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Rhoda R. Dougall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7975

Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to a court case between Rhoda R. Dougall, representing her deceased husband, Hugh M. Dougall, Jr., and the G.S. Wood Mercantile Company. Dougall was represented in this case by Arthur V. Watkins. Materials include correspondence with him and the attorneys for Wood's company, abstracts of the case, court proceedings papers, and other documents. Dated 1937-1940.


  • 1937-1940


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 Rhoda R. Dougall papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Rhoda R. Dougall (1868-1956) was a woman living in Utah.

Rhoda Rebecca Groesbeck Dougall was born on November 16, 1868 to Nicholas and Rhoda S. Groesbeck. She was born in Springville, Utah. She was educated in Springville. She married Hugh McSwain Dougall, and had one daughter, Catherine D. Wills. She died on October 2, 1956 in Springville, Utah.


4 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection materials are arranged in their original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Mary Johnson in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mary Johnson; 2011.


Utah political history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007.)

Collection materials pertain to a court case which took place in Utah.

Related Materials

Related materials discussing the court history of Arthur V. Watkins can be found in the collection MSS 146, Arthur V. Watkins papers.

Watkins was a lawyer who represented Rhoda R. Dougall in her case against the G.S. Wood Mercantile Company. His collection contains other materials related to his education and legacy as a lawyer and Senator.

Processing Information

Processed; Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Register of the Rhoda R. Dougall papers
Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscripts processor, and John M. Murphy, curator.
2013 April 5
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States