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Latter Day Saints -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Personal histories of Andrew May, 1906-1933; Alfred James, 1905-1991; and Verda Pauline Carter, 1908-1998

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481041]
Identifier: MSS 2142
Scope and Contents Personal history of Andrew May contains information on his ancestors; childhood in Cardston, Alberta, Canada; life in Baker, Oregon; marriage to Jean Fossum; and his illness and death. Also contains significant information of his wife's Latter-day Saint mission to California, 1926-1928. Personal history of Alfred James Madsen contains information on his ancestors; memories of his childhood in Provo, Utah; church service, including a LDS mission to New Zealand, 1926-1929; marriage; farm...
Dates: 1998

Ella B. Peterson letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242015]
Identifier: MSS SC 514
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 18 Sept. 1975. Peterson writes briefly about the life of John Reid Blanchard.

Dates: 1975

William Wines Phelps land patents

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1
Identifier: MSS SC 370
Scope and Contents

Two land patents, one for 152 and 54/100 acres and one for 160 acres of public land in Lexington District, Clay County, Missouri, issued by the United States General Land Office.

Dates: 1838

Alonzo Hazelton Raleigh diary "B"

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230239136]
Identifier: MSS SC 360
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary which tells of his duties as a member of city council, justice of the peace and inspector of buildings in Salt Lake City, Utah and his various social religious and business dealings.

Dates: 1861-1887

Biographical material on Sidney Rigdon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337211]
Identifier: MSS 472
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten biographies and genealogies of Sidney Rigdon, member of the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The dates of the composition of these materials are uncertain. The handwritten item was created by someone who had met with Rigdon years after Rigdon was no longer associated with the Church. The materials recount the events of Rigdon's life, his association with the LDS Church, and present his family genealogy.

Dates: 1875-1925