Memoirs of Alice Parker Isom and George Isom
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. This manuscript is an autobiography and a diary of Alice Parker Isom and a biography of George Isom. Alice writes about her family who came from England to Nauvoo, Illinois. Alice was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1848. She migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1852. She tells about the Utah Expedition, 1857-8, moving to Virgin, Utah, in 1862, serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and marrying George Isom in 1868. She also writes about losing her right eye, the death of her husband, George, working in the family store, raising children, and moving to Hurricane, Utah.
- Isom, Alice Parker (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Memoirs of Alice Parker Isom and George Isom must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
2 items (30 p., 16 p.)
These items were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection in 2001. Formerly in film call number: 920 no. 1.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Alice Parker Isom, 30 p., is Item 41 and George Isom, 16p., is Item 42.
- Hurricane (Utah) -- History -- Sources
- Isom, Alice Parker
- Isom, George, 1846-1885
- Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- Diaries
- Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- Hurricane -- Diaries
- Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- Virgin -- Diaries
- Material Types
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Virgin (Utah) -- History
- Memoirs of Alice Parker Isom and George Isom
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- Rose Frank
- 18 February 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.