Parowan (Utah) -- History
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 8
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains records related to Steele's service in the LDS Church, including records related to his missions to England, Las Vegas, and Europe; temple work; patriarchal blessings received by Steele and his family; and, addresses given and visions had by Church leaders and others collected by Steele. Dated 1843-1936.
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains records related to Steele's civic appointments, including Justice of the Peace and Probate Judge. Includes probate records from cases that came before Steele, or ones he submitted to the courts, primarily in Toquerville, Utah.
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains ephemera and other miscellaneous notes, letters, envelopes, and other items related to John Steele. Also includes photocopies of the title pages of all books owned by Steele, and a photocopy of a photograph of Steele dated 1891.
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 4
Scope and Contents Includes documents related to the history of John Steele and his family, including his handwritten autobiography, written around 1891, and a description of the John Steele papers by Kerry Bate, dated 1989.
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and notebooks kept by John Steele, including his Mormon Battalion diary, dated 1846-1847, and a Paiute/English language dictionary, dated 1851. Also includes a typescript of Steele's diary that was created in 1961 but includes entries from 1840 to 1877. Also includes some biographical notes on various members of John Steele's family. Dated 1846-1961.
Dates: 1846-1961; Majority of material found within 1846-1899
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters to and from John Steele and his family, including his father, John Steele, Sr., his wives and children, including Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, grandchildren, as well as some extended family. Also includes some letters from friends and other personal acquaintances of John and Catherine Steele. Dated 1816-1922.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 528
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, notes, correspondence, dictionaries, surveys, bonds, certificates, horoscopes, and military orders. The correspondence was to and from John Steele, other family members, and acquaintances. The materials document the activities of the Steele family, John's militia and Mormon Battalion activities, his missions to England and to the Indians, his migration to Utah, and his life in Utah and Nevada. Also included is a dictionary of the Southern Paiute language created by John...