Ute Indians -- History
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Leona Manwaring autobiography and diary
Heber Robert McBride autobiography
Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography
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.
T. B. Miller letters
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.
History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers
Callie O. Morley biographies
George D. Sherman letters
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.
Peter Stubbs autobiography
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.
Harriet Betsey Cook Teeples autobiography
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.
John F. Tolton autobiography, diaries, and histories
Includes typewritten copies of an autobiography, diary, and a history of Beaver, Utah.