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John Adams family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Adams family papers (1886-1929) contains three photocopied documents, a journal kept by John Adams from November 1886 to October 1887, includes entries from the six months he spent in the Utah Territorial Penitentiary after his imprisonment for the practice of polygamy. A biography of John Adams (1836-1901) written in 1927 by his son, John Q. Adams, and a Tribute to my Mother, written by John Q. Adams in 1929, are also present. Together, these documents describe Adams' experiences in prison and the hardships endured by the family of this Centerville, Utah, merchant who refused to renounce polygamy.
 
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William Ajax papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Ajax papers (1862-1890s) consist of Ajax's diary and some news articles. The diary records the emigration of Ajax and his family, converts to the LDS Church, from Liverpool, England, to Salt Lake City, Utah. It describes their trek, as well as their lives once in the Salt Lake Valley. The news articles describe the later years of William Ajax's life and his struggles to keep his mercantile business going.
 
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Andrew Jackson Allen diary [transcript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Andrew Jackson Allen diary (1848-1884) consist of a typed copy of Allen's diary. He begins by writing a brief synopsis of his life prior to 1848, then continues with day to day entries. He writes of church activities, politics, family business, and other subjects. Andrew Jackson Allen (1818-1884) was an early member of the LDS Church who moved to Utah under the direction of Abraham Owen Smoot in 1847.
 
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Mark K. Allen papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Mark K. Allen papers consist of a photocopy of Allen's diary made while serving a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) mission to the Eastern States (1927-1928). Also included are two articles.
 
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Charles H. Andrus papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Charles H. Andrus papers (1923-1926) consist of papers resulting from Andrus' LDS Church mission to the Eastern United States. Included are letters, certificates, street meeting materials, and a diary.
 
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Nathaniel Baldwin diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Nathaniel Baldwin diaries (1897-1961) are photocopies of a microfilm copy of original journals written by Baldwin, a Salt Lake City religious leader and inventor.
 
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George S. and Algie E. Ballif papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George S. and Algie E. Ballif papers (1904-1993) contain diaries, notebooks, correspondence, and memorabilia pertaining to the private lives of this prominent Utah couple. George S. Ballif was a Utah attorney who chiefly practiced in Provo. He also served as a city, county, and district attorney as well as a juvenile court judge. He was a member of the University of Utah Board of Regents. Algie E. Ballif was a member of the Provo Board of Education for twenty-three years and of the Utah House of Representatives from 1959 to 1961.
 
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George Barber journal

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Typescript of journal. Describes events during the settlement of the Cache Valley and later as a Mormon missionary in England.
 
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Merrill D. Beal family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Merrill D. Beal family papers (1831-1981) contain information about Merrill D. Beal (1898-1991), Monte L. Bean (b. 1899) and their grandfather, George Washington Bean (1831-1897). Included are journals, genealogy records, articles, correspondence, and publications. All three men were involved in various religious, civic, and educational pursuits throughout their lives.
 
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Nelson Paul Beebe diaries and autobiography [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Nelson Paul Beebe diaries and autobiography [photocopies] (1845-1856) consist of the writings of Nelson Paul Beebe. The writings are separted into four volumes and titled, "Life of Nelson Paul Beebe, 1845-1855," "Life of Nelson Paul Beebe, 1851," "Daily Diary, 1851," and "Accounts of Brd of the Yachst Cornelia."
 
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Eliza Ann Bennion papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Eliza Ann Bennion papers (1871-1876) contain a transcription of a journal which chronicles the later period of Bennion's married life in Rush Valley, Vernon, and Taylorsville, Utah. Eliza Ann Bennion (1853-1946) was born to British Latter-day Saint converts Joseph and Eliza Smith Harker, who immigrated to Utah in the mid-nineteenth century.
 
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Lowell Lindsay Bennion papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Lowell Lindsay Bennion papers (1928-1987) contain many articles and speeches that Bennion wrote, as well as a portion of Bennion's missionary diary. Bennion (1908-1996) was the first director of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Institute at the University of Utah. He was also a major leader in humanitarian service and the University of Utah's Lowell Bennion Service Center is named in his honor.
 
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M. Lynn Bennion papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The M. Lynn Bennion papers (1787-1982) contain journals, correspondence, articles, and educational materials concerning M. Lynn Bennion and his father, Milton Bennion. Both were educators and religious leaders in Salt Lake City.
 
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Bennion family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Bennion family papers (1844-1949) include the diaries of John Bennion (1820-1877), Heber Bennion (1858-1932), and Mary Bennion Powell (born 1890), as well as family correspondence and autobiographical sketches. John and Samuel Bennion and John's son, Heber, were Utah sheep ranchers and polygamists, while Mary Bennion Powell was a daughter of Heber Bennion.
 
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Henry G. Boyle autobiography and diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Henry G. Boyle autobiography and diary consists of a typescript copy. First volume covers 1832-1855; the second covers 1855-1858; the third covers 1868-1888. Covers early life in Virginia, joining the LDS church, his trip to Nauvoo, service in the Mormon Battalion and events on the march, and the settlement of San Bernardino. Includes detailed records of proselyting missions to Virginia and other Southern states, and of his later life and activities in Utah. Also includes genealogies of the Boyle family.
 
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James Stephens Brown diaries [typescripts]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The James Stephens Brown diaries [typescripts] (1849-1892) contain transcriptions of five of James Stephens Brown's journals. These journals cover fragments of more than fourty-six years of his life, primarily those devoted to missionary work in Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Great Britain, Tahiti, and to a missionary settlement south and southeast of the Colorado River.
 
