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Latter Day Saints -- Colonization -- Mexico -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lake family biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305135]
Identifier: MSS SC 768
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains biographies of James Lake (1788-1874); Philomelia Smith Lake (1794-1873); James Lake, Sr. (1760- ); and George Lake (1838-1898) written by some of their grandchildren. Also includes autobiography of George Lake (1838-1898). Discusses the family's genealogy; their conversion to the Mormon Church in 1832; their migration with the Mormons to Ohio, Illinois, and Utah; illnesses and deaths in the family; life on the Utah frontier; George's mission in Great...
Dates: 1760-1898

Nelle Spilsbury Hatch research papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1139
Scope and Contents

Research notes, book drafts, articles, diary excerpts, letters, and biographies. The materials relate to the Mormon exploration, colonization, and missionary work in Mexico, primarily in the Colonia Juarez area. The materials were used as resources for Hatch's book, "Colonia Juarz."

Dates: 1954

Erastus Fairbanks Snow correspondence and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 51
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondnece with photocopies and an autbiography. The materials include correspondence between Snow and his family, 1847-1887, a report on the possibilities of Mormons settling in the Gila River Valley of Arizona and in Mexico, and an autobiography dictated to Snow's son, Franklin Snow. In the autobiography Erastus Snow tells about his work in the settling of St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1847-1887