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Shannon Howells collection on James and May Booth Talmage family

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8863

Scope and Contents

Collection includes materials related to James and May Booth Talmage and their family. Included are digital images of documents, letters, journals, stories, and other material created by and about the Talmage family. Also included are seven CDs with digital images of some of Howells' documents on the James and May Booth Talmage family scanned by the Church History Library in 2010. Dated circa 1876 to 2010.


  • approximately 1876-2010


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

Shannon Howells (1947-) worked in individual and family services in Utah.

Shannon Howells was born in 1947 to Norman Steed and Barbara Brandley Howells. She is retired from individual and family services and currently lives in Salt Lake, Utah.


1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Shannon Howells, a great granddaughter of James and May Booth Talmage, in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Shannon Howells; May 2016.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013.)

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies of compact discs available for use in the reference room.

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Julian; 2016.

Register of Shannon Howells collection on James and May Booth Talmage family
Sadie Julian
2016 November 30
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