Gentile Account, page 067

Request archival file or update item information
Identifier /tanner/image/gentile.xml
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
Format application/pdf
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

Page Metadata

Identifier 097.gif
Title Gentile Account, page 067
Description The number of Louisa's children ought to remind me to observe that the Mormon theory in this matter is not consis- tently sustained by Mormon practice. The advocates of polyg- amy urge in its favor [the] theory that it is better for the physical health of mothers and infants. Taking the females of the lower animals as examples of what should be the healthy state of life for the human female they say that during preg- nancy and lactation she should live apart from her husband, and that as he has proved incapable in a state of monogamy of the requisite self denial, polygamy was wisely fore-ordained for the proper regulation of the family. Theory has failed, if one may judge from the relative ages of the children in most Mormon families. All the wives who have any children at all have quantities of them. They are deemed a woman's crown of glory, and she is proud of their number and what is more to the purpose her husband is proud too. I was one day so strongly wrought upon by the thought of Louisa that I determined to tackle old Mrs. Lange on the sub- ject, and to ask her why, when the Saints preached so directly to the point in their sermons, and counselled with each other on the respective size of the motes and beams in either's eye;75 why some one had not counselled with Brother Johns for Louisa's benefit. Mrs. Lange is a spectacled woman of sixty or so; stout, shrewd and hard-headed as Susan Anthony herself. I often wondered how in the world she came to be a convert to Mormonism It seemed as if no delusion of the senses or the imagination could have come over her. I called, Mrs. Lange ~jiblatthew i:3. 67
Format application/pdf
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 328026
Reference URL