Other Resources

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MATERIAL CULTURE

Sampler Survey Website dedicated to the research of samplers, includes samplers owned by Pioneer Memorial Museum

www.pioneerartrestoration.com Website showing conservation efforts on pioneer art and artifacts, including from the Pioneer Memorial Museum

 

UTAH HISTORY RESOURCES

Mormon History Association 10 West 100 South #610, Salt Lake City, 84101; phone: 801-521-6565

Sons of Utah Pioneers 3301 E. 2920 South, Salt Lake City, 84109; phone: 801-484-4441

Utah Museums Association P.O. Box 2077, Salt Lake City, 84110; email: info@utahmuseums.org

Utah Historical Society 300 S. Rio Grande St.; phone: 801-533-3567

Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce phone: 801-328-5090

Fort Douglas Military Museum 32 Potter Street, Fort Douglas, Utah 84113; phone: 801-581-1251

 

 
RESEARCH TOOLS FOR UTAH HISTORY
 
Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (1847-1868)  The most complete index of individuals and companies that crossed the plains to Utah between 1847 and 1868. Includes life dates and links to primary sources, including transcribed excerpts from trail diaries, letters, and newspaper reports.
 
Early Latter-Day Saints  History of the early Mormon pioneers, their trails, settlements, cemeteries
 
Mormon Battalion Association  History of the Mormon Battalion, biographies, rosters, photographs, etc.
 
Pathways, vols 1-11 - Consolidated Index  Index to Pioneer Pathways DUP Publication
 
Tracing Mormon Pioneers  The purpose of this web site is to provide tips for those tracing their Mormon Pioneer ancestry from Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, and South Africa to Salt Lake City, Utah. Full Index to web pages related to Tracing Mormon Pioneers
 
Utah State History - Online Sources   Includes Digital Collections, Photos, Utah Cemetery and Burial Database, and Utah Markers and Monuments Database.
 
Willie Handcart Company  Day by Day with Willie Company
 
 

NEWSPAPERS AND PRIMARY SOURCES

19th-Century Utah Newspapers

Book of the Pioneers, digital copy of the 1897 Pioneer Jubilee book with blanks filled out from each of the surviving 1847 pioneers

Deseret News 1850-1988 Search the newspaper by keyword for any issue within these dates.

Overland Diaries and Letters 1846-1869

Western State Historical Marriage Record Index Search for marriages in Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah 1850-1951

 

MAPS

Mormon Trail Map

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - Historical Maps

 

LANGUAGE

How to Speak 19th Century Early 19th Century Vocabulary