Skip to main content

Utah County (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Arza Adams affidavit

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307610]
Identifier: MSS SC 971
Scope and Contents Holograph document and statement of damages amounting to $775 sustained in the war with Chief Walker and his Utes due to Indian activities in Utah County, Utah in 1853.
Dates: 1855

Address book for Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327147]
Identifier: MSS SC 2674
Scope and Contents Handwritten addresses for people living in Utah, primarily Utah County. Some references were written also for persons in neighboring states.
Dates: 1924

Articles on pollution in Utah Valley

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217553]
Identifier: MSS 1727
Scope and Contents Articles, reports, a newsletter, and a printed speech. The materials were produced by various authors and relate to the nature of air and water pollution in Utah County, Utah.
Dates: 1954-1975

Benjamin T. Blanchard autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236264]
Identifier: MSS SC 231
Scope and Contents Notebook tells of Blanchard's conversion to the Mormon Church in Connecticut in 1844 and migration to Nauvoo, Illinois. From Nauvoo he joined the Mormon migration to Utah Valley and settled in Hobble Creek, Utah County, Utah. The notebook includes references to farming in the county, relationships with the Indians, and the Utah War.
Dates: approximately 1870

George Halliday papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 139
Scope and Contents Materials include a handwritten diary that was kept from 1845 to 1854, part of which was written in Pitman shorthand. The diary also includes a brief autobiographical sketch of Halliday from his birth up to 1845. Also includes a family record book for George Halliday's family, which includes a short handwritten autobiography. A volume with a typed version of the short autobiography and handwritten transcriptions of the Pitman shorthand sections of the diary are also included. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1845-1951

Lucinda Haws Holdaway autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227342166]
Identifier: MSS 1313
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autbiography. The item was dictated to Etna H. Foulger in Provo, Utah, who wrote it down. Holdaway tells about her conversion to the Mormon Church in 1843, her two journeys to Utah in 1848 and in 1850, her large family, and her life in Utah County, Utah.
Dates: 1907

David John diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 21
Scope and Contents Materials include five volumes of handwritten diaries kept by John from 1856 until his death in 1908. Contents include an autobiographical sketch, descriptions of migration to Utah, missions served in Wales and Great Britain, arrest, trial, and imprisonment for polygamy, and experiences while serving in various religious or political capacities. Includes information pertaining to ordinations, blessings, and speeches given, letters sent or received, and dreams or visions received. Volumes 1-4...
Dates: 1856-1951; Majority of material found within 1856-1908

List of missionaries from the Utah Stake

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317197]
Identifier: MSS SC 1897
Scope and Contents Typewritten list of missionaries from the Utah Stake (1919 to 1929). This list was compiled for Stake President Thomas N. Taylor who requested the statistics as part of the stake records.
Dates: 1930

Steven K. Madsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1983
Scope and Contents Minutes, maps, legislative acts, laws, lists, bibliographies, and research notes. The materials relate to Madsen's research on the history of Salt Lake City, Utah, and the nearby communities. Madsen's research concentrates on the legal and legislative history of Utah.
Dates: 1850-1975

Oral history interview with Don L. Young

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6722
Abstract An oral history of Don Young retrieved through an interview given by Brad Westwood on April 3, 2007.
Dates: 2007