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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Payson -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Fern Ballard register

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319920]
Identifier: MSS SC 2113
Scope and Contents

Typewritten list of positions and those who held them in the Payson Fourth Ward of the Mormon Church from 1927 to 1938.

Dates: 1927-1938

Thomas English Daniels journal and patriarchal blessings

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2056
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal, patriarchal blessings, miscellaneous items, and photocopies of the materials. Daniel's journal describes his spiritual life and daily activities relating to Payson, Utah, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1854 to 1877.

Dates: 1854-1877

Madoline Cloward Dixon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1811
Scope and Contents

Handwritten research papers composed by Dixon's students. The papers were written by her students after interviewing persons who settled in and around Payson. Also included are essays by Aurora Wilson relating to Payson, copies of handwritten newspapers called "The Philomatheon Literary Gazette," and a record of hours spend by various persons to build the wall around Payson in 1855.

Dates: 1855-1949

John B. Fairbanks diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231567188]
Identifier: MSS 140
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with typescripts of several items. The diaries have many gaps. They principally cover the time Fairbanks served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission from 1881 to 1883 and when he served as a missionary for the same faith in South and Central America from 1900 to 1902. On the second mission, Fairbanks accompanied the "Cluff" expedition; led by Benjamin Cluff, president of the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah; to find evidence supporting...
Dates: 1877-1914


 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230231919]
Identifier: MSS 698
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems written in German from 1882 to 1884. The author has included an index of the poems at the back of the volume. Brox appears to have been a Mormon living in Payson, Utah.

Dates: 1882-1884

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court...
Dates: 1856-1899

In memorium : Robert Dewey McKell

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318286]
Identifier: MSS SC 1973
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. The item is a transcript of the funeral services for Robert McKell (1894-1935) held in Payson, Utah and recorded by Catherine Moulton. The talks were given by McKell's friends and by local Mormon church leaders. McKell was a school teacher who was active in the American Legion and in the Boy Scouts.

Dates: 1935

Philo Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318559]
Identifier: MSS SC 1987
Scope and Contents Photocopied and typewritten autobiography. Johnson tells mainly about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his experiences in Nauvoo with leaders of the Mormon Church and the Nauvoo Legion, and his migration to Utah. Philo mentions a retaliation by Mormon settlers against Native Americans in "Tutullry Valley" because of cattle stealing in 1850. He also mentions his own participation in this event. He first settled in Salt lake City but moved to Payson in 1857. He mentions seeing Joseph...
Dates: 1894

Joseph Smith Tanner autobiography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045938]
Identifier: MSS 1267
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript as "given by Joseph S. Tanner to N. H. Tanner ... at Payson ... Utah." Tanner tells about his early life as a Mormon and about his experiences in Payson, Utah.

Dates: 1907

To the memory of my dear mother, Jerusha Hancock Tyler

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490216]
Identifier: MSS 629
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history and genealogy of the Hancock, Adams, Bemis, and Guernsey families. Bright writes of the Joseph Hancock family in San Bernardino, California. Also included is a pamphlet by Charles Brent Hancock in which he recounts his life in Payson, Utah, including encounters with Ute Indians and numerous poems and songs written by family members.

Dates: 1956