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Guide to the Donald R. Moorman research collectionMoorman, Donald R. research collection

Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Biographical Note/Historical Note

Content Description

Administrative Information

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Donald R. Moorman research collection 1832-1877
Collection Number: 21/04/001
Repository: Weber State University Archives
Address:
2901 University Circle
Ogden, UT, 84408-2901
URL: http://library.weber.edu/asc/archivesdept/default.cfm
Email: archives@weber.edu
Phone: 801-626-6388
Fax: 801-626-7045

Collection Inventory +/-

series id240: Brigham Young Correspondence (1851-1877)

This series contains correspondence to and from Brigham Young.

Folder B1F1 id241: Brigham Young Letter books indexes (undated)
Folder B1F2 id242: Brigham Young Letter book number twenty-three (October 29,1953-March 14, 1870)
Folder B1F3 id243: Brigham Young Letter book (1851-1861)
Folder B1F4 id244: Brigham Young Letter book (February 1855-July 1877)
Folder B1F5 id245: Brigham Young Letter book (August-December 1856)
Folder B1F6 id246: Brigham Young Letter book 1857-59 Part 1: August 1857-October 1857
Folder B1F7 id247: Brigham Young Letter book 1857-59 Part 2: October 1857-January 1859
Folder B1F8 id248: Brigham Young Letter (September 12, 1857)
Folder B2F1 id249: Brigham Young Letters (1857)
Folder B2F2 id250: Brigham Young Letters (1857)
Folder B2F3 id251: Brigham Young Letters (1858)
Folder B2F4 id252: Brigham Young Letters (1858)
Folder B2F5 id253: Brigham Young Letters (1858)
Folder B3F1 id254: Brigham Young Letter book volume six: Part 1 (November 1,1861-April 15, 1864)
Folder B3F2 id255: Brigham Young Letter book volume six: Part 1 (November 1, 1861-April 15, 1864)
Folder B3F3 id256: Brigham Young Letters (November 1861-February 1863)
Folder B3F4 id257: Brigham Young Letters (August 1866-February 1867)
Folder B4F1 id258: Brigham Young Letter book volume eight (January 8, 1866-June 20, 1866)
Folder B4F2 id259: Brigham Young Letter book volume eight (January 8, 1866-June 20, 1866)
Folder B4F3 id260: Brigham Young Letter book volume nine (June 21, 1866-February 23, 1867)
Folder B4F4 id261: Brigham Young Letters (October 1867-August 1869)
Folder B5F1 id262: Brigham Young Letter book Part 1: January-May 1867
Folder B5F2 id263: Brigham Young Letter book Part 2: June-December 1867
Folder B5F3 id264: Brigham Young Letter book 1867-70 Part 1: February-December 1867
Folder B5F4 id265: Brigham Young Letter book 1867-70 Part 2: January 1868-February 1870
Folder B5F5 id266: Brigham Young Letters (January-June 1868)
Folder B5F6 id267: Brigham Young Letters (April 1868-October 1869)
Folder B5F7 id268: Brigham Young Letters (March, August-December 1869)
Folder B6F1 id269: Brigham Young Letters (January, September 1869-February 1870)
Folder B6F2 id270: Brigham Young Letter book April 1869-December 1870 Part 1: April-August 1869
Folder B6F3 id271: Brigham Young Letter book April 1869-December 1870 Part 2: August 1869-December 1870
Folder B6F4 id272: Brigham Young Letters (1870)
Folder B6F5 id273: Brigham Young Letters (February-April 1870)
Folder B6F6 id274: Orson Hyde to Brigham Young
Folder B6F7 id275: Brigham Young to William H. Hooper
Folder B6F8 id276: Brigham Young miscellaneous correspondence
Folder B6F9 id277: Telegrams from Brigham Young to various individuals
series id278: Brigham Young journals and biographical information (1832-1862)

This series contains excerpts from Brigham Young's journals and biographical information about his life.

Folder B7F1 id279: Brigham Young diary (1832-1835)
Folder B7F2 id280: Brigham Young journal (August 17, 1837-April 20, 1844)
Folder B7F3 id281: Brigham Young office journal (October 1857-December 1859)
Folder B7F4 id282: Brigham Young office journal part 1 (August 8, 1858-June 27, 1860)
Folder B7F5 id283: Brigham Young office journal part 2 (June 1860-January 30, 1862)
Folder B7F6 id284: Brigham Young office journal (August 1858-January 1862)
Folder B7F7 id285: Brigham Young, unsuccessful advance to the Shoshone Indians
Folder B7F8 id286: Tullidge, Edward. Life of Brigham Young part one
Folder B8F1 id287: Tullidge, Edward. Life of Brigham Young part two
Folder B8F2 id288: Brigham Young: History, miscellaneous notes
Folder B8F3 id289: Brigham Young's declaration of war and the Utah War
series id290: Historian's office journal (1858-1966)

This series contains excerpts of the Historian's office journal.

