Mormons -- Colonization -- Arizona -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305549]
Identifier: MSS SC 807
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305309]
Identifier: MSS SC 782
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Letter to Brigham Young written March 7, 1873, from Kanarrah, Utah. Report to Brigham Young on possibilities of establishing Mormon colonies in northeastern Arizona. Describes in some detail the land, the quality of the water and the distance between watering holes, prospects for getting along with the Indians, timber, and the outlook for farming and grazing.Recommends against sending down any permanent settlers since there would not be enough water or...
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305499]
Identifier: MSS SC 787
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Short report to Brigham Young (1801-1877) on the efforts to organize the missionaries called to settle along the Little Colorado River. Includes list of prospective missionaries that Stewart recommended calling and a list of some who had agreed to go, but had not yet arrived in Kanab. The writer also requests counsel from Young on various matters pertaining to the mission.
Dates: Date not identified
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305614]
Identifier: MSS SC 800
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Includes a number of letters written to Tenney by such people as Brigham Young (1801-1877), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), and John W. Young (1844-1924) concerning the purchase of land at St. Johns, Arizona, for Mormon settlement, missionary work among the Indians, and obtaining work for Mormon settlers by bidding on raliroad contracts. Some of Tenney's replies are also included. Folder also includes typescript copy of Tenney's journal for 1875-1876.