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 Mormon community.
- Gates, Susa Young, 1856-1933 (Person)
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1 v. (12 leaves)(0.07 linear ft.)
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.
Donated in 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of Susa Young Gates notebook
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 July 19
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