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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
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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
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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, page 001
Description St George Christmas Day 1872 The longest Christmas I ever spent! I wonder how we shall get through the days here. Our trunks have not arrived, and the Mormon books on the table in our parlour are not enticing; Parley Pratt's Voice of Warning, the Harp of Zion, and three or four handsomely bound copies of the Book of Mormon in as many languages; all presented to our host by the translators. We are in the largest house in the place.' Last night when we arrived, I supposed that it was a Hotel, but it is a private house belonging to the "President of the Stake."2 We have spa- `The spacious home, locally known as "The Big House," was built by Erastus Snow, one of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the top governing quorum of the Mormon church under the First Presidency. Snow, a close associate of Brigham Young, was the first to enter the Great Salt Lake Valley on July 2 1, 1817 (two days before the main party), with fellow pioneer Orson Pratt. Later Brigham Young called him to direct the settlement of the St. George area in southern Utah. Hostess of the Kanes was Snow's third wife, Elizabeth. The house occupied the southeast corner of First North and Main streets. Currently (1992), the site is a Chevron service station. %rs. Kane errs. The president of the St. George Stake of the Mormon church at the time was Joseph W. Young. Stake and Mission Report for January 2, May 5, and
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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 327960
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327960