This collection includes several histories written by Fay Frahske Burns about the area where she grew up, biographies of some of the early homesteaders, and land records. Mrs. Burns also gathered many early photographs of Lund and also assembled other early residents' memories of living there.

ORGANIZATION This collection contains two scrapbooks. The first, entitled "Life on the Escalante Desert", is divided up into six groups subgroups: A. Introductory Matter, B. Photographs, C. Histories, D. Miscellaneous Land Records, E. Newspaper Articles, and F. Correspondence. The second, entitled "Memories of Lund, Utah," is divided up into four subgroups: A. Miscellaneous Land Records, B. Photographs, C. History, and D. Appendix.