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Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2070

Scope and Contents

Diaries, photographs, and other papers of Margaret Greer Nuttall and her husband, William A. Nuttall. Includes autobiographical sketch of Margaret and papers relating to her activities as a student at Brigham Young Academy, including diaries, class notes, report card, and three group photographs of her with classmates. Her diaries, dated 1896-1902, also reflect her activities in Wallsburg, Utah, and in Provo Canyon. William Nuttall's papers relate to his service as a Mormon missionary in New Zealand, including photocopied diary entries dated 1900 and a photograph of him with three other persons. The collection includes typed transcriptions of Margaret's diaries, prepared by the BYU Department of Special Collections and Manuscripts during 1998-1999.

Dates

  • 1893-1976

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

These materials are available with the approval of the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Latter-day Saint woman; student at Brigham Young Academy, 1897-1904 (institution name changed to Brigham Young University, 1903).

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Diaries, photographs, and other papers of Margaret Greer Nuttall and her husband, William A. Nuttall. Includes autobiographical sketch of Margaret and papers relating to her activities as a student at Brigham Young Academy.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series: 1. Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall papers, 1897-1976; 2. William Albert Nuttall diaries, January-October 1900; and 3. Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall photographs, circa 1899-1903.

Other Finding Aids

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/MSS2070.xml

Custodial History

Four volumes of Margaret Greer Nuttall diaries, 1896-1899, were formerly cataloged under MSS 540. In 1998 a daughter of William and Margaret Nuttall donated additional family papers, including two more of Margaret's diaries. The diaries and other papers were combined under a new call number, MSS 2070, in December 1999.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; daughter of William and Margaret Nuttall; 1998.

Appraisal

Papers document the history of Brigham Young University and its student life.

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Related Materials

The Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah, has a microfilm copy of twenty-one volumes of Margaret G. Nuttall diaries, dated 1880-1962. The Historical Department also has an original William A. Nuttall diary, 1902-1903, written during his mission in New Zealand. Utah State University, Logan, Utah, also has a microfilm copy of William and Grace Nuttall diaries.

Separated Materials

A compilation of scriptural "Ready References," printed in Maori in 1893 and bound together with a Maori grammar book, was removed from the collection for cataloging in the Americana Collection of the Harold B. Lee Library.

Processing Information

Processed; Brian D. Reeves and Tiffani Rytting; 2000.
Title
Register of the Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall family papers
Status
Completed
Author
Brian D. Reeves and Tiffani Rytting
Date
2000
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