Mormon Church -- Missions -- Utah -- Elk Mountain
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Found in: L. Tom Perry Special Collections
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...
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306331]
Identifier: MSS SC 879