Saint George (Utah) -- History
Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.
Autograph book with salutations and good wishes to Mercy and her husband, George. Many of these items were written by residents of St. George, Utah, when Mercy and George were leaving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. Jenkins writes a biography of Ole Hendrick Berg (1840-1919). Berg was a convert to the Mormon Church in Norwary who migrated to Utah in 1866. He settled in St. George, Utah. Also included is a two-page autobiography by Berg written in 1892.
Typescript of an autobiography. Moon was born in Lancashire, England, converted to Mormonism with his parents, came to Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1848, moved to St. George, Utah, in 1861, and relocated to Farmington, Utah, in 1866.
Handwritten diaries, one letter received, and lists. The journal entries start on 16 Feb. 1928 and go to 3 Sept. 1935. The lists record titles of movies Boren saw and the names of boys she dated. The letter is a love letter signed by "Charlie." The diary is primarily about Boren's social life.
Photocopies of the handwritten Bunting diaries (MSS 738). The originals have been restricted and are unavailable for patron use. The diaries include accounts of missionary work in Great Britain for the Mormon faith and describe life in Kanab and St. George, Utah. The diaries cover the years from 1857 to 1920 but have several gaps. Also included is a Bunting family directory from the year 1968.
The collection contains handwritten notations on printed columns. The materials trace the price of various agricultural items and certain foods in Provo, Salt Lake City, and St. George, Utah from 1852-1910.
Typewritten biography. Also included is a typewritten poem by Johnson. William Carter was a Mormon who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to Utah in 1847, and lived in Salt Lake City and later in St. George, Utah. He was a polygamist who spent time in the Utah penitentiary for bigamy.