Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Iron Mission
The Iron Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formed following a call for volunteers in December 1850. By the next summer, missionaries had established an iron furnace and foundry in the area of Cedar City, Utah. However, the mission was eventually closed in 1858.
Citation:Utah State Parks website, via WWW, Mar. 20, 2014 (Iron Mission; call for volunteers issued by Brigham Young, Dec. 1850; furnace and foundry est. in Cedar City, Utah area by missionaries by summer, 1851; closed in 1858)
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Morris A. Shirts historical research and publications, 1810-2001
Includes the historical research of Shirts regarding Silver Reef, Peter Shirts, the Iron Mission, and Mountain Meadows. Includes research notes, correspondence, biographical histories, and other historical document materials. Materials date from 1810-2001.
Morris A. Shirts historical research and publications on Silver Reef, 1876-1992
Contains the research on Silver Reef for Morris Shirts' published and unpublished manuscripts. Material dates from 1876 to 1992.
Morris A. Shirts photographs and images for books and articles, 1870-1997
Contains the photographs and images for Shirts' research of Silver Reef, Peter Shirts, and the Iron Mission. Material dates from 1870-1997.
Morris A. Shirts photographs and images of Silver Reef, 1870-1989
Contains photographs of the Silver Reef and Harrisburg, Utah area. Material dates from1870-1989, bulk 1870-1880.
Morris A. Shirts photographs of Iron Mission and Mountain Meadows, 1900-1997
Contains photographs, surveys, maps, and other material related to Shirts' research of the Iron Mission. Material dates from 1900-1997.
Morris A. Shirts research on Mountain Meadows, 1850-1996
Contains the research of Morris A. Shirts on Mountain Meadows including research notes, correspondence, and history. Material dates from 1850-1996.
Morris A. Shirts research on the Iron Mission, 1840-2001
Contains the research, correspondence, and drafts related to articles on the Iron Mission on Morris A. Shirts' book, "A Trial Furnace." Also contain source checks, edits, and revisions done by Frances Smeath and Kathryn Shirts. Material dates from 1840-2001.
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