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Gentile Account, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxi

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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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Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 1800 x 2600 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
Resolution TIFF: 1800 x 2600 pixels
Dimensions Gif: 900 x 1300 pixels
Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
ARK ark:/87278/s6q81cb6
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
Setname uum_ttb
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, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxi
Description and second volumes of The History of the Reign of Philip II; Arthur I? Stanley's Sinai and Palestine; Bewick Bridge's Algebra; Thomas Macaulay's History of England; Merg's Diseasw of ChildTen, and Mormonim by Orson Hyde. Her journal recorded a strong-minded though imperfect attempt to adhere to her rules as well as to improve her photog- raphy, her favorite hobby, and to perform dutifully all the dis- liked household tasks. Conscientiously keeping the journal as a record of her thoughts and actions because she and Thomas decided to keep journals for each other during their separation, though Elizabeth was far more conscientious in doing so, Elizabeth notes even dreaded and forbidden thoughts, such as the possibility of Thomas losing his faith. On Easter Sunday, 1858, h s e wrote to him, "My darling, people call you a Mormon, as in the old time they called our Master a Publican and Sinner." After learning on his return that Thomas no longer considered himself the same in their religion, she expressed faith that her prayers for their unity, both physical and spiritual, would be answered, but admitted how greatly distressed she was that he had been traveling "without his staff." On July 11, soon after Thomas's long-awaited return, she wrote movingly of the power of faith and of Thomas's own belief in the Mormons' seemingly miraculous powers. Evidently, he had seen invalids restored to health and strength instilled through Mormon priesthood blessings. In St. George she care- fully recorded several instances of these happenings in her diary. Elizabeth loved her husband devotedly; this is obvious from her writings. She chafed at beliefs sometimes voiced among his family and friends that Thomas was "eccentric, unpractical and xxi
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327951
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327951