Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten life sketch which discusses Haskell's journey across the Plains in 1847; his activities as a colonizer and Mormon missionary; and his dealings with Indians, settlers and other travelers.
Contains records related to Steele's service in the LDS Church, including records related to his missions to England, Las Vegas, and Europe; temple work; patriarchal blessings received by Steele and his family; and, addresses given and visions had by Church leaders and others collected by Steele. Dated 1843-1936.
Contains records related to Steele's civic appointments, including Justice of the Peace and Probate Judge. Includes probate records from cases that came before Steele, or ones he submitted to the courts, primarily in Toquerville, Utah.
Contains ephemera and other miscellaneous notes, letters, envelopes, and other items related to John Steele. Also includes photocopies of the title pages of all books owned by Steele, and a photocopy of a photograph of Steele dated 1891.
Includes documents related to the history of John Steele and his family, including his handwritten autobiography, written around 1891, and a description of the John Steele papers by Kerry Bate, dated 1989.
Contains diaries and notebooks kept by John Steele, including his Mormon Battalion diary, dated 1846-1847, and a Paiute/English language dictionary, dated 1851. Also includes a typescript of Steele's diary that was created in 1961 but includes entries from 1840 to 1877. Also includes some biographical notes on various members of John Steele's family. Dated 1846-1961.
Contains letters to and from John Steele and his family, including his father, John Steele, Sr., his wives and children, including Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, grandchildren, as well as some extended family. Also includes some letters from friends and other personal acquaintances of John and Catherine Steele. Dated 1816-1922.