Alden, Sharon Reid, 1938-
- Existence: 1938-
Sharon Reid Alden (1938-) is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the daughter of Rose Marie Reid.
Sharon Reid was born on October 2, 1938, in Vancouver, Canada, to Rose Marie and Jack Reid. She attended York House with her sister, Carole, in her childhood. In June 1949, they moved to California to be with their mother. Sharon went to the Annie Wright Seminary in Tacoma, Washington. After high school, she graduated from Brigham Young University. She married Paul Alden, a Jew who later was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They had several children. They currently live in Wyoming.
Citation:Burr, Carole Reid and Roger K. Petersen. "Rose Marie Reid: An extraordinary life story." American Fork, UT: Covenant, 1995. (born on October 2, 1938 in Vancouver, Canada to Rose Marie and Jack Reid; raised mostly by her grandmother, Marie Yancey, due to her parents' divorce and mother's work; attended York House with her sister, Carole, in her childhood; June, 1949, they moved to California to be with their mother; went to the Annie Wright Seminary in Tacoma, Washington; married Paul Alden, a Jewish boy who later was baptized into the LDS church; had several children.)
Carole Reid Burr and Sharon Reid Alden collection on Rose Marie Reid. MSS 8044. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. (currently live in Wyoming)
Ancestry.com, May 22, 2012. (Sharon Reid Alden, b. 1938). (Born on October 2, 1938.)
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Contains files on the acquisitions of the Rose Marie Reid company, and other companies' acquisitions of Rose Marie Reid. Includes documents on trademark transference, correspondence between lawyers, Reid and her daughter Carole, invoices, and contracts. Includes references to the Sirena Apparel Group, United Merchants and Manufacturers, and several other companies. Dated approximately 1965 to 2001.
Contains various clippings from newspapers and magazines about Rose Marie Reid swimsuits. Includes advertisements for her swimsuits and other clothing, as well as articles on the rise of the company and Reid herself as a designer, mother, and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated approximately 1938 to 1988.
Contains records of Rose Marie Reid's awards. Includes photographs and articles about her success, especially the American Sportswear Design award and Designer of the Year award. Also contains collections of programs from these awards ceremonies, photographs of Reid accepting the awards, and a couple of actual medals and a trophy. Dated approximately 1953 to 1964.
Contains catalogs for Rose Marie Reid's swimsuit collections. Includes some of her early catalogs for the Canadian line, as well as later ones. Also contains catalogs from her juniors' collection of teen swimsuits, and from collections featuring her swimsuits under different labels, such as the Marina del Mar collections. Dated approximately 1948 to 1968.
Contains speeches given by Reid and correspondence to family and friends. Speeches were given at various locations, including church groups, schools, and civic centers. Also includes many speeches given at Brigham Young University. Speeches pertain to business and life success, religion, and beauty. Correspondence pertains to her life and legacy. Includes letters from fans who attended her speeches. Dated approximately 1953 to 1979.
Contains design materials for Rose Marie Reid's business. Includes sketches of her plans for designs, design books with scraps of fabric to match each design, and photographs of the dresses with inventory information. All materials pertain to her swimsuit lines. Dated approximately 1947 to 1956.
Contains clippings and files on Rose Marie Reid's family, including her daughters, Carole Reid Burr and Sharon Reid Alden. Includes a folder of newspaper clippings on the death of her brother and sister-in-law, notes on Reid's ancestors, including Orson Hyde and Matthew Cowley, and Yancey family history. These files also include letters and photographs of their ancestors, of Reid, and her daughters. Dated approximately 1899 to 1998.
Contains documents related to lawsuits filed against the Rose Marie Reid company. Includes correspondence between lawyers, tax files for a case in Canada, and rights and royalty information. All the cases pertain to Reid's business and incorporation. Includes contracts and records of the actual cases. Dated approximately 1940 to 1971.
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- Mormons -- California -- Los Angeles 12
- Women fashion designers 12
- Letters 9
- Mormon women 8
- Swimming 8
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 6
- Advertisements 5
- Publications 5
- Audiotapes 4
- Photographs 4
- Clothing 3
- Contracts 3
- Fashion 3
- Latter Day Saints -- California -- Los Angeles 3
- Catalogs 2
- Family histories 2
- Latter Day Saints -- Alberta -- Cardston -- History 2
- Legal instruments 2
- Actions and defenses 1
- Artifacts 1
- Awards 1
- Books 1
- Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 1
- Clothing and dress 1
- Clothing and dress -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
- Drafts (Documents) 1
- Evangelistic work -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
- Fan mail 1
- Fashion -- United States -- History 1
- Fashion designers 1
- Judaism 1
- Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Pamphlets 1
- Latter Day Saint temples 1
- Latter Day Saint women 1
- Latter Day Saint women -- United States 1
- Medals 1
- Missions and Missionaries 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Periodicals 1
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- Records and briefs 1
- Retail trade 1
- Sketches 1
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Latter Day Saint authors 1
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