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Richards, Hester Telle, 1870-1936



  • Existence: 1870 - 1936

Biographical History

Hester Telle Richards (1872-1936) was the daughter of George Q. Cannon an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Hester Telle Cannon was born on February 16, 1872, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George Quayle Cannon and Martha Telle. She married Daniel Brigham Hill Richards on September 3, 1902. Hester Telle Richards died on October 26, 1936, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Citation: November 13, 2014 (b. Feb. 16, 1872, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George Quayle Cannon and Martha Telle; m. Daniel Brigham Hill Richards on Sep. 3, 1902; d. Oct. 26, 1936, in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hester Telle Richards diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6943

Collection consists of photocopied pages from Richards' diary from 1891 to 1933, and a transcribed copy of Richards' diary of 1892.

Dates: 1994

Hester Telle Richards diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316439]
Identifier: MSS SC 2008
Scope and Contents

Materials include Hester Telle Richards diary which she started in 1886 when she was eighteen and apparently living in Monroe, Utah and kept it in August and September of that year. Also included are miscellaneous notes and observations including class notes from a geography course. Dated 1886-1901.

Dates: 1886-1901

Hester Telle Richards diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1853
Scope and Contents

Collection includes a handwritten diary, letters, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the diary was written from 1891 to 1893 prior to her marriage. The entries are lengthy and often introspective. The volume includes some later entries from 1932 to 1933 and some notes from 1980 in another hand. Also included is miscellaneous correspondence relating to business and family matters from 1932 and 1933.

Dates: 1891-1980

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Diaries 2
Material Types 2
Correspondence 1
Home and Family 1
Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- Diaries 1