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Snow, William, 1806-1879



  • Existence: 1806 - 1879

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

William Snow autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 60
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiographical materials. Snow writes about his early life in Vermont, conversion to the Mormon Church, and missionary work. Some genealogy and patriarchal blessings are included. Snow made the overland journey by ox team from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1850. He writes of numerous deaths from cholera, problems with company discipline, and travelling conditions.

Dates: 1850

Oral history interview with William J. Snow

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 42
Scope and Contents

Interview by Helen Stark with William J. Snow, Jr. of his reminiscences of his pioneer grandfather, and his father's and his education at Berkeley and Brigham Young University. Includes transcript and sound recording.

Dates: 1979

William Snow biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315555]
Identifier: MSS SC 1781
Scope and Contents

One typewritten booklet. It contains a brief history of William Snow who lived for the first part of his life in Vermont. He later converted to the Mormon faith and became an early pioneer in Utah.

Dates: 1977-1980

William Snow diary and biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306182]
Identifier: MSS SC 857
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies both of typescripts of excerpts from the diary of William Snow and of typescripts of two biographies of the same man. The authors of the biographies are unknown.William Snow was a captain of a wagon train en route to Utah, was sent to colonize in St. George, Utah with his families, became the bishop of the Pine Valley Ward and later, the patriarch of the St. George Stake of the Mormon Church. He was also a judge in St. George, Utah. The...
Dates: 1832-1850

William Snow letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318765]
Identifier: MSS SC 1948
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to "bishop" George Henry Crosby of Hebron and to other Mormon bishops of Washington County, Utah. Snow talks about the problems with driving cattle and with wild cattle in the area.

Dates: 1872

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Material Types 2
Autobiographies 1
Biographies 1
Biography -- 19th century 1
Cattle -- Utah -- Washington County -- History 1