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Businessmen -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph William Summerhays diaries

Identifier: MSS 1323
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries and one typescript page of a diary entry from Joseph William Summerhays. Summerhays relates his activities while visiting Latter-day Saint historic landmarks while on a business trip to the Midwest and Eastern United States. Materials dated August 1884 to September 1885.

Dates: 1884-1885

Joseph Robinson Walker account books

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231041820]
Identifier: MSS 228
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries in account books. The items document the financial transactions of the Walker Brothers in Carson City, Nevada and in Camp Floyd and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1860-1862

Joseph Robinson Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1783
Scope and Contents

Account books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a reminiscence of Walker's participation in the Walker War against the Ute Indians in 1853, certificates, legislative acts passed by the Utah Legislature, and minutes of meetings. The materials deal largely with the Walker banking, mining, and business interests in Utah. The correspondence are to and from family members and deal largely with family and business matters.

Dates: 1837-1901

Edwin Gordon Woolley autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337153]
Identifier: MSS 490
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Woolley writes about his early life in an autobiography and then continues his story in a diary. The journal has many gaps. He writes about his militia activities and his enconters with Paiute Indians early in his life. Wolley spent much of his adult life in St. George, Utah. He also spent time in Salt Lake City, Utah, on business and on political activities. Woolley served as a justice the peace, a city recorder, a member of a Utah constitutional convention,...
Dates: 1869-1896