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Latter Day Saints -- Alberta -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Ora Card diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6024

Compilation of the diaries and journals of Charles Ora Card.

Dates: 1871-1885

Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3882
Scope and Contents Collection includes photocopies of materials from the national archives of Canada regarding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada between 1875 and 1905. Papers include correspondence, telegraphs, and newspaper clippings. Includes information on polygamy, land acquisition of Mormons in Raymond and Cardston, Alberta, agricultural prosperity of Mormons at Lee's Creek and other areas, interaction between Mormon settlers and the Canadian government, and a record of actions...
Dates: 1989-1990

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

Henry Lyman Hinman lists

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316702]
Identifier: MSS SC 2052
Scope and Contents

Handwritten record of marriages performed by Hinman.

Dates: 1895-1909

Oral history interview with Charles Leroy Norton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318138]
Identifier: MSS SC 1919
Scope and Contents

Photocopied typescript of an interview conducted by Charles Ursenbach from the James Moyle Oral History Program. Norton talks about his youth, his educational background, his missions to Great Britain, his experiences as a farmer and as a sugar factory worker in Idaho. He describes in some detail his life as a Mormon pioneer in Canada and offers his religious interpretations of the events of his life.

Dates: 1975

Alonzo L. Taylor letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324755]
Identifier: MSS SC 2541
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 11 March 1903 and addressed to "Dear Bro John M." This was probably John M. Cannon (1856-1917). Taylor writes about the problems of moving some cattle to Alberta.

Dates: 1903 March 11