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[Oral History With Longlan Stuy]

Description: Oral history of Longlan Stuy regarding the adoptions of Meikina, Meigon, and Meilan from Guangdong Province (Meikina and Meigon) and Henan Province (Meilan) in China. She shares her views on international adoption and the difficulties of sharing Chinese culture with her daughters in the United States. She also speaks about her work researching birth parents for adoptees.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 17 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Stuy, Longlan
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Sophie Mei]

Description: Personal statement of Sophie Mei regarding her adoption from the Yangxi County Social Welfare Institute in Guangdong Province, China. She describes her childhood in California and Utah, how she raised funds for her orphanage, and her trip to Guangdong Province where she visited the orphanage. There is a photo of Sophie on the last page of the statement.
Date: October 16, 2016
Creator: Sophie Mei
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Members of the Stuy Family]

Description: Personal statements of Meikina, Meigon, Meilan, Longlan, and Brian Stuy regarding the adoptions of Meikina, Meigon, and Meilan from Guangdong Province (Meikina and Meigon) and Henan Province (Meilan) in China. Meikina describes her role as big sister and her feelings when meeting each of her sisters for the first time. Meigon shares her feelings on her connections to China and Chinese culture, and Meilan shares her early memories from China. Longlan discusses her family's history, her childhood during the 1970s in Guangdong Province, and the effects of China's One Child Policy on the affected generations. Brian describes the research he's done to help connect adoptees to their birth families and his views on international adoption. There is a photo of the family on the last page of the document.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Stuy, Meikina; Stuy, Meigon; Stuy, Meilan; Stuy, Longlan & Stuy, Brian
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Oral History With Brian Stuy]

Description: Oral History with Brian Stuy regarding the adoption of his children, Meikina, Meigon, and Meilan Stuy from Guangdong Province (Meikina and Meigon) and Henan Province (Meilan) in China. He discusses how he arrived at his decision to adopt from China, his leaving of the Mormon Church, about meeting is wife, Longlan Stuy, and their experience adopting Meilan. He also shares his views on China's One Child Policy and his disillusionment with international adoption.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 38 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Stuy, Brian
Partner: St. Edward’s University

California, Utah, Lr. California and New Mexico

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century cities, towns, and geographical features in New Mexico Territory, Utah Territory, and California. Relief shown by hachures. Map appeared in the Weekly Dispatch Atlas. Scale [ca. 1:5,068,000].
Date: 1864
Creator: Ettling, Theodor, b. 1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Great Salt Lake (Mormon) City

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century settlements, mineral resources, caves, military posts, roads, and irrigation lines in the Salt Lake City area. Appeared in The Weekly Dispatch atlas [1863]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,000,000].
Date: 1863
Creator: Weller, Edward, d. 1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Soil map, Utah, Provo sheet

Description: Map shows towns, township grid, railroads, irrigation canals, and soil types. Includes legends and soil profile. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States. Bureau of Soils.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Territory of Utah.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Utah counties, cities and towns, mining activity and mineral resources, township grid, Native American reservations, roads, military reservations, Overland Mail route, and a proposed Union Pacific Railroad route. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1866
Creator: United States General Land Office
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County Map of Utah and Nevada.

Description: Map shows counties, towns, roads, railroads, and other features in Utah and Nevada during the late nineteenth century. Includes text notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1867
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean route near the 35th parallel: Map no. 2: From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean.

Description: Map shows expeditionary trails, Native American names for mountain peaks, and potential railroad routes. Includes distance in miles points along route and notes. Insets: "Sketch of Aztec Pass" and "Sketch of Campbell's Pass" [both] drawn by C. Mahon. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:950,400].
Date: [1853..1854]
Creator: Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817(?)-1863
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Salt Lake City Tourist's Guide

Description: Tourist guide to Salt Lake City, Utah, put out by Rio Grande Western Railway. It includes descriptions, illustrations, and directions to various places in the city including the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle; the Knutsford Hotel; state, county, and city government buildings; and scenery. Other sections of the guide contain interesting facts and figures about the area as well as a directory of places not described: Asylums, Hospitals, Homes; Assemblies, Unions etc.; Cemeteries; Churches; Clubs; Colleges and Schools; Halls and Buildings; Hotels and Apartments; Lodges and Orders; Libraries; Daily Papers; Railroads; Societies; Theatr[es]; Offic[es...]; Parks and Public Places. A large segment of this book is missing at the bottom, along the spine.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rio Grande Western Railway Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

County Map of Utah and Nevada.

Description: Map shows counties, towns, roads, railroads, and other features in Utah and Nevada during the late nineteenth century. Includes text notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Utah.

Description: Map shows railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features; Natural Bridges Monument. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,690,000].
Date: [1908..1928]
Creator: C.S. Hammond & Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of Utah]

Description: Map shows counties, existing and proposed railroads, Indian reservations, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:2,400,000].
Date: [1892..1894]
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County Map of Utah and Nevada.

Description: Map shows counties, towns, roads, railroads, and other features in Utah and Nevada during the late nineteenth century. Includes text notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1870
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County Map of Utah and Nevada.

Description: Map shows counties, towns, roads, railroads, and other features in Utah and Nevada during the late nineteenth century. Includes text notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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