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Contains 9 Results:

William Riley Hurst diary, 1937 July-October

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 1
Scope and Contents William explains the circumstances of his loneliness and financial struggles, as well as his faith and religious studies.
Dates: 1937 July-October

William Riley Hurst diary, 1964

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 2
Scope and Contents William writes about his journey toward becoming commissioner and his following dealings as such. He also discusses his poor health and financial and family struggles.
Dates: 1964

William Riley Hurst diary, 1965

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 3
Scope and Contents William explains his sufferings with his poor physical and mental health. He goes through his day-to-day of caring for his elderly mother, performing his public service duties, and running the family store.
Dates: 1965

William Riley Hurst diary, 1966 January-May

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 4
Scope and Contents William shares his feelings about Native Americans and his dealings with them as a public servant. His relationship with his wife becomes more rocky. He talks about his business dealings and travels around Utah.
Dates: 1966 January-May

William Riley Hurst diary, 1966 May-December

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 5
Scope and Contents William is elected delegate to the County Convention. He writes of his public service business and his relationships with friends and neighbors. He expresses enthusiasm for the Little League team he sponsors and reports on their successes and failures. He speaks of his faith and experiences with God. He expounds on his depression.
Dates: 1966 May-December

William Riley Hurst diary, 1967 January-May

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 6
Scope and Contents William writes of his participation in church activites. He speaks of his responsibilities as a Commissioner, including many city council meetings, public projects, and his dealings with the Utes. He periodically discusses his depression. He takes two orphaned children into his care to raise.
Dates: 1967 January-May

William Riley Hurst diary, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 7
Scope and Contents William speaks of his duties at the family store and in his public service. He writes periodically of his finances. He talks of his family relationships and church activities. He mentions his struggles with seasonal depression, as well as painful arthritis. He tells of suffering a minor stroke and expresses concern about his health. He writes about a break-in and robbery that occurred at his service station and the following investigation, including the hiring of a man with occult powers to...
Dates: 1968

William Riley Hurst diary, 1971 January-April

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 9
Scope and Contents William mentions frustration with his debtors. He writes of a bitter winter where cars can't run because their fuel congeals. He discovers that he has kidney trouble and has to report to the hospital for blood tests and exploratory surgery, where they find a cyst in his kidney. He later goes back to the hospital for major kidney surgery. He writes of his enduring back pain and a small seizure. He gives periodic reports on his favorite athletic teams. He writes much about his friends and...
Dates: 1971 January-April

William Riley Hurst diary, 1971 April-August

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 10
Scope and Contents William writes his testimony of serving God's children. He expresses fatherly concern for his distant teenage daughter as well as anxiety about his place in the family and a difficulty controlling his emotions and fears. He tells of his vacation to Hawaii. He writes of his frequent back pain. He records some of the family store business updates. He writes of the resurgence of some marital problems. He is rebuked by the law for making copies of his citizenship papers in the process of getting a...
Dates: 1971 April-August