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Riverdale (Utah) -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph H. Stimpson diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 562
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The items cover the years 1908-1913, 1915-1921, and 1960-1961. Stimpson served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Japan from 1906 to 1912. He returned to Japan with his wife, Ann Mary Christensen Stimpson, where he served as a mission president for the Church from 1915 to 1921. Many of the entries for 1916 were made by Mrs. Stimpson. The latest diaries were kept when Stimpson was retired in Riverdale, Utah.

Dates: 1908-1961

Elizabeth V. W. Thompson diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325943]
Identifier: MSS SC 2728
Scope and Contents

Photocpies of a handwritten diary. Mrs. Thompson writes about her daily activities including cooking, receiving visits from friends, and reading the Book of Mormon. She also tells about what various family members are doing. She mentions administering to the sick. She was the wife of George Perry Thompson.

Dates: 1896-1904

George Perry Thompson diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217744]
Identifier: MSS 1752
Scope and Contents

Phocopies of handwritten diaries. Thompson writes about his farming activities, his Mormon Church related activities, his visions and answers to prayers, and the death of his wife, Elizabeth Thompson. Thompson had a dream on 15 Oct. 1912 that stated Jesus Christ would return to the earth on 28 Aug. 1950 stating: "take it for all its worth." He also dreams about the various women he should marry polygamously.

Dates: 1896-1912