San Bernardino (Calif.) -- History -- Sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies and photographs of handwritten and typed letters, biographical notes, and diary excerpts. The materials relate to Rich's career as a Mormon Church leader. They include diary excerpts from 1836, a letter from Brigham Young (1801-1877) telling about his arrival in the Salt Lake Valley of Utah in 1847, a blessing for Rich's mission to Europe, an essay on the establishment of a Mormon colony in San Bernardino, California, and biographical notes on Rich's life in Logan, Utah.
Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography of Orange Seely, which describes the settlement of San Bernardino, California, trouble with Indians in Utah, help given to Mormon immigrants, and his political career.
Typewritten history and genealogy of the Hancock, Adams, Bemis, and Guernsey families. Bright writes of the Joseph Hancock family in San Bernardino, California. Also included is a pamphlet by Charles Brent Hancock in which he recounts his life in Payson, Utah, including encounters with Ute Indians and numerous poems and songs written by family members.