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Ute Indians -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Leona Manwaring autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335934]
Identifier: MSS 1242
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescripts of an autobiography, a biography, and a diary. Leona Manwaring writes about her life as a Mormon woman in Utah including an encounter with a Ute Indian. Also included is a biography of her husband, David Manwaring (1862-1912). With the collection is a diary of Lydia Badger Remington from September 1879 to June 1880. Remington writes about her journey from Cache Valley, Utah, to the Green River settlement near Vernal, Utah, and the problems with the crops the next...
Dates: approximately 1879 - 1940

Heber Robert McBride autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 501
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk...
Dates: 1890

Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2180
Scope and Contents

Autobiography by Cyrena Dustin Merrille, including her experience joining the Mormon Church in 1837, time spent in Far West, Missouri, Nauvoo, Illinois, Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and her migration to Salt Lake City, Utah. She describes the impact of a measles outbreak among Ute Indians in Salt Lake City in 1851, and an 1876 move to Arizona with her family. Also included is a genealogy of the Merrill family. Dated 1898 to 1907.

Dates: 1898-1907

T. B. Miller letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235282]
Identifier: MSS SC 176
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters plus memorabilia glued into a bound book. The collection consists of a series of letters from Miller to Sir Walter Gilbey of London describing an extensive tour of North American from 5 May to 29 July 1876. Miller was joined by the American journalist, F. B. Thurber. Miller describes majory cities, Ute Indians, a visit with Colorado's governor, William Gelpin, and other aspects of the American West.

Dates: 1876

History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232487543]
Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also...
Dates: 1857-1953

Callie O. Morley biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306356]
Identifier: MSS SC 872
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three biographies. The subjects of these biographies are Morley's ancesters who settled in the Sanpete Valley of Utah. Her accounts include biographies of John Olson (1845-1896), Daniel (1824-1914) and Amanda Bradley Henrie (1829-1903), and Betsy Elizabeth Kroll Bradley (1811-1893). Daniel was a member of the "Mormon Battalion." Daniel, Amanda, and Betsy Bradley settled in Manti, Utah, while John Olson settled in Moroni, Utah.These accounts are...
Dates: 1950-1975

George D. Sherman letters

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231190809]
Identifier: MSS 1938
Scope and Contents

Letter press copies of handwritten and signed letters. The materials are addressed to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC. Sherman writes about the condition of Ute Indians on the reservation, the nature of the supplies for them, and the functions of the Indian agency.

Dates: 1880-1881

Peter Stubbs autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325372]
Identifier: MSS SC 2633
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Stubbs joined the Mormon Church in 1840, worked as a baker in England, migrated to Utah in 1853, witnessed a grasshopper plague in American Fork, Utah, and experienced an Indian attack at a fort in 1855 near Moab, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1900

Harriet Betsey Cook Teeples autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325380]
Identifier: MSS SC 2632
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Teeples relates that she was born in Richland, Michigan, migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1848, settled in Goshen, Utah where she met Ute Indians on several occasions, moved to Pima, Arizona with her husband, and migrated to Bear Lake Valley after his death in 1883.

Dates: 1925

John F. Tolton autobiography, diaries, and histories

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230347228]
Identifier: MSS 409

Includes typewritten copies of an autobiography, diary, and a history of Beaver, Utah.

Dates: 1884-1931