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Haskell, Thales Hastings, 1834-1909



  • Existence: 1834 - 1909

Biographical History

Thales Hastings Haskell (1834-1909) was a pioneer, scout, explorer, and missionary to the Indians.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Thales Hastings Haskell diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343813]
Identifier: MSS 115
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary written in the "Deseret Alphabet." Also included are excerpts from the journal written in the conventional English script. Haskell writes about his missionary work among the Indians primarily in Arizona.

Dates: 1859-1860

Thales Hastings Haskell diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227341564]
Identifier: Vault MSS 437
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. Haskell writes about his experiences with various Indian tribes in Arizona when he was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church. He was accompanied by Jacob Hamblin and others. Fifteen pages of the item are written in the Deseret Alphabet. Some of the manuscript pages have been torn off and one page is missing.

Dates: 1859-1860

Thales Hastings Haskell Pioneer-Scout-Explorer-Indian Missionary, 1847-1909

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240340]
Identifier: MSS SC 386
Scope and Contents

Typewritten life sketch which discusses Haskell's journey across the Plains in 1847; his activities as a colonizer and Mormon missionary; and his dealings with Indians, settlers and other travelers.

Dates: 1964

Thales Hastings Haskell diary

 Digital Record
Identifier:  a001_VA_MSS_437_v01.jpg
Dates: 1859-1860

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Collection 3
Digital Record 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
Diaries 2
Hopi Indians -- History 2
Indians of North America -- History 2
Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 2