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Vance family history papers, approximately 1960-1968

 Series — Box: 3, Folder: 8-10
Identifier: MSS 8322 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains information on Norma Vance's personal family history. Includes several genealogy books. Materials dated approximately 1960-1968.


  • approximately 1960-1968


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 Norma Vance research 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:

Norma Vance (1930-) is an author and historian in Utah.

Norma Lois Pritchett was born on March 11, 1930 in Mt Pleasant, Utah to John C. and Edith A. Pritchett. She was adopted by James Lewis and Mary Jensen in 1934, and took their name. She then married Herald A Vance on September 15, 1948 in Fairview, Utah, and together had five children. They have lived in Provo, Orem, Fairview, Salem, and Payson, Utah, over the course of their lives together.

Vance worked as a decorator consultant at Sears in Provo, and became an Honorary Trustee and Board member at the Fairview Museum of History and Art. Her husband had a high interest in photography, and she in biographies, so they worked together, along with a committee, to write, compile, and publish a family history, Spring City, Utah history, and Fairview, Utah history.


3 folders

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