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Ruth T. Moss article

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8094

Scope and Contents

Contains an original letter and a typed manuscript describing Moss's experiences teaching the gospel as a Mormon missionary in Kelsey, Texas in 1929. Describes the area and the members there. Dated 1980.

Dates

  • 1980

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 the Ruth T. Moss article must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Ruth T. Moss (1903-1995) was an LDS woman and writer.

Ruth T. Moss was born Ruth Mary Torrens in England on April 21, 1903. Her parents were William Torrens and Ellen Ada Barrow. She was one of three children. She grew up in England, then met Elder Alex "Reed" Moss from Utah, while he served a mission there. After his return home, they corresponded and were married June 29, 1928 in Utah. In 1929, they were called to serve a mission in Kelsey, Texas. Ruth passed away on September 7, 1995, at the age of 92.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Files maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Ruth Moss Kulerman in 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ruth Moss Kulerman; 2012.

Appraisal

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

Ruth T. Moss was an LDS woman and missionary in Kelsey, Texas.

Processing Information

Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.

Title
Register of the Ruth T. Moss article
Author
Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator.
Date
October 15, 2012
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

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