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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 120
Description "Did they not interfere with the discipline of each other's children? I inquired. "Suppose for instance that one wife was putting her baby to sleep in a room where another's wife's child was playing, who kept awak[en]ing the infant by its noise. What would she do?" Mrs. McDiarmid answered "Well: that wife if she was a sensible woman would remember: it may be my child inter- fering with hers tomorrow, and she would act accordingly; dealing as she would wish to be dealt by." "Do you ever punish the children of another wife?" "I think" she returned "that you will understand how things stand with us best, if you will consider how you would act with your own sisters' children. You might feel free to do it with those of one and not with those of another. All women are not alike. Now, I'm quick tempered, and I have often lifted my hand to the children of the others as I would to my own to threaten them if they were doing wrong. Yet I can't say I would just like one of them to touch a bairn [child] of mine! But our children all feel the same affection for each other as if they were own brothers. This is owing to McDiarmid's just government. He has treated all exactly alike. That big boy of mine never thinks when he picks up one of the babies to dandle, whose child it is: he feels it is OUK McDiarmid has had sixteen boys and but one girl. Her mother doesn't seem to have the knack of governing. There- fore Betty follows me more and clings more to me than she does to her own mother. I have had eleven boys in seventeen years, and of course the girl is a very refreshing variety to me." "Will you forgive me for asking you," I said whether it is possible that you did not feel bitterly at the partition of the 120
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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 328079
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328079