Skip to main content

Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie letters

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6695

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains letters from Eve Ball to Mr. and Mrs. Ogilvie spanning the years 1972-1981. There are twenty-five (25) letters in the collection, in chronological order, as they were received by the Ogilvies in these years. They also contain the envelopes in which they were sent, and the correspondence is singularly from Ms. Ball to the Ogilvie family. Additionally, four color slide photographs of Eve Ball's home are included.

Dates

  • 1972-1981

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 Kenneth Mead and Barabara Mackey Ogilvie letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Kenneth Mead Ogilvie was an acquaintance of Eve Ball, who was a leading authority on the lives of the Apache tribe in New Mexico in the middle of the 20th century. Kenneth Mead Ogilvie was married to Barbara Mackey.

Biographical History

Barbara Mackey Ogilvie lived in Arcadia, California, with her husband Kenneth Mead Ogilvie. She was an acquaintance of Eve Ball, who was a leading authority on the lives of the Apache tribe in New Mexico in the middle of the 20th century. They worked closely with her in her research and interest in the Apache tribespeople, as well as being friends on a social level.

Extent

10 folders (0.25 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

A collection of letters exchanged between Eve Ball and the Ogilvie family between the years 1972 and 1981 inclusive.

Other Finding Aids note

More detailed finding aid available in the repository.

Custodial History note

Donated by Ken Ogilvie, son of Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie in January 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Ken Ogilvie; January 2009.

Appraisal note

Illustrates professional and social life of a prominent western researcher. (Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history; Collection development policy for 20th Century western manuscripts, 2007.)

Related Archival Materials note

MSS 3096 Eve Ball Papers.

MSS SC 1423 Publications.

Processing Information note

Processed; Alicia Lynn Harris; 2009.
Title
Register of Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie letters
Status
Completed
Author
Alicia Lynn Harris, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
2009 May
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