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Pioneers

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Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Arizona historian tells of early 'Mormon' settlement in that section : gives high praise to pioneers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305572]
Identifier: MSS SC 804
Scope and Contents Partial transcript of a speech given by McClintock at an LDS stake conference in Phoeniz, Arizona, February 6, [1920]. Reviews the role of the Mormon pioneers in settling Arizona and their accomplishments.
Dates: approximately 1920

Biography of William Rufus Rogers Stowell

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348556]
Identifier: MSS 506
Abstract Includes typewritten and handwritten biographies of William Rufus Rogers Stowell. Also included are typed excerpts from the biography and photocopies of an account of Stowell's death handwritten by his grandson, Earl Stowell. William Stowell was a convert to the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1852, served in the Utah Militia during the Utah Expedition, served on missions for the Mormon Church, and went to Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1893-1950

Mary Burne letter to Mary Russell

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310507]
Identifier: MSS SC 1314
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter by Mary Burne, dated December 28, 1844 and addressed to Mary Russell in Ray County, Missouri. Burne suggests to Russell that she return to Canada and reject the Mormon faith and no longer endure hardships due to her husband's death.
Dates: 1844 December 28

Cheney family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.
Dates: 1841-1932

Leonard Smith Conger letter to Levi Conger

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242122]
Identifier: MSS SC 527
Scope and Contents ALS. The letter includes Conger's testimony of the Latter-day Saint Church and his belief that destruction and famine will come upon the United States within five years and safety will only be found in Zion (Utah).
Dates: 1861

John Van Cott diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231043289]
Identifier: MSS 1035
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with typescripts. The diaries cover the years 1852 to 1856 and 1859 to 1862. Van Cott writes about his service as president of the Scandinavian mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark. He also writes about helping organize the migration of Mormon pioneers by handcart in 1856 at Iowa City, Iowa.
Dates: 1852-1862

Joseph Curtis diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331719]
Identifier: MSS SC 3245
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries. Curtis also writes about his early life. He was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Mormon Church in 1833. He lived in Missouri and told about the persecution of Mormons there. He later lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and served on two missions at that time. He came to Utah in 1848 and later settled in Utah Valley, Utah. Curtis was involved in numerous activities including defending Utah from the Utah Expedition in 1858.
Dates: 1836-1858

Dalton family diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306067]
Identifier: MSS SC 837
Scope and Contents The collection includes copies of the diaries of Charles Dalton (1810-1891) and John Luther Dalton (1843- ). Charles was an early convert to the Mormon Church, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and was an early pioneer to Utah. His diary is a fifteen-page typescript covering the years 1855 to 1858 during which he served a Mormon Church mission to the Indians of Idaho. He describes some contact with the Bannock and Nez Perce Indians, but most of the entries are short and relate to the repairs and...
Dates: 1890-1974

Daughters of Utah Pioneers Concord Heights Camp records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6830
Abstract The Daughters of Utah Pioneers Concord Heights Camp records is made up of pioneer histories, photographs, and other papers.
Dates: 1995-2002

Daughters of Utah Pioneers scrapbooks

 Collection — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197232478104]
Identifier: MSS 6214
Abstract Three scrapbooks of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, dated 1948-1950, 1942-1944, and 1947 for the Utah Centennial, 1847-1947.
Dates: 1942-1950