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Biography -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Era P. Lowe biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306935]
Identifier: MSS SC 927
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1977

McClellan family histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244615]
Identifier: MSS SC 561
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: date of production not identified

Biographical sketch of the life of John Mercer

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333707]
Identifier: MSS SC 3315
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930

Mormon enigma : Emma Hale Smith, prophet's wife, "elect lady," polygamy's foe

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217538]
Identifier: MSS 1734
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1984

New facts on the life and history of Giovanni Pietro Antonio Lebolo

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306901]
Identifier: MSS SC 924
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1976

Biographical sketch : Ann Rachel Marsh Nicholes, pioneer of 1853

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339241]
Identifier: MSS SC 3328
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930

Alice Dandy Ollerton biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315118]
Identifier: MSS SC 1710
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1980

Mary Jane Ollerton biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315100]
Identifier: MSS SC 1711
Scope and Contents

Typescript of the biography of Mary Jane Ollerton, known as Mamie, who became the head of the Department of Elementary Education at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1975

James Pollock Park

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313733]
Identifier: MSS SC 1652
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography. The item describes Park's conversion to the Mormon faith, his various travels, and his final stay in Utah.

Dates: 1987

Ella B. Peterson letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242015]
Identifier: MSS SC 514
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 18 Sept. 1975. Peterson writes briefly about the life of John Reid Blanchard.

Dates: 1975