Home and Family
Found in 1629 Collections and/or Records:
Contains an autobiography of the life of Wesley C. Carter. Includes information about his personal and professional activities. Includes personal stories from his childhood, adolescent, and adult life, notes positions held in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and discusses the work he completed while serving his building missions in the British Isles and the Southern United States. Dated approximately 1993.
Contains letters, biographies, family group sheets, photographs, newspaper clippings, diaries, and other family papers that show the family history of Sonia Peterson Aycock. The papers also show the way of life of the 1900s.
Typewritten genealogy of Nellie F. Ayres. This item was composed on an unknown date from published genealogies. The materials include pedigrees, family histories, as well as land, civil, and probate records. The item traces Nellie F. Ayres' ancestry through the Terrell family of North Carolina and of England. Ayres apparently had some Mormon descendants.
Contains eighteen handwritten letters to Elizabeth B. Lampman, all but one having postmarked envelopes, written between July to August 1903 by Edmund C. Babcock; there are also two letters written by an anonymous person or persons, located in the letter of July 16th written from Cripple Creek, Colorado. Letters document Babcock's travels through Yellowstone National Park as the secretary of the Brooklyn Christian Endeavor Union.
Documents and information about the life of Samuel Cordner, including an autobiography, diaries, LDS mission letters, business ledgers, and other miscellaneous materials. Also included is a commentary on the life of Samuel Cordner by his grandson Russel Backus. Materials are dated 1903-1957.
Contains glass plate negatives depicting people in and around their homes and street scenes. Many of these negatives are signed with the initials J. N. E., which is expanded to J. N. Erickson on one plate; it's unclear who is the creator of the rest of the plates. Some of the plates are identified as having been taken in Sweden and Denmark. Also includes two metal lithograph plates. Dated approximately 1870-1919.
This collection is composed of personal letters, histories and rememberances from the Claude Vincent and Lillie Liston Baker family. It provides an intimate and loving portrait of a Mormon family and their struggle to tame southern Utah.