Personal histories of Andrew May, 1906-1933; Alfred James, 1905-1991; and Verda Pauline Carter, 1908-1998
Scope and Contents
Personal history of Andrew May contains information on his ancestors; childhood in Cardston, Alberta, Canada; life in Baker, Oregon; marriage to Jean Fossum; and his illness and death. Also contains significant information of his wife's Latter-day Saint mission to California, 1926-1928. Personal history of Alfred James Madsen contains information on his ancestors; memories of his childhood in Provo, Utah; church service, including a LDS mission to New Zealand, 1926-1929; marriage; farm life; LDS mission to Pennsylvania, 1972-1973; and travels. Personal history of Verda Pauline Carter contains information on her ancestors; memories of her childhood in Provo, Utah; marriage; church service, including a LDS mission to Pennsylvania, 1972-1973; travels; and the death of her husband. The personal histories were compiled by James A. May and printed in 1998.
- May, James A. (James Andrew), 1931- (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Personal histories of Andrew May, 1906-1933; Alfred James, 1905-1991; and Verda Pauline Carter, 1908-1998 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
James A. May, the compiler, is the son of Andrew May, and the son-in-law of Alfred James Madsen and Verda Pauline Carter.
Earlier in 1998 James May sent to the archives, via e-mail, a history of his mother, Jean Fossum May (A98-167). On Oct. 20, 1998 he sent these additional histories of his father and in-laws.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; James A. May; 1998.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Baker City (Or.)
- Biography -- 20th century
- Cardston (Alta.)
- Carter, Verda Pauline
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Pennsylvania
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--New Zealand
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--California
- Latter Day Saints -- Biography
- Madsen, Alfred James
- May, Andrew
- Provo (Utah)
- Register of Personal histories of Andrew May, 1906-1933; Alfred James, 1905-1991; and Verda Pauline Carter, 1908-1998
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 15
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.