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Vernal (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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

Hugh W. Colton diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225533055]
Identifier: MSS 3278
Scope and Contents

Diary covers the period November 29, 1920 to October 1922 (March 27, 1920 to April 24, 1920 are torn out but still part of the collection) while Colton was serving in the Eastern States Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1921-1922

History of William Highland Gagon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241975]
Identifier: MSS SC 505
Scope and Contents

Holograph history describing his life as a businessman in Vernal, Utah, and as a councilman, tax assessor and collector for Uintah County, Utah.

Dates: undated

Harvey Coe Hullinger genealogies

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231564003]
Identifier: MSS 1321
Scope and Contents

Typewritten notes, genealogies, family histories, and poems related to Mormon Church historical events. The materials relate to Mormons living in Vernal, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1900

Alma J. Johnston papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230347616]
Identifier: MSS 1327
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed deeds, a receipt, and a letter received. The materials relate to Johnston's acquiring property.

Dates: 1883-1903

Mitchell family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305416]
Identifier: MSS SC 794
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typed texts. Consists of two biographical sketches, one of Margaret Mitchell Blyth (1824-1910) and the other of Elizabeth Ann Blyth (1859-1919), written by one of their descendants, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce (1881- ), and an autobiographical sketch of Pearl Boyce.Discusses Margaret's birth in Scotland and her family's subsequent immigration to Canada and later to the United States; their conversion to the Mormon Church in California; their...
Dates: 1948-1951

My mother's history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313097]
Identifier: MSS SC 1562
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Nancy Meeks Asay who was a Mormon pioneer to early Utah. Also mentioned is a family story of one of Priddy Meeks' romances.

Dates: 1920

Wilford Stoddard autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307867]
Identifier: MSS SC 991
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript of original autobiography. Stoddard was born and raised in Milburne, Wyoming. He worked at various jobs in Wyoming and in Vernal and Delta, Utah. He describes the difficulties in obtaining steady employment early in the 20th century. Stoddard was married to Estella Dodd and Myrtle Hamblin at different times. He tells about raising his family and becoming active in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1977

Elon Elizabeth Box Taylor papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332170]
Identifier: MSS SC 3202
Scope and Contents Typed transcipt of an interivew conducted by D'On Empey Moore, Taylor's granddaugther. Taylor talks about the places she lived and about many family members. She also gives some information about her husband, Tom Taylor, who worked as a mine superintendent for the Gilsonite Mining Company. Also in the collection is a typescript of an interview of George Taylor (Elon Taylor's brother-in-law). George also gives much information on family members. Also with the collection are two...
Dates: 1960-1978

Uintah Stake Academy financial records, 1907-1925

Identifier: MSS 1555 Series 2
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The Uintah Stake Academy records provides a glimpse into the administration and operation of a Church school at the turn of the century. Although the Academy was in operation from 1888 to 1923, there are large gaps in the records, the bulk of which cover the years 1905-1920. Not all of the record types are represented consistently for these years.The papers are arranged in two main series, Uintah Stake Academy scholastic records, 1888-1932, and Uintah Stake Academy financial...
Dates: Other: 1907-1925