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Mormons -- Colonization -- Arizona

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 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

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 thieves,...
Dates: approximately 1936

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