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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 007
Description Young's bulky form in his weird embrace. The latter wore his great mantle of green cloth with silver clasps, and had a really dignified presence, as he smilingly submitted to the hug of the queer old dust-coloured figure. Friday. The boys 12 heard of a curious cave in the mountain North of the town, and after some exploring they found it, and took me up there this afternoon. We passed the last house on the Main Street up to which the road was graded. A charm- ingly painted Pi-ede (vermillion face, picked out with black) who told us he was "Harriscowie", was at work there, chop- ping wood. We heard the strokes of his axe for a long time in the quiet air, as we went upward. We climbed some 400 feet to the foot of a commanding red rock, called the Sugar Loaf; lucus a non,13 because of its resemblance to a Loaf of Bread I suppose. Thence we had a fine view over the St George `C7alley; and the town looked very peaceful-and helpless-below us. Then my little cicerones 14 led me out further, behind the cliff. We lost sight of the town, and wound in and out through red rock walls of fine-grained sandstone full of round holes like great air-bubbles, in which the children promised themselves the pleasure of house keeping, until they turned an angle and brought me into a large and lofty cave.15 Here we were trying `~Two of Elizabeth's sons, accompanied their parents to Utah, Evan (Evy) O'Neill Kane and William (Willie) Wood Kane. In 1883 Willie changed his name to that of his father, Thomas Leiper Kane. "An illogical explanation of absurd derivation. `-`Guides who conduct sightseers. liThis is the area just east of Sugar Loaf Rock formation and is now known as Scout Cave. 7
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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 327966
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327966