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Ute Indians -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Biography of John and Louise Smith Park

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307693]
Identifier: MSS SC 1000
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of Mary's biography of her parents, but the bulk of the account is autobiographical. Mary tells of coming to Utah in 1847 including incidents en route. She tells of the early settlement of Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah including problems with Indians, crickets and grass hoppers, and the difficult living conditions.

Dates: approximately 1900

Ebenezer Crouch autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489994]
Identifier: MSS 614
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an autobiography. Crouch was born in Tumbridge Wells, Kent, England; migrated to America in 1856; and came to Utah in 1859. Crouch tells about encounters with Ute Indians, describes Orrin Porter Rockwell, and writes about being married polygamously. He lived in numerous places in Utah and had several occupations.

Dates: 1823

History of Manti manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317577]
Identifier: MSS SC 1866
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript of a history of Manti, Utah. The item covers the years from 1849 to 1897. It includes contributions from a number of authors who describe their experiences. A number of accounts of Indian troubles are presented as well as descriptions of how the town and its fort were constructed. The manuscript was apparently never published.

Dates: approximately 1900

Aaron Johnson correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314012]
Identifier: MSS SC 1598
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten correspondence and memos between Aaron Johnson and other officers in the Utah Militia, relating to the procurement of supplies, enlistment of men, the settlement of Provo, relations with the Indians (especially Peteetneet and Tabby), muster rolls, and other military concerns.

Dates: 1852-1866

Albert B. Reagan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 250
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research notes, and reports. The materials document Reagan's research among the Native Americans of New Mexico, Arizona, Minnesota, Colorado, Washington, and Utah on many reservations. He studied various tribes of Native Americans including the Jemez Indians, Navajo Indians, Ojibwa Indians (Chippewa Indians), Quileute Indians, and Ute Indians. He did research on Indian ethnology, history, and mythology. Also included are various materials relating to the topography and...
Dates: 1905-1935

Edwin Stott autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311687]
Identifier: MSS SC 1458
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography by Edwin Stott. Stott talks about his journey from England to America, settling in Meadow, Utah, Indian troubles, and his father. Stott was among those who buried the dead following the Gunnison Massacre in 1853. He describes a confrontation with Indian warriors while on the burial detail.

Dates: 1902

Ute Indian tape recordings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 855
Scope and Contents

Reel to reel tapes. The items record meetings of the council including presentations and discussions of numerous topics of interest. The materials are in both English and the Ute language. Also included are Ute chants, songs, and musical presentations.

Dates: 1950-1957