Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Jesse O. Ballenger letters
Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.
Coleman family histories
Photocopies of typescripts. File contains excerpts from three documents, all originally compiled by Evans Coleman: "History of the Coleman Family;" "Saint Johns Purchase;" and "Biography of Emma Beck Coleman." These documents were originally compiled between 1938 and 1942, although all of them refer to events either in Missouri during the late 1830s or in Arizona during the 1880s.
Arza E. Hinckley diary
Photocopy of typescript. Covers the first year of Hinckley's mission to the Arizona Indians. Includes account of the author receiving his assignment from Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901), one of the Twelve Apostles of the Mormon Church; the trip to Arizona; and descriptions of Hinckley's work among the Indians. Diary entries are lengthy and very detailed.
History of Wilford Anderson Frost
Contains one autobiographical history entitled History of Wilford Anderson Frost, with typewritten pages and some photocopied pages written by Frost himself. Dated 1986.
The Little Colorado River Valley : its description, its history, its settlement by the Mormons
Typescript of booklength manuscript on the history of the Mormon settlements along the Little Colorado River Valley in Arizona during the nineteenth century.