Cedar City (Utah) -- History
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of the Cedar City Ward Relief Society minute book "A". The minute book contains descriptions of the Relief Society meetings and speeches concerning the spiritual welfare of the members of the Mormon Church. In addition, the minute book includes a membership list of the Mormon Relief Society in Cedar City.
Handwritten notes, musical scores, an obituary, and excerpts from an autobiography. Cox writes mostly about his life in England during the 1830s and 1840s. His writings include a "Dialogue between Joseph Smith and the Devil."
Handwritten poems and diary. Cox kept the diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Also included are two volumes of poems by Cox. One contains 75 pages with an index, while the other contains 468 pages and has a preface and a contents section. The poems are about Mormon doctrines and morals.
Holograph diary and typescript of the same item. Matheson lived in Cedar City, Utah and had business holdings in Parowan, Utah. The diary is largely concerned with accounts of the day's work activities at the sawmill which he apparently owned.
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of John L. Seymour who taught at Sacramento Junior College for 24 years, produced and directed many plays, composed operas and chamber music. He later moved to Cedar City, Utah after the death of his mother and established a memorial library for her at Southern Utah State College. He discusses the operas he wrote and describes his philosophy of life.
Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.
Handwritten diaries in four volumes for the years 1886-1929, 1936-1938, 1944-1949, and 1949-1950. Gardner writes about her daily activities in Pine Valley and in Cedar City, Utah. Also included are notes taken in a theology class at Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah.