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Latter Day Saints -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Janet Jenson biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8184
Scope and Contents

Contains two biographies, compiled by Jenson, about her parents, Ralph W. Jenson and Helen Harris Jenson. The volumes discuss their lives and heritage. Materials date from between 1984 and 2000.

Dates: 1984-2000

Jessie E. Murphy diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC1010
Dates: 1867-1869

Colin Kwok personal history

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333632]
Identifier: MSS 2187
Scope and Contents

Autobiography details memories of his childhood in Hong Kong; attendance at the Church College of Hawaii, 1971-1972, University of Hawaii, 1972-1974, and Brigham Young University MBA program, 1976-1978; a Latter-day Saint mission to Hong Kong, 1974-1976; marriage; and working experiences in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, and the United States.

Dates: 1999

George Washington Langley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308618]
Identifier: MSS SC 1074
Scope and Contents

Holograph biography of George Washington Langley (1818-1850). Mormon missionary and pioneer to Utah, bodyguard of prophet Brigham Young (1801-1877), and husband of Mary Turner and Martha McKinney Frost.

Dates: 1976; 1976

Margaret Smith Larson and Norma Larson Elliott collection on Joseph West Smith

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8652
Content Description

Collection contains biographies of Smith, his wives, and their ancestors, written by their descendants; journals and transcripts of journals of Smith and his wives; correspondence among the family; Smith, Marsden, Fish, and Goodall genealogy; and family photos. Also contains the Joseph W. Smith Book of Remembrance that was created by his seventeen children, especially Margaret Smith Larson. Dated 1814-1994.

Dates: 1814-1994

Life of William Howell

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309087]
Identifier: MSS SC 1122
Scope and Contents

Biography of William Howell (1816-1851) by his grandson, William Louis Howell. William Howell was born in Wales and was converted to the Mormon Church. He was active in that faith and died in 1851 near Kanesville, Iowa, while moving with the Mormons to Utah.

Dates: approximately 1920

Albert R. Lyman histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1371
Scope and Contents

Typewritten family histories. Lyman writes about the Edward Patridge and Lucretia Hancock Robinson families. These families were early converts to the Mormon Church. They suffered persecutions, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, came to Utah, and settled in Fillmore, Utah.

Dates: 1952

Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2180
Scope and Contents

Autobiography by Cyrena Dustin Merrille, including her experience joining the Mormon Church in 1837, time spent in Far West, Missouri, Nauvoo, Illinois, Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and her migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. She describes the impact of a measles outbreak among Ute Indians in Salt Lake City in 1851, and an 1876 move to Arizona with her family. Also included is a genealogy of the Merrill family. Dated 1898 to 1907.

Dates: 1898-1907

Tamma Durfee Miner autobiography and photographs

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306554]
Identifier: MSS SC 888
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a typescript autobiography of Tamma Durfee Miner titled "'A Memorial' Written by Tamma Durfee Miner March 13, 1881, in Springville, Utah." Her autobiography tells of her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1831, the early persecution of the Church and her family, migration to the Salt Lake Valley from Iowa, and settling in Springville, Utah. The collection also contains a sheet of handwritten genealogy about Miner and two black-and white...
Dates: approximately 1870-1881; Other: 1977-2013

Jessie E. Murphy diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1010
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary. Murphy describes his activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission.

Dates: 1867-1869