Ute Indians -- Utah -- History
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.
Typescript of an autobiography. Crouch was born in Tumbridge Wells, Kent, England; migrated to America in 1856; and came to Utah in 1859. Crouch tells about encounters with Ute Indians, describes Orrin Porter Rockwell, and writes about being married polygamously. He lived in numerous places in Utah and had several occupations.
Typewritten manuscript of a history of Manti, Utah. The item covers the years from 1849 to 1897. It includes contributions from a number of authors who describe their experiences. A number of accounts of Indian troubles are presented as well as descriptions of how the town and its fort were constructed. The manuscript was apparently never published.
Photocopies of handwritten correspondence and memos between Aaron Johnson and other officers in the Utah Militia, relating to the procurement of supplies, enlistment of men, the settlement of Provo, relations with the Indians (especially Peteetneet and Tabby), muster rolls, and other military concerns.
Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography by Edwin Stott. Stott talks about his journey from England to America, settling in Meadow, Utah, Indian troubles, and his father. Stott was among those who buried the dead following the Gunnison Massacre in 1853. He describes a confrontation with Indian warriors while on the burial detail.
Reel to reel tapes. The items record meetings of the council including presentations and discussions of numerous topics of interest. The materials are in both English and the Ute language. Also included are Ute chants, songs, and musical presentations.