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Peter Wilson Conover Journal

 Collection
Identifier: NC621
Copy of typescript of a portion of Conover's journal beginning when he settled in Provo.,Conover describes his early farming efforts; battles with Indians; travel along the Humboldt River to the Carson Valley in Nevada and to the Sierra Nevada Mountains; mining in Bannock, Montana; and his settlement in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Dates

  • 1849-1887

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (19 leaves)

Abstract

Copy of typescript of a portion of Conover's journal beginning when he settled in Provo.,Conover describes his early farming efforts; battles with Indians; travel along the Humboldt River to the Carson Valley in Nevada and to the Sierra Nevada Mountains; mining in Bannock, Montana; and his settlement in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Biographical Note

Pioneer Mormon settler of the Provo, Utah, region, leader of Mormon troops ca. 1850-1887 and miner in southern Utah and Montana.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Journal transferred from Nevada State Library, Carson City, NV; 1972.

Location of Originals

Original journal at the,Utah State Historical Society,,Salt Lake City, UT.
Title
Guide to the Peter Wilson Conover Journal
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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