Winter Quarters (Neb.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Letters received by William R. Foster
Handwritten and signed letters received by Foster. The items were sent by friends and family members and describe conditions in Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The materials also make reference to Mormons in those places.
The handcart companies of 1856 and Arza Erastus Hinkley
Softbound typescript of an account of the rescue of the Martin Handcart Company, taken from journals and oral family histories.
Joseph Holbrook papers
Holograph journal which contains genealogical data, patriarchal blessings of relatives, details of Mormon difficulties in Missouri, temporary pioneer settlements, crossing the plains and life in Utah, 1848-1871. Also includes receipts, certificates of religious, political and military offices, rules for the Utah constitutional convention, a divorce certificate and memos.
Remembering Winter Quarters/Council Bluffs writings of the Mormon pioneers at the Missouri River
Thomas L. Kane correspondence regarding Winter Quarters, 1846-1848
Contains correspondence regarding Winter Quarters, including the procurement of Indian lands, correspondence from Winter Quarters and Council Bluffs, and petitions for a post office at Council Bluffs. Materials date between 1846 and 1848.