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Eliza Roundy Fillmore papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1851

Scope and Contents

Contains scrapbooks, correspondence, and other material from Eliza Roundy Fillmore's time as the Utah State Director for American Art Week. The correspondence comes from the American Artists Professional League and others congratulating her on her success as the director. Fillmore was also active in the American and Utah Rose Societies, and this collection includes her membership certificates, flower show awards, and information about different types of roses. Fillmore also collected newspaper clippings about the American Bicentennial Celebration, and a certificate praising her for her collection of history. The collection also includes photographs of Fillmore, mostly from when she was the Utah State Director.

Dates

  • 1927-1977

Creator

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 Eliza Roundy Fillmore papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Eliza Roundy Fillmore (1888-1977) was a painter and professional lecturer on flower arrangements in Provo, Utah.

Eliza Roundy Fillmore was an active member of the American Artists Professional League, American Rose Society, and Utah Rose Society. She served as the Utah State Director for American Art Week and as art director for the Provo Pioneer Museum and Women's Council of Provo. She was the art chairmen for other women's societies as well, and was on the Provo Art Board. She was a member of American Pen Women, and placed first with her paintings in the state organization. This allowed her to exhibit her paintings in the Smithsonian Institute in 1955 and 1959. She was very active in church, community, and club activities throughout her life.

Extent

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

2 oversize folders (0.4 linear ft.)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in four series: 1. American Art Week papers, 1954-1977; 2. Bicentennial Celebration newspaper clippings, 1974-1976; 3. Flower show awards, 1927-1966; 4. Eliza Roundy Fillmore Photographs, 1959-1966.

Custodial History

Donated by Mary Fillmore in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mary Fillmore; June 1978.

Appraisal

LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; April 2011.
Title
Register of Eliza Roundy Fillmore papers
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 April 8
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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