Summit County (Utah) -- History
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten diary, receipts, and a typewritten autobiography. Brown writes in his diary about his life in Hoytsville, Summit County, Utah. He writes about weather conditions, meetings of the Mormon Church, and business in Park City, Utah, where he hauled coal. Also included is an autobiography of Viola N. Zumbrunnen Mabey, Brown's daughter. Maybey writes of her life in Summit County, Utah.
Diaries (1893, 1940, 1943, and 1945), correspondence (1892-1947), reports of the Southern States Mission (1908-1934), sermons, articles, personal certificates, speeches, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. These materials deal with a wide range of Mormon theological and administrative issues. They also deal with personal and family matters.
Photomechanical reproduction of a handwritten manuscript. The item is a list of all stake officies in the Summit Stake of the Mormon Church as of 10 Aug. 1879. The manuscript includes the names of the office holders, time and place of their births, the names of their parents, when and where they were baptized into the Mormon Church for the first time and when and where they were rebaptized into that faith, and when and by whom these persons were ordained.
Handwritten and signed letters. Also included is an "Estimate of cost of Construction of one mile of narrow gauge railroad." Riter writes to the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, concerning the value of the coal reserves in Summit County, Utah, and the expenses of building a railroad in the area.
The contents of this collections relate to or belonged to Hyrum Fisher Smith. Included in the collection are a razor and its case, tithing receipts, tax notices, bills and invoices, daybooks and calendars, correspondence, and newspaper articles. The contents of the collection have been divided into categories, with each folder representing a different genre. Within each folder, the documents have been ordered chronologically.