Utah Valley (Utah) -- History
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Center for Family & Community History project records on churches of Provo, 1866-1987, bulk: 1960-1987
Contains project records on various religions found in the Provo and Orem areas of Utah, and how they began in Utah. Includes clippings, notes, drafts, photographs and negatives, typed historical essays, and other material. Dated 1965 to 1987.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries. Curtis also writes about his early life. He was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Mormon Church in 1833. He lived in Missouri and told about the persecution of Mormons there. He later lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and served on two missions at that time. He came to Utah in 1848 and later settled in Utah Valley, Utah. Curtis was involved in numerous activities including defending Utah from the Utah Expedition in 1858.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. Forman writes about his youth. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1851 and migrated to Utah in 1854. He lived in Salt Lake City, Utah Valley, and Heber City, Utah. He was fined for polygamy in 1891. Also included are three biographies of family members written by John Forman in 1932.
Collection includes field work materials, including oral histories, photographs, and supporting materials, gathered by Fruits of their Labors field school participants between July and August, 2004. Materials focus on the development, management, and decline of orchards in Utah Valley, Utah.