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Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- Saint George -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC2049
Dates: 1871-1898

Ada Pearl Boren diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231186930]
Identifier: MSS 1676
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, one letter received, and lists. The journal entries start on 16 Feb. 1928 and go to 3 Sept. 1935. The lists record titles of movies Boren saw and the names of boys she dated. The letter is a love letter signed by "Charlie." The diary is primarily about Boren's social life.

Dates: 1928-1935

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2049
Scope and Contents Two handwritten autobiographies, a biography of George Jarvis (1823-1913), miscellaneous materials, and photocopies of these items. Ann was born in England and married George Jarvis at age sixteen. She and George were converted to the Mormon Church in 1848. George worked as a sailor to earn money for the journey to Utah. They arrived in Salt Lake City around 1860 and moved to St. George, Utah in 1861. Ann had eleven children. Anne recounts the major events of her life and writes about her...
Dates: 1871-1898

Ann Prior Jarvis diary and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326925]
Identifier: MSS SC 2697
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. The autobiography was written in 1884 and tells of Jarvis' early life in England, her migration to Utah, and her move to St. George. Jarvis' diary covers the years 1884 to 1898. There are many gaps. She writes about the weather and her daily activities. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members dating from 1875 to 1881. Most of them were given by William G. Perkins.

Dates: 1875-1898

Esther Jones autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315324]
Identifier: MSS SC 1805
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of the typed autobiography of Esther Jones, who bore eleven children and lived mostly in the St. George, Utah area.

Dates: approximately 1935

Emma Wartstill Mecham Nielson diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 601
Scope and Contents

Contains the original handwritten diary of Emma Wartstill (or Waitstill) Mecham Nielson that includes the time period from 1887 to 1916, with diary entries spanning from 1887 to 1897 and financial records spanning from 1914 to 1916. Diary is during the seven-month period Nielson was living by herself with her children in St. George, Utah, her daily activities as a mother and active church member, and her relationship with her fellow plural wife. Dated 1887 to 1916.

Dates: 1887-1916

Sidelights on the Mountain Meadows Massacre

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325851]
Identifier: MSS SC 2719
Scope and Contents

Mormon educator, historian, and author.

Dates: 1940