Hester Telle Richards diary
Scope and Contents
Materials include Hester Telle Richards diary which she started in 1886 when she was eighteen and apparently living in Monroe, Utah and kept it in August and September of that year. Also included are miscellaneous notes and observations including class notes from a geography course. Dated 1886-1901.
- Richards, Hester Telle, 1870-1936 (creator, Person)
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 Hester Telle Richards diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Hester Telle Richards (1872-1936) was the daughter of George Q. Cannon an apostle in the Mormon Church.
Hester Telle Cannon was born on February 16, 1872, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George Quayle Cannon and Martha Telle. She married Daniel Brigham Hill Richards on September 3, 1902. Hester Telle Richards died on October 26, 1936, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
2 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Ivan J. Barrett in 1981.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Ivan J. Barrett; 1981.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1.V, November 2013).
Existence and Location of Copies
Digital version of materials available online and on M-disc in folder 2.
For the online images, starting at Image 79, digital images differ slightly from the original journal for viewers to be able to read entries in chronological order. This required rotating and renumbering some of the pages. The physical journal was filled out upside down and written backwards, starting on the second-to-last page of the journal.
Processed; Benjamin Sipes, 2010.
- Register of Hester Telle Richards diary
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 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.