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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 016
Description peaks here and there pierced through its soft masses, and rose into the sunny atmosphere above, as if they would fain float off and become clouds themselves. On the other hand a more distant mountain brilliantly coloured red and white orange and gray looked like a sunset cloud lit on the earth. It too was tipped with pure white snow, but un- clouded sunshine blazed upon it making its distant crest the more brightly burnished of the two. The Mormons called it "Kolob"`6 in allusion to some celestial mountain referred to in the Book of Mormon;27 but as United States Government Explorers have been here recently28 it is probably re-christened by the mundane title of some Representative or Senator, whose vote next year may be hoped for to increase the Survey Appropriation. The honour of having such a namesake as Kolob will be to transmit his name to futurity [and] ought certainly to be worth [TK: good many Yank votes] a vote! There were other ranges softened into bluish haze by dis- tance, and others to whose less distant reds had lent a violet hue. Nothing could well be more bewildering; to say that all the colours of the rainbow were represented would be less than the truth, for besides these we had the white snow, and the scarred blackness of the volcanic rocks close to us. ?bKolob, one of the highest mountain peaks in the area, is 9,000 feet high. Still called Kolob, it is northeast of St. George adjoining Zion National Park. However, this description sounds like Steamboat Mountain in Zion National Park. "Actually found in the Pearl of Great Price, a companion volume to the Rook of Mormon. (See Abraham, Chapter 3, Verse 3.) 28A reference to the second exploration of the Colorado River by the John Wesley Powell Survey, then in progress. See also note 63. 16
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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 327975
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327975