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Saint George (Utah)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of Samuel Miles the son of Samuel and Prudence Marks

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7599
Scope and Contents Manuscript autobiography, labeled by the author as a biography, with thirty-two pages of a handwritten life story by Samuel Miles. The story includes a life summary from 1826 to 1851, and short yearly summaries for each year between 1852 and 1881. The text includes information that is particularly familial and spiritual, but often references broader historical events that contextualize his life. He mentions several events in Latter-day Saintn history including the violence in Missouri, his...

William Carter ledger

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233636817]
Identifier: MSS 8259
Scope and Contents Materials include a single ledger used by William Carter as president of the committee responsible for digging the Virgin Ditch in St. George, Utah, dating from 1864-1868. Includes minutes of meetings and an account ledger for labor and supplies used in building the ditch. Ledger was later used from 1888-1893 for meetings of a committee to build a duck pond, later called the St. George Fish Pond Company, for which Carter was president and which was on his property. The entries for the meetings...

Esaias Edwards autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 184
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. The account is retrospective until 1856. Edwards writes extensively about his conversion to the Mormon Church in 1839, life at Nauvoo, Illinois, and the death of two of his wives. There is a lengthy discussion in the opening pages of the diary about astronomy and a family cooperative city, "Edwardsville," which he hoped to build. Edwards made the overland journey from Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1848 by ox team and writes briefly about the scarcity of feed and...

George Willard Harmon ephemera, 1932-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2407 Series 2

Nellie McArthur Gubler family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7551
Overview This collection includes the personal, family, research, and religious papers and scrapbooks of Nellie McArthur Gubler.

George Willard Harmon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2407

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230329689]
Identifier: MSS SC 3096
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Ann Prior Jarvis. Ann was born in England and joined the Mormon Church in 1848. Ann writes about an experience in which her daughter lived when she was expected to die. The doctor "came in the parlour as usual and he spoke very low and said: 'She is gone,' then I said, 'Yes sir, she is gone--into the kitchen.' He went with me into the kitchen. I know the change was so great he was frightened." She migrated...

Eleanor Cannon Woodbury Jarvis autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3098
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is a fragment of an autobiography of Eleanor Cannon Woodbury Jarvis. She was born on 9 March 1854. She moved to St. George, Utah, in 1861 and married George Frederick Jarvis in 1872. She tells about her and her husband's work in the Mormon Church, describes the activities of her children, and gives her opinion of polygamy.