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Shoshoni Indians -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Friel word lists

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197238103987]
Identifier: MSS 440
Scope and Contents

Handwritten word lists. The items are lists of words from Indian languages with their English equivalents. One list is associated with the "Snake" (Shoshoni) Indians of Idaho, and the other is believed to relate to the Shisika Indians. The date of composition of the materials is uncertain. They were probably written some time in the late nineteenth century.

Dates: approximately 1880

John W. Hess autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325430]
Identifier: MSS SC 2635
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Hess was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania and was converted to the Mormn Church in 1834. He lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois and witnessed persecutions in both places. He was a member of the "Mormon Battalion" during the war with Mexico, migrated to Utah, married several women, served as a legislator in Utah, and served as a missionary to the "Washakie" (Shoshoni) Indians.

Dates: approximately 1900

Moses Thatcher diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 248
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. The materials cover the years 1866 to 1868, 1878 to 1881, and 1883 to 1884. Thatcher writes about his missionary activities Great Britain for the Mormon Church and to the Crow and Shoshoni Indians. He also tells of his life in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1866-1881

Moses Thatcher diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486297]
Identifier: MSS 731
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The materials cover the years 1866 to 1868, 1878 to 1881, and 1883 to 1884. Thatcher writes about his missionary activities in Mexico and to the Shoshoni and Crow Indians.

Dates: 1866-1881