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Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

George H. Carver diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 524
Scope and Contents Photocopy of handwritten diaries. The collection consists of two diaries. The first was kept from 1879 to 1880 while Carver was serving in the Southern States. The second was kept from 1898 to 1899 while Carter was working in the Northwestern States. Also included is an account of Carter's interview with a female servant of the infamous John D. Lee, who was associated with the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857.
Dates: 1879-1899

Collins Rowe Hakes letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336254]
Identifier: MSS 466
Scope and Contents Typewritten letter addressed "to whom it may concern: and especially my own family." The item was written in Mesa, Arizona, and dated 24 April 1916. It was copied by S. C. Richardson on 1 June 1931. Hakes heard of the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857 before he moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1858. He writes with the intention of showing that Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had nothing to do with the massacre. He quotes Young as saying to...
Dates: 1916

Ann Gordge Lee autobiography

 File — Box 150: [Barcode: 31197230314673]
Identifier: MSS SC 1706
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography. Ann Lee tells about her family's conversion to Mormonism in Australia, their emigration to Utah, and her life as a Mormon woman in southern Utah. She gives details of the brutal activities of Mormon leaders including those of John D. Lee, her husband. She converted to Catholicism later in her life. While the work makes references to historical events, the researcher is cautioned that most of the work seems to be pure fiction.
Dates: approximately 1900

Ann Gordge Lee autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227625453]
Identifier: MSS 5857
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten, incomplete version of Lee's autobiography. Ann Lee tells about her family's conversion to Mormonism in Australia, their emigration to Utah, and her life as a Mormon woman in southern Utah. She gives details of the brutal activities of Mormon leaders including those of John D. Lee, her husband. She converted to Catholicism later in her life. While the work makes references to historical events, the researcher is cautioned that much of the work seems to be pure...
Dates: 1900

Stewart L. Udall research on the Mountain Meadows Massacre

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6936
Abstract Research papers of Stewart L. Udall regarding the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
Dates: 1950-2003

Utah's black Friday : history of the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240787]
Identifier: MSS SC 402
Scope and Contents Unpublished typewritten booklength history of the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
Dates: 1969