Charles H. Oliphant and Orson Bennett Adams autobiographies
Scope and Contents
Coverless notebook containing handwritten autobiographies of Oliphant and Adams. Oliphant writes of his childhood, meetings with Brigham Young, his work as a horticulturalist, and the Deseret Horticultural Society. Adams' autobiography is written back to front in the same notebook. He writes about his joining the Mormon Battalion along with his wife who worked as a laundress, his settlement in Parowan, Utah, his fighting the Indian Wars, and exploration during the Utah War during which he searched out areas where the Latter-day Saints could retreat.
- approximately 1800s
- Oliphant, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1825-1902 (creator, Person)
- Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 (creator, Person)
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Open for public research.
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Latter-day Saint Church converts and early settlers of Utah.
1 v. ((45 p.), encapsulated)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Britton, Agnes
- Deseret Horticultural Society
- Horticulture -- Utah -- History -- Sources
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Little, Edwin S.
- Mormons -- Indian relations -- History
- Parowan (Utah) -- History
- United States. Army. Mormon Battalion -- History
- Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
- Young, Joseph, 1797-1881
- Register of Charles H. Oliphant and Orson Bennett Adams autobiographies
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 June 15
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.