Archive: "autobiography" Tag

Theodore McKean family record book

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Theodore McKean family record book (MSS SC 1990). This item is a handwritten record book that documents the genealogy of the McKean family. It also includes a short autobiography of Theodore McKean. He describes his youth, his conversion to the Mormon …

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George Halliday papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: George Halliday papers  (MSS 139). Materials include a handwritten diary that was kept from 1845 to 1854, part of which was written in Pitman shorthand. The diary also includes a brief autobiographical sketch of Halliday from his birth up …

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Priddy Meeks journal

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Priddy Meeks journal (Vault MSS 58). This volume is a handwritten record by Meeks on a wide range of topics including his reflections on his life, his various activities, and his revelations. He also records various faith-promoting stories he hears. An unedited …

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Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Myron Alma Abbott autobiography (MSS 661). This handwritten autobiography of Abbott was written in 1917. It includes a description of Abbott’s life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in …

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Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography (MSS 497). Brown’s handwritten record and starts with an autobiography which takes him to the year 1856 when his diary begins. He describes his conversion to the Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and his relationship …

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Heber Robert McBride autobiography

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Heber Robert McBride autobiography (MSS 501). This item is a handwritten autobiography in which McBride (1843-1925) writes about migrating with his family from England to Utah in 1856 as a youth in the ill-fated Mormon handcart company led by Edward Martin. He …

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Edward Schoenfeld autobiography

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Edward Schoenfeld autobiography. The item includes a handwritten autobiography (three leaves), genealogy of the Schoenfeld and Springall families (two leaves), and a postcard of Tansberg, Germany, where Edward was born. Edward Schoenfeld was born in Germany in 1832. He married Ottilie …

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