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Mormon Church -- Missions -- Utah -- Elk Mountain

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred N. Billings diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490158]
Identifier: MSS 636
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary kept from 21 May 1855 to 3 Oct. 1855. Billings was called to serve as a missionary to the Ute Indians in the Elk Mountain area of southeastern Utah. After some initial success the Mormon missionaries were forced to leave by the Indians. Also included are Billings' financial records from the 1850s and 1860s.
Dates: 1855

John McEwan diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS1051
Dates: 1843-1889

John McEwan diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1051
Scope and Contents Materials include a handwritten diary detailing McEwan's experiences from 1843 to 1858. The diary includes brief entries about his travels from Ireland to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843, and patriarchal blessings for both McEwan and his wife, Amanda. The majority of the journal contains writings on McEwan's experience as a member of the Elk Mountain Mission to negotiate for land with the Ute Indian tribes in southeastern Utah, from May to October 1855, including getting lost in the mountain during...
Dates: 1843-1889

William Wilson Sterrett autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306331]
Identifier: MSS SC 879
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of the holograph of Sterrett's autobiography and some patriarchal blessings he gave.
Dates: 1897