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Pioneers -- Utah

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen A. Draper personal history

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232477700]
Identifier: MSS 6199

This collection consists of the photocopied, personal life history of Ellen A. Draper. In her biography she accounts for the Mormon community led by President Brigham Young, as well as for early pioneer life with notes on farming and encounters with Native Americans.

Dates: 1987

Early photographs of Provo and Brigham Young Academy

 Collection — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197235222483]
Identifier: MSS 2683
Scope and Contents

20 black and white copy photographs of early Provo.

Dates: approximately 1880-1947

Life sketch of Josiah Henry Perry

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244664]
Identifier: MSS SC 571
Scope and Contents

Typescript (carbon copy). The collection contains a biographical sketch of a Latter-day Saint Church missionary and Utah pioneer, an autobiographical note written in Nauvoo, Illinois, 1845, his obituary from the Deseret News, Sept. 3, 1891, and genealogical data.

Dates: Undated

Horace B. Owens papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244680]
Identifier: MSS SC 574
Scope and Contents

Typescripts and newspaper clippings (photocopies). The collection includes two biographical sketches of a Mormon pioneer, stonecutter and guardsman and a biographical sketch of his mother, Abigail B. Owens. Also includes a letter from the donor.

Dates: Undated

James M. Peterson diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2016
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary and several newspaper obituaries of members of Peterson's family. The events in Peterson's life are recounted from 1850 to 1866, after which a daily record was kept until 1899. Included are incidents from Sevier County history including politics, the Black Hawk War, census records for 1895, and personal business dealings. Peterson also writes about his family, national events, and local weather and temperatures.

Dates: 1866-1899

Phippen family family histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241850]
Identifier: MSS SC 504
Scope and Contents

Collection includes information concerning a family who were converts to Mormonism and settlers of Utah. Also includes a letter concerning the creation of the collection.

Dates: 1975

Charles Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 554
Scope and Contents Holographs with partial typescripts (photocopies) and typescript (photocopy). The journal tells of his life in England, Nauvoo, Illinois and Washington County, Utah, missions to England and Europe, and his life in the United Order as a polygamist. The journal 1860-1862 is written completely in Pitman shorthand. Record book includes family names and Latter-day Saint Church temple ordinances completed. Also included are an autobiographical sketch, an obituary, a memorium written by a...
Dates: 1840-1905

Anna Christina Smoot diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232502036]
Identifier: MSS 6188

Anna Christina Smoot's original handwritten diary and typescript.

Dates: 1875-1876

The songstress of Dernford Dale : the life of poetess, diarist and Latter-day Saint pioneer Hannah Tapfield King / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294518]
Identifier: MSS 8020
Scope and Contents

Contains one biography, written by Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill, and Leonard Reed in 2011, about Hannah Tapfield King. The biography contains transcriptions of her journals, her writings, and some of her autobiographical sketches. The biography describes her life in England and her journey to Utah as a pioneer. There is also some information about her ancestors, as written by Hannah Tapfield King.

Dates: 2011 May

John Toone missionary journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232594991]
Identifier: MSS 8775
Content Description Compilation of transcriptions of journal entries written by John Toone. Describes his experiences as a missionary in England from May 8, 1854-April 29, 1856; the last few days of his journal describe when he entered the Salt Lake Valley, August 31-September 13, 1852. Contains a biographical sketch, a paper on John Toone and his music, and a history of Croydon, Utah, which Toone helped settle, written by decendants of John Toone. This book was put together by members of the John Toone Family...
Dates: 1854-1856; Publication: 1997