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Beaver (Utah) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Ancestors and descendants of James Gale

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331800]
Identifier: MSS SC 3235
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a printed book. The item includes many family genealogies and biographies of family members. Also included is an autobiography of James Gale (1846-1928) as dictated to Mae McGrath in 1919. Gale was born in Australia and came to the United States with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1853. He lived for a time at San Bernardino, California, and came to Utah where he settled in Beaver. He later moved to Arizona and settle din...
Dates: 1956

Beaver County Woman's Suffrage Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 48
Scope and Contents Handwritten documents of the records of the Woman's Suffrage Association which met in Beaver, Utah. Items include minutes, newsletters, songs, and regulations for the group. Also includes a letter from Emmeline B. Wells to Mary A. White, president of the association, dated 1895, and a "Equal Rights" banner. Dated approximately 1892-1895.
Dates: approximately 1892-1895

Beaver Literary Institute certificate of membership

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319698]
Identifier: MSS SC 2126
Scope and Contents Printed and signed certificate of membership in the Beaver Literary Institute of Beaver, Utah.
Dates: 1875

Beaver Utah Stake ledger

 Collection — Volume 1: [Barcode: 31197231190759]
Identifier: MSS 1137
Scope and Contents Handwritten ledger book of the financial transactions of the United Order of the Mormon Church in the Beaver Stake in Utah. The entries contain information on the accounts of individual members of the order.
Dates: 1878-1893

Carter family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319763]
Identifier: MSS SC 2154
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten history of the Carter family written by Herbert Carter. Carter gives his family history, including details about growing up in Greenville, Utah, living on a ranch, and the various hardships that his family faced. Carter also writes about when his family moved to Twin Falls, Idaho and the experiences they had there.
Dates: approximately 1933

Caroline Barnes Crosby autobiography and diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2343
Scope and Contents These materials were photocopied from microfilm copies of handwritten items. Caroline Crosby wrote about her early life in Massachusetts and Canada. She married Jonathan Crosby in 1834. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1835. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio, and later moved to Indiana. Caroline came to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843. She later migrated to Utah in 1848. Caroline and her husband were called to the Society Islands as missionaries in 1850 and arrived...
Dates: 1848-1883

Farmer's Institute meeting announcement

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339878]
Identifier: MSS 61
Overview The folder contains a printed broadside announcing the meeting of the Farmers' Institute in Beaver, Utah on September 3 and 4 of an unspecified year (circa 1900). The item states that a F. B. Linfield, professor of dairying and animal husbandry of the Agricultural College of Utah, would speak.
Dates: 1900

The Friday entertainer

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489929]
Identifier: MSS 605
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten newspaper. The items cover news in the Beaver, Utah, area and discuss various local and intellectual issues. Also included are copies of letters to the editor and replies to them.
Dates: 1872-1874

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305507]
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1931

George Arthur Parkinson and descendants papers, 1896-1981

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1565 Series 2
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The Thomas Parkinson family collection has been arranged in three series. The first series is comprised of personal items which belonged to Thomas and Mary Ann Bryant Parkinson and include his 1855 priesthood ordination in San Bernardino, his personal journal, and original letters from family members in England and Australia dating as early as 1856. These letters are written to Thomas and Mary Ann Bryant Porter Parkinson, and to Thomas's sister, Sarah Parkinson Rodwell Stapley.The...
Dates: Other: 1896-1981