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Rebecca Peterson Bean speech

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2273

Scope and Contents

Typewritten talk given in the fall of 1964 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Rebecca Bean lived in the Joseph Smith house from 1915 to 1939. She talks about the anit-Mormon sentiments of many of her neighbors and tells about how she and her husband, Willard Washington Bean, coped with these issues.


  • 1964


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Rebecca Peterson Bean speech must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon woman who lived in the Joseph Smith (1805-1844) home in Palmyra, New York for 24 years.


1 item (13 p.)

Custodial History

Donated by Vicki Zimmerman in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Vicki Zimmerman; 1984.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Rebecca Peterson Bean speech
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 October 7
Description rules
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