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Anna Starr Rockwood collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2507

Scope and Contents note

Contains items belonging to Anna Starr Rockwood and manuscripts concerning her and her husband's lives. "A Historical Record;" tithing receipts; biographies; newspaper clippings; photocopy of handwritten autobiography of Charles Rockwood. 3 folders.

Dates

  • 1878-1907

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Preliminarily processed; access with permission from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Anna Starr Rockwood collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Anna Starr was born February 3, 1850, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She married Charles Welcome Rockwood when she was twenty-two years old, and together they had seven children. In 1896, the family moved to Iona, Idaho. In 1914, her husband Charles died. On February 3, 1950, Anna celebrated her 100th birthday, for which she received a telegram from the President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. Anna Rockwood died on October 2, 1950. (See biography in the collection.)

Extent

3 folders (0.25 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Contains items belonging to Anna Starr Rockwood and manuscripts concerning her and her husband's lives. "A Historical Record;" tithing receipts; biographies; newspaper clippings; photocopy of handwritten autobiography of Charles Rockwood. 3 folders.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2507.xml

Custodial History note

Materials were transferred from the private collection of Richard Pattee.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Richard Pattee; August 2002.

Appraisal note

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Archival Materials note

Rockwood and Starr Family Papers, MSS 2299.

Processing Information note

Processed; 2003.
Title
Register of the Anna Starr Rockwood collection
Status
Completed
Date
2003
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.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States