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Gentile Account, Preface ix

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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
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Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
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Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, Preface ix
Description Pvefuce More than a hundred years ago a book was published in New York City titled Twelve Mormon Homes Visited in Succes- sion on a journey through Utah To Arizona. It was a first-hand inside look at Mormon polygamy, at that time a national issue. The author was an astute young Philadelphia matron, Elizabeth Dennistoun Wood Kane, the wife of Major General Thomas L. Kane, a Pennsylvania hero of the Civil War and benefactor of the Mormons in the mid-1800s. Mrs. Kane was a keen observer. Her journal recorded her experiences during her family's twelve-day trip from Salt Lake City to St. George, Utah, as guests of Mormon church President Brigham Young. While enroute the party stayed with twelve Mormon families whom Elizabeth Kane described in her journal. The Kane family was visiting Utah because Thomas Kane had been ill and his long-time good friend, Brigham Young, invited the Kanes (father, mother, and two sons) to spend the winter with him in Utah's Dixie in the hope of improv- ing his health. Mrs. Kane mailed her journal entries home to her father, William Wood, a prominent New York City banker and long- ix
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327939
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327939