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Mormons -- California -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Nelson Heresford Kathan patriarchal blessings and ordination certificates

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312552]
Identifier: MSS SC 1420
Scope and Contents Typed transcripts of "patriarchal blessing(s)" given to Nelson Heresford Kathan and Sarah Jane King Kathan by John A. West, a Mormon patriarch. Also included are two certificates recording the ordination of Nelson H. Kathan to offices in the Mormon priesthood and two short, handwritten histories of Nathan and Sarah Kathan.
Dates: 1912-1913

Price W. Nelson journal and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3121
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Price W. Nelson. The account is largely retrospective even though much of it is written like diary entries. Also included is a diary to Nelson dated 5 Aug. 1935. Nelson writes about his birth in California in 1855, his journey to Utah in 1857. He also settled in Franklin, Idaho, in 1859 and moved to Logan, Utah, in 1864. He later moved to Glendale, Utah. He lived in numerous other places in Arizona and Utah. ...
Dates: approximately 1913-1946

Ephraim H. Nye autobiography and journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349752]
Identifier: MSS 4136
Abstract One bound volume by Ephraim Nye discussing his own life and those of his family's, dated 1882-1896.

Dates: 1845-1920

Arthur William Sadler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1847
Scope and Contents A biography, newspaper clippings, correspondence, diaries, speeches, an autobiography in the form of a scrapbook, and certificates. The materials relate to Sadler, his extensive involvement with the Boy Scouts, and his missions for the Mormon Church in England and in San Francisco, California.
Dates: 1921-1978

Emily Lydia Snyder Thompson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349463]
Identifier: MSS 4135
Scope and Contents Emily Lydia Snyder Thompson writes about her immigration to Utah in 1848, her father taking the family to California in 1850, her father starting a boarding house, a flood, being threatened by Indians, food shortages, following Brigham Young's counsel and abandoning her home in 1858, her husband's call to go to Sanpete in 1866, the Black Hawk War and other topics.
Dates: 1920