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Eliza Avery Clark autobiography

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6211

Scope and Contents

Eliza Avery Clark wrote her captivating autobiography in the year 1952 which recounts her life story from the time she was born in Farmington, Utah in 1882 until 1952. She was married to Abraham Owen Woodruff, a member of the quorum of the twelve apostles, in 1900 until his death in 1904. She later married George Cannon Lambert Jr. in 1914. The autobiography relates memories of childhood, attendance at Brigham Young College, her courtships, and the lives of her children.

Dates

  • 1952

Creator

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 Avery Clark autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Eliza Avery Clark (Woodruff) Lambert was born on 9 March 1882 in Farmington, Utah. She attended Brigham Young College which inspired her decision to become a teacher later in life. She was married to Abraham Owen Woodruff in the year 1900 until his death in 1904. She later married George Cannon Lambert Jr. in 1914 and died in California on 11 May 1953.

Extent

1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

The collection consists of Eliza Avery Clark's autobiography accounting from 1882-1952. The autobiography relates Eliza's memories of her childhood, attendance at Brigham Young College, her courtships, and the lives of her children.

Custodial History

Donated by Scott Kenney in 1988.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Scott Kenney; 1988.

Appraisal

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

Related Materials

VMSS 777; Abraham O. Woodruff Collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Title
Register of Eliza Avery Clark autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Date
2008 July 16
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