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Mary Hale Woolsey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2294

Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence (business and personal), scrapbooks, published and unpublished music, personal writings and literary works (poems, short stories, etc.) created and collected during Woolsey's career as a writer of adult and children's literature and as a composer of popular music.

Dates

  • 1910-1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Mary Hale Woolsey papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mary Hale Woolsey (1899-1969) was a literary author and popular music composer in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is especially noted for having composed the popular song, Springtime in the Rockies.

Extent

21 cartons (21 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

Contains manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence (business and personal), scrapbooks, published and unpublished music, personal writings and literary works (poems, short stories, etc.) created and collected during Woolsey's career as a writer of adult and children's literature and as a composer of popular music.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2294.xml

Custodial History

Created by Woolsey and retained by her daughter, Vevedeen. Donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 2001 and 2003.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Created; Vevedeen Woolsey; 2001 and 2003.

Appraisal

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Jonathan Harmon; 2005.
Title
Register of Mary Hale Woolsey papers
Status
Completed
Author
Jonathan Harmon and Taylor Dix
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States