Joseph City (Ariz.) -- History
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349802]
Identifier: MSS 4062
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1094
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed draft of a book by George Shepard Tanner and Joseph Morris Richards. The work in a revised form was published in 1977 under the title: "Colonization on the Little Colorado: the Joseph City Region." The book is about Mormon settlement and colonization in the Little Colorado area of Northern Arizona.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305200]
Identifier: MSS SC 773
Scope and Contents Two photocopies of typewritten manuscript. Describes the lives of Niels Petersen and his wife, Mary Mortensen Petersen, from their birth in Denmark, their conversion to the Mormon Church, their journey to the United States to settle in Utah, and their assignment to assist in establishing Mormon colonies along the Little Colorado River in northern Arizona. Author concentrates on the family's experiences in Arizona, noting in detail relations with the Indians, problems with outlaws and thieves,...
Dates: approximately 1936
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305317]
Identifier: MSS SC 781
Scope and Contents Typescript of booklength manuscript on the history of the Mormon settlements along the Little Colorado River Valley in Arizona during the nineteenth century.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232510856]
Identifier: MSS 6111
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305259]
Identifier: MSS SC 771
Scope and Contents Holograph and photocopies of letter dated July 22, 1877, from Joanna Matilda Erickson Westover to her husband, Edwin Lycurgus Westover; a biographical sketch of Joanna Westover; and genealogical information on the Westover family. The biographical sketch was written by Joanna's granddaughter, Mary Westover Carroll.