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Verda Spencer Adams autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6263

Scope and Contents note

The Verda Spencer Adams autobiography contains Verda's written record portraying her life growing up in the early 20th century in a rural Mormon community until her experience watching her own children grow up. She was born in the year 1900, married Zeno M. Adams in 1923 and died in 1994. She depicts her life in terms of her family, day to day life, and church service.

Dates

  • 1978-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Biographical History

Verda Spencer Adams was born on 14 October 1900 in Orderville, UT, and married Zeno M. Adams on 10 October 1923. She died on 1 June 1994. She grew up in a rual area and accounts for her growing up experience.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

The Verda Spencer Adams autobiography is the written account from her experience growing up in the early 20th century in a rural Mormon community until watching her own children grow up.

Custodial History note

Donated by Verda Spencer Adams in 1986.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Verda Spencer Adams; 1986.

Appraisal note

20th Century Western and Mormon Americana.

Related Archival Materials note

Verda Spencer Adams oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1982 November 20 and 26 sound recording; MSS OH 614.

Processing Information note

Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Title
Register of Verda Spencer Adams autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2008
Date
19 August 2008
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:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States