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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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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
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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 004
Description my liking St George, while I secretly wondered whether Bishop Snows was remembering that I had used the same phrases in answering the same remarks a few minutes before. I had now seen "Artemisia" and "Minerva," and after the Bishop had escorted "Minerva" out, I reseated myself and began talking to the children, but in two minutes more, there he was back again, this time with another lady who wore an indoors dress. She was presented with the same gravity, and we essayed the same remarks. Fortunately there was a new subject to intro- duce; Mrs. "Elizabeth" is my hostess, and she had kind inquiries to make relating to our comfort. She is a gentle-looking, pale woman with dark eyes and hair, and is the mother of many of the thirty five young Snows. When the pair rose to depart, the Bishop apologised for the infirm health of "his wife" which would prevent Mrs. "Julia Josephine" from paying her respects to me!6 We are invited to dine with Mrs. Lucy Young,? wife of the President [Brigham Young] today, but have declined. Thursday. This afternoon K. * and I strolled out. The "streets" of St George are smoothly graded wide lanes, water murmurs `Erastus Snow had served as bishop of a church ward and was still referred to as bishop by many, although his current titles were president, elder, or apostle. Mrs. Kane was confused over Mormon ecclesiastical titles as she often called other male Mormons bishop. hErastus Fairbanks Snow married Artemisia Reman December 13, 1838; IMinerva White, April 2, 1844; Elizabeth (Libbie) R e b ecca Ashby, December 19, 1847; and Julia Josephine Spencer, April 11, 1856. Larson, Em~tw Snow, 745-55. `Lucy Rigelow was married to Rrigham Young in 1847 when she was seventeen years old. There were three daughters born to this union. XElizabeth Kane often used initials in her journal, such as "K" for her husband 4
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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 327963
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327963