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MS 12 Arvil B. Harris Manuscript Collection

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.

BOX 1

Fd 1                      Biography of Martin Henderson Harris

Fd 2                    Testimony given by Martin H. Harris to William Pilkington (signed affidavit)- Xerox copy

Fd 3                      Biography of Leander S. Harris

Fd 4                    Diary of Leander S. Harris' eastern states LDS mission (Also Xerox copy of diary)

Fd 5                    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

Fd 6                    1976 Ogden Standard Examiner article on Martin H. Harris' LDS mission to the Oregon Territory

Fd 7                      Poem about Martin H. Harris "The Pioneer" by Arvil Harris: 1950

Fd 8                    Historical manuscript on early wagon trains and early American rifles

Additions to Arvil B. Harris Collection

Fd 9                    Small pencil sketch with the signatures of Leander S. Harris and Louisa G. Harris

Mapcase (Oversize)               The Deseret News: January 26, 1854 and May 16, 1855

Updated June 22, 2009 . Please send comments to Sarah Langsdon
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