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Latter Day Saints -- Colonization -- Arizona

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse O. Ballenger letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31179230305408]
Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.

Dates: 1876-1877

Biographical sketch of Anthony Johnson Stratton

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241884]
Identifier: MSS SC 510
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1922

A book of remembrance of Mons Larson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233469]
Identifier: MSS SC 41
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical sketches which describe Mons Larson's family background, marriages, children, and the settling of Snowflake, Arizona. Also includes miscellaneous photographs, pedigree charts, and other genealogical data.

Dates: 1961

Lucy H. Flake letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349588]
Identifier: MSS 4114

A letter from Lucy H. Flake (writing from Snowflake, Arizona) to her brother, William Henry White, March 4, 1883.

Dates: Other: 1883

George Lake diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237692]
Identifier: MSS SC 720
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an account covering 1870-1879 of Lake's Latter-day Saint church mission to England and his leadership of a new Mormon settlement in Arizona. Appended is the "Last Address" by Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1870-1879

Alof Larson : a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 536
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography with genealogy describing Larson's family. Also includes Larson's holograph account book for a lumber business, 1916-1920, which lists Latter-day Saint Church missionaries from the Snowflake, Arizona area.

Dates: 1961

Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen

 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...
Dates: approximately 1936

David Leonard Savage papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241892]
Identifier: MSS SC 511
Scope and Contents

1874 missionary certificate, two typewritten life sketches by his wife, Mary A. White Savage, and a life sketch by his daughter, Laura Savage Stratton. Tells of his work on the Nauvoo, Illinois, Temple, his trek west and the hardships faced as a settler.

Dates: 1874-1920

Lot Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 293
Scope and Contents

Contains photocopies of letters by Smith describing his activities in settling Arizona. Materials date from between 1856 and 1892.

Dates: 1856-1892

Westover family history

 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.

Dates: 1967