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Virginia Sorensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1686

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten correspondence. The materials relate to personal and professional matters, including Sorensen's writings and publications.


  • approximately 1940-1980


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Access with permission of the curator of 20th century Mormon Western and American materials. The collection is for reference use only. For copies and publication permission, contact Boston University.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Virginia Sorensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators. For copies and publication permission, contact Boston University.

Biographical History

Sorensen was an American Mormon author from Utah.


10 boxes (5 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Most of these materials were photocopied from holdings at Boston University. They were acquired from the efforts of Dennis Rowley of Brigham Young University Special Collections.


LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).

Existence and Location of Originals

Original materials are located in Boston University.

Register of Virginia Sorensen papers
Andrea Wyss
2011 March 18
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
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