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Bunkerville (Nev.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Myron Alma Abbott autobiography

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232504610]
Identifier: MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography of Abbott written in 1917. Includes a description of Abbott's life including his birth in Weber County, and life in Tocquerville and Plymouth, Utah, before moving to Bunkerville, Nevada, in 1877. He describes the stay of the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, when he was in Bunkerville while dodging federal officials for polygamy. Also includes Abbott's marriage to Mary Leavitt in 1881 and life in Annabella, Sevier County, Utah, from 1886-1910, where he was involved...
Dates: 1917

Joseph Ira Earl diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338896]
Identifier: MSS 136
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a diary. Also included are a typewritten copy of a newspaper report of Joseph Ira Earl's death. The item was copied by Mabel Jarvis for the Federal Writers Projects of the WPA in 1936. Earl writes about his daily activities, his work for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meetings with friends and family members.

Dates: 1930-1934

Interview with Eva Leavitt Miles

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321173]
Identifier: MSS SC 2268
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of an interview conducted by Albert Winkler (1949- ) on 22 Aug. 1982. Miles talks about her family, her experiences in growing up in Bunkerville, and about working one summer in the Provo, Utah area.

Dates: 1982

Nephi Lowell Morris letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323948]
Identifier: MSS SC 2465
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 15 Jan. 1943 and addressed to Berkley L. Bunker in Washington, D.C. Morris writes about what he has heard about Edward Bunker, a Mormon Biship in Bunkerville, Nevada.

Dates: 1943 January 15

Pulsipher family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 558
Scope and Contents Contains family genealogical data and biographical sketches, 1708-1970, by Juanita L.P. Brooks including an account of her marriage to L. Ernest Pulsipher, his illness and death, 1920-1921. Also includes two later accounts of this and a biographical sketch of Mary H. Leavitt by Brooks. The papers also include a handwritten collection of abridged speeches made by Mormon general authorities extracted from sermons and general conferences by John Pulsipher, 1854-1856, and minutes of Pulsipher...
Dates: Undated

This is your life Mary Hafen Leavitt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234178]
Identifier: MSS SC 94
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography which describes Mary Hafen Leavitt's childhood experiences in Santa Clara, Utah and Bunkerville, Nevada; marriage to Henry Leavitt; and settlement in Delmar, Utah.

Dates: 1967