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Parowan (Utah) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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

Alexander Gordon Matheson diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307891]
Identifier: MSS SC 988
Scope and Contents Holograph diary and typescript of the same item. Matheson lived in Cedar City, Utah and had business holdings in Parowan, Utah. The diary is largely concerned with accounts of the day's work activities at the sawmill which he apparently owned.
Dates: 1882-1884

Geroge Washington Hickerson correspondence and family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 840
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence largely to and from family members. Also included are biographies and a genealogy of Hickerson family members. Hickerson lived much of his life in Davis County, Utah. Some of the letters were written by Hickerson while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Illinois. Several of the letters were written by Hickerson's son, Isaac Hickerson, when he was in California and in Carson City, Nevada. Among the items is a letter from...
Dates: 1852-1932

History of the Parowan Stake

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233284550]
Identifier: Vault MSS 56
Scope and Contents Handwritten history of the Mormon settlement of Parowan, Utah. Martineau presents a chronology of events in the community including the dates when these events occured.
Dates: 1859-1860

Nelson Stoyle Hollingshead and his wives

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329861]
Identifier: MSS SC 3044
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nelson Stoyle (Stoyell?) Hollingshead who was a Mormon pioneer that lived in Parowan and Panguitch, Utah.
Dates: 1847

Iron County organizations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 373
Scope and Contents Photocopies of various records relating primarily to Iron County, Utah and to its various organizations. Included are Pinto United Order Distribution and cash ledgers; Parowan Equitable Co-op minute books; various personal certificates and correspondence; cash stock, and loan certificates; illustrations and descriptions of English inventions; an indenture; a land deed; and song lyrics to the "Handcart Song." The photocopies were made by the Parowan Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.
Dates: 1854-1935

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