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Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

Algie Ballif funeral service

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320522]
Identifier: MSS SC 2173
Scope and Contents

Typescript of funeral services held for Algie Ballif on 14 July 1984. The item consists of remarks made by unnamed friends and family members about the life, qualities, and accomplishments of Algie Ballif. Also included is a brief eulogy by Helen Stark.

Dates: 1984 July 14

Olive Smoot Bean autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319490]
Identifier: MSS SC 2139
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography (pages 163 to 197). Bean writes about her childhood in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah, her marriage, and her children.

Dates: 1933-1934

Gladys W. Bentley diaries and reminiscence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1882
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of two handwritten diaries and a reminiscence. The diaries tell of Bentley's activities in Mexico and Utah. The reminiscence is an account of Bentley's trip to Great Britain.

Dates: 1890-1899

Flora Robertson Brimhall autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336411]
Identifier: MSS 458
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Brimhall writes about her family background, her youth in Spanish Fork, Utah, her marriage to George H. Brimhall, and gives her reflections on polygamy. As an adult, she lived in Provo, Utah.

Dates: 1938

Joab Collier and Theodocia Keeler Collier papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217900]
Identifier: MSS 1729
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiographies, diaries, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous materials. Typescripts and photocopies of many of these items are also found with the collection. Some of the materials have been bound into books. The collection relates primarily to Joab Collier (1855-1918) and Theodocia Keeler Collier (1858-1912). The Colliers were Mormons who lived in Provo, Vernal, and in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joab had many occupations including that of bricklayer. The...
Dates: 1847-1957

Thea Daniel collection on Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233644225]
Identifier: MSS 8303
Scope and Contents

Contains nine audio cassettes of the personal oral histories of Irene Smart Weaver and Retta Hanks Gilbert, two Latter-day Saint women from Idaho and Utah. Dated 1966-2002.

Dates: 1966-2002

Abel Alexander Dewitt collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2281
Scope and Contents Contains two holograph missionary journals (April 16-November 14, 1903 and November 15, 1903-April 21,1904) kept by DeWitt on his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oklahoma and nearby states. Also included are two holograph journals (July 29, 1897-November 30, 1900 and 1901-1906) and an autograph book (1900-1901) kept by his wife, Ruth Leila Kempe DeWitt. The collection also contains photocopies and transcriptions of the volumes.Also contains a...
Dates: 1897-1914

Eva Charlotta Anderson Bjork diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489101]
Identifier: MSS 888
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary in six pages. Eva Bjork writes about migrating from Sweden to Utah in 1884. Also included is a biography of Eva's husband, William Bjork. William migrated from Sweden to Utah in 1868. He worked for the railroad and lived in several places in Utah. He finally settled in Provo, Utah. The author of the item is unknown and the date of its composition is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1884-1930

Autobiography and biographies of Stephen and Eliza Lewis Farnsworth

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334614]
Identifier: MSS 1136
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography and typewritten biographies. Stephen and Eliza Lewis Farnsworth lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, Utah, and Arizona. Eliza L. Farnsworth Gilbert writes about her early life in Jerrico, Joseph City, Salt Lake City, and Roosevelt, Utah. The date of the composition of these items is uncertain.

Dates: 1950

Flora Davis Fisher autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311679]
Identifier: MSS SC 1459
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by Flora Davis Fisher. Fisher talks about her early years in Utah, her education, her marriage, her children, her mission to New Zealand, and her paintings.

Dates: 1970