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Snowflake (Ariz.) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

A book of remembrance of Mons Larson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233469]
Identifier: MSS SC 41
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketches which describe Mons Larson's family background, marriages, children, and the settling of Snowflake, Arizona. Also includes miscellaneous photographs, pedigree charts, and other genealogical data.

Dates: 1961

Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2010
Scope and Contents The Fish diaries cover his life from the 1840s to 1926. His histories of Arizona and his series on Pioneers of the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region cover aspects of western history from 1500-1905. The Joseph Fish typescripts include: "The Diaries of Joseph Fish," Fish's "History of the Eastern Arizona Stake of Zion and the Establishment of the Snowflake Stake," a "History of Arizona Territory," volumes 4-7 of "Pioneers of the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region," and "History of...
Dates: 1902-1970

Silas Leavitt Fish papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1850
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, histories, poems, essays, speeches, newspaper clippings, notes, book drafts, articles, minutes, certificates, awards, diplomas, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the life, career, and interests of Fish and document much of the life of the Mormon community in Arizona.

Dates: 1899-1976

Lucy H. Flake letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349588]
Identifier: MSS 4114

A letter from Lucy H. Flake (writing from Snowflake, Arizona) to her brother, William Henry White, March 4, 1883.

Dates: Other: 1883

Oz Flake family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1564
Scope and Contents Holograph diaries of Osmer Flake including an autobiography of his life from 1868 to 1893. The diaries cover 1893-1898, 1899-1913, 1935-1954. Also included is a diary of Osmer's first wife, Elsie Owens Flake 1897-1900 and a diary of his second wife, Ethel Ray Flake 1925-1926. Also in the collection is Osmer's biography of his father William Jordon Flake and an autograph book compiled at the Beaver Stake Academy, 1887-1888. His first wife Elsie kept a diary when he was serving on the...
Dates: 1887-1958

The John Hunt book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 539
Scope and Contents

Holograph with photocopy. The collection includes biographical sketches and genealogy concerning John Hunt, a Mormon pioneer and settler, and his offspring.

Dates: 1954

Alof Larson : a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 536
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography with genealogy describing Larson's family. Also includes Larson's holograph account book for a lumber business, 1916-1920, which lists Latter-day Saint Church missionaries from the Snowflake, Arizona area.

Dates: 1961

May Louise Hunt Larson journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225523049]
Identifier: MSS SC 3061
Scope and Contents

Bound photocopy of a handwritten diary. Larson writes about her daily activities. The item carries the note, "Journal No. 2." The location of the first journal is unknown.

Dates: 1896-1907

Life history of Kenner Casteel Kartchner

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1594
Scope and Contents

Three binders containing a handwritten autobiography, one photocopy of two newsclippings, a typed list of approx. 150 violin pieces in Kenner C. Kartchner's repertoire, and a handwritten letter to his daughter Merlie.

Dates: 1949-1969

A little learning

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230344324]
Identifier: MSS SC 2891
Scope and Contents

Describes his educational experiences as a student, including elementary and high school in Snowflake, Arizona, beginning in 1927; Gila Junior College, 1938; Brigham Young University, 1940; Iowa State College (later university), 1942; and the University of Chicago, 1942. He mentions, by name, several teachers who made a positive difference in his life.

Dates: 1995