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Mormons -- Colonization -- Arizona -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Walter Brookbank reminiscences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305515]
Identifier: MSS SC 799
Scope and Contents Consists of three separate manuscripts: "Religious Experiences of Thomas Walter Brookbank," "Travels and Threads of Experience," and "A Soldier's Recollections." These autobiographies recount the author's early life and conversion to Mormonism, his experiences in the Civil War (1861-1865), life in Utah and the Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona, and missionary activities in New Mexico, Texas, Mexico, and Great Britain.
Dates: 1922

James W. LeSueur histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305606]
Identifier: MSS SC 801
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typescripts made by E.M. Reilley from the James W. LeSueur papers, Arizona Pioneer Historical Society Library.

Dates: 1939

Riding for the old C O Bar

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305382]
Identifier: MSS SC 797
Scope and Contents Paper written by Earle R. Forrest and read at the Fourth Annual Historical Convention sponsored by the University of Arizona and Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society, Tucson, March 15-16, 1963. Reminiscent account of working for various cattle companies in northern arizona during the 1880s and 1890s. Photocopies of typed excerpts from Forrest's paper and copy of an 1881 deed. The deed transfers title on 420 acres of land belonging to John W. Young (1844-1924) over to William T. Thornton and the...
Dates: 1963

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 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.
Dates: 1874-1889