Folder B8F4 id291: Historian's office journal (December 1858-May 1859)
Folder B8F5 id292: Historian's office journal part one (June-December 1859)
Folder B8F6 id293: Historian's office journal part two (June-December 1859)
Folder B8F7 id294: Historian's office journal (December 1859-February 1860)
Folder B8F8 id295: Historian's office journal (January 1860-February 1861)
Folder B9F1 id296: Latter Day Saint Church Historian's office research notes part one (1966)
Folder B9F2 id297: Latter Day Saint Church Historian's office research notes part two (1966)
series id298: Correspondence (1852-1872)

This series contains the correspondence From the mid to late 1800s.

Folder B10F1 id299: G. Aldrich to unknown (February 18, 1862)
Folder B10F2 id300: Autin W. Tjader to F. Dodge (September 2, 1859)
Folder B10F3 id301: W.T. Atwood to W.F. Dole (February 13-March 31, 1862)
Folder B10F4 id302: John Blelark to A.B. Greenwood (February 23, 1860)
Folder B10F5 id303: Browning to Lewis V. Bogg (November 5, 1866)
Folder B10F6 id304: O.H. Browning to H.G. Taylor (February 6-April 16, 1868)
Folder B10F7 id305: W. Brockway to W.P. Dole (July 8, 1861)
Folder B10F8 id306: R. Campbell and Company to A.B. Greenwood (January 13, 1860)
Folder B10F9 id307: R. Campbell to J.W. Denver (February 21-March 8, 1859)
Folder B10F10 id308: Campbell to W.P. Dole (February 27, 1862)
Folder B10F11 id309: C. Carson to N.P. Taylor (January 29, 1868)
Folder B10F12 id310: Geo Catlin to Brigham Young (May 8, 1870)
Folder B10F13 id311: A.J. Center to W.P. Dole (November 19, 1861)
Folder B10F14 id312: Paul Coburn to O.H. Irish (April 16, 1865)
Folder B10F15 id313: Hon. S. Colfax to W.P. Dole (October 8, 1861)
Folder B10F16 id314: Col. E. Conner to Lt. Col. Donnen (February 1, 1863)
Folder B10F17 id315: D. Cooley to Browning September 11, 1866, D. Cooley to C Durkey and F.H. Head, February 21, 1866, D. Cooley to W.H. Hooper July 13, 1866
Folder B10F18 id316: C.L. Craig to A.B. Greenwood (March 8-29, 1860)
Folder B10F19 id317: J.J. Critchlow to Commissioner of Indian Affairs (July 21, 1871)
Folder B10F20 id318: J.J. Critchlow to H.R. Clum (July 21-December 5, 1871)
Folder B10F21 id319: John J. Critchlow to E.L. Parker (December 17, 1870)
Folder B10F22 id320: John J. Critchlow to E.S. Parker (January 20-July 17, 1871)
Folder B10F23 id321: A. Cumming to A.B. Greenwood (March 8-29, 1860)
Folder B10F24 id322: Madison Cuss to C. Mix (August 27,1861)
Folder B10F25 id323: M. Cutt to L. Fuller (April 10, 1861)
Folder B10F26 id324: B. Davis to Commissioner of Indian Affairs (September 19, 1861)
Folder B10F27 id325: J. G. Davis to A. B. Greenwood (June 24, 1860)
Folder B10F28 id326: J. Dawson to W. P. Dole, February 27, 1862, J. Dawson to C. B. Smith, October 16, 1861
Folder B10F29 id327: Pardon Dodds to F. H. Head (September 8, 1868)
Folder B10F30 id328: F. Dodge to A. B. Greenwood (September 3, 1859-June 26, 1860)
Folder B10F31 id329: G. S. Dodge to H. R. Clum (October 25-November 16, 1871)
Folder B10F32 id330: F. Dodge to Commissioner of Indian Affairs (February 18, 1859)
Folder B10F33 id331: F. Dodge to Forney (February 7, 1859)
Folder B10F34 id332: F. Dodge to Captain Stewart (June 25, 1860)
Folder B10F35 id333: G. Dodge to F. A. Walker (December 5, 1871-September 10, 1872)
