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Latter Day Saints -- Nebraska -- Winter Quarters -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Duncan McArthur autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 476
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography, photocopy of the manuscript, and a typescript of the item. McArthur was born in New York State; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint in 1832; lived in Kirtland, Ohio, in Missouri, and in Nauvoo, Illinois. McArthur stayed at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, migrated to Utah in 1848, experienced troubles with Ute Indians, and served on a mission to England for the LDS Church from 1852 to 1856. Also included are blessings of family members and...
Dates: 1900

Joseph Bates Noble autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345776]
Identifier: MSS 968
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Noble writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his missionary work in the Eastern United States and England, his service with Zion's Camp in 1834, and his work as a bishop in Nauvoo, Illinois, and in Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

Dates: 1890

Sidney Tanner letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045953]
Identifier: MSS 1269
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated April 13, 1847. Also included is a typescript of the item. Tanner writes to his "Father and Mother, Brothers & Sisters" to tell them about the moves he has been forced to make because of the persucutions of the Mormons and informs them about the deaths of family members.

Dates: 1847 April 13

Margaret Peirce Whitesides Young letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1848 August 31