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Account books of the Parowan telegraph office

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 500
Scope and Contents Handwritten accounts and records of telegraph messages sent and received at the Parowan office in Parowan, Utah. The entries list the names of various persons and corporations using the telegraph services.
Dates: 1887-1925

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1910

Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.
Dates: 1895-1897

William Adams autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 569
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. Adams came from Ireland, migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, and later to Salt Lake Valley, Utah. He also lived in Springville, Spanish Fork, Parowan, and Cedar City, Utah. Adams writes about Jacob Hamblin's efforts to convert Indians, the preparations to meet the United States Army coming to Utah in 1857 and 1858, going on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting Emma Hales Smith, the wife of the first...
Dates: 1894

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

A brief sketch of the life of Samuel Gould

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1381
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Samuel Gould by his daughter. The date of composition is unknown. Gould was a member of the Mormon Battalion and an early pioneer in Parowan Utah. Also included is a program from the Iron County Centennial Celebration of 1951 and a brief history of the Parowan Ward of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1920-1951

Buckskin pants and P.U.M.I. boots

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3053
Scope and Contents Typewritten "pioneer stories of pioneer boys in Parowan, told by Morgan Richards Jr. and James J. Adams, and John Henderson, at Pioneer Celebration when they were old men." The date of composition is uncertain.
Dates: 1900

James H. Martineau certificates

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 235
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten certificates, bonds, and commissions. The items document Martineau's commission in the Utah Militia, his appointment as the Sheriff of Iron County, Utah, and his position as an alderman of Parowan, Utah. Seven of the manuscripts were signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1851-1876

William Horne Dame certificates and letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 110
Overview The folder contains microfilmed copies of a certificate of membership in the Utah territorial legislature, a certificate verifying that Dame was an elder in the Mormon Church, and a letter, dated 12 August 1858, of an "investigating committee" of prominent Mormons (including the apostle, George Albert Smith) stating that complaints against Dame were without foundation. The nature of these complaints was not stated.
Dates: 1856-1858

William Horne Dame diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 820
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of personal diaries by Dame, kept from 1854 to 1855. Entries are short and mainly relate to Dame's various activities. Also included is the "Journal of Southern Exploring Company," an expedition led by Dame to areas of Iron County, Utah, to find suitable locations for Mormon settlements in 1858. Diary lists the members of the expedition. Dame describes the activities of the group including the surveying of lots and the planting of crops.
Dates: 1854-1858

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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 4
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Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Bauer, Ila Lowe, 1915-1991 1
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Cawood, Anna B. 1
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Haight, Isaac Chauncey, 1813-1886 1
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Hatch, Ira 1
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