Pioneers -- Utah
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of the photocopied, personal life history of Ellen A. Draper. In her biography she accounts for the Mormon community led by President Brigham Young, as well as for early pioneer life with notes on farming and encounters with Native Americans.
20 black and white copy photographs of early Provo.
Typescript (carbon copy). The collection contains a biographical sketch of a Latter-day Saint Church missionary and Utah pioneer, an autobiographical note written in Nauvoo, Illinois, 1845, his obituary from the Deseret News, Sept. 3, 1891, and genealogical data.
Typescripts and newspaper clippings (photocopies). The collection includes two biographical sketches of a Mormon pioneer, stonecutter and guardsman and a biographical sketch of his mother, Abigail B. Owens. Also includes a letter from the donor.
Photocopies of a handwritten diary and several newspaper obituaries of members of Peterson's family. The events in Peterson's life are recounted from 1850 to 1866, after which a daily record was kept until 1899. Included are incidents from Sevier County history including politics, the Black Hawk War, census records for 1895, and personal business dealings. Peterson also writes about his family, national events, and local weather and temperatures.
The songstress of Dernford Dale : the life of poetess, diarist and Latter-day Saint pioneer Hannah Tapfield King / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed
Contains one biography, written by Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill, and Leonard Reed in 2011, about Hannah Tapfield King. The biography contains transcriptions of her journals, her writings, and some of her autobiographical sketches. The biography describes her life in England and her journey to Utah as a pioneer. There is also some information about her ancestors, as written by Hannah Tapfield King.