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Fairview (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Lindquist Brady autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306745]
Identifier: MSS SC 899
Scope and Contents

Autobiography, correspondence, and photographs of family members. The letters are between Anna Brady and Lorin F. Wheelwright relating to donations for the Brigham Young University Centennial. Anna Lindquist was born in Fairview, Utah, attended Snow College and Brigham Young University, and married William Wells Brady (1886-1964). She later moved with her husband to Rigby, Idaho. She was the mother of four children, was a musician, and was active in Mormon Church callings.

Dates: 1975

Della Hurst Brady diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223106987]
Identifier: MSS 3071
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The items were placed in plastic bindings. Della writes about her daily activities and her association with friends and family.

Dates: 1958-1967

Talitha C. Avery Cheney autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331784]
Identifier: MSS SC 3237
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilm copy of a typed autobiography. Cheney writes about her early life and her conversion to the Mormon Church in 1837. She moved with her family to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she heard sermons by Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. She also heard Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. Talitha married William Howard Avery in 1844. He died in 1847. She migrated to Utah in 1853 and married Elam Cheney. She lived...
Dates: 1895-1935

A history of Fairview

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 475
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of Fairview, Utah, by George F. Olson and Ellis D. Coombs. The item was composed in 1930 and 1931. The item gives the history of Fairview, Utah, a Mormon settlement in central Utah, from its founding in 1859 to the 1930s.

Dates: 1859-1936; 1930-1931

History of Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240811]
Identifier: MSS SC 406
Scope and Contents

Typewritten town history written by Coombs, George F. Olsen and Allie L. Carlston.

Dates: 1967

History of my life

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232933]
Identifier: MSS 710
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Coombs was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Ellis married Leslie McLean Coombs who died in 1917. She lived in several towns in Utah and taught school in Mexico and in Canada. She spent most of her educational career (1918-1948) teaching school in Fairview, Utah.

Dates: 1960

Geneva Day Larsen journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233271623]
Identifier: UA OH 110
Scope and Contents

Oral reminiscences of Geneva Day Larsen, discussing contents of her journal of 1906, including relatives, genealogy, father's plural wives, illnesses, chores, and home in Fairview, Utah. Also discusses courtship, marriage, family, education and church activities.

Dates: date of production not identified

Martha Geneva Day Larsen diaries and histories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 893
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three notebooks. They contain Mrs. Larsen's diaries, histories of her ancestors, some of her activities as the wife of a prominent professor at Brigham Young University, and her personal observations on life. The entries for her later life are short and sketchy. The account of her early life in Fairview is more detailed. The journals usually summarize some of her activities for the specified year.

Dates: 1906-1963

Life of William Wells Brady

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313311]
Identifier: MSS SC 1581
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography of William Wells Brady. Brady was born in Fairview, Utah and moved to a number of locations to pursue his teaching career.

Dates: 1959

Mother's memories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320621]
Identifier: MSS SC 2238
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten autobiography. Also included are photocopies of pictures of the Fairview area and family portraits. Estella married Esse Harmon and raised a family. The autobiography details her life and relates much about her children and their families.

Dates: 1982