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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 323 Collections and/or Records:

John Druce diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338136]
Identifier: MSS 950
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Druce was born in England; was apprenticed as a baker in London in the 1830s; moved to Manchester; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842; migrated to the United States in 1846; worked as an engraver in New York State; migrated to Utah in 1861; settled in Salt Lake City, Utah; and served on a mission for the Church in the Eastern States in 1876.

Dates: 1842-1876

Joseph Eckersley papers

Identifier: MSS FM 8

Microfilmed diaries (1886-1958), correspondence, newsclippings, and ephemera (advertisements, programs, and a prohibition poster). Some letters include correspondence with Mormon leaders Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, and Charles W. Penrose. The diaries concern his missions for the Mormon Church in England, and life in Loa, Freemont, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1886-1958

Enoch B. Tripp journals, 1854-1908

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2032 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains 18 journals kepts by Enoch B. Tripp, dated 1854 to 1908.

Dates: 1854-1908

Enoch B. Tripp personal papers, 1841-1906

Identifier: MSS 2032 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, writings, and other personal documents such as a license, a certificate, and blessings. Dated 1841 to 1906.

Dates: 1841-1906

James Fennemore letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233006]
Identifier: MSS 704
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to George and dated October 19, 1866. Fennemore gives an account of his family migrating to Utah, outlines the condition of their subsequent lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, and presents a description of the city.

Dates: 1866 October 19

William Forman diary and biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331792]
Identifier: MSS SC 3236
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Forman writes about his youth. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1851 and migrated to Utah in 1854. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah Valley, and Heber City, Utah. He was fined for polygamy in 1891. Also included are three biographies of family members written by John Forman in 1932.

Dates: 1870-1932

Mary Ann Burnham Freeze diaries

 Collection — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197231566826]
Identifier: MSS 993
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, notebook, and letter of Mary Ann Burnham Freeze, a Latter-day Saint woman. Freeze writes about her life in Salt Lake City and in Logan, Utah. She served as a member of the General Board of the Young Ladies' National Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She writes about her various family and social activities, including her account of living in a polygamous household. Materials dated 1875-1899.

Dates: 1875-1899

Robert Gorlinski papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 998

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: 1845-1957

Great Salt Lake City Corporation currency

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339902]
Identifier: MSS 64

The folder contains a signed piece of currency from 1868 printed by the Great Salt Lake City Corporation. The item is a bill which is payable for fifty cents in United States currency.

Dates: 1868

William Greenwood autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339126]
Identifier: MSS 2442
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography and diary. The manuscript was read by Jennie Greenwood, William's grand daugther-in-law, at a meeting of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in Utah County, Utah. Greenwood writes about his life to the year 1848 and then starts a diary which has many gaps. Greenwood was born in England and later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, with the Mormons. He migrated to Utah in 1847 and was active in many building projects in Salt Lake City. He...
Dates: 1848-1889