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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
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
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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 078
Description night, and did not return for so long that I was beginning to be alarmed. When he did come back however he told me that my wish had been granted. Every light in the village was extin- guished, but Sister G. late as it was, was prowling about in the moonlight lost in admiration of the stars, and had obliged him to give her a lesson in astronomy then and there. A curious fancy in a woman nearer seventy than sixty! She told K. that all the celestial splendours were a celebration got up for his benefit and gave a certain token that he would be restored to health. Jan: 14. A change in the weather. It was, for St George, very cold, with a strong wind, and about noon a black cloud came towards us from the desert, and as it lowered darkly over the little plain we could see that there was a whirl wind under it. When it reached St George it created quite a commotion, unroofing sheds, twisting off signboards, and carrying goodsized branches up in the air mingled with leaves and dust. No rain fell, and after the cloud passed by, the weather moderated. It shows however, that the display last night was something unusual [TK: in the meteorological line]. K. talks of returning home through Arizona, but I do not relish the idea, fearing both the Apache and Mojave Indians. Besides I think my caravan life, even in civilised Utah, was unpleasant to the delicacy of a lady, and I would be wretched to be the only woman among the party as I should be. I shall think I have had adventure enough when I return from Kanab in Kane County, where we are to go when the next moon is old enough. It is East and a little South of this place. They tell me that two ladies of the [Major John Wesley] Powell Colorado 78
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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 328037
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328037