The bulk of the collection describes the events of John Haslem Clark's life in his own words. He recalls his experience of traveling across the plains and settling in early Salt Lake City and Manti, and includes stories of encounters with Indians and the challenges of creating a life in newly-settled Utah. Also includes the genealogy of relatives and descendants of John Haslem Clark, Senior, John Haslem Clark's father.
- Clark, John Haslem, 1842-1923 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Haslem Clark life histories must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 folder (141 p.)
Biographical / Historical
Mormon pioneer John Haslem Clark was born in Iowa in 1842. He traveled across the plains to Salt Lake with his family and later moved to Manti where he met his wife, Therissa Emerita Cox, and lived there until he died in 1929. THerissa Clark was born 1849 in Iowa and moved with her family to Manti. There she lived the remainder of her life.
Found in the stacks. Marcia Tuttle Carpenter, 1987.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Marcia Tuttle Carpenter; 1987.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Clark, John Haslem, 1842-1923
- Clark, Mary Nodding Peacock, 1797-1858
- Clark, Therissa Emerett Cox, 1849-1933
- Conrad, Fredrick
- Groo, Isaac, 1827-1895
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Keller, Ethel Therissa Clark, 1873-1936
- Manti (Utah)
- Mormon pioneers
- Salt Lake City (Utah)
- Sanpete County (Utah)
- Ute Indian Tribe
- Register of John Haslem Clark life histories
- Rose Frank
- 28 February 2011
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