Skip to main content

Paiute Indians -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Journal of the doings of William Lefevre

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315332]
Identifier: MSS SC 1804
Scope and Contents

Brief handwritten autobiography and typed copy of it. The item includes a list of the children born to each of his two wives. He mentions buying two young "paheed" (probably a Paiute group) girls in exchange for a filly and a rifle.

Dates: approximately 1877

Journal of the doings of William Lefevre

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC1804
Dates: circa 1877

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

Brigham Young letter to Oscar B. Young

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489655]
Identifier: MSS 575
Scope and Contents

Photographs of a handwritten and signed letter which was composed in Provo, Utah, dated February 27, 1868, and addressed to Oscar B. Young. Brigham gives his impressions of Provo, advises Oscar on Indian problems the Mormon settlers had along the "Muddy River," and comments on politics.

Dates: 1868 February 27