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Joseph City (Ariz.) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Soren Hanson journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349802]
Identifier: MSS 4062

Paul Soren Hanson's journal about the 1900 BYU Academy Cluff Expedition to Arizona.

Dates: 1900

Joseph City : on the Little Colorado

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1094
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed draft of a book by George Shepard Tanner and Joseph Morris Richards. The work in a revised form was published in 1977 under the title: "Colonization on the Little Colorado: the Joseph City Region." The book is about Mormon settlement and colonization in the Little Colorado area of Northern Arizona.

Dates: 1972

Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305200]
Identifier: MSS SC 773
Scope and Contents Two photocopies of typewritten manuscript. Describes the lives of Niels Petersen and his wife, Mary Mortensen Petersen, from their birth in Denmark, their conversion to the Mormon Church, their journey to the United States to settle in Utah, and their assignment to assist in establishing Mormon colonies along the Little Colorado River in northern Arizona. Author concentrates on the family's experiences in Arizona, noting in detail relations with the Indians, problems with outlaws and...
Dates: approximately 1936

The Little Colorado River Valley : its description, its history, its settlement by the Mormons

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305317]
Identifier: MSS SC 781
Scope and Contents

Typescript of booklength manuscript on the history of the Mormon settlements along the Little Colorado River Valley in Arizona during the nineteenth century.

Dates: 1972

J. Morris Richards papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232510856]
Identifier: MSS 6111

Books, pamphlets, and other materials about the history of Joseph City and Arizona compiled and written by J. Morris Richards, circa 1915-1980.

Dates: approximately 1915-1980

Westover family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305259]
Identifier: MSS SC 771
Scope and Contents

Holograph and photocopies of letter dated July 22, 1877, from Joanna Matilda Erickson Westover to her husband, Edwin Lycurgus Westover; a biographical sketch of Joanna Westover; and genealogical information on the Westover family. The biographical sketch was written by Joanna's granddaughter, Mary Westover Carroll.

Dates: 1967