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Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- Provo -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret Maw papers

Identifier: MSS 830
Scope and Contents

Handwritten minutes of meetings, scrapbooks, book drafts, short stories, manuscripts and articles. The materials relate to Maw's work with women's organizations and clubs in Provo, Utah, and to her writing career. Included are drafts of Maw's stories and novels with handwritten corrections.

Dates: 1909-1963

Zola Peterson autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045342]
Identifier: MSS 1206
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Peterson writes about her life in Monticello, Blanding, and Provo, Utah. She tells about her childhood, her experiences at Brigham Young University, and her mission for the Mormon Church in the Southern United States.

Dates: approximately 1970

Pamela Jill Porter diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217751]
Identifier: MSS 1818
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Porter writes about her spiritual experiences and how she regards the Mormon Church. Some of the diaries were written while Porter attended Brigham Young University and majored in English. She also lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1971-1980

Alice Louise Reynolds papers

 Collection — Box 4: [Barcode: 31197231038735]
Identifier: MSS 120
Scope and Contents

Material contains Reynolds's handwritten correspondence from 1912 to 1937; diaries from 1924 to 1925, 1934, and 1937; lecture notes on English literature and European history from 1894; and autobiographical and miscellaneous notes from 1935 to 1938. The materials document the various aspects of Reynolds's career and life. The diaries were kept largely when Reynolds was travelling in Europe and the Middle East.

Dates: 1894-1938

Sarah A. Scott letters received

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2051
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and miscellaneous items. The items contain various letters from children and grandchildren of Sarah A. Scott and were written to her. The majority of these letters came from her children living in the Mormon colonies in Mexico. Also included are letters from children in New Zealand, Georgia, and New Mexico.

Dates: 1878-1903

Eunice Pease Haws Stewart notes and diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330976]
Identifier: MSS SC 3208
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary kept from 4 March 1855 to 2 April 1858. There are many gaps. Stewart writes about her experiences while her husband is on missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Nevada and Australia. She lived in Provo, Utah. Wilford Woodruff, Apostle in the Mormon Church, briefly lived with her family when Salt Lake City, Utah, was evacuated during the Utah Expedition in 1858.

Dates: 1855-1858

Maria D. Taylor diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2767
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Taylor writes about going on a camping trip in 1894 and accompanying her husband, Arthur Nicholls Taylor, on a mission for the Mormon Church in England in 1902.

Dates: 1894-1902

Utah Federation of Women's Clubs histories concerning the organization of financial ledgers of first district membership, 1949-1950

Identifier: MSS 830 Series 2
Scope and Contents

This series includes 1 folder containing histories for the Utah Federation of Women's Clubs first district, specifically concerning the organization of financial ledgers of membership.

Dates: 1949-1950

Utah Federation of Women's Clubs records of the first district, 1909-1947

Identifier: MSS 830 Series 1
Scope and Contents

This series includes 3 folder containing records for the Utah Federation of Women's Clubs, including those for the first district.

Dates: 1909-1947

Utah Sorosis records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1801
Scope and Contents

Contains histories, programs, and calendars of the Utah Sorosis Club. There are scrapbooks with photographs from the Sorosis Literary Club, minutes from meetings, letters of application from potential members, and other clippings. Also includes calendars of events for the club's yearly events. Finally, there is a book that tracks the finances of the club for about thirty-five years. All materials relate to the administration and activities of the Utah Sorosis Club.

Dates: 1897-2011