Snowflake (Ariz.) -- History
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Correspondence, histories, poems, essays, speeches, newspaper clippings, notes, book drafts, articles, minutes, certificates, awards, diplomas, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the life, career, and interests of Fish and document much of the life of the Mormon community in Arizona.
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.
Three binders containing a handwritten autobiography, one photocopy of two newsclippings, a typed list of approx. 150 violin pieces in Kenner C. Kartchner's repertoire, and a handwritten letter to his daughter Merlie.
Describes his educational experiences as a student, including elementary and high school in Snowflake, Arizona, beginning in 1927; Gila Junior College, 1938; Brigham Young University, 1940; Iowa State College (later university), 1942; and the University of Chicago, 1942. He mentions, by name, several teachers who made a positive difference in his life.