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Isaac Bullock family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Isaac Bullock family papers (1854-1952) include biographies for Benjamin Bullock III (1792-1852), Electa Wood Bullock (1834-1911), and Isaac Bullock (1825-1891). Also included is Isaac Bullock's journal.
 
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Hyrum B. Calder papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Hyrum B. Calder papers (1895-1898) contain a data sheet, missionary journal, personal journal, and a photocopied picture of the Presidency of the European mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hyrum Calder spent most of his life in Vernal, Utah. He served as both mayor of Vernal and a state senator from 1931 to 1936.
 
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George Gordon Campbell papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George Gordon Campbell papers (1899-1957) contain correspondence, diaries, genealogy, an article and various notes pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
 
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Abraham Hoagland Cannon journals

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Abraham Hoagland Cannon journals (1879-1895) consist of nineteen volumes which outline details about LDS Church council meetings and his service as a apostle, political meetings, and other important issues. He recorded business ventures which included stationary and furniture stores, real estate, mining, banking, railroads, and sugar manufacturing. Polygamy is a major theme throughout his journals as well. No photocopies can be made.
 
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Annie Wells Cannon papers [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Annie Wells Cannon papers (1877-1942) consist of the diaries of Annie Wells Cannon (1859-1942), as well as family history materials including personal documents, biographies and autobiographies of family members, and other materials. All documents in the collection are photocopies.
 
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George Q. Cannon family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George Q. Cannon family papers (1842-2005) consist of genealogical materials, journal and diary extracts, obituaries, newspaper clippings, correspondence, family association meeting minutes, and biographical information. George Q. Cannon was a Mormon pioneer, president of the Hawaiin LDS mission, delegate from the Utah Territory to the U.S. Congress, and member of the Council of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church.
 
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E. A. Child diary [photocopy]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The E. A. Child diary [photocopy] (1900-1901) consist of the missionary journal of "Ebbie" Child. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Switzerland.
 
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D. H. Christensen papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The D. H. Christensen papers (1853-1956) consist of correspondence, family materials, mission journals, essays, news clippings, articles, and scrapbooks. David Henry Christensen (1869-1956) was an educator in Utah, a superintendent of Salt Lake City Schools, he served on the Board of Regents, was the president of Christensen Construction Company, and went on a mission and became a mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS Church).
 
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Rudger Clawson papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Rudger Clawson papers (1870-1943) consists of memoirs, autobiographical accounts, diaries, letter books, loose letters, scrapbooks, newspaper and periodical clippings, printed books and miscellaneous documents. Clawson was born in Salt Lake City a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Church. He served a Mission to the Southern States that ended after his companion Joseph Standing was murdered by a mob in Georgia. Clawson practiced polygamy and was the first Mormon to be imprisoned for just over three years for the practice. After his release from prison he became the Stake President for the Box Elder Stake for the LDS Church. Then as an apostle in the Council of the Twelve Apostles which he did for 45 years until his death on 21 June 1943 at the age of 86.
 
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William Clayton diaries and ledger

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Clayton diaries and ledger consist of copies of Clayton's 1840-1842 journal, ledger and his 1852-1853 diary. Clayton was prominent in the Mormom movement. He was summoned to Joseph Smith's office to assist Willard Richards and subsequently became clerk to Joseph Smith. Later, he followed Brigham Young to the Great Salt Lake Valley and served missions for the his church.
 
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Gibson Condie papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Gibson Condie papers (1847-1904) include a copy of a page from the book I Sailed to Zion by Susan Arrington Madsen and Fred E. Woods, as well as a typescript of his diary. Gibson Condie was born in Scotland in 1835 and was converted with his family to the LDS Church. In 1849 he sailed with his parents to New Orleans on the ship Zetland.
 
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Evelina Lavina Babbitt Cornell papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Evelina Lavina Babbitt Cornell papers consist of extracts from a journal, funeral services, and scrapbook of a LDS woman living in Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
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Dame-McBride family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Dame-McBride family papers (1825-1978) consist of short biographies of family members, family diaries, family and church correspondence, and additional papers of the Dame and McBride families. Included are heirloom letters, journals, autobiographical notes, certificates, news clippings, and other documents. The diaries contain records of frontier and ocean crossings, early Mormon missionary experiences, and the spiritual testimony of these converts to the LDS Church. Insight into the thoughts of church leaders is revealed in letters from George A. Smith to William H. Dame.
 
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Henry Dinwoodey family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Henry Dinwoodey family papers (1882-1985) contain documents relating to the Henry Dinwoodey family and the family's Salt Lake City business, the Dinwoodey Furniture Company.
 
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Lucius Marsden Durham papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Lucius Marsden Durham papers (1941-1971) contain correspondence, stories written by Durham, record books, Durham's biography, and miscellaneous notes. Durham served an LDS mission in 1941-1942. He also served as a chaplain in the U.S. Army from 1943 to1945. He was wounded in battle in 1945 and died in Hawaii in that year.
 
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Henry C. Eddington papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Henry C. Eddington papers (1886-1888) contain a bound photocopy of Eddington's journal. Eddington (1855-1918) describes his travels in the Eastern United States and his affiliation with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
 
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Henry Eyring diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Henry Eyring diary (1877-1896) also includes a typescript. Included with the diary is a biography titled, "Life Sketch of Bertah Eyring."
 
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Alexander Faddies diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Alexander Faddies diaries (1894-1939) were kept by Faddies while serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Ireland.
 
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John Boylston Fairbanks diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Boylston Fairbanks overland diary (1846-1847) describes events after the evacuation of Nauvoo by the Mormons.
 
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Robert Harris Fife papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Robert Harris Fife papers (1893-1899) contain photocopies of three diaries. Robert Harris Fife (1863-1924) was a graduate of Brigham Young College, Logan, Utah. The diaries include his account of his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Virginia.
 