Folder B10F36 id334: Dole to Fuller (April 9, 1861)
Folder B10F37 id335: J. D. Doty to Commissioner of Indian Affairs (September 27, 1861-March 18, 1862)
Folder B10F38 id336: J. D. Doty to W. P. Dole (October 24-29, 1861)
Folder B10F39 id337: J. Doty to W. P. Dole (January 1, 1852-November 26, 1862)
Folder B10F40 id338: J. Doty to W. Dole (February 16-October 22, 1863)
Folder B10F41 id339: J. Doty to W. Dole (January 20-September 1, 1864)
Folder B10F42 id340: J. Doty to W. Dole (undated)
Folder B10F43 id341: J. D. Doty to G. H. McCellan (December 14, 1861)
Folder B10F44 id342: John Douglas to W. Dole (June 24, 1863)
Folder B10F45 id343: Durkey to D. N. Cooley, April 7, 1866, Durkey and Head to Cooley, March 19, 1866
Folder B10F46 id344: D. R. Eckels to Blair and Stout (June 28, 1859)
Folder B10F47 id345: D. R. Eckels to J. Thompson (Secretary of the Interior) (September 23, 1859)
Folder B10F48 id346: T. W. Ellerbeck to Elder A. Carrington, September 12, 1869, T. W. Ellerbeck to H. B. Clawson, April 2, 1868, T. W. Ellerbeck to George L. Farrell, December 6, 1864
Folder B10F49 id349: T. W. Ellerbeck to William H. Hooper, January 17, 1870, T. W. Ellerbeck to Jno. R. Murdock, April 8, 1870
Folder B10F50 id347: T. W. Ellerbeck to W. C. Staines (September 7-9, 1869)
Folder B10F51 id348: E. B. French to D. N. Cooley (February 17 and June 30, 1866)
Folder B10F52 id350: J. Forney to A. B. Greenwood (July 25-September 23, 1859)
Folder B10F53 id351: J. Forney to A. B. Greenwood (January 23-June 12, 1860)
Folder B10F54 id352: J. Forney to Charles E. Mix (November 5, 1858)
Folder B10F55 id353: L. J. D. Fuller to A. B. Greenwood (January 7-February 11, 1861)
Folder B11F1 id354: W. Gerrish to W. P. Dole (April 15, 1862)
Folder B11F2 id355: Gibbs to Cooley (August 6-19, 1866)
Folder B11F3 id356: A. Gilbert to W. P. Dole (April 8, 1862)
Folder B11F4 id357: D. C. Goddard to A. S. Longberry (September 5, 1860)
Folder B11F5 id358: Albert Glover to various individuals: Brigham Young, Orson Pratt, Joseph Birch, E. B. Crocker (February-October 1867)
Folder B11F6 id359: T. G. W. Graffam to E. L. Parker, December 1, 1870, Lt. G. W. Graffam to Commissioner of Indian Affairs December 27, 1870
Folder B11F7 id360: W. W. Hatch to W. P. Dole (August 1, 1861-February 28, 1862)
Folder B11F8 id361: Hatch to Dole (January 15-February 27, 1864)
Folder B11F9 id362: Hatch to Doty (February 2, 1862)
Folder B11F10 id363: F. H. Head to D. Cooley (March 31-November 1, 1866)
Folder B11F11 id364: F. H. Head to E. S. Parker (Paril 29, 1864-February 23, 1870)
Folder B11F12 id365: F. H. Head to Rhodes (October 10, 1860)
Folder B11F13 id366: F. H. Head to S. G. Taylor (June 17, 1867-February 27, 1869)
Folder B11F14 id367: W. A. Hickman to Brigham Young (Undated)
Folder B11F15 id368: J. M. Morgan to J. D. Doty (March 6, 1862)
Folder B11F16 id369: W. H. Hooper to E. S. Parker (February 24-March 5, 1870)
Folder B11F17 id370: Humphreys to Governor A. Cummings (January 12, 1860)
Folder B11F18 id371: A. Humphreys to A. B. Greenwood (January 13 and October 21, 1860)
Folder B11F19 id372: D. B. Huntington to J. D. Doty (February 3, 1862)
Folder B11F20 id373: L. H. Hutch to John Critchlow (February 10, 1871)
Folder B11F21 id374: O. H. Irish to D. W. Cooley (August 7, 1865-February 7, 1866)
