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Manti (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Hatten Carpenter letters received

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324565]
Identifier: MSS SC 2532
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters sent to Carpenter from friends and family members. The items deal largely with personal matters.

Dates: 1869-1896

John R. Nielson cash ledgers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 345
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries in cash ledgers and in a hotel register. Also included are handwritten notes and scriptural references. The financial records appear to have been created for the shoe store in Manti, Utah owned by John R. Nielson. The hotel register is for the Tuttle Hotel and includes autographs of many travelling theatrical and opera troupes. Also included are some correspondence and newspaper clippings in Danish.

Dates: 1884-1930

Susan Coleman

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237106]
Identifier: MSS SC 249
Scope and Contents

Holograph and typescript copies of four letters about Susan Coleman Henrie, a Latter-day Saint polygamous wife living in the nineteenth century in Manti, Utah as well as a family portrait.

Dates: approximately 1970

Chester Coolidge letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322049]
Identifier: MSS SC 2358
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters dated 6 May and 29 Oct. 1901 and addressed to the author's grandmother, Rebecca Atwood Wareham of Manti, Utah. The items were written La Grande, Oregon and deal largely with family matters.

Dates: 1901

Early pioneer history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313923]
Identifier: MSS SC 1593
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of James Allred and his family, early converts to the Mormon Church and pioneers who established settlements in Manti and Ephraim, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1905

The experiences of a western pioneer

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234780]
Identifier: MSS SC 127
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten accounts written by an unidentified grandchild of Albert Smith. The first story concerns an acquaintance of the family who, while traveling east from California in 1852, rescued his wagon train's horses from the Indians. The second account concerns Albert Smith and Azariah Smith, their journey with the Mormon Battalion to California, their return to Utah, and their settlement of Manti, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1800s

James Farmer autobiography and diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231063956]
Identifier: MSS 1433
Scope and Contents

Two holograph volumes in three parts with accompanying carbon and ribbon copy typescripts; typescript and draft of typescript of 1881-1882 diary. Describes his early life in England, missionary work for the Mormon Church in England, his immigration to Utah and accounts of ship passage, overland travel to Salt Lake City, Utah and settlement and life in Sanpete County, Utah. The 1881-82 diary deals with a mission to England. Also includes patriarchal blessings.

Dates: 1851-1882

Moses Franklin Farnsworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1678
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, record books, pension petitions, certificates, pamphlets, articles of incorporation, poems, blessings, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Farnsworth's activities particulary in the Mormon Church. Included in the collection are letters from the fourth president of the Mormon Church, Willford Woodruff, patriarchal blessings, letters relating to Mormon polygamy, and a book recording the work done in the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1870-1900

Richard T. Haag letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324573]
Identifier: MSS SC 2533
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters written in both English and German dated 21 Oct. and 6 Nov. 1888. Haag writes to Joseph Carpenter of Manti, Utah. Haag responds to letters from Carpenter and agrees to write half of the content of his letters in German.

Dates: 1888 October 21; 1888 November 6

History of Manti manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317577]
Identifier: MSS SC 1866
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript of a history of Manti, Utah. The item covers the years from 1849 to 1897. It includes contributions from a number of authors who describe their experiences. A number of accounts of Indian troubles are presented as well as descriptions of how the town and its fort were constructed. The manuscript was apparently never published.

Dates: approximately 1900