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Cardston (Alta.) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Annie Rolph Aldridge biographical papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241868]
Identifier: MSS SC 506
Scope and Contents

Typewritten life sketch from a Cardston newspaper, photograph of her family and family genealogical sheet.

Dates: undated

Charles Ora Card papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1543
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to the life and work of Charles Ora Card, and includes personal journals, letters, and office journals ranging from 1871 to 1903. They cover Card's responsibilities in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints both in Logan, Utah and Southern Canada as well as construction of various canals, roads, and buildings. They also discuss his relationships in polygamy, the colonization of Alberta, Canada by Mormon pioneers including association with the Canadian...
Dates: 1871-1906

Joseph Y. Card diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1522
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Card lived in Logan and Salt Lake City, Utah and in Cardston, Alberta. He farmed and ran an insurance business. He held many positions in the Mormon Church including mission president of the Western Canadian Mission in Edmonton.

Dates: 1900-1956

Oral history interview with Orson Rega Card

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230215649]
Identifier: MSS 6911

An interview with Orson Rega Card dated 22 February 1983. He was interviewed by his niece, Zola Brown Hodson.

Dates: 1983 February 22

Charles Ora Card correspondence, 1884-1906

Identifier: MSS 1543 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence in the form of letters predominately written to Zina Presendia Young Williams Card by Charles Ora Card and Oliver Boardman Huntington. The dates on the letters range from 1884 to 1906 and the locations from which the letters were sent include Cardston, Canada; Logan, Utah; and Springville, Utah. Includes topics of family, business enterprises, and work within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1884-1906

Charles Ora Card diaries, 1871-1903

Identifier: MSS 1543 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains diaries written from 1871-1903 covering the personal life of Charles Ora Card, as well as diaries describing his work as a leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They cover the time he spent in both Logan Utah and Alberta Canada.

Dates: 1871-1903

Founding of Cardston and vicinity

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318211]
Identifier: MSS SC 1925
Scope and Contents

Bound and printed history co-authored by Zina Alberta Woolf Hickman. Bates and Hickman talk about the founding of Cardston and vicinity. They emphasize the underlying theological principles of Mormon doctrine which motivated the settlers to endure many difficulties.

Dates: 1975

John R. Hicken thesis

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318187]
Identifier: MSS SC 1921
Scope and Contents

Bound photocopy of a thesis for a Master of Science degree in history at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. The thesis is on the early Mormon settlement in Cardston, Alberta.

Dates: 1968

Abbie Hannah Rice Kimball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1207
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies of a few pages of Abbie Hannah Rice Kimball's diary, a complete typescript of Kimball's diary copied by her daughter, Abbie Kimball Kemp, in the 1960's, a geneological chart, and a few photographs of the Kimball family. Along with these photocopies, the collection likewise contains a selection of excerpts from Kimball's diary made by Elaine Gwilliam Jeffries.

Dates: approximately 1893-1961

Sylvester Low family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1745
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of collected biographies, histories, genealogies, handwritten letters, and photographs of the Low family. Sylvester Low was a Scottish convert to the Mormon Church who married two women and settled in Canada after years in Smithfield, Utah.

Dates: 1836-1975