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Frontier and pioneer life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander A. and Maria E. Allen autobiographies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244433]
Identifier: MSS SC 549
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiographies of Allen, an early settler and bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston, Idaho, and of his first wife, Maria.

Jesse Fuller Bean papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 284
Scope and Contents Holograph missionary diaries kept by Bean while serving in the Southern State Mission of the Latter-day Saint Church, including a missionary blessing; family history; account of coming to Utah in 1847; family genealogy records and certificates of ordination.

Abner Blackburn diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230233485]
Identifier: MSS SC 43
Scope and Contents Typescript of diary which gives accounts of the Mormon experiences in Missouri, frontier and pioneer life, Indian customs and warfare, and gold-digging during the California gold rush of 1849.

Cheney family papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230241660]
Identifier: MSS SC 480
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiographical and biographical sketches and copies of correspondence. Describes conversion to Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah and pioneering in Utah and the West. Also includes a letter from the donor.

Norma Elliott collection of Jefferson Hunt materials

 Collection — Box 1: [31197232585312]
Identifier: MSS 8665
Content Description The collection contains biographical sketches of Hunt, along with the research materials that lead to them; genealogy research notes, and Mormon Battallion research and stories. Materials dated approximately 1950 - approximately 1985.

Erma P. Peterson genealogy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 52
Scope and Contents Collected biographical sketches, personal histories and genealogies of the ancestors of Petersen. Includes information on the Pace family and early Utah history and settlements.

The experiences of a young man while traveling with a wagon train from Omaha, Nebraska to Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, 1860-1865

 File — Folder 1: [31197230233949]
Identifier: MSS SC 119
Scope and Contents Typescript of a journal, written in retrospect, which describes Bross' personal experiences and observations as he worked and traveled in the West. He describes life in the West, outlaw atrocities, cruelties by the Indians, and Mormons in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lucy H. Flake journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 13
Scope and Contents Holograph journals which contain Flake's autobiography, covering the years 1842 to 1894. Includes details of her life in Beaver, Utah, and a detailed account of her life colonizing Snowflake, Arizona. Also included are details of her funeral by her daughter, Roberta Clayton, and Flake family genealogical data.

Lucy H. Flake letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230349588]
Identifier: MSS 4114
Abstract A letter from Lucy H. Flake (writing from Snowflake, Arizona) to her brother, William Henry White, March 4, 1883.

Zane Grey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6081
Scope and Contents Papers document Grey's personal life, career as an author, and fishing expeditions as well as materials about his wife Lina "Dolly" Grey and son Romer. It consists of correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and other materials. It includes materials created by Zane Grey Inc., the company built to administer the professional affairs of Zane Grey including financial records, contracts, and other materials pertaining to his career. It also includes substantial correspondence with Grey's agent and...