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James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.
Dates: 1893-1931

Milas Edgar Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 948
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpts of an autobiography. Johnson was born while his parents were migrating to Utah. He lived in numerous places including Fountain Green and Huntington, Utah. He states that he knew Black Hawk, recounts incidents with Ute Indians during the Black Hawk War, served as postmaster in Huntington, and was elected to the Utah state senate. The item was edited by family members who removed some material.
Dates: 1926

Battle with the Indians in pioneer days : Little Creek raid

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3049
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a story of Indians stealing cattle and horses near Parowan, Utah, on 21 July 1867 during Utah's Black Hawk War. The attempt to take the cattle was thwarted, and the Indians were forced to retreat. The author of the item is unidentified. He writes that he was "nine or ten" at the time of the raid and that his uncle was Joseph Fish, a prominent militia leader in Parowan. The writer also states that he was the brother of Horace Calvin Smith.
Dates: 1900

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and his...
Dates: 1852-1897

Black Hawk committee meeting minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2233
Scope and Contents Handwritten entries into a book of blank pages. The entries relate to the meetings of the "Black Hawk Committee" of Springville, Utah. The organization commemorated the Black Hawk War between the whites and Indians of Utah. Also included are financial records and a list of men from Springville who participated in the war.
Dates: 1897-1959

Black Hawk pageant : our heritage from the pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1672
Scope and Contents Printed pageant program which includes the whole script verbatim.
Dates: 1937

Henry Schler Buckwalter autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1739
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed autobiography of Henry Shuler Buckwalter who served in Indian wars and helped Utah immigrants.
Dates: approximately 1906

James Lovett Bunting diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 738
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Bunting writes about his service as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1857 to 1858 and his immigration to Utah in 1858. Bunting describes his preparation for the overland journey, which began at Florence, Nebraska, and the basic geography of the route. He also mentions meeting Colonel Thomas Kane. The diaries also describe Bunting's activities in Salt Lake City, Utah, his service in the Black Hawk War in 1866, his move to Kanab, Utah, and...
Dates: 1857-1920; 1857-1920

Thomas Waters Cropper autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 654
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Some of the item is in Cropper's own hand. The rest was dictated to his daughters. Cropper was born in Texas, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Utah in 1856. One fourth of the original party turned back in 1853 when they heard of the Mormon doctrine of polygamy. He describes the immigrant group killed by Mormons at Mountain Meadows in 1857. Cropper lived in Fillmore, Utah, and later moved to Deseret, Utah. He...
Dates: 1926

Jesse Wentworth Crosby letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 216
Dates: 1866

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Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Beck, Annie Rowe 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brown, Mildred 1
Buckwalter, Henry Shuler, 1831- 1
Bunting, James Lovett, 1832-1923 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Cluff, William Wallace, 1832-1915 1
Coombs, David 1
Cropper, Thomas Waters 1
Crosby, Jesse Wentworth, 1820-1893 1
Cutler, Thomas R. 1
Dalley, Julius Wolley 1
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Huntington Chapter 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
Day, Eliza Jane Staker, 1860-1948 1
Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company 1
Dorcheus, John T. 1
Dusenberry, Warren N. (Warren Newton), 1836-1915 1
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 1
Giles, Hazel Lindsay 1
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 1
Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938 1
Johnson, Caroline Maria 1
Jones, Albert Stephen, 1871-1962 1
Jones, Julia, 1847-1924 1
Jones, Lydia Elizabeth, 1837-1874 1
Jones, Samuel Stephen, 1837-1923 1
Jones, Samuel, 1783-1858 1
Jones, Sarah, 1801-1867 1
Larsen, Christian J. 1
Lindsay, James 1
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 1
McBride, Heber Robert 1
Mildenhall, Grant N. 1
Morley, Callie O. 1
Pace, William B., 1832-1907 1
Palmer, William R. (William Rees), 1877-1960 1
Paxton, James Mills, 1845-1910 1
Peacock, George 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Seeley, Justus Wellington, 1850-1933 1
Seely, Orange, 1843-1918 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 1
Southern Utah State College 1
Springville Comrades of the Black Hawk War 1
Staker, Eliza Cusworth Burton, 1824-1914 1
Tanner, George S. 1
Tolton family 1
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 1
Warner, Elisha, 1889-1979 1
Williams, Anna 1
Woolley, Edwin Dilworth, Jr., 1846-1920 1
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