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S. Marsena Foster diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The S. Marsena Foster diaries (1902-1907) are written in five notebooks. Four of these discuss the story of his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico City and the surrounding cities and country. Another contains the account of his trip to Mexico and the names and addresses of his correspondents.
 
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William Fotheringham papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary: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.
 
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Herbert J. Foulger diary [photocopy and typescript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Herbert J. Foulger diary [photocopy and typescript] (1886) was kept by Foulger (1848-1920) while serving time in the Utah State Penitentiary for polygamy. The diary contains a record of his daily activities and the routine and occasional unusual events involving other "bretheren" incarcerated with him.
 
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Mary Susannah Sumner Fackrell Fowler and William Fowler diaries [photocopies and typescripts]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Mary Susannah Sumner Fackrell Fowler and William Fowler diaries [photocopies and typescripts] (1854-1900) consist of a total of three diaries. William Fowler's diary was written in 1854 and 1855 and records his mission to Glouchestershire, England, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mary Susannah Fackrell Fowler's diaries, written in 1899-1900, record her daily life in central Utah. She provides information on home remedies for various illnesses, tells of local attitudes about various subjects, and describes her daily chores and activities.
 
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Thomas Frazer papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Thomas Frazer papers (1979) consist of a manuscript transcription of parts of Frazer's journals and workbooks, originally dating from the 1840s to the 1890s. Thomas Frazer, a native of Scotland, was a stonemason who settled in Beaver, Utah. The manuscript includes lists of supplies, descriptions of structures, and other information. The transcription was made by Linda Bonar, an architectural historian.
 
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Amos Bottsford Fuller diary [typescript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Amos Bottsford Fuller diary [typescript] (1837-1838) details Fuller's missionary experience and life. Fuller was an early LDS Church missionary in upstate New York and Ohio. He travelled with T. Hale and Erastus Snow.
 
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Milford I. and Alda F. Gardner papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Milford I. and Alda F. Gardner papers contains addresses and articles on Mormon doctrines and LDS Seminary teaching materials. Included in the papers are issues of The Redeemed Hebrew, a newspaper directed to the conversion of Jews to Christianity along with genealogical materials on the Gardner and Fugel families and Milford Gardner's diary of a Mormon mission to the Eastern States, 1926-1928 and the diary of Alda F. Gardner.
 
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Thomas C. Griggs diaries [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Thomas C. Griggs diaries consist of photocopies of the original volumes 1-20.
 
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Isaac Chauncey Haight papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Isaac Chauncey Haight papers (1842-1871) contain typescripts of Haights diaries and correspondence. Isaac Chauncey Haight (1813-1886) was an early convert to the Mormon Church. He traveled with the Mormons to Utah and served as the President of the "Iron Mission."
 
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Aroet Lucius Hale diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Aroet Lucius Hale diary (1835-1856) discusses his life from the time he was baptized into the LDS Church until his mission to Las Vegas, Nevada. Aroet Lucius Hale (b. 1828) and his younger siblings followed Brigham Young to the Salt Lake Valley during the 1840s.
 
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Lorenzo Hill Hatch journal typescripts

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Lorenzo Hill Hatch journal typescripts (1855-1906) were prepared by Ruth Savage Hilton in 1958 of Hatch's journals. Lorenzo Hill Hatch (1826-1910) was a Mormon missionary, pioneer, and settler. He served as mayor of Lehi, as legislator of Utah and Idaho, and also founded a number of settlements in Arizona.
 
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Clarence Henderson papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Clarence Henderson papers (1921-1924) contain two diaries written by Clarence Henderson (1901-1947) that record his activities as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in Tonga, as well as a 1922 edition of the Tonga Government Gazette and two 1924 petitions to the Tongan Legislative Assembly.
 
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Martha Spence Heywood diary [typescript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Martha Spence Heywood diary [typescript] (1850-1856) details Heywood's (1812-1873) personal and family life in Utah.
 
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George L. Hoggan papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George L. Hoggan papers consist of photocopies of a diary he kept during 1921-1923 while on an LDS Mission to the Eastern United States, letters from B. H. Roberts and others, a program for the Hill Cumorah pageant (1923), certificates, and a book by B. H. Roberts.
 
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William Huntington diary [photocopy]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Huntington diary [photocopy] (1835-1845) details his life and his affiliation with the LDS Church.
 
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Orson W. Huntsman diaries [typescripts]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Orson W. Huntsman diaries (1891-1926) consist of a typescripts. Huntsman was a settler in the Hebron area in southern Utah.
 
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George Isom memories

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George Isom memories (1846-1885) consist of his written memories as an early Mormon settler in St. George and Virgin, Utah.
 
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Anthony Woodward Ivins papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Anthony Woodward Ivins Papers (1852-1974) contain diaries, journal, correspondence, articles, patriarchal blessings, and family history items.
 
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Antoine R. Ivins papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Antoine R. Ivins papers (1878-1978) consists of a typescript of a diary which Ivins kept while president of the Mexican Mission of the LDS Church from 1931 to 1933. Included are telegrams, clippings, and letters that are often commented on in corresponding entries or on which Ivins typed comments. The diary comments on Ivins' interactions with other LDS Church officials, his trips to various cities within the Mexican Mission (in Mexico and the southwestern United States), and practical details of his activities.Also included are Mormon Church certificates and some business correspondence and notes related to the management of the sugar plantation in Hawaii. Antoine R. Ivins was the son of Anthony Woodward Ivins. He was manager of the LDS Church's sugar plantation in Laie, Oahu, Hawaii (1921-1931) and president of the LDS Mexican Mission (1931-1933).
 
