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Grantsville (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

North Willow Irrigation Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 213

Handwritten and typewritten cash account ledgers, minutes of meetings, reports, correspondence, and other financial and administrative records document the work and policies of the North Willow Irrigation Company from 1890-1961.

Dates: 1890-1961

Oral history interview with J. J. Keeler

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2122
Scope and Contents

Includes memories of his grandfather, J. Marinus Jensen, who was a professor in the English Department at Brigham Young University, 1910-1945. Includes information on Jensen's personal and professional life.

Dates: 1992 January 2

J. Allen Parkinson biographies

Identifier: MSS 827
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of residents of Grantsville, Utah and other areas of Tooele County, Utah. The materials were created by students in James Allen Parkinson's civics class, primarily during the 1950s. Also contains documents and photographs about or written by residents of Grantsville, likely collected by Parkinson. All materials are photocopies. Dated 1933 to 1962.

Dates: 1933-1962

James Allen Parkinson scrapbook

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230347111]
Identifier: MSS 413
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings of biographies of various residents of Grantsville, Utah, one of which is dated 1936. Also included is a brief, handwritten history of Grantsville describing history up to 1956, and a program for the dedication of the post office in Grantsville in 1962 at which James Parkinson gave the benediction. Collection dated approximately 1936 to 1962.

Dates: approximately 1936-1962

Record of school district number one

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343888]
Identifier: MSS 119
Scope and Contents

Handwritten minutes taken at the meatings of the board of trustees of the Grantsville City School District. The notes were taken by various clerks. The board discussed various issues relating to education in Grantsville, Utah.

Dates: 1877-1891

John E. Smith correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321405]
Identifier: MSS SC 2295
Scope and Contents

Typewritten of official and personal correspondence. The personal correspondence relates to Smith's interest in the Mormon Church. The official correspondence relates to Smith's attempts to get child-abuse legislation passed in the Utah State Legislature.

Dates: 1965-1981

Don L. Walker letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233089]
Identifier: MSS SC 69
Scope and Contents

Letter dated 15 Jan. 1976 and addressed to LeGrand Baker, archivist at Brigham Young University. Walker writes about his ancestors, John Beauchamp Waler and Elizabeth Ann Walker. Don tells about John and Elizabeth's conversion to the Mormon Church, their migration to Utah, their settlement in Grantsville, Utah, John's death, and Elizabeth's move to Taylor, Arizona.

Dates: approximately 1976

Wellington Paul Wilson letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322940]
Identifier: MSS SC 2377
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and two poems. Wilson writes to his son, Joseph Ellis Wilson (1858-1930), and relates family matters and local happenings. He also speculates on Mormon theology. These items were written in Grantsville and in Panguitch, Utah. Most of them were sent to Joseph in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1883-1894