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Mabel Shirk and Montrue Grey Larkin diaries and biography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1703
Handwritten diaries for the years 1918 to 1939 with many gaps. Also included is a biography of Mabel Shirk Larkin by Montrue Grey Larkin. Mabel Larkin was a Methodist who converted to Mormonism in 1905. Her diaries tell about her family and private life in Ogden and in Snowville, Utah.


  • 1918-1976


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 Diaries and a biography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


13 items (0.5 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Mormon woman who converted from Methodism.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Montrue Larkin; 1977.


LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
Register of Mabel Shirk and Montrue Grey Larkin diaries and biography
Garrett Schroath
2011 April 11
Description rules
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States