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Della Hurst Brady diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 3071

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. The items were placed in plastic bindings. Della writes about her daily activities and her association with friends and family.


  • 1958-1967


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public use. The collection may be photocopied. All publication rights are retained by the donor.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Della Hurst was born in Colonia Dublan, Mexico, in the Mormon colony. She came to the United States at age 16 fleeing from the revolution in Mexico. She married Sidney Brady in 1916 and had eight children which survived to adulthood. One son died at an early age. Her oldest child was Leota Brady. Della lived her adult life in Fairview, Utah. She died in 1967 from the effects of cancer.


7 v. (0.5 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

These materials were donated to the office of Special Collections in 2004 by Albert Winkler, a grandson of Della Hurst Brady.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Albert Winkler; 2004.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Della Hurst Brady diaries
Garrett Schroath
2011 March 17
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States