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Mormons -- Utah -- Parowan -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Martineau certificates

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 235
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten certificates, bonds, and commissions. The items document Martineau's commission in the Utah Militia, his appointment as the Sheriff of Iron County, Utah, and his position as an alderman of Parowan, Utah. Seven of the manuscripts were signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1851-1876

William Horne Dame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 55
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, patriarchal blessings, financial records, militia records, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Much of the correspondence is between Dame and General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The material relates to Dame's life and activities, including his militia service and his connection to the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857.
Dates: 1846-1884

John Steele astrology and medicine papers, 1891-1900

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains notes and printed ephemera related to Steele's interest in astrology and homeopathic medicine. Also includes some items related to hypnotism. Dated 1891-1900.
Dates: 1891-1900

John Steele business correspondence, 1852-1907

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains letters and other documents related to Steele's professional life and business interests.
Dates: 1852-1907

John Steele church service papers, 1843-1936

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains records related to Steele's service in the LDS Church, including records related to his missions to England, Las Vegas, and Europe; temple work; patriarchal blessings received by Steele and his family; and, addresses given and visions had by Church leaders and others collected by Steele. Dated 1843-1936.
Dates: 1843-1936

John Steele civic service papers, 1853-1902

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains records related to Steele's civic appointments, including Justice of the Peace and Probate Judge. Includes probate records from cases that came before Steele, or ones he submitted to the courts, primarily in Toquerville, Utah.
Dates: 1853-1902

John Steele ephemera, 1868-1932

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains ephemera and other miscellaneous notes, letters, envelopes, and other items related to John Steele. Also includes photocopies of the title pages of all books owned by Steele, and a photocopy of a photograph of Steele dated 1891.
Dates: 1868-1932

John Steele family history and genealogical records, 1875-1989

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 4
Scope and Contents Includes documents related to the history of John Steele and his family, including his handwritten autobiography, written around 1891, and a description of the John Steele papers by Kerry Bate, dated 1989.
Dates: 1875-1989

John Steele journals and notebooks, 1846-1961, bulk: 1846-1899

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and notebooks kept by John Steele, including his Mormon Battalion diary, dated 1846-1847, and a Paiute/English language dictionary, dated 1851. Also includes a typescript of Steele's diary that was created in 1961 but includes entries from 1840 to 1877. Also includes some biographical notes on various members of John Steele's family. Dated 1846-1961.
Dates: 1846-1961; Majority of material found within 1846-1899

John Steele personal and family correspondence, 1816-1922

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters to and from John Steele and his family, including his father, John Steele, Sr., his wives and children, including Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, grandchildren, as well as some extended family. Also includes some letters from friends and other personal acquaintances of John and Catherine Steele. Dated 1816-1922.
Dates: 1816-1922