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H. Grant Ivins papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The H. Grant Ivins papers (1897-1973) contain diaries, correspondence, memoirs, unpublished manuscripts, and articles on subjects relating to religion and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). This collection documents one man's transition from a devout believer in the divine authority of the members of the LDS Church hierarchy to an outspoken critic of those he later described to Heber Holt as "mere men who make mistakes and who should be willing to admit these mistakes."
 
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Eleanor C. W. Jarvis diary [typescript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Eleanor C. W. Jarvis diary [typescript] (1854-1923) describes her family life in Utah's Dixie area.
 
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Phil D. Jensen diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Phil D. Jensen diaries (1963-1967) contain five bound volumes of typescript detailing his missionary experiences. Jensen served as president of the North Scottish Mission of the LDS Church from 1963 to 1965. In 1965 he became president of the California Mission.
 
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Joseph Ellis Johnson papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Joseph Ellis Johnson papers (1831-1964) consist of the personal and family papers of Joseph E. Johnson (1817-1882), a writer, politician, and businessman who settled in St. George, Utah, during the latter nineteenth century. Included are diaries, correspondence, receipts, deeds, news articles, and other papers.
 
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Nathaniel V. Jones diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The collection contains a typescript of Jones' diary recounting his participation with the Mormon Battalion and events after being mustered out of service in California in 1847.
 
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Asa Walter Judd papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Asa Walter Judd papers (1887-1948) consist of a typescript version of Judd's journal which describes his missions for the LDS Church to the Netherlands and his life in Kane County, Utah. Also included is a notebook containing writings by others, quotes and pressed flowers.
 
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Thomas A. Kerr papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Thomas A. Kerr papers (1899-1900) contain a copy of a missionary journal kept by Kerr. Thomas A. Kerr (1849-1942) was born in Harthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was set apart for a mission to Great Britain on 17 February 1899 and arrived in Liverpool on 13 March 1899. He was assigned to the Scottish Conference and labored in the areas of Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Uddington.
 
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Heber Chase Kimball papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Heber Chase Kimball papers (1837-1914) contain diaries, histories, correspondence, and an inventory of the effects of Heber C. Kimball. Kimball was an early Mormon apostle and good friend of Brigham Young.
 
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J. Golden Kimball papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The J. Golden Kimball papers (1883-1981) contain diaries, correspondence, newspaper articles, talks, and thoughts pertaining to the life of J. Golden Kimball. Born Jonathan Golden Kimball (1853-1938) in Salt Lake City, Utah, he was a prominent and well-known leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), serving as a member of the First Council of the Seventy from 1892 until his death in 1938. In the years since his death, Kimball has become a legendary character among LDS Church members.
 
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Volney King papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Volney King papers (1873-1924) consist of materials documenting the lives of early settlers in southern Utah and Idaho. Included are a typescript of Volney King's diary; a history of Millard County, Utah, handwritten by King, entitled "Twenty-five Years in Millard County"; and a name record.
 
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Ronald and Ilene Kingsbury papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Ronald and Ilene Kingsbury papers (1832-1995) consist of materials focusing on Utah and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), as well as family history.
 
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David Oscar Kirk diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The David Oscar Kirk diary (1909-1910) was written by Kirk while on a mission to Scotland for the LDS Church.
 
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John Doyle Lee papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Doyle Lee papers (1841-1982) comprise two categories of documents: diaries and journals written by Lee between 1841 and 1851 and documents written about Lee at later dates. The latter category includes book excerpts, a legal document, and a research paper.
 
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Thomas A. Leishman papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Thomas A. Leishman papers (1887-1998) contain his mission diary and various personal and biographical documents. Leishman was born in Scotland and emigrated to Utah in 1852. He helped lay out the city of Wellsville, Utah, and assisted in the construction of every public building in the community. He later served an LDS mission to England and Scotland form 1887 to 1889.
 
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Elmore Winfield LeRoy papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Elmore Winfield LeRoy papers (1917-1964) consist of military service records, certificates, correspondence, diaries, daybooks, and genealogical records for Elmore LeRoy, a commercial artist from Chicago who settled in Utah towards the end of his life.
 
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O. Ragnar Linde papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The O. Ragnar Linde papers (1921-1966) contain personal papers, correspondence, and diaries documenting Olof Ragnar Linde's missionary experiences, as well as additional documents regarding the LDS Church.
 
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Martin S. Lindsay diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Martin S. Lindsay diary contains an account of day to day events in Salt Lake City, Utah, by Lindsay. He refers to personal affairs, church work, gardening, and makes several references to the exploits of Jack the Ripper in London.
 
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Mark Lindsey papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Mark Lindsey papers (1851-1997) consist of diaries (1851-1896), personal papers, and business records. Included are miscellaneous materials related to Lindsey Gardens.
 
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Alma James Lindsey papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Alma James Lindsey papers (1890-1899) contain a diary, essay, and a photocopy of a news clipping. Lindsey was a warehouse owner and operator in Utah.
 
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Mary Hooper Blood Linford papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Mary Hooper Blood Linford papers (1873-1972) contain twenty four journals kept by Mrs. Linford (1869-1963), the wife of educator James H. Linford and sister of Utah's seventh governor, Henry H. Blood. Also included are family correspondence, genealogy, life sketches, speeches, and memorabilia.
 
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Wesley Parkinson Lloyd diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Wesley Parkinson Lloyd diaries (1929-1935) consist of photocopies of Wesley Lloyd's diaries. Diaries kept from 1929-1935 giving an account of a Mormon Church mission to Pittsburgh (1929), and life in Salt Lake City (1933-1935).
 
