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History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

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Identifier: MSS 290
Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also included are photocopies of a handwritten letter from Brigham Young (1801-1877) to Stephen dated 16 Feb. 1857 and a letter from Stephen to his mother dated 14 March 1857.

Dates

  • 1857-1953

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 v. (34 pages)

2 letters (2 pages)

Biographical History

Poet, historian, and biographer.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 22
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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