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Biography -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Elda Lyman Adams history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318492]
Identifier: MSS SC 1966
Scope and Contents

Typewritten histories. Adams provides information concerning her relatives and Glen Baker. She describes and documents his youth, his educational background, and his missionary experiences in Germany.

Dates: 1975

Frank Aldridge biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319706]
Identifier: MSS SC 2127
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a history of the Aldridge family. The history begins with Frank Aldridge's great-grandfather, Joseph Aldridge, relates the involvement of the Aldrideg family in the early history of the Mormon Church, and ends shortly after Frank's retirement in 1965. Aldridge also tells of his experiences in World War I.

Dates: approximately 1979

Artemesia Draper Anderson biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308154]
Identifier: MSS SC 1021
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a biography of Artemesia Draper Anderson. Anderson was born and grew up in Moroni, Utah, where she married, raised her children, and supplemented her family income through midwifery. In 1891 she became one of Utah's first licensed practical nurses.

Dates: 1978

O. J. Anderson and family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313089]
Identifier: MSS SC 1563
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Olaf J. Anderson, including information about his two wives Kathinka and Nathalia and several of their children. She presents the history of the family's "Anderson Hotel" in Castle Dale, Utah and Olaf's and Kathinka's mission for the Mormon Church in Copenhagen, Denmark where he edited the Mormon newspaper, "Scandinavian Star," 1908-1912.

Dates: 1980

Alvin Pliny Bean essays

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321728]
Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents

Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.

Dates: approximately 1978

Frederick Arthur Berlin letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242007]
Identifier: MSS SC 513
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 11 July 1975. Berlin writes briefly about Andrew E. Berlin, his family and Mormon Church activities and his imprisonment for polygamy.

Dates: 1975

William E. Berrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1955
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, speeches, a biography, and an autobiography. The materials relate to Berrett's work with the Utah Committee on Children and Youth, his research on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' relationships with African-Americans, and various documents pertaining to his career as a professor at Brigham Young University, his time in Fairbanks, Alaska. Also included is Berett's autobiography and a biography of B. H. Roberts, the Mormon historian. Materials dated...
Dates: 1836-1993

Biographical sketch : Ernestine Dourin Jacob Nicholes pioneer of 1853

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339258]
Identifier: MSS SC 3327
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Ernestine Dourin was born in 1828 and married Henry Jacob. After his death, she joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1852 and migrated to Utah in 1853 where she settled in American Fork. She died in 1912.

Dates: approximately 1930

Biographical sketch of Alice T. Steele

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339381]
Identifier: MSS SC 3335
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Alice Chadwick was born in England in 1844, and she joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1854. She migrated to Utah in 1869 by railroad and settled in American Fork. She married George Taylor in 1870 and was "set apart" as a midwife in 1883. After the death of George, Alice married Thomas G. Steele. She died in 1917.

Dates: 1930

Biographical sketch of Mrs. Christina Kelly

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333061]
Identifier: MSS SC 3310
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography of Christina Kelly. Christina Peterson Kelly was born in Denmark in 1837, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1853 and 1854. She settled in American Fork, Utah, and married William Kelly in 1856. She died in 1914.

Dates: approximately 1930