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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Saint George -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC2049
Dates: 1871-1898

Mercy Harmon autograph book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232484854]
Identifier: MSS 333
Scope and Contents

Autograph book with salutations and good wishes to Mercy and her husband, George. Many of these items were written by residents of St. George, Utah, when Mercy and George were leaving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1888-1891

Ole H. Berg biographies

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232498953]
Identifier: MSS 244
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies and an autobiography. Jenkins writes a biography of Ole Hendrick Berg (1840-1919). Berg was a convert to the Mormon Church in Norwary who migrated to Utah in 1866. He settled in St. George, Utah. Also included is a two-page autobiography by Berg written in 1892.

Dates: approximately 1892-1950

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886),...
Dates: 1829-1918

James Lovett Bunting diaries and Bunting family directory

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481033]
Identifier: MSS 1594
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of the handwritten Bunting diaries (MSS 738). The originals have been restricted and are unavailable for patron use. The diaries include accounts of missionary work in Great Britain for the Mormon faith and describe life in Kanab and St. George, Utah. The diaries cover the years from 1857 to 1920 but have several gaps. Also included is a Bunting family directory from the year 1968.

Dates: 1857-1968

Carter family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316652]
Identifier: MSS SC 2045
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters, deeds, and miscellaneous items. The materials contain deeds to land in St. George, Utah as well as to water rights. Also included are various letters and genealogies relating to the Carter family.

Dates: 1876-1922

William John Benbow Carter diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230232297]
Identifier: MSS 681
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries, certificates, patriarchal blessings, and biographies. The diaries were kept while Carter served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and while he lived in St. George, Utah. The biographies are of family members.

Dates: 1877-1882

William John Benbow Carter diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316868]
Identifier: MSS SC 2048
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary. The record covers from March to July in 1879 when Carter was returning from his mission to England by ship and by rail. Also included are entries for February and March 1882 starting when Carter married Lottie R. Smith in St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1879-1882

Charles L. Walker history of the St. George Temple, 1939

 File — Folder 2: [Barcode: 31197235233258]
Identifier: MSS 8222
Scope and Contents Contains a 32 page handwritten copy of the history of the Mormon temple in St. George, Utah by Charles L. Walker. The subject material is dated 1871-1877, but Walker's oldest daughter, Zaidee Walker Miles, copied the content in her own handwriting in 1939. The history begins with a meeting on April 15, 1871 where a letter was read from President Brigham Young that announced a temple would be built in St. George. Walker includes details about the temple construction, workmen, and...
Dates: 1939

Arthur B. Cort letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340207]
Identifier: MSS 106

The folder contains a handwritten letter dated 5 May 1884 and addressed to Clara Jane Riding. Cort informs Riding that he would strike her name from the list of registered voters if she did not come to the court house and take the appropriate oath against the practice of "bigamy."

Dates: 1884