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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 323 Collections and/or Records:

Memoirs of Alice Parker Isom and George Isom

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330349]
Identifier: MSS SC 3141
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. This manuscript is an autobiography and a diary of Alice Parker Isom and a biography of George Isom. Alice writes about her family who came from England to Nauvoo, Illinois. Alice was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1848. She migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1852. She tells about the Utah Expedition, 1857-8, moving to Virgin, Utah, in 1862, serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and marrying George Isom in 1868. She...
Dates: 1917-1925

James B. Allen papers on the history of Salt Lake City, approximately 1983

 Series — Carton 17-18, 36: Series 4
Identifier: MSS 2183 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Series contains research notes, photographs, and original manuscripts of history of Salt Lake City, Utah by James B. Allen, circa 1983.

Dates: approximately 1983

Andrew Jenson : historian, churchman, traveler, missionary and author

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230243856]
Identifier: MSS SC 606
Scope and Contents

Typewritten draft of a biographical sketch written for the Utah State Historical Society of a Mormon pioneer, missionary, author-journalist and assistant Latter-day Saint Church historian. It describes (mainly through excerpts from his autobiography) his activities in those capacities, as well as his emigration from Denmark to Utah and family data. Also included are two articles by Newell Knight and an article from the Salt Lake City Historian's Office pertaining to "Washington Square."

Dates: undated

Of memories and experiences of James Jepson Jr.

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330547]
Identifier: MSS SC 3140
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of James Jepson. Jepson writes about his parents in England, how they joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois. Jepson also tells about his parents' further migration to Utah in 1852. James writes about his birth and early life in Salt Lake City, Utah, his move to Virgin, Utah, in 1862, his marriage in 1876 to Lucinda Stratton, and his many services to the Mormon...
Dates: 1932

Philo Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318559]
Identifier: MSS SC 1987
Scope and Contents Photocopied and typewritten autobiography. Johnson tells mainly about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his experiences in Nauvoo with leaders of the Mormon Church and the Nauvoo Legion, and his migration to Utah. Philo mentions a retaliation by Mormon settlers against Native Americans in "Tutullry Valley" because of cattle stealing in 1850. He also mentions his own participation in this event. He first settled in Salt lake City but moved to Payson in 1857. He mentions seeing Joseph...
Dates: 1894

Seth Johnson family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320134]
Identifier: MSS SC 2209
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten biographies, diaries, newspaper clippings, and family genealogical records. Included are biographies of Benjamin F. Johnson (1818-1905), Joel Hill Johnson (1802-1882), and Seth Johnson (1839-1927). The Johnson family joined the Mormon Church in the 1830s, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later migrated to Utah where they settled in various communities.

Dates: 1860-1947

Evelyn Jorgensen autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336825]
Identifier: MSS 2688
Scope and Contents

Typed autobiography. Jorgensen talks about growing up and about her association with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She also tells about her service at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, during World War II. She married Vernon F. Jorgensen in 1947.

Dates: 2000

Joseph Eckersley diaries, 1886-1958

Identifier: MSS FM 8 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Joseph Eckersley's diaries

Dates: Other: 1886-1958

Joseph Eckersley papers, undated

Identifier: MSS FM 8 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Papers of interest to Joseph Eckersley.

Dates: Other: undated

Josiah G. Hardy papers, bulk 1856-1872

Identifier: MSS 997 Series 8
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection consists of the following, arranged in order listed: Correspondence, diaries, financial records, legal documents, irrigation and canal documents, pipeline descriptions, railroad advertisements, building receipts, legal documents, cross section notes, estimates of grading, survey notes, level notes, transit notes and alignment notes from the following railroads: Denver and Rio Grande Western, Emigration Canyon, Salt Lake and Eastern, Salt Lake and Fort Douglas, Salt Lake and...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1856-1872