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Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History

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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Robert McKell autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318278]
Identifier: MSS SC 1972
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typescript. McKell tells about his life in Scotland, his conversion to the Mormon Church, his family, and his journey to Utah. McKell completed his account roughly to the year 1850. Emma Jane Brockbank added a few paragraphs telling about McKell's life after that time.
Dates: 1900

Minerva Wade Hickman autobiography

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231190452]
Identifier: MSS SC 2314
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography. Hickman writes about her experiences in migrating to Utah in the 1840s and in settling in that state. She also includes "a list of names of Births since I came to North Ogden" in which she lists the name and sex of each child born in that community. Also included are genealogies of Hickman and Wade family members.
Dates: 1867-1901

Samuel W. Richards diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486305]
Identifier: MSS 732
Scope and Contents Photocopies of excerpts from handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1846-1847, 1857-1859, 1868, 1869, 1873, and 1875-1876. Richards lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, presided over the European Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, prepared Utah Militia units for an expedition into Sanpete County, and served on another mission to the Eastern United States. Also included are patriarchal blessings and miscellaneous items relating to Richards and his family.
Dates: 1846-1876

John Riggs papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486404]
Identifier: MSS 794
Scope and Contents Ledger account books, letters, receipts, certificates, an autobiography, and biographical materials. Riggs' autobiography relates many faith-promoting experiences in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Riggs writes about his life as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, and Utah. He tells about his experiences as a pioneer who came to Utah in 1851; his life in Provo, Utah; and his occupation as a physician. The account books relate to his work as a...
Dates: 1844-1891

Elias Smith diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1822
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Smith writes about coming to Kirtland, Ohio, in 1836 and his subseqent moves to Nauvoo, Illinois, and to Utah in 1851. He held numerous positions in the Mormon Church and was active as a businessman and as a politician.
Dates: 1836-1888

Brigham Young letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231564599]
Identifier: MSS 289
Scope and Contents Photocopy of two handwritten letters with a microfiche copy. The second of the two letters was started on the same page as the first. The items were dated 20 April and 4 May 1847. Young writes to his wife, Mary Ann Angell Young, while she was in Winter Quarters, Nebraska. Young informs Mary about his experiences while on the initial trek of Mormon pioneers to Utah.
Dates: 1847

Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306430]
Identifier: MSS SC 882
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Originally written to be read at a 1903 meeting of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Mrs. Young describes her life in Nauvoo and her early years in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also comments on life as a polygamous wife of Brigham Young.
Dates: 1903