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William Bench letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 547
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 Feb. 1908 and addressed to "Son & Daughter." The item was written in Manti, Utah. Bench writes about his early life in Utah. He tells about settling in Manti early in the 1850s and about the hardships he faced at that time. He talks about encounters with Ute Indians stating that during "the first engagement we had with the Indians 5 balls passed through my clothing but I was unharmed" and about the preparations made to meet the Utah Expedition of...
Dates: 1908 February 1

Edward G. Bush official correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2280
Scope and Contents Handwritten military orders and official correspondence plus photocopies. Also included is a hand-drawn map of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation and nearby areas. This item is housed separately in a location for oversized materials. General George Crook (1828-1890) sent orders to Fort Douglas directing that two companies be sent to assure that the road between Price, Utah and the Uintah Reservation be made passable for heavy freight. Major, later lieutenant colonel, Bush was given the...
Dates: 1887

Clarke letter to J. M. Curtis

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 681
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter, signed by surname only, and addressed to J. M. Curtis, Indian Interpreter, Denver. It reports on a skirmish in 1873 between eighteen Ute Indians and a group of Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians at Deer Trail, Colorado.
Dates: 1873

Mildred Miles Dillman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1524
Scope and Contents Correspondence, personal and published writings, research notes, newspaper clippings, postcards, photographs, paintings, and memorabilia. The collection relates largely to Dillman's studies on the Ute Indians and on the Uintah Basin of Utah.
Dates: 1920-1979

Mildred Miles Dillman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6164
Scope and Contents Contains various materials concerning Native American and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saint news. Includes photographs, slides, maps, postcards, sketches of various sites and Native Americans; letters, a supper report, miscellaneous notes, poems, and lists; Native American symbols sheets, articles, and newspaper clippings concerning Native Americans and Latter-Day Saints.
Dates: 1880-1975

Nelson Higgins certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1974
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, applications, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. Most of the materials relate to Nelson's militia activities in Nauvoo, Illinois and in Utah. They include certificates relating to his various military appointments and applications for pensions relating to his military service. A few items relate to the "Walker War" (1853-1854) with the Ute Indians. A few of the materials were signed by the Mormon Church leaders...
Dates: 1836-1909

Aaron Johnson correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1598
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten correspondence and memos between Aaron Johnson and other officers in the Utah Militia, relating to the procurement of supplies, enlistment of men, the settlement of Provo, relations with the Indians (especially Peteetneet and Tabby), muster rolls, and other military concerns.
Dates: 1852-1866

John F. Kinney letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2030
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter. The item is addressed to Gibbs, "Marshal of the United States for the Territory of Utah." Kinney directs Gibbs to arrest some Indians in Sanpete County, Utah for "Larceny."
Dates: 1862

Gustive O. Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 622
Scope and Contents Contains Gustive O. Larson's personal and professional papers. These include personal history, scholarly and religious writings, research files, teaching files, business records, civic and professional organization files, papers by students and other scholars, personal and business correspondence, and personal memorabilia. Includes a personal life history Larson had been preparing, other autobiographical writings relating to his personal life, church service, travel, as well as personal...
Dates: 1826-1978

Brigham Young letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 723
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters dated 1854 and addressed to Utah Militia Major David Moore. The documents discuss the survey of a road through Ogden canyon, the relocation of Ute Indians, and the estate settlement of Isaac Moore.
Dates: 1854

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Bush, Edward G. (Edward Geer), 1832-1892 1
Chivington, John M. (John Milton), 1821-1894 1
Clark, Isaac 1
Clarke 1
Collier, John, 1884-1968 1
Crook, George, 1829-1890 1
Curtis, W.M. 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Gilbey, Walter, Sir, 1831-1914 1
Gilpin, William, 1813-1894 1
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Indian Rights Association 1
Johnson, Aaron, 1806-1877 1
Kinney, John F. (John Fitch), 1816-1902 1
Larson, Gustive O. (Gustive Olaf), 1897-1978 1
Lipps, Oscar H. 1
Little Soldier, Ute chief 1
Lott, Elsie Moore 1
Meritt, Wesley, 1836-1910 1
Mildenhall, Grant N. 1
Miller, T. B. 1
Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923 1
Moore, David 1
Moore, Eleanor Roseltha Colton 1
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 1
National Council of American Indians 1
Pace, William B., 1832-1907 1
Philips, Ida Maughan 1
Reagan, Albert B., 1871-1936 1
Sherman, George D. 1
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 1
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 1
Thurber, Francis Beattie, 1842-1907 1
United States. Army. Cavalry, 5th 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 6th 1
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Wakara, Ute Chief, 1808?-1855 1
Walker Bank 1
Walker, Joseph Robinson, 1836-1901 1
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978 1
Wynkoop, Edward Wanshear, 1836-1891 1
Zitkala-S̈a, 1876-1938 1
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