Sarah Maria Mousley Cannon diary [typescript], circa 1857  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cannon, Sarah Maria Mousley
Title
Sarah Maria Mousley Cannon diary [typescript]
Dates
circa 1857 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 linear feet
Collection Number
Ms0302
Summary
The Sarah Maria Mousley Cannon diary [typescript] (circa 1857) consist of an overland diary relating a journey from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Iowa.
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

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Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Sarah Maria Mousley and her family left Philadelphia with other LDS members headed for the Salt Lake Valley. Her family joined the company of Jacob Hawfines and traveled overland by ox-drawn wagon. She later married Angus M. Cannon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Sarah Maria Mousley Cannon diary [typescript] (circa 1857) consist of an overland diary relating a journey from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City via Iowa. The diary opens with a poetic and religious description of home, but daily entries begin as the family starts along the Oregon Trail. The diary was owned by Elizabeth Silver Clawson who states it was written by Sarah Maria Mousley, later married to Angus M. Cannon.

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Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Sarah Maria Mousley Cannon diary [typescript], MS 0302, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: MS 0302.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormon Church
  • Mormon pioneers--Emigration
  • Women, Mormon--Diaries
  • Women--Diaries
  • Personal Names :
  • Cannon, Sarah Maria Mousley--Diaries
  • Geographical Names :
  • West (U.S.)--Description and travel
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Diaries