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Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894



  • Existence: 1836 - 1894

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

The discovery and development of the Tintic Mining District

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242213]
Identifier: MSS SC 532
Scope and Contents

Typescript. Tells briefly of mining in Utah and of her father, Stephen B. Moore.

Dates: 1961

Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321140]
Identifier: MSS SC 2223
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence. Three of the items are photocopies of handwritten items and are from Brigham Young (1801-1877) approving Moore's activities and giving him permission to settle in Strawberry Valley, Utah. One letter is from Stephen Moore to his wife, Eleanor, telling her of his experiences working away from home. Another item is from Eleanor Moore telling her brother of the death of her son, Stephen.

Dates: 1859-1894

History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232487543]
Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also...
Dates: 1857-1953

George M. White letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321116]
Identifier: MSS SC 2220
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten letters addressed to S. B. Moore, Bliss' cousin of Provo, Utah. Bliss writes from Chicago, Illinois about the political scene in the United States and about the state of his personal business.

Dates: 1880-1881

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Letters 3
Material Types 3
Correspondence 2
Provo (Utah) -- History 2
Biographies 1