Biography of John and Louise Smith Park
Scope and Contents
Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.
- approximately 1900
- Brockbank, Mary Park (Person)
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Mormon pioneer of 1847. Reportedly, the last survivor of the treks of that year. She was four at the time of her arrival in Salt Lake Valley, Utah and died at age 98.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : (7 p.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Leola Stewart in 1978.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Leona Stewart; 1978.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of Biography of John and Louise Smith Park
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 28
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States