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Gentile Account, page 163

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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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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
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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 163
Description The Patriarch has a large garden, but a mite of an adobe house containing only two rooms. One of them must be the first wife's apartment, who is an invalid, a refined-looking tidy old lady as thin as a spider web. The other room seemed to be the second wife's parlour, kitchen and bedroom. It was in the neatest order. There was a clean damask table cover on the old dressing table, a clean valance to the shelf above, and clean white covers on the various boxes that served as furniture. The hearth was freshly holystoned [scrubbed with a soft sandstone] and a bright fire of cedar logs blazed on it. Close to the chim- ney stood the tiniest cooking stove I ever saw: with room for two pots only. The batterie de cuisine [equipment for cooking] was stored away in one starch box; another, set on end served as the china closet; and another held the little supply of gro- ceries. The walls were whitewashed and adorned with coloured prints. The doors were of the brightest green, and the bed- spread was of patchwork, green and yellow, the yellow tint, evidently a favorite of the Patriarch's being carried out in the valance to the bed and dressing table. Mrs. Perkins, No 2, received us very quietly and gave us seats. She is a plain motherly looking person about sixty: so commonplace and practical looking, that I could scarcely credit my ears when I heard her talking as she did afterwards. I was in that nervous condition which the children call "full of laugh" which always besets me at the wrong time, especially at funerals. We took our seats, and K. began to be politely conversational, as if we were at a dentist's, but the old man was perfectly silent, gazing at the fire, and Mrs. Perkins opening a large account book began taking down our names ages birthplaces, and seemed 163
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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 328122
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328122