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Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 323 Collections and/or Records:

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young,...
Dates: 1872

Auerbach Corporation contract

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319755]
Identifier: MSS SC 2155
Scope and Contents

Handwritten contract to build a store in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1889

Frederick and Samuel Auerbach contract

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321934]
Identifier: MSS SC 2348
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed contract dated 17 Dec. 1894. Frederick and Samuel Auerbach agree to purchase property in Salt Lake City, Utah for business purposes.

Dates: 1894

Silas Richards autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342617]
Identifier: MSS 808
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of typewritten excerpts from a larger autobiography. Richards writes about his migration to Utah and his life in Salt Lake City and in Union, Utah.

Dates: 1880

Anna Mary Ball Frewin autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343433]
Identifier: MSS 902
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Frewin was born in England, migrated to Utah in 1881, and settled in Salt Lake City, Utah. She writes about Mormon polygamists hiding from federal officials stating, "you couldn't tell whether there was a man or woman coming down the street because the men were dressed in women's clothing with sun bonnets."

Dates: 1959

Almon W. Babbitt legal papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320365]
Identifier: MSS SC 2216
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legal documents. The items relate to Babbitt's career as a lawyer and to the settling of his estate.

Dates: 1856-1862

William Backman reminiscences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227605331]
Identifier: MSS 4043
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences were written by Backman between 1917 and 1931, describing his life and experiences.

Dates: 1917-1931

Olive Smoot Bean autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319490]
Identifier: MSS SC 2139
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography (pages 163 to 197). Bean writes about her childhood in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah, her marriage, and her children.

Dates: 1933-1934

Lucian Bedell letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335686]
Identifier: MSS 910
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 16, 1853, and addressed to "Dear B." The item was written in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bedell writes about polygamy in Utah and about isolated life in Utah.

Dates: 1853

Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950