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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Manti -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Azariah Smith autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282703]
Identifier: Vault MSS 22
Scope and Contents

Handwritten fragment of an autobiography. The pages are numbered from 10 to 17. The item is believed to have been written when Smith was over 84 years old. Smith writes about his early settlement in Manti, Utah, and his subsequent life there.

Dates: 1910

William Bench letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489358]
Identifier: MSS 547
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 Feb. 1908 and addressed to "Son & Daughter." The item was written in Manti, Utah. Bench writes about his early life in Utah. He tells about settling in Manti early in the 1850s and about the hardships he faced at that time. He talks about encounters with Ute Indians stating that during "the first engagement we had with the Indians 5 balls passed through my clothing but I was unharmed" and about the preparations made to meet the Utah Expedition of...
Dates: 1908 February 1

Bradley and Henrie family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230230028]
Identifier: MSS 1868
Scope and Contents

Biographies, correspondence, and family histories. The materials are by and about the Henrie and Bradley families in Manti, Utah.

Dates: 1868-1977

George Washington Bradley autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326511]
Identifier: MSS SC 2768
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Bradley writes about being called to settle in Sanpete County. He was among the first settlers in Manti, Utah, and tells about life there, and contact with Ute Indians. Also included are three biographies of Bradley by family members. The dates of composition of these items are uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1859-1950

Joseph Hatten Carpenter diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 349
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, notes, account books, correspondence, and a translation of the Book of Mormon into the Samoan language. Carpenter writes about his mission for the Mormon Church in Samoa and about his activities as a resident of Manti. Late in life, Carpenter moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a printed copy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Carpenter also writes about his early life and his travels to northern Germany and France in 1884 and 1885.

Dates: 1884-1961

Moses Franklin Farnsworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1678
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, record books, pension petitions, certificates, pamphlets, articles of incorporation, poems, blessings, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Farnsworth's activities particulary in the Mormon Church. Included in the collection are letters from the fourth president of the Mormon Church, Willford Woodruff, patriarchal blessings, letters relating to Mormon polygamy, and a book recording the work done in the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1870-1900

History of Manti manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317577]
Identifier: MSS SC 1866
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript of a history of Manti, Utah. The item covers the years from 1849 to 1897. It includes contributions from a number of authors who describe their experiences. A number of accounts of Indian troubles are presented as well as descriptions of how the town and its fort were constructed. The manuscript was apparently never published.

Dates: approximately 1900

Alma Johnson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230230044]
Identifier: MSS 1866
Scope and Contents

A notebook, checks, correspondence, an account book, biographies, family histories, certificates, and German currency from the 1920s. The materials relate to Johnson's life as a Mormon and a Farmer in Manti, Utah. The correspondence deals with family matters and the biographies are by family members and deal with Johnson.

Dates: 1858-1956

Robert Johnson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230230036]
Identifier: MSS 1867
Scope and Contents

Diary, patriarchal blessings, biographies, family histories, bank statements, and correspondence. The materials relate to Robert and to his wife, Elizabeth.

Dates: 1882-1976

Manti cooperative ledger book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217819]
Identifier: MSS 1738
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries into an ledger book. The item lists the names of persons in Manti, Utah, making financial transactions with the cooperative and also presents the nature of the exchanges. The cooperative was probably associated with the Mormon Church cooperatives.

Dates: 1878-1880