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Mormon women -- New Mexico -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lily Klasner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1963
Scope and Contents Book drafts, correspondence, notices, court transcripts, newspaper clippings, political pamphlets, poetry in English and Spanish, and certificates. The materials relate to Klasner's research for her autobiography, "My Girlhood Among Outlaws," and her biography of John Chisum, "Baron of the Pecos."
Dates: 1885-1972

Lily Klasner historical research material

Identifier: MSS 1963 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence and notes focusing on specific historical information.
Dates: 1885-1972

Lily Klasner miscellaneous possessions

Identifier: MSS 1963
Scope and Contents Contains items mostly not created nor written by Lilly Klasner, but rather just items owned by her, such as books, maps, souviners, etc.
Dates: 1885-1972

Lily Klasner newspaper clippings

Identifier: MSS 1963 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous newspaper clippings, some of them divided topically.
Dates: 1885-1972

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