The William Fothering papers (1853-1910) contains personal diaries, mission diaries, family histories, professional and personal correspodnece, and miscellaneous materials. He was a Mormon convert born in Scotland who emigrated to Utah in 1850. He was imprisoned for polygamy in 1885.
The Joseph S. Willes papers consist of a brief biographical sketch of the life of William Willes, with excerpts from several journals kept by him, by Joseph S. Willes, a grandson. The subjects summarized give a biographical sketch of Willes' conversion to Mormonism in England, persecution he suffered as a result, his mission to India and England, and his life in Utah.