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Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas L. Kane pocket diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 796
Scope and Contents Pocket diary, 1852, 12 x 7.5 cm, one volume, bound, brass-clasped, black with gold lettering, pencil entries and pencil sketches throughout; Letter of Brigham Young to Kane, 15 Dec. 1859, 7 pp., encapsulated; three additional holographic letters: Thomas L. Kane to his aunt, Mrs. Constable, n.d. 1 p.; Kane to Samuel P. Bates, historian of Pennsylvania, 6 April 1867, 2 pp.; letter of Elizabeth W. Kane to her son Elisha, 24 February 1900. 2pp. Also a photocopy of letter of Thomas L. Kane to his...
Dates: 1852-1900

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

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

Commodore Perry Liston autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330703]
Identifier: MSS SC 3109
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is a ten-page autobiography of Commodore Perry Liston. Also included is an index to the item. Liston describes how he was born in Ohio in 1821 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in 1851. He came to Utah in 1852 and moved to Cedar City. He was present at Mountain Meadows in 1857 when the Fancher Train was destroyed. He thought "there were some good people among them, consequently I did oppose Killing them....
Dates: 1877

Theron H. Luke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2393
Abstract Contains a collection of Luke's manuscripts, newspaper articles, and university course lectures. Includes photographs of and correspondence with family and business associates. Also includes newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to historical events throughout Luke's life. Contains photocopies of Luke's newspaper column, "As It Looks To Luke," printed in The Daily Herald and Deseret News (1980-1986 inclusive). Also includes original newspaper clippings of his article "Off the Beat"...
Dates: approximately 1887-1990

James H. Martineau letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337203]
Identifier: MSS 467
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten copy of a letter dated 23 July 1907 and addressed to F. E. (Frederick Elnathan?) Eldredge. Also included are photocopies of Martineau's application to join the Sons of the American Revolution. In the letter Martineau tells Eldredge that the Mountain Meadows Massacre started when the Fancher train of immigrants poisoned the carcass of a dead cow which led to the death of four Indians. He writes that he had personal knowledge of the orders sent by militia leaders and...
Dates: 1907-1910

Morris A. Shirts historical research and publications, 1810-2001

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes the historical research of Shirts regarding Silver Reef, Peter Shirts, the Iron Mission, and Mountain Meadows. Includes research notes, correspondence, biographical histories, and other historical document materials. Materials date from 1810-2001.
Dates: 1810-2001

Morris A. Shirts research on Mountain Meadows, 1850-1996

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains the research of Morris A. Shirts on Mountain Meadows including research notes, correspondence, and history. Material dates from 1850-1996.
Dates: 1850-1996

Charles W. Penrose papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 680
Scope and Contents Collection includes two printed pamphlets by Penrose, "Priesthood and Presidency" concerning the claims of the Reorganized Latter Day Saint Church, and "The Mountain Meadows Massacre" which includes details, statements, and testimonies of various people involved in the incident, bound together and containing some handwritten notations. Also included is a TLS to William S. Paine concerning the removal of Moses Thatcher from the Quorum of Twelve Apostles, 1915, 3 personal TLSs to Cassie Donahoo,...
Dates: 1906-1922

People of the United States in Utah Territory vs. Isaac C. Haight

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232535614]
Identifier: Vault MSS 736
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of charges brought against Isaac C. Haight for complicity in the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857 presented in the "District Court of the Second Judicial District of the Territory of Utah, County of Beaver." Also included is a statement that the charges were dissmissed in 1893.
Dates: 1874-1893