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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Iron County -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

William Horne Dame diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342724]
Identifier: MSS 820
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of personal diaries by Dame, kept from 1854 to 1855. Entries are short and mainly relate to Dame's various activities. Also included is the "Journal of Southern Exploring Company," an expedition led by Dame to areas of Iron County, Utah, to find suitable locations for Mormon settlements in 1858. Diary lists the members of the expedition. Dame describes the activities of the group including the surveying of lots and the planting of crops.

Dates: 1854-1858

Iron County organizations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 373
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of various records relating primarily to Iron County, Utah and to its various organizations. Included are Pinto United Order Distribution and cash ledgers; Parowan Equitable Co-op minute books; various personal certificates and correspondence; cash stock, and loan certificates; illustrations and descriptions of English inventions; an indenture; a land deed; and song lyrics to the "Handcart Song." The photocopies were made by the Parowan Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Dates: 1854-1935

Morris A. Shirts research on Mountain Meadows, 1850-1996

Identifier: MSS 2227 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains the research of Morris A. Shirts on Mountain Meadows including research notes, correspondence, and history. Material dates from 1850-1996.

Dates: 1850-1996

William R. Palmer radio programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1794
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcripts with handwritten corrections of the included cassette sound tapes. Palmer gave weekly addresses at KSUB in Cedar City, Utah. Topics include the history of Iron County, Utah, early Mormons in the area, Indians of the area, and the early history of Utah.

Dates: 1951-1955