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Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Perkins family newsletters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 772
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of "Hi-Lights," the official newsletter of the Jesse Nelson Perkins, Sr., family organization. Contains family news items, genealogical information, and biographical sketches of family members.

Dates: 1956-1957

Recollections of his life

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324490]
Identifier: MSS SC 2525
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and diaries. The account is a narrative based on interviews of John Whetten conducted by Blanche and Thomas Peterson. Diary entries are interspersed within the account. Whetten was born in Kingston, Utah but later moved to Mexico and to Mesa, Arizona.

Dates: 1915-1961

A. Harold Goodman reminiscences

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330133]
Identifier: MSS SC 3108
Scope and Contents

Recalls his early life in various communities in Arizona, education, career in music conducting and higher education, family life, and church service, including as president of the England London Mission, 1982-1985.

Dates: approximately 1989-1997

Joseph Hill Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries, account books, correspondence, and an autobiography. The materials document Richards' activities as a Mormon pioneer in Arizona, as a missionary to Great Britain, and as a Mormon Church leader.

Dates: 1876-1919

Riding for the old C O Bar

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305382]
Identifier: MSS SC 797
Scope and Contents Paper written by Earle R. Forrest and read at the Fourth Annual Historical Convention sponsored by the University of Arizona and Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society, Tucson, March 15-16, 1963. Reminiscent account of working for various cattle companies in northern arizona during the 1880s and 1890s. Photocopies of typed excerpts from Forrest's paper and copy of an 1881 deed. The deed transfers title on 420 acres of land belonging to John W. Young (1844-1924) over to William T. Thornton and...
Dates: 1963

Andrew Locy Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 776
Scope and Contents

Includes autobiographies; reminiscences; letters; and biographical sketches of various family members. Discusses growing up in pioneer Utah; courtship and marriage; and life in the Mormon settlements in Arizona.

Dates: 1932

Cynthiann Rogers papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219385]
Identifier: MSS 1949
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial documents, poetry, plays, and short stories. The correspondence are among Cynthiann Rogers, Amelia Rogers Kerby, and Reta Kirby Arney. The materials relate to the lives and families of these three Mormon women in Arizona.

Dates: 1893-1945

L. W. Roundy letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305309]
Identifier: MSS SC 782
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Letter to Brigham Young written March 7, 1873, from Kanarrah, Utah. Report to Brigham Young on possibilities of establishing Mormon colonies in northeastern Arizona. Describes in some detail the land, the quality of the water and the distance between watering holes, prospects for getting along with the Indians, timber, and the outlook for farming and grazing.Recommends against sending down any permanent settlers since there would not be enough water...
Dates: 1873

Joseph West Smith autobiography and genealogies

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231062768]
Identifier: MSS 1467
Scope and Contents

Bound autobiography and "Book of Remembrance" which includes family genealogies. Smith writes about his life in Snowflake, Arizona, his banking career, his family, missionary experiences, and relationships with his plural wives.

Dates: approximately 1930

St. Joseph Ward Teacher's Quorum minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305358]
Identifier: MSS SC 778
Scope and Contents

Minutes, June 20, 1880-January 21, 1883, kept by John McLaws. Records discussions and business transacted at the meetings. Text comprises only 14 pages of a 94-page notebook and covers only eight meetings; the remainder for the book is blank.

Dates: 1880-1883