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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Springville -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Black Hawk committee meeting minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320886]
Identifier: MSS SC 2233
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries into a book of blank pages. The entries relate to the meetings of the "Black Hawk Committee" of Springville, Utah. The organization commemorated the Black Hawk War between the whites and Indians of Utah. Also included are financial records and a list of men from Springville who participated in the war.

Dates: 1897-1959

Zebedee Coltrin patriarchal blessing

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342948]
Identifier: MSS 776
Scope and Contents

Handwritten patriarchal blessing given to Louisa Bowen on 16 Dec. 1876 in Springville, Utah. Bowen is promised salvation if she is righteous.

Dates: 1876 December 16

Factual history of Jonah Thomas Phillips

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315951]
Identifier: MSS SC 1838
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Jonah Thomas Phillips (1864-1928), typewritten history of the Phillips family, and miscellaneous photocopies of letters relating to Phillips family history. The Phillips are a Mormon family which originated in great Britain an settled in Springville, Utah.

Dates: 1873-1969

Luke William Gallup diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232539194]
Identifier: MSS 660
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from a handwritten diary. Gallup summarizes his activities monthly. Gallup settled in Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about encounters with Ute Indians, the Utah War, and the Mormon "reformation." He comments on Mormon polygamy and tells about the death of his wife. Also included are the patriarchal blessings given to Luke and to his wife, Lydia.

Dates: 1850-1864

History of the Springville Branch

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327618]
Identifier: MSS SC 2842
Scope and Contents

Handwritten history the Springville Branch. Marchbanks records births and deaths, dates of children's blessings, meeting minutes, and marriages.

Dates: 1875-1877

Silas Hutchings diaries and an autobiography

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230218718]
Identifier: MSS 1780
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries kept from 1894 to 1896 while Hutchings was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in Samoa. Hutchings presents a detailed account of his activities and the culture of the Samoan people. Also included is an autobiography in which Hutchings writes about his childhood in Springville, Utah, his work in Eureka, Nevada, and his family life.

Dates: 1894-1932

Alan P. Johnson research collection on Aaron Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9510
Scope and Contents Collection of research materials, notes, and writings produced during the creation of Alan P. Johnson's book "Aaron Johnson, Faithful Steward: A Documentary History," written in 1991. Aaron Johnson was an early pioneer of Springville, Utah, and Alan Johnson's ancestor. Collection includes a folder called "Storm Clouds" that contains information surrounding the Parrish-Potter murder mystery in Springville in the 1850s. Also includes one photograph of Aaron Johnson's family, with his plural...
Dates: approximately 1980s-1991

William Henry Kelsey diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 783
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary for the years 1858 to 1860, a letter from 1882, and ledger books covering the years 1888 to 1895. Kelsey writes about his daily activities in England as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1858 to 1860 and records the financial transactions of his store in Springville.

Dates: 1858-1895

Milan Packard biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314186]
Identifier: MSS SC 1679
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Packard taken from "Portrait: Genealogical and Biographical Record of the State of Utah."

Dates: 1900

Record of Mormon Church meetings in Springville

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343300]
Identifier: MSS 149
Scope and Contents

Handwritten record of Mormon Church meetings in Springville, Utah. The item was kept by an unknown person. The account relates the nature of the meetings; mentions the Mormon Church leaders who gave talks; summarizes the talks, testimonies, and prophecies given; discusses community matters; and outlines important political issues of the day.

Dates: 1860-1861