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Ute Indians -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Luke William Gallup diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232539194]
Identifier: MSS 660
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from a handwritten diary. Gallup summarizes his activities monthly. Gallup settled in Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about encounters with Ute Indians, the Utah War, and the Mormon "reformation." He comments on Mormon polygamy and tells about the death of his wife. Also included are the patriarchal blessings given to Luke and to his wife, Lydia.

Dates: 1850-1864

Gustive O. Larson photograph albums, 1911-1947

Identifier: UA 622 Series 9 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Contains three photograph albums.

Dates: 1911-1947

Joshua Hawkes autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232727]
Identifier: MSS 726
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. Hawkes was born in Missouri and lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, as a small child. He later came to Utah and lived in several places. He eventaully settled in Franklin, Idaho. He participated in the Walker War against the Ute Indians and also in the Utah War against the United States Army.

Dates: approximately 1884

Henrie family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306489]
Identifier: MSS SC 873
Scope and Contents This collection consists of biographies of Henrie family members, correspondence of Myra Mayall Henrie (d.1893), a Henrie family bulletin (June 1959), four photographs of Henrie family members, and biographies of Robert (1823- ), and Elizabeth Johnston (1825- ) by Alice J. Nielson. Nielson also wrote the biography of Amanda Bradley Henrie (1829-1903). The Myra Henrie correspondence deals with family matters and was written between 1868 and 1879.All the subjects of these...
Dates: 1868-1976

Silas Hillman autobiography and financial records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 61
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography of Hillman describing his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his later experiences. He writes about the persecutions and problems the Mormons faced in Kirtland, Ohio, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois. He also writes about encounters with Ute Indians during the 1850s following his migration to Utah. Also included are family financial records. Collection includes photocopy of materials.

Dates: 1866-1875

George A. Hicks history of Spanish Fork

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232487493]
Identifier: MSS 284
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of Spanish Fork, Utah, which was signed by the author. The history concentrates on the era of the 1850s and tells about early schools, the arrival of settlers from Palmyra, Utah, problems with grasshoppers, and the war with the Ute Indians called the "Walker War."

Dates: 1913

John F. Kinney letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316801]
Identifier: MSS SC 2030
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter. The item is addressed to Gibbs, "Marshal of the United States for the Territory of Utah." Kinney directs Gibbs to arrest some Indians in Sanpete County, Utah for "Larceny."

Dates: 1862

Christian J. Larsen diary and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336486]
Identifier: MSS 421
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. The diary covers the years from 1851 to 1857 and has many gaps. The autobiographical materials cover the rest of Larsen's life. Larsen was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark and performed missionary work in that country and in Norway. He moved to Utah in 1854 where he lived in Ogden, Ephraim, and Logan. He was married polygamously, participated in the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians,...
Dates: 1850-1914

Gustive O. Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 622
Scope and Contents Contains Gustive O. Larson's personal and professional papers. These include personal history, scholarly and religious writings, research files, teaching files, business records, civic and professional organization files, papers by students and other scholars, personal and business correspondence, and personal memorabilia. Includes a personal life history Larson had been preparing, other autobiographical writings relating to his personal life, church service, travel, as well as personal...
Dates: 1826-1978

Andrew Love diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336528]
Identifier: MSS 474
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary with a typescript of the item. There are many gaps in the record. Love writes about his life in Clover Creek and in Nephi, Utah. He tells about troubles with the Ute Indians, his polygamous marriage, the Utah war, and his life in Nephi.

Dates: 1852-1880