Folder B11F22 id375: O. H. Irish to William P. Dole (July 5-November 9, 1864)
Folder B11F23 id376: O. H. Irish to William P. Dole (January 30-April 28, 1865)
Folder B11F24 id377: O. H. Irish to Julian Metcalf Esquire (July 5, 1864)
Folder B11F25 id378: Kinney to Cooley (September 18, 1866)
Folder B11F26 id379: J. F. Kinney to Dole (February 24, 1864)
Folder B11F27 id380: L. B. Kinney to O. H. Irish (January 10 and July 25, 1865)
Folder B11F28 id381: W. Lee to J. J. Critchlow (April 23, 1871)
Folder B11F29 id382: R. B. Lloyd to W. P. Dole (April 4)
Folder B11F30 id383: L. Mann Jr. to F. H. Head (September 12, 1868)
Folder B11F31 id384: Henry Martin to W. Dole (August 23, 1861-October 10, 1862)
Folder B11F32 id385: H. Martin to Humphrey (September 4, 1861)
Folder B11F33 id386: D. McKenzie to W. C. Staines (September 8, 1869)
Folder B11F34 id387: H. McKnight to J. E. Tourtellottee (July 20, 1870)
Folder B11F35 id388: C. Mix to Department of the Interior (March 25, 1869)
Folder B11F36 id389: A. M. Musser to W. A. Hickman (April 30, 1866)
Folder B11F37 id390: M. W. O'Brian to W. P. Dole (May 12, 1862)
Folder B11F38 id391: J. O'Doughtery to J. J. Critchlow (October 18, 1871)
Folder B11F39 id392: General Sands' Office to Commissioner of Indian Affairs (October 8, 1861)
Folder B11F40 id393: Salt Lake Telegraph to D. N. Cooley (June 28, 1866)
Folder B11F41 id394: Lewis Simmons to F. H. Head (July 9, 1867)
Folder B11F42 id395: C. B. Smith to C. Mix, September 23, 1861, C. B. Smith to the President, October 3, 1861
Folder B11F43 id396: Jno. P. Taggart to unknown (September 29, 1869)
Folder B11F44 id397: J. E. Tourtellottee to A. Dodge, December 9, 1869, J. E. Tourtellottee to William Cody, January 3 and September 14, 1870
Folder B11F45 id398: J. E. Tourtellottee to E. S. Parker (July 10-December 3, 1869)
Folder B11F46 id399: J. E. Tourtellottee to E. S. Parker (January 3-November 11, 1870)
Folder B11F47 id400: D. H. Wells to Major S. M. Balir, June 9, 1858, D. H. Wells to Bishop Bigler, September 4, 1858, D. H. Wells to J. Black, Attorney General, November 12, 1858
Folder B11F48 id401: D. H. Wells to General J. Ferguson, June 5, 1858, D. H. Wells to Brigham Young, April 24-May 24, 1858
Folder B11F49 id402: D. H. Wells to Charles Fitch, March 3, 1870, D. H. Wells to W. H. Hooper, April 2, 1870, D. H. Wells to Peter Maughan, April 6, 1870, D. H. Wells to Geo. F. Train, March 15, 1870
Folder B11F50 id403: D. H. Wells to Mssrs Hooper and Eldredge and Company (November 18, 1869)
Folder B11F51 id404: Wilson to O. H. Browning (September 13, 1866)
Folder B11F52 id405: Unknown author to Presiding Elders and Bishops throughout the Utah Territory and the Saints generally, October 19, 1869, Unknown author to the Presiding Elders and Saints of the places where there are, or where they wish to have telegraph stations and operators, undated.
Folder B11F53 id406: To whom it may concern (June 4, 1867)
Folder B11F54 id407: Various writers from the Great Salt Lake City (GSLC) (various dates)
Folder B11F55 id408: Unknown author to officers and members of the Rockville Ward (June 15, 1867)
Folder B11F56 id409: Unknown author to engineers and officers on the U.P.R.R. (June 8, 1868)
Folder B11F57 id410: Unknown author to Dear Brother (January 28, 1870)
series id411: Newspapers (1850-1872)

