Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Papers and scrapbooks relating to her work in humanities and music at Ricks College, her role as mother and wife, and position as 1978 Idaho Mother of the Year. Collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal journals (1976-1979), class syllabi, grant applications, and papers written for publication and presentation. Includes information on the 1976 Teton Dam disaster.
Materials include "The Land of Shinehah," a poem about Kirtland, Ohio, published by Orson F. Whitney. There is also a caption of a photograph about Orson F. Whitney. Date of production not identified.
Five pages of material, including an outline of courses titled Church Activities Courses, Beginning with Spring Quarter, March 8, 1920; one page titled Lectures on Maiden, Wife and Mother From an outline dealing with motherhood, giving items IV and V of the outline; two pages, apparently related, dealing with lessons on motherhood, one titled Sex in Life, and the other Pre-existence and Fore-ordination of Mothers" (photo typescripts).
Contains one small red Lady's Almanac in which Richards recorded brief entries about her daily life in Malden, Illinois in 1856. Includes entries about her daughter Carrie's health issues and eventual death. Almanac contains advertisements, poems, astronomical and Zodiac signs, information about female medical schools, stories, and information on women's domestic issues. Dated 1856.
Contains a scrapbook of the Young Mothers Council which covers the years 1965-1973. It includes programs, meeting minutes, photographs, letters, and newspaper clippings about the events of the club during those years. The second box in the collection contains loose programs, meeting minutes, letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings dealing with the life of the council.