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Frontier and pioneer life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Romer Grey photographs, approximately 1915-1980

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 10 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains photograph documenting Romer Grey's family and life, mostly after the death of his father in 1939. It contains photographs of Romer Grey from when he was a child, with his wife, Octave "Bea" Grey, and with his son, Romer Grey III. It also documents his role in the Flying Sphynx Ranch, Zane Grey Trails, and his relationship with Margaret A. Ingram dating from approximately 1915 to 1980.

C. R. Savage diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1424
Scope and Contents The diaries contain notes and comments on business, descriptions of many journeys around the West and commentaries on the religious and social life of the period.

A short account of the life of Edward Ockey

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244896]
Identifier: MSS SC 681
Scope and Contents Prepared typescript (plus photocopy) of a diary kept by Edward Ockey, Mormon pioneer, which tells of his conversion to the Latter-day Saint Church in England, his stay in Nauvoo, Illinois and his settlement in Nephi, Utah.

Stephen Slesinger Inc. records, approximately 1930-1960

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains letters, telegrams, contracts, and other materials related to the work of Stephen Slesinger Inc. in licensing and marketing Zane Grey's works, particularly for film and television adaptation dating from approximately 1930 to 1960.

James Parshall Terry journal

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230242023]
Identifier: MSS SC 515
Scope and Contents Handwritten biographical sketch of Terry's life which describes Mormon difficulties in Missouri, campsites during the exodus west, pioneer life in southern Utah, and Terry's mission to Canada and northeastern U.S., 1887-1888. Also an account of Terry's activities in Echo Canyon during the Utah War, 1857. The journal was written in a watermaster's log which included previous entries.

Wilderness Women Productions records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2170
Scope and Contents The papers consist of background and biographical research, correspondence, financial and tax records, motion picture scripts and production records relating to the motion picture "Heartland." The 35mm and 16mm film materials are all part of the "Heartland" project.

Claire Wilhelm collection on Zane Grey

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8277
Scope and Contents Contains documentation of Wilhelm's interactions with Grey while accompanying him on various expeditions. The collection contains black and white photographs of Zane Grey and his family, Claire Wilhelm and various other women on trips with Zane Grey, and scenes from Zane Grey movies. It also contains ephemera collected by Claire Wilhelm including silhouettes of Zane and Lina Elise Grey, a Christmas card from Zane Grey to Wilhelm, and a Zane Grey book plate. These materials date from...

Joseph Leopold Wirthlin letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244938]
Identifier: MSS SC 694
Scope and Contents TLS. to Kate B. Carter of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers regarding a book of pioneer histories, and his praise for and desire that young people learn of Latter-day Saint pioneer history.

Margaret Peirce Whitesides Young letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197232591054]
Identifier: MSS 8813
Scope and Contents Single letter, both as a photocopied manuscript and as a typed transcription, written by Margaret Peirce, daughter of Robert Peirce and future wife of Brigham Young, detailing her time on the Mormon Trail including her time in Winter Quarters to her relatives in Pennsylvania. Letter was written in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 31, 1848.

Zane Grey business records, approximately 1900-1995

 Series
Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains professional correspondence relating to the business administration of Zane Grey's career and company. It includes contracts and financial records, records concerning the Flying Sphynx Ranch, which was another business exploit of Grey, publicity and other media regarding Grey's authorship, and other administrative materials created by Zane Grey Inc. dating from between 1900 and 1995.