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Ranchers -- Utah

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Amos Ralph Hunt : my father

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230357144]
Identifier: MSS SC 2172
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one book, titled "Amos Ralph Hunt : my father." The book was created by Rhoda E. Torsak as a book of remembrance for her father. The book is mainly narratives and photocopied documents from Amos Ralph Hunt's life, but also includes photographs, poems, and an obituary. The narratives describe Hunt's life in Southern Utah, including his experiences as a cattle rancher and working for the Southern Pacific Company railroad. The book was created circa 1980.

Dates: 1980

William Riley Hurst papers

Identifier: MSS 8812
Scope and Contents

Contains journals and memories of William Riley Hurst, spanning from 1910, during his childhood, to his later life. The journals record Hurst's daily life in Blanding, Utah with his family and in his business. Also included are a few short stories and essays by Hurst, as well as a scrapbook belonging to Hurst's wife, Carol Bayles, from her time at Brigham Young University. Dated 1929 to 1995, with the bulk dated 1964 to 1995.

Dates: 1929-1995; Majority of material found within 1964-1995

E. H. Parsons letter to C. K. Brewster

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233642534]
Identifier: MSS 8271
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from E. H. Parsons, Salt Lake City, Utah ranch properties salesman and former U.S. Marshall in Utah, to C. K. Brewster. The purpose of the letter appears to be requesting purchase of items from Brewster and to share news with an apparent friend from Parsons' birthplace of Massachusetts. However, much of the letter also contains politically based statements regarding the Democratic presidential administration, the devaluation of silver, and endorsement of William McKinley,...
Dates: 1894 March 23