This series contains newspaper clippings from national and international newspapers.

Folder B9F3 id412: Alton Courier, May 21, Associated Press, September 3
Folder B9F4 id413: Charleston Mercury Cincinnati Commercial
Folder B9F5 id414: Chicago Daily Tribune (January-April 1857)
Folder B9F6 id415: Cincinnati Enquirer
Folder B9F7 id416: Deseret News (1850-1872)
Folder B9F8 id417: The Frontier Guardian (September 1850)
Folder B9F9 id418: Galveston News London Times
Folder B9F10 id419: Joliet Signal (September-October 1856)
Folder B9F11 id420: The Mountaineer (June 1859-July 1860)
Folder B9F12 id421: New York Mormon Philadelphia Evening Bulletin
Folder B9F13 id422: New York Times (unknown dates)
Folder B9F14 id423: New York Times (March 1852-April 1857)
Folder B9F15 id424: New York Times (1852)
Folder B9F16 id425: New York Times (1854)
Folder B12F1 id426: New York Times (1855-1856)
Folder B12F2 id427: New York Times (January-June 1857)
Folder B12F3 id428: New York Times (June-September 1857)
Folder B12F4 id429: New York Times (October-December 1857)
Folder B12F5 id430: New York Times (May 1-December 30, 1857)
Folder B12F6 id431: New York Times (January 1-March 24, 1858)
Folder B13F1 id432: New York Times (January-April 1858)
Folder B13F2 id433: New York Times (May-November 1858)
Folder B13F3 id434: New York Times (1858-1859)
Folder B13F4 id435: New York Times (1859-1860)
Folder B13F5 id436: New York Times, pages 96-238
Folder B13F6 id437: New York Times, pages 239-366
Folder B13F7 id438: Missouri Democrat (May 1850)
Folder B13F8 id439: Philadelphia Conestoga Chief (October 1857)
Folder B13F9 id440: Philadelphia Ledger, Saint Louis Evening News
Folder B13F10 id441: Saint Louis Demcrat, Saint Louis unknown newspaper
Folder B13F11 id442: Saint Louis Republican Van Buren Intelligencer
Folder B13F12 id443: San Francisco Bulletin, San Francisco Herald
Folder B13F13 id444: Union Vedette
Folder B13F14 id445: Untitled newspaper articles
Folder B13F15 id446: Washington Union
series id447: Indians and the Office of Indian Affairs (1849-1937)

This series contains reports, correspondence, stories, research, and a cartoon about American Indians and the Office of Indian Affairs.

Folder B14F1 id448: Appendix - "An Indian Anecdote" partial article
Folder B14F2 id449: Battle between Indians and Mormons in Oregon
Folder B14F3 id450: Quarter estimated funds required for Indian service-Uintah Valley Agency, report of employees (January 4, 1871)
Folder B14F4 id451: History of the American Indians-notes, mid-term
Folder B14F5 id452: "Indian Affairs in the Utah Territory 1850-1873", "How much for an Indian"
Folder B14F6 id453: Indian Women of the West - the story of Sally of the Shoshones and her daughter Adellette (1937)
Folder B14F7 id454: Josiah Call: The late Indian Massacre (October 1858)
Folder B14F8 id455: Office of Indian Affairs Territory of Utah (September 1, 1849-November 5, 1858)
Folder B14F9 id456: Miscellaneous notes, statements, Johnston's Indian policy and campaigns
Folder B14F10 id457: Pahute Indian Hone lands (1850)
Folder B14F11 id458: "Shoshone", "Utah and the Mormons", "Help from Mormons", "Help from Mormons to the Indians", "Adopting Indian Children"
Folder B14F12 id459: "Early American Indian documents: Treaties and laws, 1607-1789", "Dilemma of the Non-Indian world", Indians by state and region, "Indian maintenance project"
Folder B14F13 id460: Removing the Indians from the expanding nation, soldiers and Indians, the Mexico Moon from the United States to the Rio Grande, "Navajos go to (Big) Town", "Indian jewelers of the Southwest", From Exxon USA
Folder B14F14 id461: Sacajawea
Folder B14F15 id462: Map and spatial information of Indian Tribes
Folder B15F1 id463: Office of Indian Affairs correspondence (September 1849-April 1852)
Folder B15F2 id464: Office of Indian Affairs correspondence (May 1852-May 1858)
Folder B15F3 id465: Office of Indian Affairs correspondence (June 1858-December 1861)
Folder B15F4 id466: Office of Indian Affairs correspondence (January 1862-August 1864)
Folder B15F5 id467: Office of Indian Affairs correspondence (September 1864-November 1866)
Folder B15F6 id468: Office of Indian Affairs correspondence (June 1867-March 1870)
Folder B15F7 id469: Office of Indian Affairs correspondence (April 1870-September 1872)
Folder B15F8 id470: Office of Indian Affairs: Utah officials (1849-1873)
Folder B15F9 id471: Bureau of Indian Affairs cartoon
series id472: Individual biographical information (1841-1967)

This series contains the biographical information of multiple people related to the Utah territory, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, and the military presence in the area.