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William Luck journal

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Luck journal (1849-1868) was kept by Luck with intermittent entries. It begins with his joining the LDS Church and ends abruptly while describing his daily activities in Utah.
 
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Amasa Mason Lyman papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Amasa Mason Lyman papers consist primarily of copies of his diaries. Included are some correspondence and articles.
 
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Eliza Maria Partridge Smith Lyman diary [photocopy and typescript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Eliza Maria Partridge Smith Lyman diary [photocopy and typescript] (1820-1886) consist of a record of a woman's day-to-day hardship and heartbreak while crossing the United States as a young wife and mother. Communities such as Salt Lake City, Oak City, Fillmore, and the San Juan country play important roles in the journal as family members moved and settled down.
 
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Dennis L. Lythgoe papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Dennis L. Lythgoe papers (1977-2008) consist of correspondence, column manuscripts, personal materials, and newspaper clippings of the columnist and professor of history.
 
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Hans Olson Magleby papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Hans Olson Magleby papers (1855-1875) consist of photocopies of the diary kept by Magleby (b. 1835) from 1855 to 1875, and a transcript of the diary and his autobiography, written in 1857. The documents contain genealogical date and cover topics such as the author's conversion to Mormonism in Denmark, a mission to Norway, sailing for America, joining a handcart company, the journey to Utah, life in Ogden and Salt Lake City, and a move to Monroe on the Sevier River in 1875.
 
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Allen D. Marler diary and correspondence

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Allen Dean Marler diary and correspondence (1923-1924) were both written by Marler while serving a mission for the LDS Church in the Eastern United States.
 
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Cyprian Marsh papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Cyprian Marsh papers (1829-1996) consists of the diary of Cyprian Marsh (1829-1886), a certificate of ordination as an elder signed by Joseph Smith (1842), a history of family ownership of the diary, and loose notes thought to be written by Cyprian Marsh. Marsh was a Mormon convert who fled Nauvoo in 1846 and came to Utah in 1853.
 
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G. Stanley McAllister papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The G. Stanley McAllister papers (1920-2006) contains copies of typed and handwritten diaries, letters, and biographical information, most of which were written by McAllister during the time he served in the Eastern States mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). McAllister was a New York City merchandising executive.
 
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William Athole Macmaster diaries [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Athole Macmaster diaries [photocopies] (1851-1869) detail McMaster's early life, conversion to the LDS Church, his LDS mission experiences, and his family's move to Salt Lake City, Utah. William McMaster (1816-1887) was an early Mormon convert in Scotland.
 
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John Meldrum diary [typescript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The collection consists of a transcription of the diary of an LDS missionary to Hawaii 1881-1884. Includes detailed notes on the trip to San Francisco, the steam voyage to the Islands, and activities in Hawaii. Original may be incomplete; does not include return trip.
 
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Taylor H. Merrill papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Taylor H. Merrill papers (1926-1928) consist of a scrapbook and a diary documenting Merrill's mission to the Southern United States for the LDS Church.
 
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Joseph H. Michell diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Joseph H. Michell diary (1897-1899) is a photocopy of Mitchell's LDS mission journal from Great Britain. Mitchell joined the LDS Church in 1882. He later served as a missionary in Scotland from 1897 to 1899.
 
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John Hamilton Morgan papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Hamilton Morgan papers (1845-1986) detail the personal, professional, and religious activities of John Morgan (1842-1894), a noted Utah educator and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) leader.
 
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Mormon businessman in Salt Lake City diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Mormon businessman in Salt Lake City diaries were written by an un-named young man who is a banker/businessman in Salt Lake City.
 
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Jeanette McKay Morrell papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Jeanette McKay Morrell papers (1896-1983) contain journals correspondence, scrapbooks, certificates, brochures, pamphlets, fliers, bulletins, articles, poems, and news clippings that pertain to the life of Morrell, as well as to the lives of her husband, children, parents, and siblings. The majority of the collection pertains to her personal and family life, and is therefore divided into two sections. Jeanette McKay Morrell was born in 1879. Morrell was a well educated woman who labored as a teacher, writer, mother, and missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). She attended many universities including the University of Utah. She became a teacher and later the principal in Huntsville, Utah. In 1907 she married Joseph R. Morrell. She was well read, and she wrote a book about her brother, Highlights in the Life of President David O. McKay. David O. McKay was then the president of the LDS Church. Morrell died in 1971 at the age of ninety-two.
 
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Elias Morris journal

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Elias Morris journal (1825-1869) consist of a missionary journal, which also includes an autobiographical sketch, written by Elias Morris (1825-1898). Morris was a convert to the LDS Church from Wales.
 
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Oscar J. and Mary Preston Moyle papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Oscar J. and Mary Preston Moyle papers (1889-1945) consist mostly of Moyle family diaries and papers. The correspondence is personal and covers family matters as well as comments on the general state of the world. The bulk of the correspondence is to and from Marion Moyle Shenon and her mother, Mary Preston Moyle. Also included are letters from all of the children to their parents and to each other, as well as family friends.
 
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A. Milton Musser papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The A. Milton Musser papers consist of typescript of diaries (1852 and Feb.-Apr. 1869), a handwritten index of Musser diaries (1852-1857), and a biography detailing associations with early LDS Church leaders as well as everyday activities. Collection includes a handwritten letter (dated 1948) about gold coins minted by the Mormons in Salt Lake City. Musser was a traveling bishop for the LDS Church from 1858 to 1876.
 
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Matthew Frederick and Claire Wilcox Noall papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Matthew Frederick and Claire Wilcox Noall papers (1805-1970s) consist of the Noall's personal and professional records, as well as records passed on to them by their ancestors.
 
