A sketch of the life of John Nelson Wakley , a pioneer, written by his youngest daughter. John Wakley was born on December 26, 1819 in Canada and settled in Marsh Valley, Idaho. He lived to be 90 years old.
Photocopied transcript of the Life History of John Lloyd Roberts Sr. On 29 Nov. 1869 at the age of 19 John Lloyd was married to Mary Adeline Ensign. He also became first counselor to Bishop Thomas E. Ricks, Jr. of the Rexburg Ward. They established a home with some of the first white settlers in Rexburg, bringing with them a herd of cattle, horses, and provisions to last a couple of years. John was advised by President Ricks to build or maintain two homes, one for each wife on account of the laws of government. See also File MS 36.
Original letter from John W. Hart to Dr. Jes F. Merrell, June 5th, 1930. Hart describes the need to meet with the Church Board of Education to discuss the future of Ricks College and local interest in it.
Typescript Biography of John William Hart prepared by Veda Hart Mattice and Katheryn Hart Conger, it includes his patriarchal blessing. Notably, John Hart's desire to see that the college maintain support and keep operating during the depression is described, and two letters pertaining to those activities are included in this collection.
Original letter from John W. Hart to President Heber J. Grant, June 5th, 1930. Hart describes the need for a meeting on the future of Ricks College and attaches a letter for Church Commissioner of Education, Dr. Merrell.