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Alberta -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Donald G. Godfrey and B. Y. Card research files on Charles Ora Card

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2044
Scope and Contents Contains Godfrey and Card's research materials on Charles Ora Card (1839-1906), and early Mormon settler in Alberta. Includes correspondence (1991-1993), research materials, and two manuscripts at different stages of the book "The Diaries of Charles Ora Card," and "The Canadian Years, 1886-1903." There are also copies of the books "Challenge of the Homestead: Peace River Letters of Clyde and Myrle Campbell, 1919-1924" and "The Rundle Journals, 1840-1848." These two titles also deal with the...
Dates: approximately 1970-1995

Thomas Benson Hull autobiographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 876
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of handwritten autobiographies. They were written in 1939-40, 1943, 1947 and 1949. The last two are only three pages each. Hull was born in Franklin, Idaho, and moved, when a boy, to Hooper, Utah. He later went to Alberta and Burley, Idaho. These autobiographies cover his early life, tell about his family and relate incidents occurring where he lived.

Dates: 1939-1949

Life sketch of A. Jay

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313170]
Identifier: MSS SC 1553
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography, a newsclipping about Aaron Johnson Sr. (1806-1877), a handwritten copy of the senior Johnson's biography by his daughter, Marilla Lucretia Johnson Miller, and handwritten copies of correspondence on the Johnson family genealogy. This correspondence consists of letters from Stephen Johnson, brother of Aaron Johnson Sr., and also from Frank L. Johnson and W.E. Johnson, distant cousins of Aaron Johnson Jr. All items are photocopies.

Dates: 1926

Genevieve Johnson Pettit diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331875]
Identifier: MSS SC 3242
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. The author writes about her migration from Arizona to Raymond, Alberta, Canada. On the way, she stayed with her aunt Daisy Dixon in Parowan, Utah. She tells about her daily activities, Church meetings, and a young man who visited her named Jim S.

Dates: 1903-1904