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Latter Day Saints -- Canada -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alta Company Limited articles of incorporation and meeting minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343532]
Identifier: MSS 174
Scope and Contents

Handwritten articles of incorporation and minutes of meetings. The items relate to the establishing and functioning of the company. The Mormon Apostle, John W. Taylor, was involved in the proceedings.

Dates: 1894

B. Y. Card papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1835
Scope and Contents

Contains reports, plans, essays, articles, speeches, a typewritten draft of a book with handwritten corrections, and a video tape. The materials relate to Card's studies in sociology and to Card's career and life.

Dates: 1951-1984

George Theodore Coleman autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319805]
Identifier: MSS SC 2119
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography signed by George Coleman. Coleman writes about his early life, working on a ranch in Canada where he met his wife, and his married life.

Dates: 1962

Violet Jensen Coleman autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319813]
Identifier: MSS SC 2120
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography signed by Violet Jensen. Jensen writes about growing up in Redmond, Utah, working at the Jensen ranch in Canada, and her married life in Canada.

Dates: approximately 1962

Archibald Gardner autobiography

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 537
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography of Gardner, detailing his birth and life in Scotland. Autobiography also documents immigration to Canada, marriage, and baptism in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included are what seem to be financial notes from the years 1858 to 1862. Dated approximately 1858 to 1870.

Dates: approximately 1858-1870

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

History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305424]
Identifier: MSS SC 793
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Detailed account of frontier life in Canada; his family's conversion to Mormonism in the early 1840s; a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in June 1845; the trip across the plains to Utah in 1847; and life in pioneer Utah.Also includes account of the author's mission to Canada (1857-1858) and his subsequent recall because of the Utah War, along with his family's move to settle St. George, Utah. Ends with text of Gardner's patriarchal blessing, genealogical...
Dates: 1884

Lowry Nelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 223
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten correspondence, essays, social surveys, articles, and student papers. Most of the items deal with Nelson's social research on Mormon communities in Utah and Canada.

Dates: 1929-1978