Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten sketch which describes life of a Mormon pioneer and colonizer, work on the Nauvoo, Illinois Temple, exodus to Utah (1850), duties in militia in Cedar City, Utah, settlement of Snowflake, Arizona (1877), and his joining the United Order (1878).
Typewritten condensation of the original journal of Shurtliff, a businessman, politial and religious leader, Mormon missionary and patriarch, which tells of his early life in Ohio, religious revivals, conversion to Mormonism, marriages, missionary work, mobs in Far West, Missouri, expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah, life in Weber County, Utah, and military preparations against Johnston's Army.
Typewritten biographical sketch of Jonathan O. Duke, prepared by Ruby Duke Stringham, which tells (mainly through excerpts from his journal) of the Mormon expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois; residence in Iowa; immigration to Utah; life in Provo, Utah; and participation in the Echo Canyon War. Also includes two unsigned handwritten sketches: One of Jonathan Duke and one of his son, Robert S. Duke.
Collection includes photocopies of correspondence collected by Elmer Ewing written by Mormon pioneers. Includes the letters of Temperance Bond Mack, Christeen Golden Kimball, and Nathan Calhoun Cheney describing their travels to Salt Lake City and other events in Mormon history. One letter by Cheney also includes a description of events surrounding the death of Joseph Smith.
Journal kept by Barzillai Frost during his travels in the West in 1843. Includes an account of his visit to Nauvoo, Ill., and his meeting with Joseph Smith and other prominent Mormons. A photocopy and transcript of the diary are also included in the collection, as well as articles and biographical information on Frost.