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Latter Day Saints -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Asael and Mary Duty Smith

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334606]
Identifier: MSS 1135
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of Asael Smith and Mary Duty Smith, the grandparents of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Also included are genealogies relating to the genealogy of Asael and Mary Duty Smith. The biographies are largely compilations of sources by Smith family members. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: 1950

Frank Y. Taylor papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306018]
Identifier: MSS SC 842
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an autobiographical sketch by Taylor, a photoduplicated copy of the "Book of Remembrance" for the "Granite Stake of Zion," and photocopies of Taylor's newspaper obituary. The personal history is short and outlines the author's life from birth to the year 1905. It includes the blessing given to him as a baby and several patriarchal blessings he received.

Dates: 1905-1976

They gladly taught, volume 2

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230350081]
Identifier: MSS 4196
Scope and Contents The work is the second in a three-volume series which profiles the lives of 30 of Brigham Young University's most influential professors. The second volume highlights D. Elden Beck, Elbert H. Eastmond, George H. Hansen, Christen Jensen, Wilma Jeppson, Florence Jepperson Madsen, Franklin H. Madsen, Milton Marshall, Alfred Osmond, and John C. Swensen. Page proofs (incl. table of contents) for "They Gladly Taught, Volume 2," 203 pages, published in 1987 by Brigham Young University. Also...
Dates: 1987

The tremendous Turmans

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307396]
Identifier: MSS SC 953
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten manuscripts. The materials are a history of the Turman family with accompanying genealogies. Also included are brief biographies of Turman family members. The Turmans lived in Virginia and Kentucky. After joining the Mormon Church, they lived largely in Utah and Arizona.

Dates: 1977

Verlyn Dale Frost biographical documents, approximately 1970-2010

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [Barcode: 31197231010882], Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 7585 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains biographical documents written by Frost and his wife, Carol Jean Frost. Dated approximately 1970-2010.

Dates: approximately 1970-2010

Voices from the Past collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1526

The Leonard J. Arrington Voices from the Past collection contains submissions for a contest held during a BYU Education Week in 1980. The records date from 1830 to 1980.

Dates: 1830-1980

Wakefield News collection

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235944]
Identifier: MSS SC 191
Scope and Contents

Newsletter containing family organization and genealogical information with biographical sketches of David, Thomas, and Samuel Wakefield.

Dates: 1976

David Henry Weech journal and life story

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331446]
Identifier: MSS SC 3013
Scope and Contents

Journal entries, 1901-1957, includes iformation on the founding and development of Pima, Arizona. Autobiography details memories of his childhood in Pima; attendance at Brigham Young Academy, 1892-1893; marriage; church service. Also includes information on his first wife, Estella Newell, and his second wife, Hannah May Allen. Also includes information on his parents, children and other family members.

Dates: 1901-1957

Ray T. Wilcox autobiographical sketch

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328921]
Identifier: MSS SC 2984
Scope and Contents

Briefly describes his U.S. Army service during World War II; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission in Tahiti, 1946-1948; attendance at BYU; marriage; teaching high school; teaching at BYU Laboratory School and the College of Education; travels; and his family.

Dates: 1998

W. Thomas Wride biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2135
Scope and Contents

Contains biographies for Lewis William Barry Wride, 1862-1934 and Harriet Stark Wride, 1868-1944; Alma Baker, 1877-1950 and Hannah McKinley Baker, 1870-1946; and Daniel Stark, 1820-1907. The collection also consists of Philip J. Hart's autobiography, his personal journals 1932-1999; scrapbooks, photographs, and materials relating to Hart's career.

Dates: 1932-1999