Skip to main content

Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868



  • Existence: 1801-1868

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

William Burton journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1643
Scope and Contents Bound, typewritten, carbon copy of William Burton's journal (1841-1851), which includes extracts from Joseph Wood's journal (1839-1840). The record gives a detailed account of the journey to Utah with Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball in 1848, missionary experiences, and some family genealogy.
Dates: 1837-1907

Edward Hunter photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 1582
Scope and Contents Collection includes ten photographs, mostly portrait views, which belonged to Hunter. Includes an image of himself and images of Heber C. Kimball, John Taylor, Ralph David Wann, Alice Henry, Catherine Ann Brendel, Eugene Wann, and Susanna Brendel.
Dates: approximately 1850-1930

Infatuation : a fiction founded on fact

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 509
Scope and Contents Typewritten manuscript of an unpublished book entitled; "Infatuation: A Fiction Founded on Fact." This work is a novel based on the author's negative experiences with Mormonism.
Dates: 1858

Levi Jackman diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 79
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Jackman made the overland journey from Illinois to Utah in 1847 with the first company of Mormon pioneers. He writes about travelling conditions, weather, frequent encounters with Indians, and buffalo hunting. Jackman's company was led by Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Jackman records disagreements, occasional poor behavior in the company, and Young's instructions as well as rebukes. He also writes about early life in Salt Lake City, Utah: the influx of...
Dates: 1847-1849

James Ferguson letter to Heber C. Kimball, 1855

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include an original letter from James Ferguson to Heber C. Kimball, maternal grandfather of Orson F. Whitney. The letter was sent from Dublin, Ireland, and contains information about the growth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other information about events in his personal life. Dated May 21, 1855.
Dates: 1855

A. Gordon Kimball photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 109
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs and newspaper clippings of the Kimball family and their friends.
Dates: approximately 1880-1979

Kimball family collection

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 718

Heber C. Kimball journals

 Collection — Reel: 2004
Identifier: MSS 6142
Abstract Microfilm of Heber C. Kimball's journals, spanning from 1837 to 1847. There is also a microfilm pertaining to the Kimball and Whitney cemetery, published in 1916 and a copy of the serialization of Kimball's dictated autobiography, published in the Utah Genealogical Historical Magazine from 1939 to 1940.
Dates: 1837-1940

Heber C. Kimball letter to David W. Rogers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 699
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated October 8, 1840 addressed to David W. Rogers. The document discusses the upcoming baptism of Rogers' daughter and the moving of the church newspaper [Millennial Star] to London.
Dates: 1840 October 8