Arizona -- History -- To 1912
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Arizona historian tells of early 'Mormon' settlement in that section : gives high praise to pioneers
Partial transcript of a speech given by McClintock at an LDS stake conference in Phoeniz, Arizona, February 6, . Reviews the role of the Mormon pioneers in settling Arizona and their accomplishments.
Charles Atchison letter book
Holograph copies of letters and memorandums regarding the post, its supplies, equipment, muster roll and personnel. Includes opinions of Atchison and his evaluation of the surrounding area. Also included is a photocpy of a newspaper article by James M. Barney that appeared in the Phoenix Gazette on December 6, 1958 which gives a history of Fort Mojave.
John A. Blythe journal
Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.
A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.
John Law Blythe papers
James Stephens Brown diary
Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.
Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence
Coleman family histories
Photocopies of typescripts. File contains excerpts from three documents, all originally compiled by Evans Coleman: "History of the Coleman Family;" "Saint Johns Purchase;" and "Biography of Emma Beck Coleman." These documents were originally compiled between 1938 and 1942, although all of them refer to events either in Missouri during the late 1830s or in Arizona during the 1880s.
Journal David H. McAllister : northern Arizona period
Typescript. Includes short autobiographical sketch of author's life from his birth to his mission call to Arizona in 1876. Rest of the text is a daily journal covering the trip from Salt Lake City to Arizona, daily life in the Mormon settlements, and a trip back to Utah in 1877. Almost all of McAllister's journal entries are one line in length.
James W. LeSueur histories
Photocopies of typescripts made by E.M. Reilley from the James W. LeSueur papers, Arizona Pioneer Historical Society Library.
The Little Colorado River Valley : its description, its history, its settlement by the Mormons
Typescript of booklength manuscript on the history of the Mormon settlements along the Little Colorado River Valley in Arizona during the nineteenth century.