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Kanab (Utah) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Merle V. Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8108
Scope and Contents Collection contains photocopies of family scrapbook items relating to Merle V. Adams' career and family life. Also includes family biographies, Merle's filmography, copies of newspaper articles that mention Adams, and information about a hidden treasure reported to be near Kanab that Adams helped look for. Dated 1934-2014.
Dates: 1934-2014

William James Frazier McAllister autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330794]
Identifier: MSS SC 3122
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of William McAllister, who was born in Delaware in 1845. McAllister writes about his father who served in the Methodist and Episcopal Churches. McAllister's father and the rest of his family were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1860. McAllister migrated to Utah in 1861 but returned to help other pioneers to come to Utah. He served as a cavalryman in Utah's Black Hawk War and settled...
Dates: approximately 1885

Merrill C. Mickelson collection of Red Rock Chapter newsletters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232583028]
Identifier: MSS 7753
Scope and Contents Contains the newsletters of the Red Rock Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers in southern Utah, specifically Kanab, Orderville, Mt. Carmel, Glendale, and Alton. The newsletters contain family histories of ancestors of chapter members. Dated 2005 to 2011.
Dates: 2005-2011

Mary E. Wooley Chamberlain autobiographical sketch

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 452
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography which tells of her children, friends, labors, marriage and travels. Also includes short typewritten description by Jonathan Chamberlain of his activities as an officer in the Thomas Chamberlain Family Organization.
Dates: 1936-1939

William Henry Solomon's diary of the Arizona mission

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305465]
Identifier: MSS SC 790
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Discusses in detail the daily life of Mormon missionaries among the Indians on the Arizona frontier and the problems with the Indians that eventually forced the missionaries to withdraw to Kanab, Utah, in 1874. Some personal and family matters are also covered, including divorce from one of the author's plural wives. Excerpts from other records of Solomon's are included at the end of the record to cover gaps in the main diary. Notes by the compiler, P. T. Reilly, are...
Dates: 1873-1874

Loyd Young articles and correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308493]
Identifier: MSS SC 1062
Scope and Contents Two articles and two letters. The items relate to an article published in the "Utah Historical Quarterly" in the Spring of 1974 by P. T. Reilly entitled "Kanab United Order: The President's Nephew and the Bishop." Young contends that the article was defamatory to his great-great uncle, John R. Young. The two letters are Loyd's complaint to the editors of the "Quarterly" and the reply by Glen M. Leonard. The two articles are by Loyd Young (29 leaves) and Howard D. Roberts (3 leaves) written in...
Dates: 1974-1975