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Nephi (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Henry Grace journal and sketch

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241272]
Identifier: MSS SC 437
Scope and Contents

Holograph journal of Grace's Latter-day Saint Church Hawaiian mission and two typewritten biographical sketches (part duplicated, part photocopied) of Grace written by his great grandson, Steven Ostler.

Dates: 1891-1892

Edwin Harley diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 597
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Harley came to Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1848 and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1852. He settled in Nephi, Utah, where he was a farmer and served in numerous local positions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Harley writes about his daily activities often in short notes. Also included are financial records from 1846 to 1868.

Dates: 1846-1902

John Pidding Jones autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330554]
Identifier: MSS SC 3139
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Jones writes about his early years in England and tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1847. He later served as a branch president for the Mormon Church in England. He writes about his migration to Utah by way of New Orleans, Louisiana, and St. Louis, Missouri. He tells about settling in Nephi, Utah, and about later living in Cedar City, Utah. He also writes about his...
Dates: 1847-1883

Jacob G. Bigler land title

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286944]
Identifier: Vault MSS 149
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed land title dated 25 June 1870. Bigler affirms that W. A. Garrett owns a plot of land in Nephi, Utah. The item is signed by Bigler and Samuel Pitchforth.

Dates: 1870 June 25

Letter to Mrs. Breed

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331511]
Identifier: MSS SC 3027
Scope and Contents

Written by an unidentified missionary, probably Methodist or other Protestant who was preaching in Nephi, Utah. The item discusses the difficulties of missionary work among the Mormons. The letter is incomplete.

Dates: 1884

Andrew Love diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336528]
Identifier: MSS 474
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary with a typescript of the item. There are many gaps in the record. Love writes about his life in Clover Creek and in Nephi, Utah. He tells about troubles with the Ute Indians, his polygamous marriage, the Utah war, and his life in Nephi.

Dates: 1852-1880

James Walter Paxman diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231043297]
Identifier: MSS 1036
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries covering the years from 1884 to 1886 when Paxman was serving in England as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also included are diaries for the years 1897 to 1909, 1926, and 1927. Paxman writes about his business and Church activities.

Dates: 1884-1927

Record of the Nephi Mass Quorum of Seventies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331669]
Identifier: MSS SC 3244
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten record. The materials are minutes of meetings and copied correspondence of the Seventies quorum of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Nephi, Utah. Also included are autobiographies of members of the quorum.

Dates: 1856-1859

Thomas Jackson Schofield papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232491206]
Identifier: MSS 665

Photocopy of a handwritten diary and patriarchal blessings, with a typescript of the items, detailing Thomas Jackson Schofield's life as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thomas Jackson Schofield writes about his conversion in England and about his farming life in Nephi, Utah from 1859 to 1860.

Dates: 1859-1860

Thomas Vickers journal

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS3822