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Mormons -- Utah -- Parowan -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

John Doyle Lee letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325869]
Identifier: MSS SC 2720
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 8 April 1852, and addressed to "Dear Brothers and Sisters" (probably George Washington Hickerson and his wife) which was written in Parowan, Utah. Lee writes about activities of Mormons and Indians in the area of Parowan, Utah. The original item is located with MSS 840 of the repository.
Dates: 1852 April 8

William LeFevre autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316413]
Identifier: MSS SC 1815
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the typed autobiography of William LeFevre, as dictated to his daughter, Martha Jane LeFevre; description of a voyage on the "Zetland"; and genealogical family group sheets which include pictures.
Dates: approximately 1920

James Ollerton biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314988]
Identifier: MSS SC 1723
Scope and Contents Typescript of the biography of James Ollerton, English convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who settled in Parowan, Utah.
Dates: 1923

Parowan Utah Stake minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319581]
Identifier: MSS SC 2144
Scope and Contents Typescript of a transcription of the meeting minutes of the Parowan Stake. The item was originally penned in the "Deseret Alphabet" and was transcribed into English script. The item documents the administration of the stake including matters of theology, Mormon Church practices, and membership problems. Also included is an explanation of the "Deseret Alphabet" and how difficulties with the transciption were resolved.
Dates: 1855-1856

Jesse Nathaniel Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 503
Abstract Autobiography, diary, correspondence, genealogies, patriarchal blessings, certificates, and miscellaneous items. Smith was the president of the Scandinavian Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1862 to 1864 and an early settler in Salt Lake City and in Parowan, Utah and in Snowflake, Arizona.
Dates: 1836-1970

John Steele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 528
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, notes, correspondence, dictionaries, surveys, bonds, certificates, horoscopes, and military orders. The correspondence was to and from John Steele, other family members, and acquaintances. The materials document the activities of the Steele family, John's militia and Mormon Battalion activities, his missions to England and to the Indians, his migration to Utah, and his life in Utah and Nevada. Also included is a dictionary of the Southern Paiute language created by John...
Dates: 1816-1989

Edson Whipple diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts of diaries and biographies of Whipple. The first part of his diary tells the story of his early life including living in Nauvoo, Illinois. Includes six items, with content dating from between 1842 and 1851.
Dates: 1842-1851