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Latter Day Saints -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

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

My life story

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2992
Scope and Contents Recalls his early life in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Twin Falls, Idaho; farming; attendance at Albion State Normal School, 1935-1937, Utah State University, 1946-1949, and Northern Colorado University, 1949-1951; teaching elementary school in Declo, Idaho, 1937-1942; service in U.S. Air Force during World War II; marriage; employment as academic dean and professor of education psychology at Peru State Teacher's College (Nebraska) 1951-1954; employment in counseling center and Department of...
Dates: 1983-1999

My perspective of life's journey

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332196]
Identifier: MSS 2339
Scope and Contents

Autobiographical details memories of his childhood in Snowflake, Arizona; his mission to the Southern States; attendance at Brigham Young University; military service; marriage; teaching at Brigham Young University; church service; and assignment to the Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center. Includes significant information about his family.

Dates: Other: 2001

Names of Huntington canyons

 Item — Folder 4: [Barcode: 31197231046001], item: 4
Identifier: MSS 1271

On my being a Mormon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318344]
Identifier: MSS SC 1960
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a speech delivered at the Society for the Study of Mormon Life on 28 Aug. 1980. Anderson tells about his experiences as a Mormon after his conversion to that faith. He also talks about studying at Brigham Young University and about some of his early publications.

Dates: 1980

Biography of Abraham L. Parker

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336999]
Identifier: MSS 2701
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typed biography. Abraham L. Parker was born in 1825 in England, he married Barbara Scott, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1869, and lived in Henefer and Ogden, Utah.

Dates: 1944

Personal histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3024
Scope and Contents Autobiography for Alva John Clarke details memories of his childhood in Alberta, Canada; attendance at Calgary Normal School, 1927-1928; teaching school in Canada; marriage; attendance at the University of Alberta, 1930-1936, and Brigham Young University, 1937-1942; teaching at the Brigham Young laboratory school and Brigham Young University; travels to Iran as part of the U.S. Point Four program in Iran; and other travels. Autobiography of Rissa Merkley Clarke details memories of her...
Dates: 1977