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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 323 Collections and/or Records:

Harrison D. Little field journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292892]
Identifier: Vault MSS 728
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal describing Littlefield's travels around the world in 1873-4. He started in Boston Mass. and travelled westward across the United States. He then went across the Pacific to the Far East and returned to Boston by way of Europe and the Atlantic. The account contains detailed descriptions of the Far East and his railroad trip across the United States. He also describes his visit to Ogden and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1873-1874

Kimball & Lawrence receipt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334671]
Identifier: MSS 1176
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed receipt for payment of freight charges on two boxes of ammunition. The item was made out to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1869

Joseph A. Kuhn letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323260]
Identifier: MSS SC 2394
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters dated 1866 and addressed to Kuhn's parents and to other friends and family members. The items were written in Nebraska, Wyoming, and Utah. Kuhn tells about his experiences on the Oregon and the California trails. He writes about meeting Mormons in Salt Lake City and elsewhere in Utah and gives his impressions of them.

Dates: 1866

Charles Lambert autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338193]
Identifier: MSS 927
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Lambert was born in England; converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1844; migrated to Utah in 1849; and served on missions in England in 1870 and 1882. He also writes about the "Utah War" and about problems with swarms of crickets.

Dates: 1883

Lilly Harriet Druce Lambert biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315704]
Identifier: MSS SC 1755
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a biography of Lilly Harriet Druce Lambert with handwritten annotations. Much material came from Lilly's daughters, Ethel Bawden and Hattie Woodbury.

Dates: 1960

Elijah Larkin diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 175
Scope and Contents Materials include three volumes of handwritten diaries where Larkin writes about his life in England as a policeman; his immigration to America in 1863 aboard the ship Amazon; and, the overland journey from Florence, Nebraska to Salt Lake City by ox team in the Daniel D. McArthur Company. Larkin includes a description of preparations for the trail, and wrote lengthy and detailed daily entries about the appearance and geography of the overland trail, company discipline, hunting, and births...
Dates: 1854-1867

Biographical sketch of Caroline E. W. W. Larrabee

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333095]
Identifier: MSS SC 3313
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Larrabee writes about migrating to Utah in 1862 and about her life in Springville and later in Provo, Utah. She also lived in Heber City, Coalville, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She was employed as a school teacher.

Dates: 1930

E. O. Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1940

Handwritten diaries, reports, correspondence, and newspaper clippings detail the various aspects of E.O. Larson's personal and business life and accomplishments from 1933 to 1970. Some of the materials deal with water use and management in Utah.

Dates: 1933-1970

Last performances of Wheeler's comedy troupe

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342450]
Identifier: MSS 265
Scope and Contents

Printed broadside. The item advertises the coming attractions and performances of the Salt Lake Theatre Company from Saturday 31 Oct. to Monday 2 Nov. of an unspecified year. The years 1857, 1863, 1874, 1885, 1891, 1896, and 1903 fit these criteria.

Dates: 1885

Lease of land

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289849]
Identifier: Vault MSS 405
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed lease agreement. The item is dated 8 April 1872, notarized, and signed. Mils J. Norberg leases a 28 by 75 foot lot in Salt Lake City, Utah, from Brigham Young for $28 per year for five years.

Dates: 1872