Statement of the problem.--To relate the story of the founding of Grantsville and to chronicle the events in the several phases of the city's development.
Delimitation of the problem.--This history covers a hundred-year period beginning with the coming of the first pioneer settlers in 1850 and concluding with the Grantsville Centennial Celebration.
Statement concerning documentary sources.--The majority of sources are of "primary" classification and include the "Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints"; all other available LDS ward, stake, and Church records; other denominational records and files; many volumes of individual diaries; other family records and historical papers; the records and minute books of the Grantsville City Council; every available copy of newspapers serving Tooele County, Utah, during the period involved; certain other articles from daily papers of Salt Lake City, Utah, of the same period; and the limited contributions of present-day historians in their published works.
College and Department
Religious Education; Church History and Doctrine
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Gardiner, Alma A., "The Founding and Development of Grantsville, Utah, 1850-1950" (1959). Theses and Dissertations. 4701.
Grantsville, Utah, History