Brigham City ward, Navajo County, Arizona collection [photocopies], 1930s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Jensen, Andrew
Title
Brigham City ward, Navajo County, Arizona collection [photocopies]
Dates
1930s (inclusive)
Quantity
1 folder, (0.25 linear feet)
Collection Number
MS 0342
Summary
The Brigham City ward, Navajo County, Arizona collection [photocopies] consist of a series of papers about settlement of the Little Colorado River by members of the United Order of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Included are two essays authored by S. C. Richardson of Mesa, Arizona, containing histories of the town and a map of the site with the names and locations of settlers' homes on the townsite. Also included is a newspaper article by Eliza M. Wakefield on the history of the town. These materials also concern the Wilford settlement.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Brigham City and Wilford, Arizona, were settled by members of the LDS Church during the late 1870s. Both towns were short-lived, only being settled from about 1878 until 1881.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Brigham City (Arizona) settlement records consist of a series of papers about settlement of the Little Colorado River by members of the United Order of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Included are two essays authored by S. C. Richardson of Mesa, Arizona, containing histories of the town and a map of the site with the names and locations of settlers' homes on the townsite. Also included is a newspaper article by Eliza M. Wakefield on the history of the town. The materials discuss soil erosion, the building of dams and other water control systems, pottery manufacturing, and mill works.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormon Church--History--19th century
  • United Order
  • Geographical Names :
  • Arizona--Colonization
  • Brigham City (Ariz.)--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Articles
  • Essays
  • Maps