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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Mercantile Institution Manti account book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230347251]
Identifier: MSS 411
Scope and Contents

Handwritten entries in an account book. The item includes lists of stock holders in the institution and records of financial transactions. The accounts were made out primarily to women.

Dates: 1876-1897

Nielsen family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230229723]
Identifier: MSS 1862
Scope and Contents

Biographies, genealogies, photocopies of photographs, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The materials relate to the lives of family members in Utah and in Norway.

Dates: 1919-1982

George Pectol autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326198]
Identifier: MSS SC 2750
Scope and Contents

Two typewritten copies of excerpts from an autobiography. Some of the account is written in the form of a diary. Pectol writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah in 1850, and his life in Manti, Utah, starting in 1850. Pectol describes life in Manti including disagreements with his wife and encounters with the local Ute Indians before, during, and after the "Walker War" of 1853 to 1854.

Dates: 1846-1858

Temple record

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324821]
Identifier: MSS SC 2548
Scope and Contents

Handwritten lists of names and dates when temple work was done for them. The item records when persons were given Mormon rites by proxy in an unnamed temple, probably the Manti Temple in Manti, Utah. The records were apparently kept by Soren Sorensen and Karen Sorensen.

Dates: 1908-1928

David Thygerson autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 374
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography with handwritten notes. Thygerson's account was probably written around 1938. He was born in Ephraim, Utah and went with his family to Colonia Dublan, Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy. He lived there until 1912 when he left because of the revolution in Mexico. He went blind in 1916 and settled in Manti, Utah in 1917. Thygerson writes about the mental problems associated with his blindness and comments about the attitude of local people on his...
Dates: approximately 1938

James Wareham receipts

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324516]
Identifier: MSS SC 2527
Scope and Contents

Handwritten receipts written to order the Deseret News newspaper. The receipts are for $4.00, $4.25, $5.00, and $8.00.

Dates: 1869-1881