City and Town Life
Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:
Isaura Bentley Abegg diaries
Photocopies of handwritten diaries for the years 1952, 1964, and 1966 through 1971. Abegg was a student at Brigham Young University in 1952 and was closely associated with the university in later years. She talks of her daily activities, association with Brigham Young University, and Church responsibilities.
Account book and letters published in the "Deseret News"
Collection includes a copy of a handwritten account book, "Personal Account Book of John McLaws, Joseph City, Arizona;" a typescript volume of letters from colonists which appeared in the "Deseret News," describing in detail the history and development of the Mormon settlements on the Little Colorado River; and a copy of a hand-drawn map of Sunset, Arizona (1881).
An act in relation to Utah Library
James J. Adams autobiography
Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes
Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.
Robert D. Adams negatives and prints
Materials include 720 prints and 534 corresponding negatives taken by Robert D. Adams between approximately 1930 and 1950. Photographs are primarily portraits of residents of Orderville, Utah. One photograph is of a family tree. There are also photographs of events and places in Orderville. There are also 47 woodcuts that are portraits of individuals.
Verda Spencer Adams autobiography
The Verda Spencer Adams autobiography is the written account from her experience growing up in the early 20th century in a rural Mormon community until watching her own children grow up.
Address book for Utah
Handwritten addresses for people living in Utah, primarily Utah County. Some references were written also for persons in neighboring states.
Sylvestre Labbadie agreement
Handwritten and signed agreement, dated 1 Sept. 1817, and registered in St. Louis, Missouri. Labbadie stated he will transfer title of four lots in St. Louis, Missouri, to Obadiah Osborn when $1,000 was paid to him. Osborn had three years to make the payment. In the meantime, the debt would accrue 8% interest per year.
Elias Rector agreement
Handwritten and signed agreement, dated 25 June 1816, and regisered in St. Louis, Missouri. Recotor agrees to sell Thomas H. Benton land for $1,900. Benton was a St. Louis writer who later served as a U.S. Senator.