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Cedar City (Utah) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Burgess family diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225526695]
Identifier: MSS 3336
Scope and Contents Contains a typescript of journals kept by Rhoda Ann Dykes Burgess from 1881-1900 in Pine Valley, Utah, including pedigree charts, maps, and photographs (approximately 400 pages); two original journals of Ernest Hungate Burgess, Rhoda Ann's son, kept from 1899-1903 and 1904, while he was attending the Cedar City Branch Normal School, as well as bound photocopies of those journals with additional photographs (approximately 200 pages); and one original journal kept by Ernest Hungate Burgess from...
Dates: 1881-1905

Cedar City Stake Relief Society notes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312966]
Identifier: MSS SC 1543
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the Cedar City Ward Relief Society minute book "A". The minute book contains descriptions of the Relief Society meetings and speeches concerning the spiritual welfare of the members of the Mormon Church. In addition, the minute book includes a membership list of the Mormon Relief Society in Cedar City.
Dates: 1856-1875

Edwin Charles Cox papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231044865]
Identifier: MSS 1006
Scope and Contents Handwritten notes, musical scores, an obituary, and excerpts from an autobiography. Cox writes mostly about his life in England during the 1830s and 1840s. His writings include a "Dialogue between Joseph Smith and the Devil."
Dates: 1896

Edwin Charles Cox poems and a diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1279
Scope and Contents Handwritten poems and diary. Cox kept the diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Also included are two volumes of poems by Cox. One contains 75 pages with an index, while the other contains 468 pages and has a preface and a contents section. The poems are about Mormon doctrines and morals.
Dates: 1868-1869

Alexander Gordon Matheson diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307891]
Identifier: MSS SC 988
Scope and Contents Holograph diary and typescript of the same item. Matheson lived in Cedar City, Utah and had business holdings in Parowan, Utah. The diary is largely concerned with accounts of the day's work activities at the sawmill which he apparently owned.
Dates: 1882-1884

Foreword to a life story

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316199]
Identifier: MSS SC 1819
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of John L. Seymour who taught at Sacramento Junior College for 24 years, produced and directed many plays, composed operas and chamber music. He later moved to Cedar City, Utah after the death of his mother and established a memorial library for her at Southern Utah State College. He discusses the operas he wrote and describes his philosophy of life.
Dates: 1980

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305507]
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1931

Bernella E. Gardner diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 973
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries in four volumes for the years 1886-1929, 1936-1938, 1944-1949, and 1949-1950. Gardner writes about her daily activities in Pine Valley and in Cedar City, Utah. Also included are notes taken in a theology class at Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1886-1950

F. F. Hintze papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2262
Scope and Contents The collection contains family and personal papers of Ferdinand Friis Hintze Sr., and Ferdinand Friis Hintze Jr., including original and photocopies, and typescripts of missionary journals of F.F. Hintze, Sr. and Jr., family correspondence; photocopies and typescripts of various documents; biographies of family members; ledger book (original and photocopies) of Ferdinand Friis Hintze Sr., 1877-1917?, and Family Record Book of F.F. Hintze Sr., 1821-1924 (original and photocopy).

Dates: 1877-1993

John Pidding Jones autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330554]
Identifier: MSS SC 3139
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Jones writes about his early years in England and tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1847. He later served as a branch president for the Mormon Church in England. He writes about his migration to Utah by way of New Orleans, Louisiana, and St. Louis, Missouri. He tells about settling in Nephi, Utah, and about later living in Cedar City, Utah. He also writes about his...
Dates: 1847-1883