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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 177
Description And today as I turn my back upon my holiday rest, the first letters from the East for many weeks are handed me. I read them in the carriage. They tell me of Deaths among my friends; they remind me of business cares and worries, and urge my hastening back from "those dreadful Mormons." Farewell, Arcadia! Or Pandemonium-Which? On my return to Salt Lake City I spent a week or so at the Lion House,"@ a step which I took as a public testimony to the little circle of those to whom my name is known, that my opinion of the Mormon women had so changed during the winter that I was willing to eat salt with them. It would probably be more interesting to my father should I describe that household than any other in Utah. I am the only "Gentile woman" to whom every door within the walls was set freely open, and who was invited to the most familiar inter- course with Brigham Young's wives and children. Yet that very fact seals my lips. I was not there as a newspaper correspon- dent, but as the wife of an honored and trusted friend of the head of the household. The members of that family have already suffered enough from the prying curiosity of strangers. Suffice it to say that I met none but good and kindly women there, as in the other Utah homes where I became familiar. Nor have I anything to say of Salt Lake City, although it is the pride of Mormondom. One of the best of the Mormon "Vart of Brigham Young's Salt Lake City home, located west of his Beehive House at East South Temple. Roth buildings were restored to 1877 vintage by the ,Mormon church and are now open to the public. 177
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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 328136
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328136