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Winter Quarters (Neb.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letters received by William R. Foster

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230243880]
Identifier: MSS SC 603
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters received by Foster. The items were sent by friends and family members and describe conditions in Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The materials also make reference to Mormons in those places.

Dates: 1854-1855

The handcart companies of 1856 and Arza Erastus Hinkley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315589]
Identifier: MSS SC 1770
Scope and Contents

Softbound typescript of an account of the rescue of the Martin Handcart Company, taken from journals and oral family histories.

Dates: 1980

Joseph Holbrook papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 486
Scope and Contents

Holograph journal which contains genealogical data, patriarchal blessings of relatives, details of Mormon difficulties in Missouri, temporary pioneer settlements, crossing the plains and life in Utah, 1848-1871. Also includes receipts, certificates of religious, political and military offices, rules for the Utah constitutional convention, a divorce certificate and memos.

Dates: 1806-1871

Remembering Winter Quarters/Council Bluffs writings of the Mormon pioneers at the Missouri River

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329606]
Identifier: MSS SC 2964
Scope and Contents Compilation by Karen and Paul Larsen, of excerpts from diaries and reminiscences of Latter-day Saints who resided in the Winter Quarters/Council Bluffs area between about 1846 and 1852. Includes writings of Job Taylor Smith, Eliza Maria Patridge Lyman, Helen Mar Kimball Whitney, Aroet Lucius Hale, Anna Clark Hale, Jane Snyder Richards, Joseph Fielding, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler Smith, Lucy Meserve Smith, Richard Ballantyne, Sarah Studevant Leavitt, Alfred Boaz Lambson, Allen Joseph Stout,...
Dates: 1998

Thomas L. Kane correspondence regarding Winter Quarters, 1846-1848

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence regarding Winter Quarters, including the procurement of Indian lands, correspondence from Winter Quarters and Council Bluffs, and petitions for a post office at Council Bluffs. Materials date between 1846 and 1848.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1846-1848