Within this collection are biographical
accounts of Arvil B. Harris' father, Leander S. Harris and his grandfather,
Martin Henderson Harris of which Harrisville in Weber County is named
after. These biographies have been compiled and edited by Arvil Harris.
Also in this collection is a diary kept by Leander on his experiences
in his LDS mission to the eastern states, an Ogden Standard Examiner
article on Martin H. Harris, an historical account of life in the
early 1900s in the Ogden area by Arvil, some poetry written by Leander
and Arvil, and a testimony given by Martin H. Harris to William Pilkington.
Biography of Martin Henderson Harris
Testimony given by Martin H. Harris to William Pilkington (signed affidavit)-
Biography of Leander S. Harris
Diary of Leander S. Harris' eastern states LDS mission (Also Xerox copy
The Changing Eras of the Early 1900's and The Harrisville
Brickyard in the Early 1900's - an historical account of life in
the early Ogden area
1976 Ogden Standard Examiner article on Martin H. Harris'
LDS mission to the Oregon Territory
Poem about Martin H. Harris "The Pioneer" by Arvil Harris: 1950
Historical manuscript on early wagon trains and early American rifles
Additions to Arvil B. Harris
Small pencil sketch with the signatures of Leander S. Harris and Louisa
The Deseret News: January
26, 1854 and May 16, 1855