Social Life and Customs
Found in 3387 Collections and/or Records:
Contains a riddle book belonging to William Bayard Weir, dated circa March 1878. Riddles are collected by famous authors on various subjects including scriptures and anagrams. The joke book was made by William's sister-in-law, Anna C. Weir and six envelopes contain loose papers found between pages of the book.
Contains two visiting cards found in the pages of a Roman history volume in the Kane family collection. These cards depict D. Chalmers and Chas. Chalmers. Each is addressed to William Wood, and contains a small amount of information about the lives of the subject. The card for Chas. Chalmers is dated 1853; the card for D. Chalmers is undated, but likely dates to the late-19th century.
Handwritten and signed letters each written on June 30, 1817 at Fort Osage and addressed to G. C. Sibley. These are receipts for services rendered and for goods received. One item acknowledges "services on interpretation of the Osage language."
Color copy of a letter from Evan Austin Williams, writing from Willard, Utah, to his parents in Wales. In his letter, Williams talks about armies being sent to destroy the Mormons and shares his testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith and the Mormon religion. He also inquires about other family in Wales and talks about his own, including his son, Noah. Dated January 22, 1863.
Photocopies of handwritten letters. The items are correspondence between members of the F. G. Wilson family who lived in Mesa, Arizona; Santaquin, Utah; and Wasatch County, Utah. Most of the items were written in the 1880s and deal with family matters. Genealogical materials for the Wilson family are also included.
Contains papers of Norman Wilson Sr. and his family, including the memorial service program for Wilson, a publication by Wilson on multiple correlation in mathematics, photographs, ephemera, and a diary kept by Norman Wilson Sr.'s wife, Ernestine Dalby Wilson, in 1942. Materials are dated from 1942 to 1997.
Handwritten letters and two poems. Wilson writes to his son, Joseph Ellis Wilson (1858-1930), and relates family matters and local happenings. He also speculates on Mormon theology. These items were written in Grantsville and in Panguitch, Utah. Most of them were sent to Joseph in Logan, Utah.