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Manti (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

John Alder letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321868]
Identifier: MSS SC 2355
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 26 Aug. 1888, addressed to a P. Carpenter, and written in Manti, Utah. Alder thanks Carpenter for his recent work in the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1888 August 26

Ida Lowry Allen journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31997227629380]
Identifier: MSS 6029
Scope and Contents

Collection contains one journal with daily entries for the year 1888. The journal chronicles family temple trips, extended family gatherings, church and Sunday school meetings for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Manti, Utah, as well as various other recreation, work, and church-related activities. Also contains a transcript of the original journal.

Dates: 1888

Ancestors and descendants of James Gale

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331800]
Identifier: MSS SC 3235
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a printed book. The item includes many family genealogies and biographies of family members. Also included is an autobiography of James Gale (1846-1928) as dictated to Mae McGrath in 1919. Gale was born in Australia and came to the United States with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1853. He lived for a time at San Bernardino, California, and came to Utah where he settled in Beaver. He later moved to Arizona and settle din...
Dates: 1956

Azariah Smith autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282703]
Identifier: Vault MSS 22
Scope and Contents

Handwritten fragment of an autobiography. The pages are numbered from 10 to 17. The item is believed to have been written when Smith was over 84 years old. Smith writes about his early settlement in Manti, Utah, and his subsequent life there.

Dates: 1910

William Bench letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489358]
Identifier: MSS 547
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 Feb. 1908 and addressed to "Son & Daughter." The item was written in Manti, Utah. Bench writes about his early life in Utah. He tells about settling in Manti early in the 1850s and about the hardships he faced at that time. He talks about encounters with Ute Indians stating that during "the first engagement we had with the Indians 5 balls passed through my clothing but I was unharmed" and about the preparations made to meet the Utah Expedition of...
Dates: 1908 February 1

Geroge Black diaries and letters received

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 147
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and letters. The diaries were kept from 1891 to 1894 when Black was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Great Britain. The two letters were written to him by a son and a daughter when he was living in Manti, Utah.

Dates: 1891-1932

Bradley and Henrie family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230230028]
Identifier: MSS 1868
Scope and Contents

Biographies, correspondence, and family histories. The materials are by and about the Henrie and Bradley families in Manti, Utah.

Dates: 1868-1977

George Washington Bradley autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326511]
Identifier: MSS SC 2768
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Bradley writes about being called to settle in Sanpete County. He was among the first settlers in Manti, Utah, and tells about life there, and contact with Ute Indians. Also included are three biographies of Bradley by family members. The dates of composition of these items are uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1859-1950

John M. Cannon papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328020]
Identifier: MSS SC 3220
Scope and Contents

This collection contains thirty-nine letters written to and by John M. Cannon, a Salt Lake City attorney. There are business letters and personal correspondence. The business letters deal mainly with business: mining, ranching, buying and selling of farm land, closing of bank accounts, etc. The contents of the collection span the years between 1893 and 1914 and are arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1893-1914

Joseph Hatten Carpenter diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 349
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, notes, account books, correspondence, and a translation of the Book of Mormon into the Samoan language. Carpenter writes about his mission for the Mormon Church in Samoa and about his activities as a resident of Manti. Late in life, Carpenter moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a printed copy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Carpenter also writes about his early life and his travels to northern Germany and France in 1884 and 1885.

Dates: 1884-1961