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Paiute Indians -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young letter to Rufus C. Allen

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489671]
Identifier: MSS 578
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 March 1857 and addressed to Refus C. Allen. Young writes about protection against the Indians, presenting a good example for the Indians, and gives his approval for a school for Indian children.

Dates: 1857

Donald Godfrey collection of oral histories and biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3297
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of oral histories and biographies collected by Donald Godfrey in the 1980s. Includes documentation on the Mormon experience, as well as that of the Paiute Indians.

Dates: approximately 1980-1989

Geroge Washington Hickerson correspondence and family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 840
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence largely to and from family members. Also included are biographies and a genealogy of Hickerson family members. Hickerson lived much of his life in Davis County, Utah. Some of the letters were written by Hickerson while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Illinois. Several of the letters were written by Hickerson's son, Isaac Hickerson, when he was in California and in Carson City, Nevada. Among the items is a letter from...
Dates: 1852-1932

John Steele business correspondence, 1852-1907

Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains letters and other documents related to Steele's professional life and business interests.

Dates: 1852-1907

John Steele ephemera, 1868-1932

Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1868-1932

John Steele journals and notebooks, 1846-1961, bulk: 1846-1899

Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1846-1961; Majority of material found within 1846-1899

John Steele personal and family correspondence, 1816-1922

Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1816-1922

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

James Mills Paxton autobiography

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338227]
Identifier: MSS 949
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a 17-page handwritten autobiography. Paxton was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1854, migrated to Utah in 1863, worked in Parowan in 1864, moved to Panguitch in 1865, participated in the Black Hawk War against the Indians, and learned masonry at Toquerville in 1867. He also presents a copy of his patriarchal blessing.

Dates: approximately 1889

John Steele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 528
Scope and Contents Contains diaries, notes, correspondence, dictionaries, surveys, bonds, certificates, horoscopes, and military orders. The correspondence was to and from John Steele, other family members, and acquaintances. The materials document the activities of the Steele family, John's militia and Mormon Battalion activities, his missions to England and to the Indians, his migration to Utah, and his life in Utah and Nevada. Also included is a dictionary of the Southern Paiute language created by John...
Dates: 1816-1989