Folder B16F1 id473: Henry Ballard Journal (minutes of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles)
Folder B16F2 id474: Abner Blackburn
Folder B16F3 id475: James Buchanan
Folder B16F4 id476: Holm O. Bursum
Folder B16F5 id477: Holm O. Bursum continued
Folder B16F6 id478: Holm O. Bursum continued
Folder B16F7 id479: Anson Call Biography
Folder B16F8 id480: David Candland
Folder B16F9 id481: Alfred Cordou Journal (Abridgement)
Folder B16F10 id482: Judge John Cradlebaugh
Folder B16F11 id483: Elizabeth Wells Randall Cummings correpondence (June 17-September 24, 1858)
Folder B16F12 id484: Judge Drumond to New York Times
Folder B16F13 id485: Ann Elizabeth Stephens Eames
Folder B16F14 id486: Hannah Jenkins Eames
Folder B17F1 id487: Franklin Leonard Farnsworth
Folder B17F2 id488: Miles Goodyear profile
Folder B17F3 id489: A. T. Hannett autobiography
Folder B17F4 id490: A. T. Hannett autobiography
Folder B17F5 id491: John H. Hayes journal, pages 1-105 (1882-1886)
Folder B17F6 id492: John H. Hayes journal, pages 110-220 (1882-1886)
Folder B17F7 id493: John H. Hayes journal, pages 221-290 (1882-1886)
Folder B17F8 id494: John H. Hayes journal, pages 291-372 (1882-1886)
Folder B17F9 id495: W. A. Hickman
Folder B17F10 id496: Dimick B. Hunting, statement of journey from Missouri (May 1859)
Folder B17F11 id497: Diary of Oliver Boardman Huntington, Volume One
Folder B17F12 id498: Diary of Oliver Boardman Huntington, Volume One (second copy)
Folder B18F1 id499: Conversation with John Hutchings (May 1967)
Folder B18F2 id500: Article and narrative on Thomas L. Kane
Folder B18F3 id501: The Life of Thomas Kearns by Kent Sheldon Larsen, pages 1-93
Folder B18F4 id502: The Life of Thomas Kearns by Kent Sheldon Larsen, pages 94-186
Folder B18F5 id503: Heber Chase Kimball journal, typescript
Folder B18F6 id504: Heber Chase Kimball journal, typescript continued
Folder B18F7 id505: Heber Chase Kimball journal, typescript continued
Folder B18F8 id506: Heber Chase Kimball journal, photocopy
Folder B18F9 id507: Heber Chase Kimball, history by his own dictation
Folder B18F10 id508: William Lee diary and notes
Folder B18F11 id509: Miscellaneous excerpts from newspapers and journals for: Beattie, Deloss, Gibson, Marian "Club" Johnson, Joaquin Johnston, Jason Luce, John W. Miller Gang, Akinor O'Neil, George Peacock, and James Vincent
Folder B18F12 id510: Miscellaneous excerpts from newspapers and journals for: crime in Utah, G.A.S. to T.B.H., and Ebenezer Crouch
Folder B19F1 id511: Lewis Robinson documents and letters (September 1841-June 1878)
Folder B19F2 id512: James Hervey Simpson, work book
Folder B19F3 id513: James Hervey Simpson, corrected copy
Folder B19F4 id514: Captain John Woccott Phelps diary (Utah expedition)
Folder B19F5 id515: Daniel Monroe Stephens
Folder B19F6 id516: Mary Ann Clark Stephens
Folder B19F7 id517: James Sweeny
Folder B19F8 id518: George Washington Taggart
Folder B19F9 id519: John Urie
Folder B19F10 id520: William Van Orden
Folder B19F11 id521: William Madison Wall
Folder B19F12 id522: Elijah Barney Ward
Folder B19F13 id523: Sarah Steadwell Wood
Folder B19F14 id524: Wilford Woodruff
series id525: Military and Camp Floyd (1855-1860)

This series contains drafts for a book about Camp Floyd by Moorman, research notes, journals, correspondence, reports, and articles about Camp Floyd and military life.

