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Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen journals, 1951-2010, bulk: bulk 1971-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8819 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains journals written by Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen. The journals from 1989 to 2000 contain daily accounts of Marva's personal life. Journals written before and after those dates do not have as many entries and are nonconsecutive. Entries include stories that involve family members, friends, service, church meetings, and work, and are mostly set in Utah. Dated 1951-2010, bulk 1971-2010.


  • 1951-2010
  • Majority of material found within 1971-2010


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 publish material from the Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Marva Genevieve Stevens Allen (1929-2011) was a Mormon wife and mother in Utah.

Marva Genevieve Stevens was born on August 9, 1929 in New Brunswick, New Jersey to Kenneth R. and Iona B. Stevens. She graduated from Utah State in 1951. Marva married LeGrande Allen on March 20, 1953 in Logan, Utah and they had eight children together. She lived a life of service and love in Bountiful, Utah. On November 27, 2011 Marva passed away in Bountiful, Utah.


1 carton

12 folders

Language of Materials