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Utah -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

An act in relation to Utah Library

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292041]
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document...
Dates: 1852

Jacob Alt journals

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240993]
Identifier: MSS SC 420
Scope and Contents

Holograph journals which contain daily entries (in pencil) concerning the life of a Salt Lake City, Utah, bartender which include little detail.

Dates: 1882-1883

Sonia Peterson Aycock family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6759

Approximately thirty-six Henry Golden letters, Manti Temple book, and printed ephemera, circa 1855-1901.

Dates: 1855-1901

The Beaver Nightingale

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233245056]
Identifier: MSS SC 685
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a Beaver, Utah newspaper found in the scrapbook of Van Zile's with a handwritten inscription by him. The newspaper was published by the Liberal party and contains the Liberal Platform and the People's Platform.

Dates: 1882

Ezra Taft Benson receipt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310929]
Identifier: MSS SC 1269
Scope and Contents

Handwritten per diem receipt dated 24 January 1853 and signed by Ezra Taft Benson (1811-1869). The receipt acknowledges payment of $120.00 from Benjamin G. Ferris, secretary of the treasury, Utah Territory, for service at the 1852-1853 Legislative Assembly.

Dates: 1853 January 24

Bernard Evan Kane correspondence, 1920-1924

 Sub-Series — Box 40: Series 7 [Barcode: 31197232551066]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 7 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains letters by Kane to family members written between 1920 and 1924. Includes information on his studies and his courtship of Ruth Rogers Wade.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1924

Biography of Joseph Grafton Hovey

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236579]
Identifier: MSS SC 215
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of material of Joseph Hovey, a Mormon convert in Illinois in 1839 and later a pioneer to Utah, compiled and written by his grandson, including a detailed journal written in the first person for the years 1839 to April 1854 and a brief journal concerning life in central Utah in 1855-1856. Also included is supplementary material taken from a journal of Joseph Hovey's wife, Lusannah.

Dates: 1812-1868, 1933

Book of remembrance of the Quayle family

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311042]
Identifier: MSS SC 1329
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typewritten genealogical charts, photographs, and chronology of the Quayle family. The document details the history of John Quayle: his life on the Isle of Man, conversion to Mormonism, emigration to New York in 1841, Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1846, and Salt Lake City, Utah in 1847. The history continues through Quayle's death in 1892. Genealogical charts of the family are current through 1985.

Dates: 1985

Bradford family biography and papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629372]
Identifier: MSS 6053
Scope and Contents Collection includes biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings and patriarchal blessings. Biographies are about Abigail Sprague Bradford, 1812-1879; Je Hial "Hial" Bradford, 1804-1845; Jane Jones Bradford, 1849-1909; Janet Johnston Hamilton, 1841-1914; Rowsel Bradford, circa 1833-; Pleasant Sprague Bradford, 1843-1906; Hezekiah Sprague, 1775-1850; Abigail Jeffers, 1772-1847; Charles Jones, 1819-1898; and Mary Ann Weekes, 1826-1885. All the biographies were compiled by Lavon Bradford...
Dates: 1841-1983

Brigham Young correspondence and other material, 1846-1878

Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 3 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, a will, and other materials related to Young's interactions with other Mormon leaders. Includes information on his relationship with Thomas L. Kane, Mormon relations with Native American peoples, and the development of Utah. Materials date from between 1846 and 1878.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1846-1878