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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 323 Collections and/or Records:

History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305424]
Identifier: MSS SC 793
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Detailed account of frontier life in Canada; his family's conversion to Mormonism in the early 1840s; a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in June 1845; the trip across the plains to Utah in 1847; and life in pioneer Utah.Also includes account of the author's mission to Canada (1857-1858) and his subsequent recall because of the Utah War, along with his family's move to settle St. George, Utah. Ends with text of Gardner's patriarchal blessing, genealogical...
Dates: 1884

James Holt autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312776]
Identifier: MSS SC 1451
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by James Holt (1804-1894). Holt talks about his early years, conversion to the Mormon Church, faith promoting experiences while preaching Mormon doctrine, hardships endured due to persecution, and traveling west to the Rocky Mountains.

Dates: 1881

William Howard diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334879]
Identifier: MSS 1095
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Howard writes about his financial difficulties, being called to a Mormon bishop's court for selling whiskey, and attending Episcopal and Methodist services.

Dates: 1884

William Howard diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316785]
Identifier: MSS SC 2028
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a diary. Howard relates his daily acitvities, primarily regarding his businesses.

Dates: 1884

Hussey, Dahler and Company Bankers deposit slips

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327204]
Identifier: MSS SC 2669
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed deposit slips and photocopies stating that a certain amount of money was placed in the bank. The items have been damaged by fire.

Dates: 1868-1869

William Lawrence Hutchings diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332337]
Identifier: MSS SC 3271
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Hutchings writes about migrating from England to Utah in 1857. He also tells about his life in the Salt Lake City, Utah, area until 1877. There are many gaps in the diary. Also included are financial records for the years 1876-7 and 1885.

Dates: 1857-1885

Idaho maps: Boise county, 1935-1939

Identifier: MSS 998 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diaries, field notes, correspondence, and maps. Gorlinski worked primarily in Utah and many of the materials relate to his activities in and around Park City, Utah. He was also associated with projects in other places in Utah and in sites in Nevada, California, and Idaho. The diaries cover the years 1909 to 1955 when Gorlinski was living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: Other: 1935-1939

Indictment against Thomas H. Ferguson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292058]
Identifier: Vault MSS 540
Scope and Contents

Handwritten indictment for the Territory of Utah, Great Salt Lake County, United States Third District Court. The inditement was made against Thomas H. Ferguson for the Sept. 1859 murder of Alexander Carpenter. The item was signed by Hosea Stout, Deputy U. S. District Attorney for Utah Territory.

Dates: 1859

Invoice of Morus Multicaulis seed purchased in France

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1177
Scope and Contents

Handwritten invoice for seed "sent to the care of Ben Holladay, Esq., New York, for transportation to G. S. L. City." The date of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1870

H. B. Clawson invoices

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232488905]
Identifier: MSS 873
Scope and Contents

Invoices relating to purchases made for Clawson's store in Salt Lake City, Utah. The items were glued into a scrapbook. The materials relate to Clawson's business activities.

Dates: 1863-1864