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Latter Day Saints -- Nevada -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bee Hive Press records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1753
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, newspapers, essays, bills, accounts, bank statements, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the operation of the periodical and its various policies.

Dates: 1975-1979

Annie Eliza Berry journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313634]
Identifier: MSS SC 1631
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of a diary. The item talks about Berry's temporal and spiritual experiences in Utah and Nevada.

Dates: 1906-1928

Martha Elizabeth Hart Bullock diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489093]
Identifier: MSS 886
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Bullock describes her journey from Provo, Utah, to the Muddy settlements of Nevada from December 1868 to January 1869. She writes about the difficulties of driving a team and describes the route.

Dates: 1868-1869

Joseph Ira Earl diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338896]
Identifier: MSS 136
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a diary. Also included are a typewritten copy of a newspaper report of Joseph Ira Earl's death. The item was copied by Mabel Jarvis for the Federal Writers Projects of the WPA in 1936. Earl writes about his daily activities, his work for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meetings with friends and family members.

Dates: 1930-1934

Oliver Boardman Huntington autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321108]
Identifier: MSS SC 2219
Scope and Contents

Handwritten unsigned, autobiographical account believed to have been written by Huntington. The author writes of being called by Brigham Young and Daniel H. Wells to go with an expedition to Carson Valley and tell the Mormons there to return to Utah to meet the United States army, known as "Johnston's Army" in 1857. Huntington gives and account of this expedition and mentions those who participated in it.

Dates: approximately 1880

James H. Martineau map

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230345677]
Identifier: MSS 979
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a hand drawn map with a handwritten explanation. The map was for "Desert Camp" in Meadow Valley, Nevada. The site was examined as a possible location for a settlement of Mormons fleeing Utah at the advent of United States Army to Utah in 1858.

Dates: 1858

Short history of Abraham Hunsaker

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330885]
Identifier: MSS SC 3217
Scope and Contents

Phtocopy of a micrifilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Hunsaker was born in Illinois and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1840. Hunsaker lived in Utah County, Utah, and writes about troubles with Indians. He was sent to settle in Carson Valley, Nevada, and returned to Brigham City, Utah. He metions the "Utah War" in 1857 and 1858.

Dates: approximately 1860