Erastus Perry Bingham: How Bingham Canyon received its name

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Title Erastus Perry Bingham: How Bingham Canyon received its name
Collection MSS B 289 The Works Progress Administration (Utah Section) Biographical Sketches, ca. 1930-1941
Source Container Box 1, Folder 62
Date 1937-10
Subject Bingham, Erastus Perry, 1846-1929; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah--Ogden; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah--Bingham Canyon; Oral history; Mormon pioneers--Biography; Bingham Canyon (Utah)--History; Mormon Battalion (United States. Army); Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Indians of North America--Utah--History
Spatial Coverage Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States; Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Creator Bingham, Erastus Perry, 1846-1929
Description Copy of an autobiographical article by Erastus Perry Bingham, originally published in the Pioneer magazine in 1937 and copied for the Utah Works Progress Administration's "Pioneer personal history" survey. He was born in Illinois, and came to Utah in 1847, settling in Weber County. His grandfather and uncles were herding cattle at Bingham Canyon and discovered valuable ore there
Rights Management Online access. Reproduction and use by permission from Utah State History.
Publisher Published by Utah State History; digitized and hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in Adobe Acrobat Pro X as a pdf.
Date Digital 2016-04-19
Alternative Title How Bingham Canyon received its name
Contributor ; United States. Works Progress Administration. Utah Section
Language eng
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Scanning Technician Janelle Michaelis; Cedar Gonzales; Alexis Hansen
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Chelsee Boehm; Chris Anderson; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell
ARK ark:/87278/s6qz4g57
Setname dha_wpabs
Date Created 2016-08-11
Date Modified 2016-08-11
ID 699981
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