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Betty Eames Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8855

Content Description

Collection contains materials pertaining to the life of Betty Eames Brown. It includes her personal bridal shower scrapbook telling the story of her and her husband Herb. It also contains a memorial program for Private Robert Hilton and a Christmas program. Dated circa 1943-1945.


  • approximately 1943-1945


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 Betty Eames Brown papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Betty Eames Brown (1924-2007) was a mother and a patron of the arts in Missouri.

Betty Eames Brown was born on June 29, 1924 to William Henrey and Eloise Lowder Eames in Ogden Utah. She had three sisters and grew up in Ogden. She was married on July 26, 1944 to Herbert Ensign Brown and had two children. Herbert and Betty moved to Columbia in 1956 where Herbert taught at the University of Missouri. She worked as an Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the Biological Sciences Divison at the University of Missouri. She also was a docent at the Museum of Art and Archeology at the University. In addition, Betty had multiple church assignments for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she taught primary, sunday school and Relief Society. Betty died December 26, 2007 of a stroke.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by James R. Brown, son of Betty Brown, in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; James R. Brown; April 2016.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana, 2.B.5.VI, August 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Susana Zubeldia; 2016.

Register of Betty Eames Brown papers
Susana Zubeldia
2016 September 20
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