Mormon women -- Arizona -- History
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Roberta Flake Clayton book drafts
Photocopies of typescripts of biographies used in Clayton's "Pioneer Women of Arizona," published in 1969, and "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Arizona," published in 1974. Most of the 195 women and 118 men are Mormons who relate their personal experiences in the early settlements of Arizona.
Donald Godfrey collection of oral histories and biographies
Collection consists of oral histories and biographies collected by Donald Godfrey in the 1980s. Includes documentation on the Mormon experience, as well as that of the Paiute Indians.
Emma Wartstill Mecham Nielson diary
Contains the original handwritten diary of Emma Wartstill (or Waitstill) Mecham Nielson that includes the time period from 1887 to 1916, with diary entries spanning from 1887 to 1897 and financial records spanning from 1914 to 1916. Diary is during the seven-month period Nielson was living by herself with her children in St. George, Utah, her daily activities as a mother and active church member, and her relationship with her fellow plural wife. Dated 1887 to 1916.
Genevieve Johnson Pettit journal
Photocopy of a typescript of a journal by Genevieve Johnson Pettit. In this journal Pettit tells of her journey from Arizona to Canada with a group of 41 travellers, her impressions of various towns she passed through, and her dates with Jim Sirrine.