Utah -- Description and travel
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Account of his family affairs and daily life in Bountiful, Utah. Also records visits with friends and short trips with his wife, Ruth, to various places, including Moab, Capitol Reef National Park, and Lake Powell, Utah; and Jackson Hole, Teton National Park, and Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Writes briefly of attending meetings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Last entry, written by an unidentified person, reports Anderson's death.
Photocopy of typescript. Describes his trip from Salt Lake City to the site of Joseph City and daily life in the United Order in that town. The diary also discusses the author's departure on a supply trip to Salt Lake City and concludes with his arrival in St. George, Utah en route.
A one-page autobiographical sketch entitled "History of John A. Blythe, From his birth to Feb. 3rd, 1876" is also included.
Collection consists of a bound volume of handwritten notes. Carter describes various areas of Utah and presents short biographies of Mormon leaders. He also includes short notes on his photography business.
Contains letters, notes, clippings, and other materials relating to Kane's visit to Utah in 1872. Includes information on their travels, conditions in Utah, and the publication of her account in the book Twelve Mormon Homes. Materials date from between 1860 and 1877.
Photocopy of a letter from Minnie to mother Grow, and another relative named Nell. Minnie writes about a trip she made from Sacramento, California to Salt Lake City, Utah. She writes that she went by railroad and describes the places in Salt Lake City that she saw. She mentions meeting the family of Brigham Young while in Utah. Included is a typed transcription of the letter. Dated June 20, 1871.
Handwritten letter in pencil. The item was addressed to Martha's uncle, Harison Laurence, of Selma, Illinois, and was postmarked March 28 of an unspecified year. Martha writes about her trip by train to Utah. She gives her impression of seeing Mormon polygamists in a town six miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contains a written account by Kane of his travel and visit in Utah in 1877. Includes information on prominent Mormons he visited with, as well as the development of transportation and settlements in the West.