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Utah -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Vance Lauderdale papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-1317
Overview: The papers include correspondence, journal entries, photographs, sketches, and printed ephemera that document the life and military career of John Vance Lauderdale. Originally bound in thirteen indexed scrapbooks. Subjects discussed include family life, military life, treatment of Indians and blacks, and the practice of medicine. Two boxes of lantern slides accompany papers.
Dates: 1838-1931

D. Michael Quinn papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2692
Overview: The papers document the life and work of D. Michael Quinn, and include research files, writings, personal correspondence, photographs, and family documents. Research files consist of Quinn's notes, as well as copies and transcripts of primary sources that informed many of Quinn's writings on Mormon history, focusing on Church governance, plural marriage, sexuality and gender relations (especially same-sex relationships), and the involvement of Church members in business and politics. Writings...
Dates: 1910-2019, bulk 1960-2019

United States Office of Indian Affairs papers relating to charges against Jacob Forney, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, Utah Territory

Call Number: WA MSS S-2561
Overview: Collection consists of thirty-one manuscript letter, documents, and filing items, dating from 1858 to 1860. Primarily Jacob Forney's and John Cradlebaugh's correspondence with the Office of Indian Affairs, as well as supporting documents compiled by the Office during the investigation of Cradlebaugh's charges against Forney.
Dates: 1858-1860