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Richfield (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Mercedes Poulson Anderson scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231190783]
Identifier: MSS 1961
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, correspondence, checks, photographs, and post cards. The materials relate to Anderson's life and activities in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1880-1940

William George Baker: family life stories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309764]
Identifier: MSS SC 1140
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book including genealogical worksheets and family photographs. The item is a biography of William George Baker (1835-1901) and his descendants. William Baker was a convert to the Mormon Church from England and lived in Nephi and Richfield, Utah.He has a large posterity living mostly in Utah and in other Western states. Also included are genealogies of the Baker family.

Dates: 1980

George Washington Bean diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1038
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, two autobiographies, account books, patriarchal blessings, biographies of family members, and Bean family history and genealogy. Bean writes about his early life and migration to Utah; his work as an Indian interpreter from 1852 to 1853; his pursuit of the Ute chief, Walker, in 1854; his Indian mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1855 to 1856; his life in Provo, Utah; his participation in the Black Hawk Indian War; and...
Dates: 1852-1897

Belinda Boone letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312909]
Identifier: MSS SC 1536
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten and signed letters by Belinda Boone in Tuba City, Arizona addressed to her son Arkee L. Boone in Richfield, Utah in 1953. In these letters Boone reminds her son to be thankful to the family that took him in to help him get an education, to study hard, and to stay with the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1953

David Booth Gottfredson professional papers, 1920-1976

Identifier: MSS 7615 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Covers dates between 1920 and 1976 and includes David Booth Gottfredson’s professional papers; both education and medical related. Materials dated 1920-1976.

Dates: 1920-1976

Gottfredson family papers

 Collection — Folder 16: [Barcode: 31197239236786]
Identifier: MSS 7615
Scope and Contents Contains family histories, journals, scrapbooks, correspondence, personal records, and various publications, all related to the personal and professional lives of Peter and Alice Gottfredson and David and Irma Gottfredson. Includes information on the Black Hawk Wars in the Richfield/Manti area, World War I, World War II in Italy and North Africa, temple work in the St. George Temple, and medical work in Richfield and Salt Lake City. Also includes family histories on the Gottfredson, Keeler,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008

James Keeler diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 834
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of handwritten diaries. Keeler writes about his activities while serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii from 1850 to 1855 and from 1876 to 1878. Keeler also writes about his life in Utah as a carpenter and farmer. Also included is a diary of Eliza Shelton Keeler, James' wife, which she kept from 1891 to 1902. The Keelers lived much of the time in Richfield, Utah.

Dates: 1851-1902

Jessie Chapman Mickelson diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233627659]
Identifier: MSS 7824
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the daily writings of a Manti/Richfield, Utah, woman in the 20th century. The diaries include notes about the weather, visits from family members, births and deaths within the family, and church activities.

Dates: 1945-1978

Peter Gottfredson and Alice Adell Keeler Hatch Gottfredson family papers, 1865-2001

Identifier: MSS 7615 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains the papers of both Peter Gottfredson and Alice Hatch Gottfredson and dates between 1865 and 2001. Peter's materials include his research work on the Indian Wars, and his own account of Gottfredson and Gledhill family history. Alice's papers include photographs, newspaper clippings, a significant amount of correspondence, and family history records of the Keeler and Hatch families. Materials dated approximately 1865-2001.

Dates: 1865-2001

James M. Peterson diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2016
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary and several newspaper obituaries of members of Peterson's family. The events in Peterson's life are recounted from 1850 to 1866, after which a daily record was kept until 1899. Included are incidents from Sevier County history including politics, the Black Hawk War, census records for 1895, and personal business dealings. Peterson also writes about his family, national events, and local weather and temperatures.

Dates: 1866-1899