Folder B20F1 id526: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 1, 1 of 5
Folder B20F2 id527: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 1, 2 of 5
Folder B20F3 id528: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 1, 3 of 5
Folder B20F4 id529: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 1, 4 of 5
Folder B20F5 id530: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 1, 5 of 5
Folder B20F6 id531: Camp Floyd, Chapter 2
Folder B20F7 id532: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 2
Folder B20F8 id533: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 3
Folder B20F9 id534: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 3
Folder B21F1 id535: Manuscript draft, Chapter 4, folder A
Folder B21F2 id536: Manuscript draft, Chapter 4, folder A continued
Folder B21F3 id537: Manuscript draft, Chapter 4, folder A continued
Folder B21F4 id538: Manuscript draft, Chapter 4 , folder B
Folder B21F5 id539: Manuscript draft, Chapter 4 , folder B continued
Folder B21F6 id540: Manuscript draft, Chapter 4 , folder B continued
Folder B21F7 id541: Manuscript draft, Chapter 5, folder A
Folder B21F8 id542: Manuscript draft, Chapter 5, folder A continued
Folder B21F9 id543: Manuscript draft, Chapter 5, folder A continued
Folder B21F10 id544: Manuscript draft, Chapter 5, folder A continued
Folder B21F11 id545: Manuscript draft, Chapter 6, folder A
Folder B22F1 id546: Manuscript draft, Chapter 6, folder A continued
Folder B22F2 id547: Manuscript draft, Chapter 6, folder A continued
Folder B22F3 id548: Manuscript draft, Chapter 6, folder B
Folder B22F4 id549: Manuscript draft, Chapter 6, folder B continued
Folder B22F5 id550: Manuscript draft, Chapter 6, folder B continued
Folder B22F6 id551: Manuscript draft, Chapter 7, folder A
Folder B22F7 id552: Manuscript draft, Chapter 7, folder B
Folder B22F8 id553: Manuscript draft, Chapter 7, folder B continued
Folder B22F9 id554: Manuscript draft, Chapter 7, folder B continued
Folder B23F1 id555: Manuscript draft, Chapter 8, folder A
Folder B23F2 id556: Manuscript draft, Chapter 8, folder A continued
Folder B23F3 id557: Manuscript draft, Chapter 8, folder B
Folder B23F4 id558: Manuscript draft, Chapter 8, folder B continued
Folder B23F5 id559: Manuscript draft, Chapter 9, folder A
Folder B23F6 id560: Manuscript draft, Chapter 9, folder B
Folder B23F7 id561: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 10
Folder B23F8 id562: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 11
Folder B23F9 id563: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 11
Folder B23F10 id564: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 11, folder B
Folder B23F11 id565: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 11, folder B continued
Folder B24F1 id566: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 12
Folder B24F2 id567: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 13
Folder B24F3 id568: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 14
Folder B24F4 id569: Camp Floyd manuscript draft, Chapter 16
Folder B24F5 id570: Miscellaneous message, Governor Cummings notes, "Wagon road routes in Utah Territory"
Folder B24F6 id571: Priests at Camp Floyd (1859)
Folder B24F7 id572: Research notes, folder A
Folder B24F8 id573: Research notes, folders B and C
Folder B24F9 id574: Unpublished manuscript, "Sketch of General Floyd"
Folder B24F10 id575: Correspondence and news updates (1857-1860)
Folder B24F11 id576: Captain March, "A very heavy responsibility", letter
Folder B24F12 id577: Captain William Weatherlow statements
Folder B24F13 id578: Fort Bridger journal excerpts, two copies (1857)
Folder B24F14 id579: Life at Camp Scott
Folder B24F15 id580: Miscellaneous, Mormons and Indians, General Johnston, WAllen Expedition, camp life
Folder B24F16 id581: Sickness and mortality Army of the United States, sanitary reports of the Army for the Utah Statistical Report (January 1855-January 1856)
Folder B24F17 id582: Record of orders, returns, and court martial and C. of 2nd Brigade 1st Division
Folder B24F18 id583: "John C. Fremont and the California Republic" by Christopher Thomas
series id584: Mormons and the Mountain Meadow Massacre (1830-1887)

This series contains the articles, reports, journals, and papers surrounding the Mountain Meadow Massacre in Southern Utah on September 11, 1857.

