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Fillmore (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Martha Knight letters received

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227342182]
Identifier: MSS 837
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten letter and a handwritten card received by Martha Knight. The items are apparently from friends and family members and deal with personal matters. The materials were collected by Della Daine Edmunds.

Dates: 1871-1875

Letter describing Fillmore, Utah

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239250662]
Identifier: MSS 9169
Content Description

Contains letter from a non-Mormon merchant in Fillmore, Utah, to his sister. Describes living among the Mormons and details about the city of Fillmore, Utah. Includes a small hand-sketched map of the city and the location of his store. Signed "Joe." Dated February 23, 1855.

Dates: 1855 February 23

Letter to "Bro. Elias," Fillmore, Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238484]
Identifier: MSS SC 341
Scope and Contents

ALS which discussed problems of getting sufficient copy for the Deseret News and its delivery as well as the lack of molasses.

Dates: 1858

The life history of John and Elizabeth Betsy Evarts Nichols

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244599]
Identifier: MSS SC 564
Scope and Contents

Typewritten family history which tells of experiences in the 19th century in Fillmore, Utah and the Mormon colonies in Arizona.

Dates: approximately 1900s

Manuscript of school newspaper, volume one, number one, Fillmore, Millard County, Utah Territory

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341403]
Identifier: MSS SC 3199
Scope and Contents

Manuscript newspaper containing humor, poetry, and advice (12 pages). Written in ink with hand-drawn and colored roses attached to page one. The names on the manusript are: Thomas H. Turner, Leania Carling, Miss A. Carling, and Malissia Russell.

Dates: 1876

Reuben McBride diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345404]
Identifier: MSS 2861
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. McBride writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England. Much of the document is difficult to read.

Dates: 1860-1862

Reuben McBride letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342336]
Identifier: MSS 800
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters addressed to McBride's sister. McBride writes concerning family matters and genealogy.

Dates: 1878-1887

Reuben McBride letters received

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325844]
Identifier: MSS SC 2718
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of handwritten letters dated 18 and 22 June 1851. The items were composed in Kirtland, Ohio. The material is a letter composed by four different persons who were all members of the same family, each with the last name of McBride. The members of the McBride family write to Reuben about family matters and try to convince him to return to Kirtland. The addressee appears to be Reuben Augustus McBride of Fillmore, Utah.

Dates: 1851 June 18; 1851 June 22

Biography of Alexander Melville

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333228]
Identifier: MSS SC 3314
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Melville was born in Scotland in 1821, worked on a ship that hunted whales, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and migrated to Utah in 1852. He lived in Provo, Utah, campaigned against Utah Indians in 1853, and settled in Fillmore, Utah. He died in 1911.

Dates: 1900

Our Grandfather's family : William Felshaw's family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244763]
Identifier: MSS SC 584
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketch which tells of his work on the Kirtland and Nauvoo Temples and of his involvement in early Fillmore, Utah. Also includes genealogical data and a letter from the donor.

Dates: undated