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A Few Things I Remember

 Collection
Identifier: NC349
Abstract

Frances Shellenberger describes her Mormon parents' emigration from England to Utah, father's work in pioneer Utah, childhood in a Mormon family, move to Lund and Preston, Nevada in about 1898 with a Mormon colonizing group, marriage to Walter Shellenberger in 1903, married life in the mining town of Ruth and in Ely, ranching in the Snake Valley, raising ten children, and involvement in Mormon church activities.,A brief genealogical chart is included.

Dates: 1963

The Life of John H. Cazier

 Collection
Identifier: NC401
Abstract

Typescript personal account, 1898, describes early life in Nephi, Utah; experiences with Indians; freighting in Utah, Idaho, and Montana; smelting in San Francisco; freighting in Toano, Nevada in 1887; owning a hotel and acting as postmaster in Toano; and cattle ranching near Wells, Nevada. Also included is an account by "Uncle David" (Nephi, Utah, 1925) of the life of John Cazier, 1821-1890, father of John Henry Cazier and an early member of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1898; 1925

The Gentry history: from Essex, England to the western United States

 Collection
Identifier: 91-10
Abstract

History of the family of Samuel and Elizabeth Davis Gentry, Mormons who immigrated from England to Utah in 1864 and whose descendents settled in parts of Utah and southern Nevada. The collection contains material from 1983 created by Lillian G. Barnum.

Dates: 1983

Charles Carroll Goodwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 85-06
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.

Dates: 1857-1924

Aroet Lucius Hale Journal Transcriptions

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-51
Abstract

Aroet Lucius Hale, born on May 18, 1828, was an extremely active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and an early emigrant to Utah Territory. Hale died on December 13, 1911 in Grantsville, Utah. Collection contains two journals by Aroet Lucius Hale transcribed by Kathlyn Cranney Mayes Stubblefield in 1990 describing the life of Hale and his emigration from Dover, New Hampshire to Grantsville, Utah.

Dates: 1990

Essay about Selina Walker Hammond

 Collection
Identifier: 90-29
Abstract

Biographical essay about Selina Walker Hammond, 1841-1921, a Mormon who pioneered in the Eagle Valley of southern Nevada with her husband John.

Dates: 1952

Edgar F. Kleiner Mormon Publications Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1313
Abstract

Edgar F. Kleiner was a professor of Biology at UNR from 1969-1983. He collected publications on early Mormon history in the United States and Utah. Collection contains six Mormon-related publications purchased by Kleiner in Salt Lake City in the early 1950s.

Dates: 1884-1910

Autobiographical statement of Joseph LeBlanc

 Collection
Identifier: 91-06
Abstract

LeBlanc's account of U. S. military service, 1857-1859 was taken from his unsuccessful petition for a military pension. The collection contains material from pre-1900 created by Joseph Esdras LeBlanc.

Dates: undated [pre-1900]

Pioneering and polygamy: women on the Mormon frontier

 Collection
Identifier: 83-30
Abstract

Collection created by University Nevada-Reno graduate student, Jimmie Sale. An examination of the roles pioneering and polygamy played among Mormon women, using personal accounts of a varied group of Mormon women. Material from 1983.

Dates: 1983

University of Nevada, Reno, Ethnological Archives

 Collection
Identifier: 92-09
Abstract Included are students' final field reports; administrative correspondence, grant applications and reports; reference material distributed to students; and research material compiled by Drs. Warren d'Azevedo and Catherine Fowler on kinship in Washington County, Utah, and Reno, Nevada.,Topics of student reports include the Washo, Paiute, and Shoshone Indians of northern Nevada; Navaho at Kaibito, New Mexico; Indians on Vancouver Island, British Columbia; Samoans in the San Francisco Bay area,...
Dates: 1960-1977

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