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Houston (Tex.) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Sadie Ollerton Clark autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315134]
Identifier: MSS SC 1714
Scope and Contents

Typescript of Sadie Clark's autobiography. She was raised in Parowan, Utah and married a Standard Oil Company executive who became a patriarch in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1980

E. Parizot receipt

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282570]
Identifier: Vault MSS 11
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed receipt dated 23 July 1863 (1 page). Parizot states that he received $3000 from J.H.T. Chapman for a "negro girl named Lizzie, fourteen years of age." Parizot further writes "received Houston" probably meaning Houston, Texas.

Dates: 1863 July 23

E. Parizot receipt

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS11
Dates: 1863 July 23

George L. Merrill report

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312990]
Identifier: MSS SC 1546
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed report on the growth of the Texas Houston Mission. He tells that the mission encompasses 35,000 square miles, it has approximately 4 million people, and that the numbers of missionaries has increased from 132 to 215 within one year.

Dates: 1977

Wilfred E. Rogers sermons

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219732]
Identifier: MSS 1680
Scope and Contents

Sermons, certificates, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, tracts, and miscellaneous items. These materials primarily relate to the proselytizing done by Rogers in his attempt to bring people into his faith in the Houston, Texas area.

Dates: 1902-1939