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Bear River (Utah-Idaho)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur V. Watkins papers on the Bear River Project, 1950-1958

Identifier: MSS 146 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence from 1951 to 1958 government documents and reports from 1951 to 1957, and reports, notes, and a compact and bills from 1950 to 1955 concerning the Bear River Project.

Dates: Other: 1950-1958

Bear River Stake history and record books

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9352
Scope and Contents Contains a ward history titled, "Brief History of Tremonton Second Ward," compiled by the Tremonton Second Ward historian of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dated 1984. The history includes photographs, descriptions of the families in the ward, and the history and organization of previous wards. There are images of the members of the bishoprics ranging from 1927 to 1984. There are also two record books in the collection titled "Division Supervisors Roll and Record Book of...
Dates: approximately 1954-1984

Gordon C. Cone diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 661
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of Cone's overland journey by ox team from Waukesha, Wisconsin to California in 1849. Cone is a descriptive writer and proud to record "only facts." Diary describes traveling conditions, encounters with Indians, cholera outbreaks, fellow travelers, and government assistance at the end of the trail. Cone also spent time in Salt Lake City and wrote about his unfavorable impressions. After arriving at California, Cone made several trips to Sacramento. Life in California was...
Dates: 1849-1850

Edwin R. Bird diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS2628_F1

Edwin R. Bird diary, 1854-1855

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232569811], Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 2628 Series 1
Scope and Contents Series contains a diary written by Bird, documenting his overland journey to California from April 10, 1854, to July 4, 1854. Diary includes a one paragraph introduction to his sister, Julia Bird Talbot, dated August 5, 185[5]. The text documents Bird's travels from Naperville, Illinois, to Bear River, Wyoming. Although Bird completed the overland journey to California, the diary ends July 4, 1855, with his description of the Bear River region. Included in the Bird diary are descriptions of...
Dates: 1854-1855

Edward Jackson diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2493
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and typewritten transcript. The diary was transcribed by Jackson's sister, Marion Jackson Gilbert, in 1855. Jackson made the overland journey with mules from Independence, Missouri to Sacramento, California in 1849. Long and descriptive daily entries focus on the nature of the California trail, encounters with Indians, and the condition of forts along the way. Several outbreaks of cholera also occurred. Jackson stopped at Salt Lake City and attended Pioneer Day festivities....
Dates: 1849