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Heber City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

James Lindsay papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342583]
Identifier: MSS 805
Scope and Contents

Handwritten histories, a newspaper clipping, a biography of Agnes Watson Lindsay (1852-1940), and an autobiography of James Lindsay (1849-1938). James Lindsay was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Scotland. He migrated to Utah in 1862; settled in Heber City, Utah; and participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians. Some of the materials relate to the mail service in Heber City.

Dates: 1893-1931

Christina Lindsay Duke Kennedy autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345222]
Identifier: MSS 989
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Kennedy was born in Heber City, Utah. She describes the social life of Heber City, writes about her marriage, and tells about running a cafe. The date of composition is uncertain.

Dates: 1950

James Franklin Carroll autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231044931]
Identifier: MSS 1013
Scope and Contents

Typed copy of an autobiography in eight pages. Carroll lived in Heber City, Orderville, Grayson, Blanding, and Salt Lake City, Utah. He also lived for several years in Mexico. Also included is a photocopy of a handwritten letter to his children in which Carroll states his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

John Crook papers

 Collection — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197232543006]
Identifier: MSS 158

Handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, genealogies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The John Crook papers relates Crook's conversion, emigration to Utah, and major events related to his Church activities and work as a farmer and president of a coal company.

Dates: 1851-1941

John William Crook diary and account book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233277836]
Identifier: MSS 157

Handwritten diary and account book of the Heber Canal Company written by John Crook from 1886 to 1903.

Dates: 1886-1903

Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Company station records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1138
Scope and Contents

Handwritten station record book for Heber City, Utah, and a ledger book. The items relate to the activities of the railroad in Heber City.

Dates: 1922-1923

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

Biographical sketch of Caroline E. W. W. Larrabee

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333095]
Identifier: MSS SC 3313
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Larrabee writes about migrating to Utah in 1862 and about her life in Springville and later in Provo, Utah. She also lived in Heber City, Coalville, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She was employed as a school teacher.

Dates: 1930

My life story

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324375]
Identifier: MSS SC 2516
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and handwritten autobiography reproduced by a mimeograph process. Day tells about her family's difficulties during the Great Depression. Her father lost his farm and once collapsed at work from lack of food. She was married in 1942 and lived in Highland and Heber City, Utah with her husband.

Dates: 1958