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Spring City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

The diary of the city council of Spring City

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326941]
Identifier: MSS SC 2776
Scope and Contents

Photocopy and digital copy of handwritten meeting minutes of the city council of Spring City, Utah. The record was created by Samuel Ruggles Aiken, Spring City recorder, in January 1871, and was added to by other recorders, including John R. Baxter, John F. Allred, and S. Burdich, until April 1886. Minutes include city business and operations, focusing on placement and maintenance of ditches and concerns over water rights. Dated 1871-1886.

Dates: 1871-1886

Joseph T. Ellis papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 49

The collection contains handwritten financial records and diary. Ellis records his financial transactions and presents a diary for the years 1896 and 1897. He writes about his life in Spring City and about his work in the Manti temple of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1868-1897

John Peter Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1957
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, diaries, notebooks, patriarchal blessings, certificates, an autobiography, and genealogical materials. The correspondence are between Johnson and his wife, Hana, and were written while Johnson was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Sweden. The diaries were kept while Johnson was on his mission and after his return to Ogden, Utah. The certificates deal with Johnson's numerous callings in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1872-1946

Norma Vance research on Fairview history, 1997-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8322 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains materials documenting the history of Fairview, Utah. Includes information on the city's founders and mayors, as well as general information and other biographies. Materials dated 1997-2008.

Dates: 1997-2008

Norma Vance research on Utah cities histories, 1972-2001

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8322 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains information concerning the histories of various cities in Utah, including Spring City. Materials dated 1972-2001.

Dates: 1972-2001

Vance family history papers, approximately 1960-1968

 Series — Box 3: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232593084], Folder: 8-10
Identifier: MSS 8322 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains information on Norma Vance's personal family history. Includes several genealogy books. Materials dated approximately 1960-1968.

Dates: approximately 1960-1968

Norma Vance research papers

Identifier: MSS 8322
Scope and Contents

Contains research materials collected by Vance pertaining to the history of the Fairview, Utah area since its founding in 1849, Vance family history, history of Spring City, Utah, documents regarding Fairview's mayors since 1872, and personal histories of Fairview's founding fathers. Materials dated approximately 1960-2008.

Dates: approximately 1960-2008