Lydia S. Clawson postcards
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7083
Scope and Contents note
Contains postcards sent to the Clawson family, postcards sent by the Clawson family, greeting cards, and other related correspondence. Some of the postcards in the collection were left blank, while in others the sender or recipient is unidentified. The collection is divided into three separate categories. These include postcards from the Clawson family, postcards from friends of the Clawson family, and blank postcards. The postcards date from 1908 to 1918.
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 Lydia S. Clawson postcards must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Lydia Spencer Clawson was born 13 November 1860 to Daniel Spencer and Mary Jane Cutcliffe. On 29 March 1883 she married Rudger Clawson as a plural wife. They had nine children. Lydia, Rudger, and their family served in Europe together when Rudger was called to serve as the mission president of the European mission in 1910. Lydia died 1 February 1941.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Collection contains incoming postcards to the Clawson family and outgoing postcards from the Clawson family, dated 1908 to 1918.
Other Finding Aids note
More detailed finding aid available in repository upon request.
Custodial History note
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
- Register of Lydia S. Clawson postcards
- Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- 1 July 2009
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.