Chapter Four Bibliography

Building the Kingdom (1830-1857)

Culture and Community

Alfred Cordon Journal, June 26, 1868 (vol. 8). Archives Division, Historical Department, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt lake City, Utah. Hereafter referred to as LDS Archives.

Allen, James B., and Glen M. Leonard. The Story of the Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1976. 

Alter, J. Cecil. “In the Beginning.” Typescript. Utah State Historical Society. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Arrington, Leonard J. “Colonizing the Great Basin.” Ensign (February 1980).

Arrington, Leonard J. “Historical Materials of Utah in the LDS Church Archives.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Utah State Historical Society, September 13, 1972.

Bartholomew, Rebecca. Audacious Women: Early British Mormon immigrants. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1995.

Bitton, Davis. “The Ritualization of Mormon History.” Utah Historical Quarterly 43 (1975): 67-85.

Brigham Young Letterbooks, February 21, 1867. LDS Archives.

Campbell, Eugene E. Establishing Zion: The Mormon Church in the American West, 1847–69. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1995.

Carr, Stephen L. The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns. 1971. Updated ed. Salt Lake City: Western Epics, 1987.

Carter, Kate B. Heart Throbs of the West: A Unique Volume Treating Definite Subjects of Western History. 12 Vol. Salt Lake City: Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, 1940-51. 

Carter, Kate B. Treasures of Pioneer History, 6 vols. Salt Lake City: Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, 1952-57.

Cornwall, Rebecca, and Leonard J. Arrington. Rescue of the 1856 Handcart Companies. Provo: Brigham Young University Press, 1981.

Covington, Nathan Covington. A Complete History of the Mexican War, 1846-1848. New Mexico: Rio Grande Press, 1965.

David Seely, Autobiographical Sketch. c. 1885. LDS Church Archives.

DeVoto, Bernard. The Year of Decision 1846. 1942. Reprint, New York: St. Martin’s Press,  2000. 

Day, Stella H., and Sebrina C. Ekins. 100 Years of History of Millard County. Springville: Art City Publishing, 1951.

Fredrick, J.V. Ben Holladay: The Stagecoach King. 1940. Reprint, Omaha: University of Nebraska Press, 1989.

Furse, B.S. ed. A History of West Jordan. Salt Lake City: City of West Jordan, 1995. 

Golder, Frank Alfred, Thomas A. Bailey, and Lyman J. Smith, eds. The March of the Mormon Battalion from Council Bluffs to California Taken from the Journal of Henry Standage. 1928. Reprint, Whitefish: Kessinger Publishing, 2010.

Hartley, William. “Mormons, Crickets, and Gulls: A New Look at an Old Story.” Utah Historical Quarterly 38, no. 3 (1970): 224-39.

Hilton, Lynn M. Story of the Salt Lake Stake. Salt Lake City: Salt Lake Stake, 1972.

Hunter, Milton R. Brigham Young the Colonizer. 2nd ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1941.

Jensen, Richard L. “Steaming Through: Arrangements for Mormon Emigration from Europe, 1969-1887.” Journal of Mormon History 9 (1982): 3-23.

Jepson, James, Jr. Memories and Experiences of James Jepson, Jr., edited by Eta H. Spendlove. Hurricane: n.p., 1944.

John Fell Squires Autobiography. LDS Archives.

John Swain Journal, LDS Archives.

Joseph E. Wheeler Journal, LDS Archives.

Journal History of the Church. LDS Archives. 

Journal of Discourses. 26 vols. London, 1854–86.

Larson, Gustive O. Prelude to the Kingdom: Mormon Desert Conquest, a Chapter in American Cooperative Experience. Boston: Marshal Jones Co., 1947.

Lewis Barney Journal. Typescript. LDS Archives.

Minutes. School of the Prophets. LDS Archives.

Mulder William. Homeward to Zion: The Mormon Migration from Scandinavia. 1957. Reprint, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

Osborne, Julie. “From Pioneer Fort to Pioneer Park.” Beehive History 22 (1996): 16-19.

