-Mormons, and Indians alike and served in many community and Mormon Church positions.
Typescripts (some duplicated). The collection includes autobiographical sketch of William C. McClellan, member of the Mormon Battalion and of the Nauvoo Legion in Utah Valley, Utah, a biographical sketch of his wife, Almeda D. McClellan by Zitelle M. Snarr, and an autobiography of their son David A. McClellan Sr. which includes details of life in the Mormon colonies in Mexico and Arizona.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Mercer was born in England in 1818, he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1848. He settled in American Fork, Utah, and died in 1860.
Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The item is an early draft of "Mormon Enigma" which length was later reduced as requested by the publisher, Doubleday & Company. The manuscript is a biography of Emma Hale Smith, first wife of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith.
Thirteen photocopies of a typewritten manuscript and eighteen photographs of Italian documents all bound in one volume. The typescripts are Jorgensen's account of how he became interested in Lebolo, and of how he accomplished his research on the man. Lebolo was an Egyptologist of the early 19th century.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Ann Rachel Marsh was born on the Island of Jersey in 1824 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She migrated to Utah in 1853 and settled in American Fork. She died in 1909.
Typescript of the biography of Alice Dandy Ollerton, English convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Describes the handcart trek across the plains which took the lives of Ollerton's husband, daughter, and herself.