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Carbon County (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Biographies of ancestors

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC53

Biographies of ancestors

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233170]
Identifier: MSS SC 53
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: approximately 1962

Biographical sketch of Washburn Chipman

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332832]
Identifier: MSS SC 3291
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography. Sadie Chipman writes about her father, Washburn Chipman. Washburn was born in Canada in 1829 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836. He moved near Nauvoo, Illinois, and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1847. He later settled in American Fork, Utah, where he died in 1926

Dates: 1930

Marie Sophia Larsen Christensen register of births

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230231927]
Identifier: MSS 699
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten list placed in a ledger book with the title, "Register of Births." Christensen lists the births of 463 children in Carbon and Emery Counties of Utah. She gives names, sex, nationality, color, date of birth, names of parents, and the location of the family's residence.

Dates: 1892-1914

Mark Hofmann papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3291
Scope and Contents

Contains two historical documents (late 19th century) acquired by Hofmann during his LDS mission in England. Also includes notes taken by Hoffman during his mission, mostly containing references to gospel doctrines and contains a letter to Hoffman's wife, Doralee Olds Hofmann, related to selling manuscripts. Later installment includes Carbon County court documents and other items related to forgeries.

Dates: 1878-1987

Reuben Gardner Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 418

Diaries, correspondence, memoranda books, financial and genealogical records, biographical sketches, and miscellaneous papers. Diaries include mission labors in the Southern States for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Biographical sketches are about parents, relatives, and friends including Mary Jane Gardner Miller, James R. Miller, Frank J. Taylor, E. J. Winder, Robert Gardner, and Reuben Miller.

Dates: 1849-1953

Joseph A. Muhlestein letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335819]
Identifier: MSS 1255
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter in German, addressed to his parents, and dated 14 Nov. 1891. Also included is a transcript into a modern handwriting style and an English translation. Muhlestein writes about the conditions of his employment and the condition of the coal mines in Carbon County, Utah.

Dates: 1891

Peerless Coal Mining Co. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 277
Scope and Contents

Minutes, legal certificates, stock certificates, correspondence, contracts, mine and accident reports, mine maps, mine cash reports, vouchers and checks of a small Utah coal company which operated primarily in Spring Canyon, Utah.

Dates: 1917-1956

John Perry resignation letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197235218770]
Identifier: MSS 8436
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Perry to the Board of County Commissioners in Carbon County, Utah requesting approval for his resignation as the local Justice of the Peace. Dated July 20, 1905.

Dates: 1905 July 20

Reuben Gardner Miller business papers, 1891-1951

 Series — Box 3: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197232486487], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 418 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains various business-related documents ranging 1891-1951. Included are cash books, data on construction of telephone lines by the Eastern Utah Telephone Company (organized by Miller), livestock statistics and deeds. Also included are a ledger and "Bruce's Diary", containing temple and genealogy fund and records of reunions.

Dates: 1891-1951