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Latter Day Saints -- Alberta -- Cardston -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Aldridge biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319706]
Identifier: MSS SC 2127
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1979

Charles Ora Card letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317544]
Identifier: MSS SC 1865
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1871-1923

Card family genealogical materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1787
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1844-1945

Joseph Y. Card diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1522
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1900-1956

Zina Presendia Young Williams Card papers

Identifier: MSS 1421

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.

Dates: 1881-1930

Correspondence, 1881-1930

Identifier: MSS 1421 Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Zina Young Williams Card collection is a valuable source of primary materials dealing with the early history of Logan, Utah and Cardston, Alberta, Canada. It also contains some documents related to her life in Provo, Utah and her affiliation with the educational institutions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in that day, particularly the Brigham Young Academy at Provo.The personal correspondence of Zina Young Williams Card covers the period from 1881 to 1930....
Dates: 1881-1930

Founding of Cardston and vicinity

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318211]
Identifier: MSS SC 1925
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1975

John R. Hicken thesis

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318187]
Identifier: MSS SC 1921
Scope and Contents

Bound photocopy of a thesis for a Master of Science degree in history at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. The thesis is on the early Mormon settlement in Cardston, Alberta.

Dates: 1968

Abbie Hannah Rice Kimball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1207
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1893-1961

Sylvester Low family

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1745
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1836-1975