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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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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 152
Description She is not of the original Mormon converts, and is a lady in cultivation of mind, and as graceful in speech as in every move- ment of her limbs. She is the least little bit too much given to the Atlantic Monthly Emersonianish Boston way of talking for me. I am when in her company, mentally held up by the hair of my head and obliged to walk on my tiptoes. I confess that I prefer to converse with her on practical matters such as the government of the Indian peons on the large ranche she owned in Spanish California, and the cultivation of the vineyards and orchards there and here. She relinquished her estate there for her faith, and wears a calico gown and toils in a little one story house all whose drudge-work she does herself. Another lady, also an elderly one, flung herself in a half- famished way on my "Littell's Living Age", and straightway invited me into a discussion on the "Stone Man" that speedily showed me I had no chance with her in an antiquarian contest. When I knew her better she used to try to draw me out on astronomy. How accurate her own knowledge on the subject was I am unable to say, for like Thackeray's Amelia I only knew the position of Venus by the stain on the Celestial Globe at School. There was a French lady of rank at Salt Lake City, a Russian baroness 129 by marriag e whose exquisitely pure French accent delighted K. As for me, my boarding school French has grown rusty, and at best was of "the school of Stratford atte Bowe. ""This is Josephine de la Harpe Ludert. Josephine was married to Franklin D. Richards as his seventh wife. The son Josephine speaks of was Joseph Ursenbach from his mother's subsequent marriage to Octave Ursenbach. Ray Canning and Beverly Beeton, eds., The Genteel Gentile: Letten of Elizabeth Gumming, 1857-1858 (Salt Lake City: Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, 1977), 96. 152
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328111
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328111