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Samuel Bateman papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Samuel Bateman papers (MSS 128). This collection contains materials documenting Samuel Bateman’s personal and family life. Included are some of Bateman’s handwritten diaries for the years 1886-1888, 1899-1901, and 1901-1909. Also included are typescripts, microfilm, and scanned copies of …

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Eli Wiggill autobiography

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Eli Wiggill autobiography (MSS 9137).  This collection consists of a four-volume handwritten autobiography of Eli Wiggill. It includes an account of the emigration from England of the settlers of South Africa, the wars and events of South Africa, the …

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Henry Green Boyle diaries

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Henry Green Boyle diaries (MSS 156).  This collection contains a handwritten autobiography and diaries related to Boyle’s life and experience as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The autobiography was written beginning in 1844 …

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Samuel Hollister Rogers diaries

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Samuel Hollister Rogers diaries (MSS 1134). This collection includes two volumes of original handwritten reminiscences and diaries of Samuel Hollister Rogers from 1841 to 1886. Rogers writes about his life as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. He …

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Leigh and Berry family papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Leigh and Berry family papers (MSS 3319). This collection contains various papers related to the family of William David Leigh and Elizabeth Wood, and the family of William Shanks Berry and Rebecca Rocena Beck. Includes a journal and other …

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Charles Ora Card papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Charles Ora Card papers (MSS 1543).  This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and work of Charles Ora Card, and includes personal journals, letters, and office journals ranging from 1871 to 1903. They cover Card’s responsibilities in the …

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Robert Beale collection of letters

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Robert Beale collection letters (Vault MSS 457).  This collection contains official correspondence of the Kingdom of England and Wales in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, found among the personal papers of Robert Beale. Most letters are either by …

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Nancy Alexander Tracy autobiography

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Nancy Alexander Tracy autobiography (MSS 2214).  This item includes an eighty-two-page holograph where Nancy Tracy, an early Utah pioneer, reflects on her early life in New York state; marriage to Moses Tracy in 1832; conversion to Mormonism in 1834; …

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John H. Strang memorandum

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: John H. Strang memorandum (MSS 3893). The formal and much longer title of the item is A memorandum of the family of Daniel d’Estrange and of Charlotte his wife who escaped from France in the year of 1685 in …

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FILM RESTORATION SHOWCASE — Winter 2022 — April 1, 7pm Library Auditorium

At the BYU Motion Picture Archive we have a variety of historical materials. Sometimes these are Hollywood film artifacts: film prints of Hollywood-produced films. Some of these are common (CASABLANCA) and some of these are rare (WINGED VICTORY). A special group of materials are those absolutely unique camera original elements of productions from the BYU …

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