Latter Day Saints -- Alberta -- Cardston -- History
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of a history of the Aldridge family. The history begins with Frank Aldridge's great-grandfather, Joseph Aldridge, relates the involvement of the Aldrideg family in the early history of the Mormon Church, and ends shortly after Frank's retirement in 1965. Aldridge also tells of his experiences in World War I.
Fourteen letters, one death certificate, newspaper clippings, genealogy forms, and miscellaneous items. All of the documents deal with the temporal and spiritual affairs of Charles Ora Card and his wife Sarah.
Photocopies of genealogical records, including Charles O. Card's patriarchal blessing, land deeds, letters to his family, and miscellaneous items. Also included are letters to him from Mormon Church President John Taylor about Charles' work as superintendent of the construction of the Logan Tabernacle and Temple (1873-1884) and about a petition he wanted him to print (1886).
Handwritten diaries. Card lived in Logan and Salt Lake City, Utah and in Cardston, Alberta. He farmed and ran an insurance business. He held many positions in the Mormon Church including mission president of the Western Canadian Mission in Edmonton.
Correspondence, autobiographical and biographical materials, patriarchal blessings, legal documents, news articles, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the life and career of Card including her affiliation with Brigham Young Academy, the Mormon Church, and various civic organizations. The items also relate to the towns of Cardston, Alberta; Logan, Utah; and Provo, Utah. Also included is correspondence with various Mormon Church leaders and that of her husband, Charles O. Card.
Bound and printed history co-authored by Zina Alberta Woolf Hickman. Bates and Hickman talk about the founding of Cardston and vicinity. They emphasize the underlying theological principles of Mormon doctrine which motivated the settlers to endure many difficulties.
Contains photocopies of a few pages of Abbie Hannah Rice Kimball's diary, a complete typescript of Kimball's diary copied by her daughter, Abbie Kimball Kemp, in the 1960's, a geneological chart, and a few photographs of the Kimball family. Along with these photocopies, the collection likewise contains a selection of excerpts from Kimball's diary made by Elaine Gwilliam Jeffries.
Photocopies of collected biographies, histories, genealogies, handwritten letters, and photographs of the Low family. Sylvester Low was a Scottish convert to the Mormon Church who married two women and settled in Canada after years in Smithfield, Utah.
Gives a brief overview of his life, followed by journal entries dated August 1929-January 1934. Entries reflect his life as a Mormon teenager, focusing on farm work and school activities. There is a gap in the journal between 4 March 1930 and 6 September 1933; most entries were recorded after the latter date. Volume cover suggests that Richards lived in Cardston, Alberta, when he started writing. He moved to Calgary in 1933 to attend normal (teacher's training) school.