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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 323 Collections and/or Records:

Chronological history of Samuel Mulliner and his families

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323963]
Identifier: MSS SC 2467
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten and handwritten family history. The handwritten sections are corrections to the text and photocopies of diary entries. Samuel Mulliner (1809-1891) was a convert to the Mormon Church. He was raised in Scotland, moved to Canada, and migrated to Utah in 1850. He had three wives and lived in Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Orderville, Utah.

Dates: 1984

William Clayton receipt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310358]
Identifier: MSS SC 1254
Scope and Contents

Handwritten receipt for a deed, an extract of a registry, a legal case, and a certificate of appointment from Elizabeth Jones to William Clayton, 1868.

Dates: 1868

Clissold family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233097]
Identifier: MSS SC 70
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a 1910 autobiography of George Clissold, Mormon convert and English immigrant to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also includes a typewritten biography of Charles Edward Clissold, his oldest son, written by Lenora Pearl Clissold Vincent, Charles Edward's daughter, which tells of his early life, marriages, children, immigration to Utah, work, family life, acting experiences, and death.

Dates: 1900-1975

William Clough letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288395]
Identifier: Vault MSS 265

Biography of Edward Covington

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338508]
Identifier: MSS 2789
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Covington was born in England in 1826. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1857 where he settled in Salt Lake City. He married Emma Pickering and died in 1919.

Dates: 1958

Sketch of the life of Hannah Hardy Eckersley Crompton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332956]
Identifier: MSS SC 3302
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography of Hannah Crompton by an unknown author. Hannah was born in 1815 in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, came to the United States, migrated to Utah, lived in Salt Lake City, and later went to American Fork and then to Sanpete County. She died in 1901.

Dates: 1930

P. Rothwell Crook diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323328]
Identifier: MSS SC 2415
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary describing a trip from Liverpool, England through various parts of the United States from 16 Aug. to 27 Oct. 1872. Crook visited numerous places in New York State, Canada, Illinois, and Michigan. He also visited Salt Lake City, Utah and gave a destription of that city and the Mormons living there in entries roughly 1500 words in length.

Dates: 1872

Crossing the plains with ox teams in 1862

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320464]
Identifier: MSS SC 2203
Scope and Contents Typescript with handwritten corrections and photocopies of the item. Boquist writes of her journey from Mt. Sterling, Van Buren Co., Iowa to California in 1862. She travelled on the Oregon and California trails staying three days in Salt Lake City, Utah, "a beautiful little city." The local inhabitants came to buy what they had to sell at higher cost than the items were worth, and they were warned by a Mormon widow against the tyrannical rule of Brigham Young saying many "were kept there...
Dates: approximately 1900

Biographical sketch of James Crystal,|f1930.

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332881]
Identifier: MSS SC 3295
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography of James Crystal. Crystal was born in Scotland in 1839 and later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1866 where he lived in Salt Lake City. He died in 1924.

Dates: 1930

Benjamin Franklin Cummings diaries and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 164
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries including an autobiography. Cummings' autobiography covers his early life when he lived in Ohio and Navuoo, Illinois, served on a mission to Maine, and left Illinois for Utah. Cummings' diaries tell about his mission to the Indians in Idaho in the "Salmon River Mission," his service during the "Utah Expedition" of 1857-1858, his various encounters with Indians, his mission to Iowa in 1878 and 1879, and his life in Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a...
Dates: 1854-1879