Peterson, Charles S., John Yurtinus, David E. Atkinson, and A Kent Powell. Mormon Battalion Trail Guide. Salt Lake City: Utah Historical Society, 1972.

Reeve, W. Paul. “‘A Little Oasis in the Desert’: Community Building in Hurricane, Utah, 1860-1930.” Master’s Thesis, Brigham Young University, 1994.

Ricks, Joel E. Forms and Methods of Early Mormon Settlement in Utah and the Surrounding Region, 1847 to 1877. Utah State University Monograph Series, vol. 11, no. 2. Logan: Utah State University Press, 1964.

Roberts, B. H. Comprehensive History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 6 vols. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1930.

Seely, Montell and Kathryn Seely. Seely History. Vol. 2. Provo: Justus Azel Seely Family Organization, 1996.

Sherlock, Richard. J. “Mormon Migration and Settlement after 1875.” Journal of Mormon History 2 (1975): 53-68.

Smith, John. S. H. “Sanpete County Between the Wars: An Overview of a Rural Economy in Transition.” Utah Historical Quarterly 46, no. 4 (1978): 356-68.

Stegner, Wallace. The Gathering of Zion: The Story of the Mormon Trail. 1964. Reprint, Lincoln: Bison Books, 1992.

Taylor, Phillip A. M., Expectations Westward: The Mormons and the Emigration of their British Converts in the Nineteenth Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1966.

Tyler, Daniel. A Concise History of the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War 1846-1847. 1969. Reprint, London: Forgotten Books, 2012.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Life History, Habits, and Control of the Mormon Cricket. Technical Bulletin No. 161. By Frank T. Cowan. Washington, D.C., 1929.

William Moore Allred Journal. LDS Archives.

Geology and Environment

Arrington, Leonard J. Great Basin Kingdom; an economic History of the Latter-Day 

Saints, 1830-1900. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1958.

Bitton, Davis., and Linda P. Wilcox. “Pestiferous Ironclads: The Grasshopper Problem in Pioneer Utah.” Utah Historical Quarterly 46, no 4 (1978): 336-55.

Brown, Ralph H. Historical Geography of the United States. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1948.

Buchanan, Hayle. Wildflowers of Southwestern Utah: A Field Guide to Bryce Canyon, Cedar Breaks, and Surrounding Plant Communities. Helena: Falcon Press Publishing, 1992.

Cannon, Brian Q. “The Sego Lily, Utah’s State Flower.” Utah Historical Quarterly 63, no. 1 (1995): 70-84.

Cooke, Philip St. George, François Xavier Aubry, and William Henry Chase Whiting. Exploring Southwestern Trails, 1846-1854. Edited by Averam B. Bender. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1938.

Hogner, Dorothy Childs. Grasshoppers and Crickets. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1960. 

Larson, A. Karl. I Was Called to Dixie: The Virgin River Basin: Unique Experiences in Mormon Pioneering. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1961. 

LeBaron, Benjamin. “The Grasshopper War.” Typescript. Hurricane, Utah, April 9, 1939. LDS Archives.

Lucia, Ellis. The Saga of Ben Holladay: Giant of the Old West. New York: Hastings House, 1959.

Madsen, Brigham D. Gold Rush Sojourners in Great Salt Lake City, 1849 and 1850. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1983.

McMullin, Leone R. “Grafton, Ghost Town: A Short General and Personal History of Grafton, Utah.” Typescript. Special Collections, Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

United States Geological Survey. First Annual Report of the United States Entomological Commission for the Year 1877 Relating to the Rocky Mountain Locust and the Best Methods of Preventing Its Injuries and of Guarding against Its Invasions. By W.C.A. Smoot. Washington, D.C., 1878.
Wahlquist, Wayne L. ed. Atlas of Utah. Provo: Brigham Young University Press, 1981.

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