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Latter Day Saints -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Sunday School Anniversary Conference in rhyme, 1904

 Item — Folder 4: [Barcode: 31197231046001], item: 6
Identifier: MSS 1271

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