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Indians of North America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Jackson Poe and Clarence Poe family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 655
Scope and Contents Three volume, leather-bound diary recording Poe's overland journey from Iowa to Oregon and return in 1847-48. Volume 1 is primarily concerned with camping locations and daily mileage. Poe is a terse diarist but does include some details. He writes about seeing 70 Mormon Battalion soldiers and is critical of the Indians, "the most miserable race in the world." Volume 2 mostly describes Oregon's weather. Poe writes "home ward journey" on the first page of volume 3, but according to the...
Dates: 1847-1958

Oral history interview with Irving W. Poulsen

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232477585]
Identifier: MSS 6228

The Oral history interview with Irving W. Poulsen contains the thirty-six page transcript of the interview conducted by Zane C. Calderwood with Poulsen. Irving W. Poulsen relates his life experiences in World War I, his early family life, and his feelings on being a Mormon.

Dates: 1981

S. Lyman Tyler professional papers, 1949-1979

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 614 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains research and reference files, notes, drafts, minutes, correspondence, and other materials produced by Tyler during his career at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. Includes information on Native American tribes, environmental issues, historiography, and Utah history. Also includes administrative records related to Utah educational and historical institutions. Materials date from between 1949 and 1979.

Dates: 1949-1979

Shoemaker overland diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 160
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Shoemaker describes his overland journey from Porter, Cass County, Michigan to Hangtown (later Placerville), California, in 1850. Upon arrival, he "bought a shovel & a pick the gold dust for to dig." Daily entries are moderately descriptive and mention camping locations, travelling conditions, encounters with Indians, and daily mileage. The diary's author is believed to have been a man named Shoemaker, but more information is unavailable. Apparently, he later became a...
Dates: 1850

Short sketch of the life of Sylvanus Cyrus and Catherine Stoker Hulet

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329853]
Identifier: MSS SC 3087
Scope and Contents Phtocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten manuscript. The item is a biography of Sylvanus Cyrus Hulet and Catherine Stoker Hulet by an unnamed author on an unspecified date. "The parents of both Sylvanus and Catherine were early members of the Church. When but a young boy and girl, they too were baptized members of the L.D.S. Church. With their parents they suffered the persecutions of the early saints." Sylvanus met Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church, when he...
Dates: 1940

William Henry Solomon's diary of the Arizona mission

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305465]
Identifier: MSS SC 790
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Discusses in detail the daily life of Mormon missionaries among the Indians on the Arizona frontier and the problems with the Indians that eventually forced the missionaries to withdraw to Kanab, Utah, in 1874. Some personal and family matters are also covered, including divorce from one of the author's plural wives. Excerpts from other records of Solomon's are included at the end of the record to cover gaps in the main diary. Notes by the compiler, P. T. Reilly, are...
Dates: 1873-1874

William Wilson Sterrett journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1642
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal accompanied by its photocopy, along with Simeon R. Sterrett's typewritten missionary blessing and its photocopy. The journal describes W. W. Sterrett's mission, how an Indian chief, Black Pine, saved his life, and also contains his family's genealogy, a record of temple ordinances, and copies of patriarchal blessings.

Dates: approximately 1850-1930

Testimony of John E. Godfrey

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316520]
Identifier: MSS SC 2014
Scope and Contents

One typewritten declaration containing John E. Godfrey's description of Martin Harris' (1783-1875) testimony that the Book of Mormon is a historically authentic record.

Dates: 1875