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Clarkston (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cache Valley's west side

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230231984]
Identifier: MSS 687
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten speech "delivered by Mrs. Marybelle Pike before the Cache Valley Historical Society" 23 March 1955. Pike talks about the history of the west side of Cache Valley, Utah, including its early settlement. She presents anecdotes and data on several towns including Weston, Clifton, and Oxford in Idaho and Clarkston and Cornish, Utah.

Dates: 1955 March 23

Israel Justus Clark autobiography and diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045789]
Identifier: MSS 1219
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. Clark's diary covers the years from 1855 to 1857 when Clark served as a missionary to the Indians in the Salmon River Mission. Clark's autbiography tells about his life in Logan and Clarkston, Utah, and his contacts with Indians.

Dates: 1855-1878

Jobe Hill autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336544]
Identifier: MSS 451
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Hill writes about migrating to Utah, about his life in Smithfield and Clarkston, about problems with grasshoppers, and about other difficult situations. He also talks about the death of his mother and his low opinion of his father, who started drinking. He also tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England and about his marriage.

Dates: 1904

A sketch of the life and labors of William John Griffiths

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341551]
Identifier: MSS 745
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript. Griffiths was born and raised in Logan, Utah. He later moved to Trenton, Utah. He was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a missionary to England for that faith.

Dates: 1920

Testimony of Martin Harris

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230346733]
Identifier: MSS 857
Scope and Contents

Typewritten statements and sworn affidavits concerning some of the statements Martin Harris made as to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon. The statements were made to different persons in or near Clarkston, Utah, circa 1875 and recorded much later.

Dates: 1921-1934

John Thompson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232958]
Identifier: MSS 713
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Also included are two typescripts of the item, a biographical sketch of Thompson, and family genealogy. Thompson was born in England and migrated to Utah in 1862. He settled in Logan and later in Clarkston, Utah. He mentions meeting Martin Harris, one of the witnesses to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

Dates: approximately 1872