Stained Glass Windows Decorative Arts The distinction between the fine arts and the "decorative" is mostly arbitrary. It was not made until eighteenth-century Europeans decided to do so, allowing fine art to gain an aura of associated mystique. Today the distinction is a familiar one, if not a clear one. The decorative arts are viewed as more craft based, serving or alluding to a function.
Bound Zionward, four hundred Saints, From Liverpool we started. In a variety of regional accents belonging to the English, Irish, Scots, and Welsh, they affirmed in the chorus their reason for undertaking the voyage: They were not, of course, the first Britons to view America as Zion; an earlier group of "Saints" had viewed their settlement in New England as part of a divine plan to civilize the wilderness and set the light of true religion upon a hill.
But these Mormon counterparts of Pilgrims and Puritans were no less avid in their belief that their journey was but a precursor to the establishment of the kingdom of God on earth, aided and abetted by one of the most efficiently organized mass emigration schemes to ply the Atlantic routes.
Faced with rebellion and subversion when his Kirtland Safety Society Anti-Banking Company failed, Joseph Smith, the prophet of the "New Dispensation," saw the church shaken to its roots by apostasy and dissension.
From the midst of the turmoil, Joseph declared that the Lord had revealed to him "that something new must be done for the salvation of His Church.
Beginning in Preston, Lancashire, the Mormon missionaries within a few years had spread into Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, and the infusion of loyal blood that Joseph Smith had desired eventually began to swell and sustain the church-ordered society at Nauvoo, Illinois. In his study of Nauvoo's early development, Robert Flanders has observed that "Utah had its roots in Nauvoo; without that seven years' experience in Illinois, the development Erastus dow palmer essays the Great Basin, and of the West, would not have been the same.
By some 25 percent of the city's population were from the British Isles and included among their ranks stonemasons, weavers, boot makers, potters, and carriage makers and settlers like James Sloan of County Tyrone, Ireland, who be-came Nauvoo's first city recorder, Welshman Dan Jones who commanded Joseph Smith's riverboat on the Mississippi, and Miles Romney, the English architect who was foreman of construction on the Nauvoo Temple.
A Scottish minister who visited the city in observed that "Nauvoo. Given a common language and similar cultural roots, it is not surprising that men and women from the British Isles have since those early years played such a significant role in the affairs of the Mormon church.
Because these early Mormons interpreted the establishment of the kingdom of God in a very literal and physical sense, it might also be expected that the Mormons from the British Isles would make significant contributions to Utah's social, economic, and cultural history.
They were not, however, the first British citizens to leave their impress upon the territory that in time became Utah.
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A Captain Welles, a British army officer and veteran of Waterloo and New Orleans, shared with Miles Goodyear in the establishment of one of the earliest permanent settlements in Utah when they built Fort Buenaventura on the Weber River inthe year before Mormon immigrants entered the Salt Lake Valley.
The Hudson's Bay Company sent its British and Canadian trappers into the region, which now includes Utah, in order to assert the British claim to this wilderness empire, and they did so by making it a veritable "fur desert" through overtrapping it and making it unattractive and unprofitable to the American trappers and traders.
While the objective of securing the Oregon country as a British domain was never achieved in a literal sense, it was in a way realized through the occupation of Utah's valleys by thousands of British settlers who came in response to a prophet's promise rather than the promise of profit.
From the first pioneer company to enter the Salt Lake Valley in July through the arduous journey of the handcart pioneers and the much later "Pullman pioneers," there was a marked British presence in Utah.
In Franklin D.
Richards led a company of some one hundred thirty British Saints to Utah and so reestablished large-scale Mormon migration, the practice having been temporarily discontinued during the exodus from Nauvoo. During that period, almost two out of every ten persons in Utah had been born in Britain, while two out of every three foreigners in Utah were of British origin.
The reduction in the percentage of British-born residents in the last two decades of the nineteenth century can be accounted for in part by the large influx of Scandinavian and German immigrants and by a tapering off of British immigrants.
This trend continued into the twentieth century, so that by the British-born population in Utah was a mere 2. Inone hundred years after the British population had made up almost one-quarter of Utah's population and two-thirds of her foreign-born population, it had shrunk to Respuestas a Preguntas- de Dios, Lila Empson Selected Piano Exam Pieces - Grade 3 X Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles: Level The USA audio CD pack, Alison Baxter Gaspar the Gaucho, .
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Dow, Dorothy, Dorothy Dow Papers, Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories.
The Robert Frost collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, galley proofs, legal and financial documents, appointment and engagement calendars, and ephemera of the American poet Robert Frost, as well as some correspondence and manuscript writings about Frost and individual issues of periodicals in which Frost’s poetry was.
Correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, clippings and other miscellaneous material relating to Alice French, author of short stories, novels and essays, who wrote under the pseudonym Octave Thanet.