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Cedar City (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Wandle Mace autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 786
Scope and Contents Contains the handwritten autobiography of Wandle Mace. Account includes information about Mace's youth in New York City; joining the Mormon Church in the 1830s; moving to Illinois; helping build the Nauvoo Temple; service in the Nauvoo Legion; and, fighting in the Battle of Nauvoo in 1846. Also includes accounts of living in Iowa for over a decade prior to making their way west to Utah; traveling to Utah in a wagon train in 1859; moving to Southern Utah and settling in Kanab; and all major...
Dates: 1890

Manti Temple accounts

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319946]
Identifier: MSS SC 2115
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account records. The items list donations and other financial transfers to support the construction of the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church in Manti, Utah.

Dates: 1877-1888

Life of Ane Nielsen Mickelsen

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330067]
Identifier: MSS SC 3041
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography. Cawood writes about Ane Nielsen Mickelsen (1825-1909). Mickelsen was born Ane Nielsen in Denmark. She heard about the Mormon Church from Erastus Snow and came to Salt Lake City, Utah. She later lived in Cedar City and Parowan, Utah, and married Rasmus Mickelsen.

Dates: approximately 1950

Morris A. Shirts research on the Iron Mission, 1840-2001

Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains the research, correspondence, and drafts related to articles on the Iron Mission on Morris A. Shirts' book, "A Trial Furnace." Also contain source checks, edits, and revisions done by Frances Smeath and Kathryn Shirts. Material dates from 1840-2001.

Dates: 1840-2001

Mary Lois Walker Morris autobiography

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232480589]
Identifier: MSS 1566
Scope and Contents Materials include photocopies of the typewritten manuscript of Mary Lois Walker Morris's autobiography. The autobiography details events in Mary's life and the life of her family. It provides insight into religion and family life. It also gives information about Quakers in England, conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, emmigration, and polygamy in Utah. Includes an additional transcription made from the typewritten manuscript. Appears to have been written between...
Dates: approximately 1895-1908

Urie family papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225532859]
Identifier: MSS 3171
Scope and Contents Collection includes fourteen letters written primarily by or to John Urie, Priscilla Klingensmith Urie, or other Urie family members, mostly about everyday family matters and Urie genealogy. (Other writers and recipients of letters include John Urie's parents, George Urie and Agnes Maine Urie; his brother George Urie; a cousin, Herschell Main; and a James Cronelius Cattle and Dan H. Simmons, among others.) One of the letters, written by John Urie to his brother George is a lengthy (16 p.)...
Dates: 1878-1921

John Urie letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322114]
Identifier: MSS SC 2370
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters written to Urie's wife, Priscilla, and to his mother. Two of the items were written while Urie was on a mission for the Mormon Church in Glasgow, Scotland. The remaining items were written in Cedar City, Utah. Urie writes about personal and family matters and also about his activities and community affairs.

Dates: 1873-1891

Utah Territorial Militia (Nauvoo Legion) Iron County Militia roster

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 801
Scope and Contents

Utah Territorial Militia (Nauvoo Legion) Iron County Militia roster. 12.5 inch by 4 inch, 24 page booklet made from six folded leaves, bound with string. Written in dark ink, possibly partly written in the hand of James H. Martineau. Dated June 1857. Includes the companies and platoons to which approximately 450 men were assigned. Some changes have been made in the manuscript; some indicate promotions in their company or platoon.

Dates: 1857 June

James Whittaker diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325158]
Identifier: MSS SC 2582
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, and a biography. Some of the diaries were kept in the pitman form of shorthand. Whittaker made two journeys from England to the United States, once in 1842 and again in 1851. He kept diaries of these trips and of crossing the continent to Utah in 1851. Also included is a biography of Whittaker by Charlotte Chatterly Perkins Jones.

Dates: 1842-1880