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L. John Nuttall diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The L. John Nuttall diaries (1876-1904) are comprised of typescript copies of eleven diaries by L. John Nuttall (1834-1905). Nuttall was a convert to the LDS Church and president of the Kanab, Utah, stake from 1877 to 1884.
 
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Edward Partridge Jr. diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Edward Partridge Jr. diaries (1854-1899) consists of nine photocopied journals written by Edward Partridge Jr. (1833-1900), a member of the Utah Territorial Legislature and a delegate to the Utah Constitutional Convention.
 
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James Walter Paxman diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The James Walter Paxman diary (1893) also includes a daily journal of activities. Includes his impressions of the Salt Lake Temple dedication. James Walter Paxman (1861-1943) lived in Nephi, Utah, and was president of the Juab Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
 
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Jean Rio Pearce diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Jean Rio Pearce diary (1851-1880) describes her emigration from Liverpool, England, to Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
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John Pulsipher diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Pulsipher diaries (1827-1891) consist of two volumes of diary entries by Pulsipher. Pulsipher and his family were early Mormon converts who traveled with other LDS members from Kirtland, Ohio, to Nauvoo, Illinois, and then to Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
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John Redington journals

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Redington journals (1859-1905) were written specifically for the purpose of leaving a record for his family, covering his life from 1859 to 1905. The five journals in the collection discuss his life during the early days of the LDS Church, and give a hands-on account of both of his missions.
 
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Ianthus Leo Richards papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Ianthus Leo Richards papers (1906-1925) consist of documents relating to and resulting from Richards' experiences in England and Ireland as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) from 1923-1925. Included are correspondence, mission records, a log book, diaries, and memorabilia.
 
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Mary Haskin Parker Richards diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:This collection consists of a bound transcript of an 1840s diary kept by Mary Haskin Parker Richards (1823-1860), a Mormon pioneer woman camped at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.
 
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Samuel W. Richards journals

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Samuel W. Richards journals consist of 15 photocopy volumes of manuscripts from microfilm.
 
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Joseph Lee Robinson papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Joseph Lee Robinson papers (1846-1877) are a transcript of his diary of that period. Joseph Lee Robinson was a convert to the LDS Church and was acquainted with Joseph Smith.
 
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Oliver Lee Robinson diary [photocopy]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Oliver Lee Robinson diary (1854-1858) is a photocopy of Robinson's journal. In addition to a family record, the journal contains the activites of Robinson as a settler in Utah with an account of an Indian attack on Fort Limhi in Idaho, February 1857. The journal closes with the arrival of Johnston's army in Utah, July 1858.
 
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William Robinson family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William Robinson family papers consist of photocopied transcript and manuscript diaries and autobiographies; genealogies of the Robinson family of Beaver, Utah, and a related Turner family.
 
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Andrew L. Rogers papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Andrew L. Rogers papers consists of a photocopy of Roger's journal dating from 1882 to 1896. Andrew served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Arizona in 1876 and in Great Britain in 1910. Andrew died in 1943. The 288-page copy of the journal contains stories from Andrew's life, family history, and day-to-day accounts.
 
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Mathew Rowan papers [photocopies]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Mathew Rowan papers [photocopies] (1853-1864) consist of the Rowan family history and a journal, both written by Mathew Rowan while serving a mission in England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Rowan began writing the family history, and his journal, shortly after his 1853 marriage to Jane Martin in Worcester, England. Together the two documents document his activities as a private citizen and as an official for the LDS church in England and Utah.
 
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Typescript copies of the Levi Savage Jr. diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Levi Savage Jr. diaries (1877-1903) consist of bound and unbound typescript copies of Savage's diaries. Levi Savage Jr. (1820-1910) was an early Mormon settler to Utah who led and survived the journey of the ill-fated Willie handcart company.
 
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Joseph Smith Scofield diary [photocopy and typescript]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Joseph Smith Scofield diary [photocopy and typescript] (1846-1847) consist of a brief description of his journey to the Salt Lake Valley with the first company of Mormon pioneers. A nine-page typed copy is included with a photocopy of the original diary.
 
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John Scott papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John Scott papers (1855-1856) consist of a photocopy and typescript of Scott's diary. A biography and some miscellaneous paper are also included.
 
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William H. Smart diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The William H. Smart diaries (1886-1937 and 1979-1981) describe William activities as a Mormon missionary in Europe and as president of the Eastern States mission (1899-1900). They also describe his business activities in southeastern Idaho and eastern Utah as well as his town settlement and LDS Church activities. Included with the diaries are articles and clippings about his life.
 
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Alma Lamoni Smith diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Alma Lamoni Smith diary (1857-1858) is a color copy of his diary. The entries contained in the diary detail his mission for the Church of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. The original diary can be located in the Reserve Collection.
 
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Ralph and Susannah Smith collection

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Ralph and Susannah Smith collection consists of typescripts of family histories. In addition to A History of Susannah J. Smith, 1862, the collection contains Excerpts from the Diary of Ralph Smith, Pioneer of 1855, and a biographical sketch of Ralph Smith.
 
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James Smithies papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The James Smithies papers (1846-1859) consist of biographical and genealogical materials concerning James Smithies and his family. These materials are in the form of photocopied and transcribed diary entries and family group sheets that focus on the journey Smithies undertook with the Mormon pioneers from Nauvoo, Illinois, to the Salt Lake Valley from 1846 to 1848. Some diary entries are recorded up and through the year 1859.
 
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Abraham Owen Smoot papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Abraham Owen Smoot papers (1836-1866) contain a photocopy of a portion of Smoot's diary, an invitation, and a typescript of brief biographical sketches of Abraham O. Smoot, Catherine M. Stakers, Henry Brown Wilde, Ebeneezer Russel Young, Robert Young, Hannah Hodgson, Job Hensley, and Mary Shaw Hodgeson. Smoot's diary is chiefly concerned with his experiences as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Abraham Owen Smoot was an LDS missionary in Tennessee and Kentucky, resident of Nauvoo, and emigrant to the Salt Lake Valley. He later became a Mormon Church leader, businessman, and government official in Salt Lake City and Provo.
 
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Erastus and Artimesia Snow papers [typescripts]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Erastus and Artimesia Snow papers [typescripts] (1818-1880) consists of one volume compilation of letters written by Artimesia to her husband, Erastus and eight journals of Erastus arranged into one volume. Erastus Snow was a Mormon apostle and missionary, an associate of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a Mormon pioneer in Utah. Artimesia Snow was the first of his several wives.
 
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Zerubbabel Snow diary (photocopy)

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Zerubbabel Snow diary (1856-1857) consist of a photocopy of Snow's original diary describing his LDS Church mission to Tahiti.
 
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George B. Spencer diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:This collection consists of a bound photocopy of the original mission diaries of George B. Spencer. The diaries detail his experiences serving a mission in Europe for the Mormon church.
 
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James Starley journal

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The James Starley journal (1870-1886) was kept by Starley in which he describes his day-to-day life in Fillmore, Utah.
 
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Enos and Jemima Child Stookey papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Enos and Jemima Child Stookey papers contain the bound biography of Enos Stookey (1829-1889)and Jemima Child Stookey (1827-1914) and their children that has been compiled by Gwenevere A. Stookey and Corrine S. Dods. Enos and Jemima Child Stookey were Mormon pioneers who moved from Belleville, Illinois, in 1855 to Salt Lake City, Utah, by wagon. After their arrival they moved to Rush Valley, Utah, and were some of the first established settlers in this area.
 
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George W. Taggart papers [typescripts]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George W. Taggart papers (1846-1847, 1978) consist of a typescript of Taggart's journals and letters to his wife, and a brief postscript to the story written by his grandson, Spencer L. Taggart. The originals are located in the LDS Church Historian's Office.
 
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George S. Tanner papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George S. Tanner papers (1912-1992) contain personal and family materials related to George Tanner, a teacher and historian. Included are correspondence, arranged chronologically and alphabetically; biographies and autobiographies; journals and family histories; financial and medical records; writings and speeches; newsletters and news clippings; programs and brochures; and materials relating to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
 
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Mary Jane Mount Tanner papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Mary Jane Mount Tanner papers consist of an introspective and insightful diary recording her impressions of her activities and society. It concerns primarily personal matters such as stresses in a polygamous family, problems with family members, church and social activities, and the publication of a volume of her poetry. Correspondence is primarily about family matters; between herself and father in California (1849-1876) about his activities and the settlement of his estate; to her husband Myron Tanner about their courtship; and from other family members. Autobiography and diaries available to patrons on microfilm.
 
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Elmina Shepard Taylor diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Elmina Shepard Taylor diary consists of a photocopy of the original which was written while her husband was serving an LDS mission to England. Elmina was the wife of George H. Taylor.
 
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Fern Smoot Taylor family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Fern Smoot Taylor family papers (1854-1856, 1901) consist of a glossary and account book, by Isaac Bullock. Included in the collection are letters written to LDS missionary Abraham Owen Smoot III as a serially numbered round-robin letter from family members.
 
Collection Title:

George H. Taylor autobiography and diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George H. Taylor autobiography and diary consist of a transcript of an autobiography of George H. Taylor, an LDS bishop, written while serving a prison term in 1886 for polygamy; transcript of a diary recounting his prison experiences, 1886. Taylor was an LDS bishop imprisoned for practicing polygamy.
 
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Jane Ballantyne Taylor diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Jane Ballantyne Taylor diary (1846-1872) begins with an entry on 16 February 1846 describing her departure from the city of Joseph. The book contains both dated diary entries and descriptions of events written many years later. There are also financial entries for the 1850s and notations of birth and death dates written in 1872.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph Edward Taylor papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Joseph Edward Taylor papers (1849-1877) consists of a photocopied record book or diary. The entries are brief, but cover certain events in Taylor's, and his family's, life. The diary covers events in Taylor's life such as converting to the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints (LDS), in England, his trip aboard a steamer to New Orleans, his travels from Council Bluffs across the plains to Salt Lake City, and the "Utah War" and the impact of the army at Fort Bridger and Camp Floyd.
 
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George W. Teasdale papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George W. Teasdale papers (1909-1936) consist mainly of correspondence between George W. Teasdale and his step-mother from 1910 to 1911. Teasdale was serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during these two years. Two diaries resulting from his service are also in the collection.
 
Collection Title:

George Teasdale papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George Teasdale papers (1770-1984) contain information regarding George Teasdale, an apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Included in the collection are diaries, patriarchal blessings, correspondence, certificates, agreements, tax and financial documents, property deeds, notes, genealogy charts, and memorabilia. The collection is divided into three sections: personal, family, and religious materials.
 
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Jean C. Thatcher family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Jean C. Thatcher family papers (1892-1953) contain a journal written by Jean C. Thatcher. The collection also contains a little booklet of the Thatcher cemetery plot, and a wedding announcement for Jean's brother.
 
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Paul Thatcher family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Paul Thatcher family papers (1809-1972) contain diaries, letters, biographies, and reminiscences from two prominent families of Utah, the Thatcher's of Logan and the Smoot's of Provo.
 
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Thatcher family papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Thatcher family papers (1881-1904) consist of the missionary journals and letters of Roy Davis Thatcher and Diana Bean Thatcher.
 
