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Payson (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 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

Biographies of ancestors

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC53

Biographies of ancestors

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233170]
Identifier: MSS SC 53
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of ancestors of Rawlinson which relate life in numerous Utah communities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included is an excerpt from the 1857 diary of James Farmer.

Dates: approximately 1962

John M. Cannon papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328020]
Identifier: MSS SC 3220
Scope and Contents

This collection contains thirty-nine letters written to and by John M. Cannon, a Salt Lake City attorney. There are business letters and personal correspondence. The business letters deal mainly with business: mining, ranching, buying and selling of farm land, closing of bank accounts, etc. The contents of the collection span the years between 1893 and 1914 and are arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1893-1914

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

Erma P. Peterson genealogy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 52
Scope and Contents

Collected biographical sketches, personal histories and genealogies of the ancestors of Petersen. Includes information on the Pace family and early Utah history and settlements.

Dates: approximately 1900-1972

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

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

History of Joseph Curtis, son of Nahum and Millicent Curtis

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244813]
Identifier: MSS SC 589
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a personal history which gives data of the Curtis family in Michigan and their exodus to the West. Dated journal entries, 1831-1881, detail Curtis' Illinois and Utah missions, including minutes of organization of a Latter-day Saint Church branch in Poteetneet (Payson), Utah and area pioneer life.

Dates: undated