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Wilford Stoddard autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 991

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript of original autobiography. Stoddard was born and raised in Milburne, Wyoming. He worked at various jobs in Wyoming and in Vernal and Delta, Utah. He describes the difficulties in obtaining steady employment early in the 20th century. Stoddard was married to Estella Dodd and Myrtle Hamblin at different times. He tells about raising his family and becoming active in the Mormon Church.


  • 1977


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 Wilford Stoddard autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Ranch hand, truck driver, construction worker, and Mormon bishop.


28 p. (0.09 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Ted Stoddard in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ted Stoddard; 1977.


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

Physical Description

Typewritten photocopy.

Register of Wilford Stoddard autobiography
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 28
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