Folder B25F1 id585: Collection of papers about the historic trek, environment problems, issues, economics, Orson Whitney descrption of the land, Parley Pratt economic picture
Folder B25F2 id586: "Communist press calls for attack on LDS Church" by Cleon Skouson
Folder B25F3 id587: Counterfeit case correspondence (1858-1859)
Folder B25F4 id588: "Day by day with the Utah pioneers" by Andrew Jenton
Folder B25F5 id589: Mormon economics: Mormon money pamphlet, early merchandising in Utah, Mormon finance and the Utah War
Folder B25F6 id590: Great migration in America
Folder B25F7 id591: "Handcarts to Utah, 1856-1860" by LeRoy Hafen
Folder B25F8 id592: Immigration on the Plains
Folder B25F9 id593: The Kingdom of God: articles, minutes, journal entries
Folder B25F10 id594: The Mormon experience in Missouri 1830-1839 Part II, article from the Missouri Historical Review
Folder B25F11 id595: "The Mormom problem", 1857 "History of the Mormons", "What can be done with the Mormons"
Folder B25F12 id596: Mormons attack government trains
Folder B25F13 id597: Morrill Anti-Bigamy Bill, 1862, Edmund Tucker Law, 1887
Folder B25F14 id598: Plural marriages
Folder B25F15 id599: Mail services, Indians, lease of Spanish Fork farm, statements and affidavits
Folder B25F16 id600: Miscellaneous notes and statements by Valley Tan, A. Cummings, and John Taylor to George P. Cannon
Folder B25F17 id601: Miscellaneous pictures, picture index
Folder B25F18 id602: Mountain Meadow Massacre
Folder B25F19 id603: Articles by Ralph R. Rea, William Wise, Hubert H. Bancroft, notes on Mountain Meadow Massacre
Folder B25F20 id604: Articles - "The People vs. John D. Lee et. al.", "Behind these Ozark Hills" by Jesse L. Russell, narrartives, newspaper accounts of Mountain Meadow Massacre
Folder B25F21 id605: Mount Graham Stake Officers
Folder B26F1 id606: Medicine in Utah - articles and papers. Remedies, natural resources
Folder B26F2 id607: Miscellaneous research notes
Folder B26F3 id608: "Mountain men before the Mormons" by LeRoy Hafen
Folder B26F4 id609: Mountain men
Folder B26F5 id610: The coming of the railroad (1867-1869)
Folder B26F6 id611: "The LDS succession crisis of 1844" by Michael Quinn
Folder B26F7 id612: Utah History lecture notes taken from The Far Southwest by Robert Lamar
Folder B26F8 id613: History of Utah
Folder B26F9 id614: Utah, Washington D.C., Tualen, National Archives research, bibliographies and manuscripts
Folder B26F10 id615: History of the Mormon Rebellion/Utah War research notes
Folder B26F11 id616: United order rules
Folder B26F12 id617: Unidentified research notes
series id618: Southwest United States (1852-1954)

This series contains information about the history of the Southwestern United States.

Folder B26F13 id619: Colt's pistols (November 1852 and September 1954)
Folder B26F14 id620: Historical album of Colorado
Folder B26F15 id621: Famous western figures
Folder B26F16 id622: National and Western roads
Folder B26F17 id623: The Oregon Trial in Wyoming and Pioche, Nevada
Folder B26F18 id624: Southwest histories
Folder B27F1 id625: Utah historical pamphletsUtah historical pamphlets - not organized or in folders

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Donald R. Moorman was born July 10, 1931. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from Colorado State College in 1956, and taught high school for six years in the Albuquerque School System. In 1962, Moorman received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico. In September of that year he came to Weber State College with his wife Nancy and his three children joining the History department as an assistant professor. In 1969 Moorman became a full professor, a position he retained until his death in 1980.

Moorman was a member of American Historical Association, Western Historical Association, New Mexico Historical Association, and Phi Alpha Theta. He served as the advisor to Sigma Delta Pi in the late 1960’s. He edited several books and wrote many articles. Moorman’s book Camp Floyd and the Mormons: The Utah War was posthumously published by the University of Utah in 1992, after it had been prepared for publication by Moorman’s Weber State University colleague, Gene Session.

Content Description +/-

This collection contains the research notes created by Donald throughout his professional career. The records are about the early history of the state of Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

There are ten series in the collection including: Series 1, Brigham Young Correspondence, 1853-1870; Series 2, Brigham Young Journals and Biographical Information, 1832-1862; Series 3, Historian’s Office Journal, 1858-1966; Series 4, Correspondences, 1852-1871; Series 5, Newspapers, circa 1850-1860; Series 6, Indians and Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1937; Series 7, Individuals’ Biographical Information, circa 1841-1967; Series 8 Military and Camp Floyd, undated; Series 9, Mormons and the Mountain Meadow Massacre, 1830-1887; and Series 10, South West United States, 1852-1954.

Brigham Young Correspondence, Brigham Young Journals and Biographical Information, Historian’s Office Journal, Newspapers, are arranged chronologically. Correspondence is listed alphabetically by author’s name, person receiving and thereafter chronologically. Individual Biographical Information, Military and Camp Floyd, Mormon/ Mountain Meadow Massacre and Southwest United States are listed by subject title alphabetically.

Creator:

Moorman, Donald R., 1931-1980

Language:

English

Quantity:

12.15

Language of the Finding Aid:

The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Processor.

EAD Creation Date:

July 23rd, 2014

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