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Springville (Utah) -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

William Henry Kelsey diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 783
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary for the years 1858 to 1860, a letter from 1882, and ledger books covering the years 1888 to 1895. Kelsey writes about his daily activities in England as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1858 to 1860 and records the financial transactions of his store in Springville.
Dates: 1858-1895

Biographical sketch of Caroline E. W. W. Larrabee

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230333095]
Identifier: MSS SC 3313
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. Larrabee writes about migrating to Utah in 1862 and about her life in Springville and later in Provo, Utah. She also lived in Heber City, Coalville, and Salt Lake City, Utah. She was employed as a school teacher.
Dates: 1930

Life sketch of A. Jay

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313170]
Identifier: MSS SC 1553
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography, a newsclipping about Aaron Johnson Sr. (1806-1877), a handwritten copy of the senior Johnson's biography by his daughter, Marilla Lucretia Johnson Miller, and handwritten copies of correspondence on the Johnson family genealogy. This correspondence consists of letters from Stephen Johnson, brother of Aaron Johnson Sr., and also from Frank L. Johnson and W.E. Johnson, distant cousins of Aaron Johnson Jr. All items are photocopies.
Dates: 1926

Lyman Stephen and Gideon D. Wood biographical sketches

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311877]
Identifier: MSS SC 1489
Scope and Contents Photocopies of three typescripts. One is a biography of Lyman Stephen Wood, the other a biography of Gideon Durfee Wood, and the third is a genealogical record of the John Daley family. Mitchell tells of the persecutions his grandfather had to endure as a Mormon in Missouri and Ohio, his move to Utah, his settling down in Springville, and his establishing the Springville Coop. Mitchell also talks about Gideon Durfee Wood who was the first mayor of Springville and member of the city council...
Dates: 1935

My life story

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231023711]
Identifier: MSS 6821
Abstract The manuscript and other drafts of Selvoy Jarrett Boyer's life history, entitled My Life Story. Dated 1969-1981.
Dates: 1969-1981

Milan Packard biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230314186]
Identifier: MSS SC 1679
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Packard taken from "Portrait: Genealogical and Biographical Record of the State of Utah."
Dates: 1900

Record of Mormon Church meetings in Springville

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343300]
Identifier: MSS 149
Scope and Contents Handwritten record of Mormon Church meetings in Springville, Utah. The item was kept by an unknown person. The account relates the nature of the meetings; mentions the Mormon Church leaders who gave talks; summarizes the talks, testimonies, and prophecies given; discusses community matters; and outlines important political issues of the day.
Dates: 1860-1861

Springville 1st Ward meeting minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343334]
Identifier: MSS 151
Scope and Contents Handwritten meeting minutes of the "school" of the Springville First Ward of the Mormon Church in Springville, Utah. The school was involved in literary readings, concerts, songs, and other forms of recreation.
Dates: 1885-1890

Springville Comrades of the Black Hawk War records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3266
Scope and Contents The records of the Springville Comrades of the Black Hawk War, 1891-1922 includes ledgers and miscellaneous documents. The collection includes the organization's constitution and bylaws as well as meeting minutes and member records.
Dates: 1891-1922

Springville Ward historical record

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232536935]
Identifier: MSS 2320
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten record. The collection includes census of the Mormon population of Springville, Utah, including name, date baptized, date confirmed, birth date, parents' names, where born, when blessed and by whom, rebaptisms, and confirmations.
Dates: 1851-1875