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Talmage family papers, approximately 1950-1980, 1884-1931

 Series
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 14

Scope and Contents

Contains genealogical charts, family histories, and other family papers. A large portion of this series consists of short stories written by Susa Amelia Talmage, James E. Talmage's youngest sister. Most of the material dates from 1884 to 1931, with some additional family materials from approximately 1954 to 1978.

Dates

  • approximately 1950-1980
  • 1884-1931

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The thirty volumes of Talmage's personal journals have been reproduced on microfilm and typescript, and are available for use in either form. Use of the original journals is restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

The literary rights to the Talmage collection rest with the Harold B. Lee Library and the Talmage family. Permission to publish material from the James E. Talmage collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical history

Susa Amelia Talmage (1879-1908) was the youngest daughter of Susanna and Gabriel James Joyce Talmage. She attended the Teacher's College at Columbia University until her parents worsening health necessitated her return home.

Extent

7 folders

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS229.xml

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copy of the first twelve volumes (1879-1911) available online. Unedited transcriptions of all thirty volumes of available in boxes 26-33. Microfilm copy of journals also available.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States