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Elizabeth Souter diaries, 1940-1973

Identifier: MSS 2037 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains diaries written by Elizabeth Souter between 1940 and 1971. Includes descriptions of her activities and community service in Utah.


  • Other: 1940-1973


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Elizabeth Souter (1889-1976) was an English American missionary and philanthropist in Utah.

Elizabeth Souter was born April 10, 1889 in Liverpool, England. She served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1923 to 1925 in the Northern States Mission. In 1937 Elizabeth served as president of the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association (YWMIA) of the Utah Stake, which comprised of Provo and Orem areas. In 1948 Elizabeth was called to serve as a missionary in the British Mission. She traveled to and from the United States to England many times throughout her life. She was involved with philanthropic work in Provo, Utah, and with a variety of clubs and organizations involving women's issues. She also provided activities and programs for the youth of Utah County. She passed away on February 19, 1976 in Provo, Utah.


1 folder

4 boxes

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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