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Cora Lindsay Bennion memorabilia

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 906

Scope and Contents

Newsclippings, letters of congradulation, and certificates relating to becoming Utah's Mother of the year and on having her one hundred birthday anniversary. The congratulatory missives are from Spencer W. Kimball; president of the Mormon Church, Calvin Rampton; governor of the state of Utah, and Gerald Ford; president of the United States.


  • 1943-1975


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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

Biographical History

Cora Lindsay Bennion was born in Taylorsville, Utah on December 9, 1874, to Joseph Shanks Lindsay and Emma Bennion. She married Milton Bennion on June 22, 1898 and had ten children. She was Utah Mother of the Year in 1952 and worked in the Latter-day Saint temple. Cora lived to the age of 100 and died on July 19, 1975, in Salt Lake City, Utah.


13 items


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Cora Lindsay Bennion memorabilia
Morgan Crockett
2010 July 22
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States