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Kristi Bell cross-stitched sampler, approximately 1980s

 Item — oversize: 2
Identifier: FA 48 Series 1 Item 2

Scope and Contents

Kristi Bell cross-stitched sampler created in the 1980s. Framed. Depicts three three-quarter wreaths above and below the alphabet and the numbers 0-9 (all in dark blue) and the phrase, "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, Do it with thy might" below a line of hearts (both in grey).


  • approximately 1980s


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Open for public research.

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Biographical / Historical

Kristi Bell is married to Jim Bell and together they have six daughters – Laura (deceased), Shannon, Dianna, Lindsay, Stephanie, and Dana. Bell attended the University of Northern Texas where she studied Library Science before continuing her education at Brigham Young University (BYU) where she received a Masters in English and Folklore. After graduation, she worked for BYU as the Folklore archivist for the L. Tom Perry Special Collections until her retirement. Both during her time as a student and as a curator, Bell studied Latter-Day Saint courtship – more specifically the phenomena of the creative dance "promposal." Since retirement, she has made several donations to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.


1 artifact ; 49 x 23 x 1 cm

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States