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Mildred Miles Dillman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1524

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, personal and published writings, research notes, newspaper clippings, postcards, photographs, paintings, and memorabilia. The collection relates largely to Dillman's studies on the Ute Indians and on the Uintah Basin of Utah.


  • 1920-1979


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Teacher, author, historian, and researcher on the topics of Ute Indian history, ethnography, and archaeology. She was called "Woman of many baskets" by the Utes because of her interest in collecting artifacts.


3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1.66 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

The collection was originally donated to the Museum of Peoples and Cultures at Brigham Young University. The archival segment of it was transferred to the Department of Archives and Manuscripts in the BYU Library in 1989.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Materials

Photographs transferred to Brigham Young University Photoarchives and are presently available in the collection number MSS P 578.

Register of Mildred Miles Dillman papers
Amy Perez
2011 March 7
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States