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William Clayton: Missionary, Pioneer, And Public Servant, Paul E. Dahl Jul 1959

William Clayton: Missionary, Pioneer, And Public Servant, Paul E. Dahl

Theses and Dissertations

This work is a biography of William Clayton, an early missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a pioneer to the Great Basin. He was also a prominent individual in the political and economic development in the State of Deseret and the Territory of Utah. The purpose of the study is to write an account of Clayton's life and to show his contributions to both religious and profane history.


A Historical Study Of The Sunday School Movement In The Free Methodist Church, Delton Ray Meeds May 1959

A Historical Study Of The Sunday School Movement In The Free Methodist Church, Delton Ray Meeds

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


History Of The Churches Of Christ In California, James L. Lovell Jan 1959

History Of The Churches Of Christ In California, James L. Lovell

Churches of Christ Heritage Center

Second Edition. 1959.

This publication updates and expands the church history chronicled in the 1942 special edition of the West Coast Christian. It includes a brief history of the growth of Churches of Christ in California, historical sketches of individual congregations, directories of congregations and preachers in the state, and pictures of many of the preachers and missionaries.

Written and compiled by James L. Lovell.


History Of Latter-Day Saints In Bridger Valley, Wyoming, Jerry F. Twitchell Jan 1959

History Of Latter-Day Saints In Bridger Valley, Wyoming, Jerry F. Twitchell

Theses and Dissertations

The LDS history of Bridger Valley, Wyoming is the name chosen for this project of research into the history of Bridger Valley, Uinta County, Wyoming. This history is intended to cover the settlements in the area.


A Historical Study Of The Congressional Career, John T. Caine, Judith Ann Roderick Jan 1959

A Historical Study Of The Congressional Career, John T. Caine, Judith Ann Roderick

Theses and Dissertations

John T. Caine, an adept leader in the national and local political arena, was one of the best known and most highly respected men in Utah during the territorial era. Very early in his life he assumed an active role in politics and became one of the early leaders of the Democratic Party in Utah. From the time of his initial election in 1882 as the territorial delegate until his retirement in 1893, he labored in behalf of his constituents. No task proved to be too tiresome or laborious; industry, honesty, and sober self-reliance were personal characteristics of the man ...


The History Of Public Education In Daggett County, Utah, And Adjacent Areas, Donald Weir Baxter Jan 1959

The History Of Public Education In Daggett County, Utah, And Adjacent Areas, Donald Weir Baxter

Theses and Dissertations

The region under study in this report consists of Daggett County, Utah, the northwestern section of Moffat County, Colorado, and the southwestern area of Sweetwater, Wyoming. It is an area about fifty miles in length and seventeen miles in width, with a population of some four hundred and fifty persons in 1950. The economy was based upon agriculture which prevented the growth of large towns and determined a characteristic of a sparse population living in a comparatively large area. Isolated from Utah by a huge mountain range, the people of Daggett County were closer, in many respects, to the affairs ...


A History Of The Federal And Territorial Court Conflicts In Utah, 1851-1874, Clair T. Kilts Jan 1959

A History Of The Federal And Territorial Court Conflicts In Utah, 1851-1874, Clair T. Kilts

Theses and Dissertations

In 1847 the Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake valley, bringing with them their own court system, which was to be their main resource for litigation for the next two years. The Church courts which were set up after 1847 proved insufficient, and in 1849 a need was felt for civil courts which could be used in the litigation with Gentile emigrants that were passing through the valley. To solve this problem, the State of Deseret was formed on March 12, 1849, giving the valley a civil authority. This was to last less than two years, for on September ...


A History Of Murray To 1905, Clinton R. Ahlberg Jan 1959

A History Of Murray To 1905, Clinton R. Ahlberg

Theses and Dissertations

The valley and region in which Murray is located was well known to the trappers and exploreres before the Mormon Pioneers entered the area. The Escalante expedition visited the general area as early as September of 1776, and left a description of Utah Valley and its inhabitants. While in the Utah Valley, the Indians gave the Spaniards information about the valley to the north and the lake there.

Come fifty years later, the region became well known to the fur trappers of the great fur companies. Peter Skene Ogden, Jedediah Smith, and Provost with their companies of men traversed the ...


The Founding And Development Of Grantsville, Utah, 1850-1950, Alma A. Gardiner Jan 1959

The Founding And Development Of Grantsville, Utah, 1850-1950, Alma A. Gardiner

Theses and Dissertations

Statement of the problem.--To relate the story of the founding of Grantsville and to chronicle the events in the several phases of the city's development.

Delimitation of the problem.--This history covers a hundred-year period beginning with the coming of the first pioneer settlers in 1850 and concluding with the Grantsville Centennial Celebration.

Statement concerning documentary sources.--The majority of sources are of "primary" classification and include the "Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints"; all other available LDS ward, stake, and Church records; other denominational records and files; many volumes of individual diaries ...


A Study Of Early Utah-Montana Trade, Transportation, And Communication, 1847-1881, L. Kay Edrington Jan 1959

A Study Of Early Utah-Montana Trade, Transportation, And Communication, 1847-1881, L. Kay Edrington

Theses and Dissertations

Only a few hardy men had ventured into America's intermountain west prior to the year 1847. Arriving in this year, the Mormons, under Brigham Young, slowly conquered parts of the Great Basin and within a few years had produced a self-sustaining agricultural economy. production of a surplus in farm products awaited only the emergence of a "foreign" market. This market was soon forthcoming.

The developing process of Utah-Montana relations from 1847 through 1881 was a natural occurance. From the very first, men from Utah traveled northward. The Mormon experiment at Ft. Lemhi during the late 1850's was a ...


Brigham Young's Philosophy Of History, H. Carleton Marlow Jan 1959

Brigham Young's Philosophy Of History, H. Carleton Marlow

Theses and Dissertations

"Brigham Young's Philosophy of History" attempts to describe how Brigham Young gave order and unity to the hubbub and confusion in which man lived. The laws which gave form and pattern to the baffling, diverse phenomena of and around man receive major attention. This thesis is an expository type of writing rather than an evaluation of Brigham Young's ideas and principles or laws in reference to other philosophies of history, Latter-day Saint theology, the modern natural exact sciences, or in reference to the current views of his times. This thesis is limited to a digestion of Brigham Young ...