Logan (Utah) -- History
Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items. Reese writes about his work as a teacher and as a school administrator, his missions to Wales and Australia for the Mormon Church, his service as a local politician, and his assignments as a local Mormon leader. Reese also tells about personal and family matters and records partriarchal blessings and lists important dates in family history. Materials dated 1882-1979.
Photocopies and photographs of handwritten and typed letters, biographical notes, and diary excerpts. The materials relate to Rich's career as a Mormon Church leader. They include diary excerpts from 1836, a letter from Brigham Young (1801-1877) telling about his arrival in the Salt Lake Valley of Utah in 1847, a blessing for Rich's mission to Europe, an essay on the establishment of a Mormon colony in San Bernardino, California, and biographical notes on Rich's life in Logan, Utah.
Materials include Hester Telle Richards diary which she started in 1886 when she was eighteen and apparently living in Monroe, Utah and kept it in August and September of that year. Also included are miscellaneous notes and observations including class notes from a geography course. Dated 1886-1901.
This collection contains various journals, letters, and published and unpublished materials of Joel Ricks Jr. It also contains Ricks family history material; miscellaneous notes, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and printed material collected by Ricks; Book of Mormon research and study materials; and three photographs.
Typewscript of an autobiography. Skanchy writes about his early life in Norway, his conversion to the Mormon Church, his migration to Logan, Utah, his various missions for the Mormon Church, and his life in Logan.
Photocopy of a typescript. Griffiths was born and raised in Logan, Utah. He later moved to Trenton, Utah. He was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a missionary to England for that faith.
Notebook containing handwritten miscellaneous entries and a loose sheet both of which contain various handwritten genealogies of families in Logan, Utah. The notebook also contains notes on Mormon missionary activities in England in 1889-90 and four patriarchal blessings given by John Smith (1832-1911).
The collection contains the typescripts of the journal between the years of 1874-1917. Also contained is an index of the journals by John R. Stucki. The collection contains material on the Swiss and German Mission between the years 1874-1875 and 1888-1890; autobiographical information; and life in Southern Idaho and Northern Utah.
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Also included are two typescripts of the item, a biographical sketch of Thompson, and family genealogy. Thompson was born in England and migrated to Utah in 1862. He settled in Logan and later in Clarkston, Utah. He mentions meeting Martin Harris, one of the witnesses to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.