Cardston (Alta.) -- History
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.