Vernal (Utah) -- History
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.