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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Saint George -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Record of temple work

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323468]
Identifier: MSS SC 2427
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries in a printed record book. The entries are lists of names for whom temple work was performed in the St. George Temple of the Mormon Church. Many of the names were taken from the "Book of Martyrs for the Truth."

Dates: 1887-1894

George Albert Smith letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1947
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Orson Pratt (1811-1881). Smith states that "An act to amend an act amendatory and supplementary to the Charter of St. George City Approved Feb. 21 1868" had been passed by the legislature of Utah Territory.

Dates: 1870

John L. Smith diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316850]
Identifier: MSS SC 2047
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary by John L. Smith while living in St. George, Utah. Smith records his daily activities, which included temple work at the Mormon St. George Temple, guarding the temple, and attending meetings of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1888

Frank Snow letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232501178]
Identifier: MSS 1646
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters. The collection consists primarily of letters written by Frank Snow to his wife, Effie Mae Harrison Snow, and family while he was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Mississippi from 1897 to 1899. The collection contains thirty-nine letters to Frank's wife and four pages from letters. Miscellaneous items include: a missionary blessing by George Teasdale, letters by other persons, and a poem. The materials largely document Snow's missionary experience.

Dates: 1897-1899

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320480]
Identifier: MSS SC 2214
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, certificates, patriarchal blessings, family histories, and genealogies. The items relate to Ammon M. Tenney and to other members of the Tenney family. The letters and certificates are from prominent Mormon Church leaders.

Dates: 1874-1942

Charles L. Walker and Zaidee Walker Miles papers

Identifier: MSS 8222
Scope and Contents

Materials include poetry and histories of Walker and his wife Abigail Middlemass Walker. It contains an undated bound volume of typed poetry on carbon paper by Walker, Walker's history of the St. George Temple copied by his daughter Zaidee Walker Miles, and a brief unbound biography of Abigail Middlemass Walker created by Zaidee Walker Miles. Materials dated 1939-1943.

Dates: 1801-1943

David Orin Woodbury autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335918]
Identifier: MSS 1236
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. Woodbury writes about his childhood, his schooling, his military service, his work in the Mormon Church, his business ventures, and his special memories of his parents and children.

Dates: approximately 1970

Edwin Gordon Woolley autobiography and a history

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490059]
Identifier: MSS 622
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography which includes excerpts from a diary. Woolley writes about his experiences in St. George, Utah, including business matters and Mormon Church assignments. He also gives an account of intercepting a Navajo Indian raiding party in 1869. Also included is a three-page typewritten account of Woolley having a personal visit with David Whitmer, one of the "Three Witnesses" to the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1874-1896

Edwin Gordon Woolley autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337153]
Identifier: MSS 490
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Woolley writes about his early life in an autobiography and then continues his story in a diary. The journal has many gaps. He writes about his militia activities and his enconters with Paiute Indians early in his life. Wolley spent much of his adult life in St. George, Utah. He also spent time in Salt Lake City, Utah, on business and on political activities. Woolley served as a justice the peace, a city recorder, a member of a Utah constitutional convention,...
Dates: 1869-1896

Brigham Young letters to Brigham Morris Young

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232538238]
Identifier: MSS 560
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters addressed to Young's son, Brigham Morris Young (1854-1931), while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii. Brigham Young writes about the Church's activities in Utah including the progress on the St. George Temple, Young's inspiration to start the United Order, his trip to St. George, Utah, and numerous conferences and meetings.

Dates: 1873-1874