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City and Town Life

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:

Isaura Bentley Abegg diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1642
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries for the years 1952, 1964, and 1966 through 1971. Abegg was a student at Brigham Young University in 1952 and was closely associated with the university in later years. She talks of her daily activities, association with Brigham Young University, and Mormon Church responsibilities.
Dates: 1952-1971

Account book and letters published in the "Deseret News"

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 767
Scope and Contents Collection includes a copy of a handwritten account book, "Personal Account Book of John McLaws, Joseph City, Arizona;" a typescript volume of letters from colonists which appeared in the "Deseret News," describing in detail the history and development of the Mormon settlements on the Little Colorado River; and a copy of a hand-drawn map of Sunset, Arizona (1881).
Dates: 1881-1931

An act in relation to Utah Library

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292041]
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document was...
Dates: 1852

James J. Adams autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330075]
Identifier: MSS SC 3040
Scope and Contents Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.
Dates: approximately 1910

Robert D. Adams diary and autobiographical anecdotes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238633]
Identifier: MSS SC 350
Scope and Contents Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.
Dates: 1935-1950

Robert D. Adams negatives and prints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 7
Scope and Contents Materials include 720 prints and 534 corresponding negatives taken by Robert D. Adams between approximately 1930 and 1950. Photographs are primarily portraits of residents of Orderville, Utah. One photograph is of a family tree. There are also photographs of events and places in Orderville. There are also 47 woodcuts that are portraits of individuals.
Dates: approximately 1930-1950

Verda Spencer Adams autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045383]
Identifier: MSS 6263
Abstract The Verda Spencer Adams autobiography is the written account from her experience growing up in the early 20th century in a rural Mormon community until watching her own children grow up.
Dates: 1978-1979

Address book for Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327147]
Identifier: MSS SC 2674
Scope and Contents Handwritten addresses for people living in Utah, primarily Utah County. Some references were written also for persons in neighboring states.
Dates: 1924

Sylvestre Labbadie agreement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288890]
Identifier: Vault MSS 335
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed agreement, dated 1 Sept. 1817, and registered in St. Louis, Missouri. Labbadie stated he will transfer title of four lots in St. Louis, Missouri, to Obadiah Osborn when $1,000 was paid to him. Osborn had three years to make the payment. In the meantime, the debt would accrue 8% interest per year.
Dates: 1817 September 1

Juan Lephicha agreement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288841]
Identifier: Vault MSS 343
Scope and Contents Handwritten statement in Spanish dated 24 March 1835 in which Lephicha verifies that Juan L. Mason owes him a debt. The item is on official stationary with the heading: Sello Sercero para el bienio de dos reales 1834 y 1835.
Dates: 1835 March 24