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Susa Young Gates notebook

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 820

Scope and Contents

This is a holograph original of the piece "A Grateful Mother's Standpoint" given to her, as she believed, by inspiration. The story deals with the biblical Rachel and her life in polygamy. She alludes to the then current state of polygamous families and the presecution faced by the Latter-day Saint community.

Dates

  • 1898

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 Sketch

Susa Young Gates, a daughter of Brigham Young, was the author of a dozen books, the founder of many regional and national women's organizations, editor, poetess, musician, woman suffragette, and the mother of 13 children. She founded and edited the "Young Women's Journal" and the "Relief Society Magazine." She organized the music and domestic science departments at Brigham Young University and was a board member for many years. She is best known for her biography of her father, Brigham Young. Gates was a regular contributor to the "Exponent" in which this piece appeared in the Christmas issue in 1898.

Extent

1 volume (0.07 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated in 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1974.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription available in folder 2.

Processing Information

Processed; Megan Hall; April 5, 2021; Transcription added.
Title
Register of Susa Young Gates notebook
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 July 19
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