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Mary Ann Linton Morgan family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6710

Scope and Contents

The Mary Ann Linton Morgan family papers contain original geneaological research and pedigree charts, including old family trees of the Sutton family, compiled by Mary Ann Linton Morgan. Also contains a diary from 1924, the patriarchal blessing of Mary Ann Linton Morgan, two letters to the family of John Hamilton Morgan (Mary Ann's husband) from Heber J. Grant, 1930s missionary photographs of an Elder Vincent in Tonga, and various books pertaining to the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The overall collection contains documents from 1848-1991, but primarily consists of materials from approximately 1930 to 1950.

Dates

  • 1848-1991
  • Majority of material found within approximately 1930-1950

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Biographical History

Mary Ann Linton Morgan (1865-1951) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who compiled extensive genealogical records.

Mary Ann Linton Morgan was born February 11, 1865, in Nephi, Utah. She married John Hamilton Morgan on June 7, 1888. Mary found and compiled extensive records on her family history. She died March 19, 1951.

Extent

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th and 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collecion development policy 5.IV, 2007).

Existence and Location of Copies

Digitized discs of family history information contained in box 3 folder 14.

Related Materials

The life and ministry of John Morgan. "For a wise and glorious purpose"; BX 8670.1 .M823r 1965.

Faith promoting experiences in the ministry of President John Morgan; BX 8608 .A1a no.5751.

Processing Information

Processed; Katie Connors; 2009.

Processed; Grace Bithell; 2019.

Processed; Jace Packer; 2020.

Creator

Title
Register of Mary Ann Linton Morgan family papers
Status
Completed
Author
Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator
Date
2009 January 13
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