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Manti (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

George Pectol autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326198]
Identifier: MSS SC 2750
Scope and Contents

Two typewritten copies of excerpts from an autobiography. Some of the account is written in the form of a diary. Pectol writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah in 1850, and his life in Manti, Utah, starting in 1850. Pectol describes life in Manti including disagreements with his wife and encounters with the local Ute Indians before, during, and after the "Walker War" of 1853 to 1854.

Dates: 1846-1858

Albert Smith diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 453
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary and a typescript copy. Smith's materials include an autobiography of his early life in Massachusetts and his experiences with the Mormons in Far West, Missouri. His diary starts in 1842 and includes information on where he lived and his experiences in the Mormon Battalion.

Dates: 1842-1880

Azariah Smith autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481579]
Identifier: MSS 2333
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Smith was born in New York in 1828 and joined the Mormon Church in 1839. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1840. He kept a diary during his service with the "Mormon Battalion" during the War with Mexico from 1846 to 1848. Smith married in 1850 and moved to Sanpete Valley in 1850. He lived in Manti, Utah, and wrote about his activities and experiences there.

Dates: 1846-1912

Warren Stone Snow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 376
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketches (photocopies) of Snow and his wife, Mary Ann V. Snow; ALS's (with typed transcripts) to his fourth polygamous wife, Sarah E.W. Snow, with a few to their children; a certificate of election, a deed, and a family group sheet (photocopies). Letters contain information pertaining to relations with his plural family, his missionary experiences in England, and the building of the Manti, Utah Temple. Includes cover letter by donor.

Dates: Undated

Temple record

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324821]
Identifier: MSS SC 2548
Scope and Contents

Handwritten lists of names and dates when temple work was done for them. The item records when persons were given Mormon rites by proxy in an unnamed temple, probably the Manti Temple in Manti, Utah. The records were apparently kept by Soren Sorensen and Karen Sorensen.

Dates: 1908-1928

David Thygerson autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 374
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography with handwritten notes. Thygerson's account was probably written around 1938. He was born in Ephraim, Utah and went with his family to Colonia Dublan, Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy. He lived there until 1912 when he left because of the revolution in Mexico. He went blind in 1916 and settled in Manti, Utah in 1917. Thygerson writes about the mental problems associated with his blindness and comments about the attitude of local people on his...
Dates: approximately 1938

The Vans : Van Wagenen, Van Wagoner, 1964 : also, Epperson's collection of treasures

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338979]
Identifier: MSS 126
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Epperson writes about his life and career as a teacher and as a musician. He played the violin and composed music. He was raised in Midway, Utah but later live in Provo, Utah. Also included are mimeographed copies of songs written by him.

Dates: 1964

James Wareham papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489838]
Identifier: MSS 594
Scope and Contents

Tax receipts, a bank savings book, a license, invitations, record book of temple work performed in the Manti Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, memorandum book, and financial records. The receipts relate to property, water and other taxes, transactions with the Zion's Savings Bank, and Manti Temple reunion invitations. The materials also relate to the Cox family of Manti.

Dates: 1888-1927

James Wareham receipts

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324516]
Identifier: MSS SC 2527
Scope and Contents

Handwritten receipts written to order the Deseret News newspaper. The receipts are for $4.00, $4.25, $5.00, and $8.00.

Dates: 1869-1881

Washburn biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327014]
Identifier: MSS SC 2683
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of two persons with copies. The dates of the composition of these materials are uncertain. The items are biographies of Tamer Washburn Washburn (1805-1886) and Flora Clarinda Gleason Washburn (1819- ). Each person was a Mormon pioneer to Utah. Flora lived in Manti, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1930