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Latter Day Saint women -- Arizona -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Roberta Flake Clayton book drafts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 715
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of biographies used in Clayton's "Pioneer Women of Arizona," published in 1969, and "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Arizona," published in 1974. Most of the 195 women and 118 men are Mormons who relate their personal experiences in the early settlements of Arizona.

Dates: 1969-1974

Donald Godfrey collection of oral histories and biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3297
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of oral histories and biographies collected by Donald Godfrey in the 1980s. Includes documentation on the Mormon experience, as well as that of the Paiute Indians.

Dates: approximately 1980-1989

Emma Wartstill Mecham Nielson diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 601
Scope and Contents

Contains the original handwritten diary of Emma Wartstill (or Waitstill) Mecham Nielson that includes the time period from 1887 to 1916, with diary entries spanning from 1887 to 1897 and financial records spanning from 1914 to 1916. Diary is during the seven-month period Nielson was living by herself with her children in St. George, Utah, her daily activities as a mother and active church member, and her relationship with her fellow plural wife. Dated 1887 to 1916.

Dates: 1887-1916

Genevieve Johnson Pettit journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312107]
Identifier: MSS SC 1527
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a journal by Genevieve Johnson Pettit. In this journal Pettit tells of her journey from Arizona to Canada with a group of 41 travellers, her impressions of various towns she passed through, and her dates with Jim Sirrine.

Dates: 1902