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Harriet Fowler Allen autograph book and poems

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Harriet Fowler Allen autograph book and poems (MSS SC 1942). The autographs were written to Harriet Allen and usually include poems. Harriet Adeline Fowler was born on February 4, 1856, in Gloucester, England to William Fowler and Ellen Bradshaw. Her family …

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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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Thomas English Daniels journal, 1854-1879

On this day in 1850, Elizabeth Salthouse Daniels, a widow from England, entered the settlement of Peteetneet Town, later to be known as Payson, Utah, with many of her children. The first families in the settlement–the Pace, Stewart, and Searle families, had only arrive roughly eight weeks prior in October 1850, making the Daniels family …

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