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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Provo -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Early days on the Provo bench

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306620]
Identifier: MSS SC 891
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of a typewritten manuscript "made from copy in Orem Public Library." Partridge's mother took her family to Provo, Utah, in the late 1870s so her children would be able to attend the Brigham Young Academy. Raymond's father had another family by another wife in Fillmore, Utah. Partridge's account is an autobiography. He tells of his experiences while growing up and living in Provo.

Dates: approximately 1940

J. M. Jensen biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311810]
Identifier: MSS SC 1474
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten funeral address about Lars Echert Eggertsen. Jensen talks of Eggertsen's upbringing, his education, his position in the Provo City schools, and his ecclesiastical standing in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1930

Bengt Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306844]
Identifier: MSS SC 917
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a holograph autobiography. Bengt Johnson Sr. was a Swedish convert to the Mormon Church and was baptized in 1854. He came to Utah in 1862 and settled in Provo. His account largely tells of his adjustment to Mormonism.

Dates: 1910

Samuel Stephen Jones papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1557
Scope and Contents

Collection includes the papers of early Utah resident Samuel Stephen jones, including letters, a short autobiography, naturalization records, the lyrics to "Hand Cart Song," a Utah militia commission document, a short, transcribed autobiography of Jones, receipts, a notebook, and stock certificates. Materials dated approximately 1850 to 1914.

Dates: approximately 1850-1914

Daniel Mandeville Keeler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3091

Collection contains Daniel Mandeville Keeler's family history work. Collection also contains correspondences, and notes from Keeler's various Church positions.

Dates: 1900-1990

Joyce Kling Harmon pioneer biographies

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233643169]
Identifier: MSS 1900
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs. The collection consists largely of biographies written by members of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers dealing with their ancestors.

Dates: 1953-1974