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Daniel Hadlond Thomas papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Daniel Hadlond Thomas papers consits of a re-edited version of a biography of Preston Thomas originally completed in 1942. It includes transcriptions of missionary diaries. Also included in the collection is correspondence and a poem written by Thomas.
 
Collection Title:

George Thomas diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The George Thomas diary (1849-1868) contains a personal and family record. The journals speak of his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
 
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Wanda Clayton Thomas papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Wanda Clayton Thomas papers (1839-1980s) contain materials concerning Wanda Clayton Thomas (1912-1996) and her heritage, concentrating on the descendants of Newell H. Clayton.
 
Collection Title:

Henry B. Thompson diaries

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Henry B. Thompson diaries (1899-1900) consist of photocopies of the originals detailing Thompson's mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Scotland. In these diaries, Thompson describes the challenges that he faced as a missionary. Thompson was appointed president of the Scottish Conference in May 1900 and returned to Utah in June of 1901.
 
Collection Title:

James Thompson diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The James Thompson diary consist of a transcribed copy of the original diary of a Mormon missionary. Accompanied by photocopies of family correspondence and genealogical records.
 
Collection Title:

Vinzenz Thum diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Vinzenz Thum diary is handwritten and was kept while on a mission for the LDS Church in Canada and eastern United States.
 
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Eva Lewis Tiemersma papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Eva Lewis Tiemersma papers consist of a diary (1922-1924), mission letters, and memorabilia from an LDS mission to the Eastern United States.
 
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Helon Henry Tracy papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Helon Henry Tracy papers (1875-1889) contain diaries, journals, bookkeeping ledgers, prison inmate rosters, articles, research materials, and newspaper court reports. Tracy was a Mormon imprisoned for polygamy in Utah in 1886.
 
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Kurt Randolph Wegner diary

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Incomplete diary of an LDS missionary, Kurt Randolph Wegner, to the South German Mission.
 
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Orson F. Whitney papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Orson F. Whitney papers (1876-1931) consist of photocopies of the diaries, notebooks, and autobiography of Orson F. Whitney, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from 1906 until his death in 1931.
 
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Elsie Ross Whittaker papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Elsie Ross Whittaker papers (1915-1947) contain materials relating to being an LDS missionary in the Eastern States Mission from 1922 to 1924, including her diary, a letter from B. H. Roberts, mission circular letters, programs, her patriarchal blessing, and a scrapbook. Elsie Ross Whittaker was born on 22 December 1893 and died in June 1971.
 
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Feargus O'Connor Willden papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Feargus O'Connor Willden papers consist of an autobiography/diary of Feargus O'Connor Willden (1864-1878), autobiographical to 1878, then diary entries or transcription 1864-1868; family history to 1955 incorporating a typed transcription of the diary; papers related to an application for an Indian Wars veterans pension; a 1920 Indian Wars Veteran ribbon. Willden was a Utah Black Hawk War veteran and a resident of south-central Utah.
 
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John R. Winder papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John R. Winder papers (1857-1858) consist of his diary, with entries from November 1857 to April 1858. Winder (1821-1910) held several positions within the LDS Church.
 
Collection Title:

Wilford Woodruff papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Wilford Woodruff papers (1833-1898) contain a handwritten document by Woodruff regarding the successions of the Mormon Church Presidency, concerning Orson Hyde and Orson Pratt and their placement in line of succession of the LDS Church. Also included are copies of his journal as well as a revelation from 1877. Wilford Woodruff was the fourth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
 
Collection Title:

Jabez Woodward diary [photocopy]

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Jabez Woodward diary [photocopy] (1857-1858) was kept while he served as a missionary for the LDS Church.
 
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Brigham Young Jr. papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Brigham Young Jr. papers (1862-1902) contain photocopies of his journals.
 
Collection Title:

Brigham Young papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Birgham Young papers (1837-1893) consist of documents relating to the religious and civic activities of Brigham Young. Included are correspondence, diaries (1837-1857), proclamations, three holograph pages from his will, and microfilm of letter books and official papers from his time as governor of Utah Territory (1849-1857). Brigham Young was the second leader of the LDS Church and was responsible for the movement of the Mormons to the Salt Lake Valley.
 
Collection Title:

Emily Dow Partridge Smith Young papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Emily Dow Partridge Smith Young papers (1832-1970) is a compilation of histories, letters, and a portion of Emily Young's diary copied by relatives from original manuscripts. Emily was a polygamous wife of Joseph Smith (1843) and of Brigham Young (1845).
 
Collection Title:

John B. Young papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The John B. Young papers (1898-1946) contain Young's missionary journal and two certificates. John B. Young (1866-1946) was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from Scotland who settled in Rock Springs, Wyoming, in 1890. Nine years later, he returned to Scotland as a missionary and was companion to David O. McKay, who later became president of the LDS Church.
 
Collection Title:

Joseph A. Young journal

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Joseph A. Young journal (1864) details Young's appointment to "take general charge and oversight of affairs pertaining to this year's immigration" of LDS Church members from Liverpool, England, to Salt Lake City.
 
Collection Title:

LeGrand Young papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The LeGrand Young papers consists of diaries, 1869-1921, relating LeGrand Young's activities in business, politics, and railroads in Utah. Included is an account book of his father, Joseph Young, from 1859.
 
Collection Title:

Levi Edgar Young papers

Repository:University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:The Levi Edgar Young papers (1901-1963) consist of two journals, a book of pressed flowers, correspondence, and news clippings. Other miscellaneous papers are also included. Levi Edgar Young (1874-1963) was a Utah educator and member of the LDS Church's First Quorum of the Seventy.

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