Payson (Utah) -- History
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection contains diaries and autobiography, biographies, family history, correspondence, legal documents and newspaper clippings related to his personal life, pioneer memories, missionary experiences, political activities as mayor and member of the Democratic party, LDS Church activities, and leadership in business and civic activities in Utah. Also includes copies of his poetical writings.
Typescripts (some duplicated). The collection includes autobiographical sketch of William C. McClellan, member of the Mormon Battalion and of the Nauvoo Legion in Utah Valley, Utah, a biographical sketch of his wife, Almeda D. McClellan by Zitelle M. Snarr, and an autobiography of their son David A. McClellan Sr. which includes details of life in the Mormon colonies in Mexico and Arizona.
Handwritten and signed family history and autobiography. Tanner writes about her family joining the Mormon Church, its migration to Nauvoo, Illinois, and its eventual arrival in Utah. She also mentions her marriage in a polygamous relationship and her life in Payson, Utah.
Typewritten copy of John Redington's diary "with Introduction and Commentary" by Harriet Ann Crawford. Redington writes about his missionary experiences in Great Britain, his travels, his migration to Utah, and his settlement in Payson, Utah.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. The author writes about her migration from Arizona to Raymond, Alberta, Canada. On the way, she stayed with her aunt Daisy Dixon in Parowan, Utah. She tells about her daily activities, Church meetings, and a young man who visited her named Jim S.
Handwritten society journal called "The Philomathean Gazette" which is "Devoted to the Interests of the Philomathean Society." The item includes poetry, essays, and letters to E. Dixon, "the Editress," which primarily concern topics such as temperance, ethics, and education.