Payson (Utah) -- History
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten biographies of ancestors of Rawlinson which relate life in numerous Utah communities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included is an excerpt from the 1857 diary of James Farmer.
This collection contains thirty-nine letters written to and by John M. Cannon, a Salt Lake City attorney. There are business letters and personal correspondence. The business letters deal mainly with business: mining, ranching, buying and selling of farm land, closing of bank accounts, etc. The contents of the collection span the years between 1893 and 1914 and are arranged chronologically.
Handwritten journal, patriarchal blessings, miscellaneous items, and photocopies of the materials. Daniel's journal describes his spiritual life and daily activities relating to Payson, Utah, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1854 to 1877.
Handwritten research papers composed by Dixon's students. The papers were written by her students after interviewing persons who settled in and around Payson. Also included are essays by Aurora Wilson relating to Payson, copies of handwritten newspapers called "The Philomatheon Literary Gazette," and a record of hours spend by various persons to build the wall around Payson in 1855.
Typescript of a personal history which gives data of the Curtis family in Michigan and their exodus to the West. Dated journal entries, 1831-1881, detail Curtis' Illinois and Utah missions, including minutes of organization of a Latter-day Saint Church branch in Poteetneet (Payson), Utah and area pioneer life.