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Merry May Booth Talmage original diary, 1887-1892

 Item — Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1607 Series 2
Image of Merry May Booth Talmage original diary
Image of Merry May Booth Talmage original diary

Scope and Contents

Original handwritten diary of Merry May Booth Talmage. This volume was started just as May was leaving her home in Alpine to begin teaching at a school in Kaysville, Utah, in September 1887. Entries include engagement to James E. Talmage, her former professor at Brigham Young Academy, in February 1888, and her first years of marriage. Dated 1887-1892.


  • 1887-1892

Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted. Please use photocopies and transcriptions of diary found in folder 12.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Merry May Booth Talmage papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.) : 170 pages ; 25 x 20 cm

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States