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Dora D. Flack collection

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 6226

Scope and Contents note

The Dora D. Flack collection contains the original manuscripts of "Preserving your Past," "Dry and Save-Food and Money," and the "Wheat for Man." It also contains a bound compilation entitled "Sketches of how my books came to be" where Flack describes the process she went through to develop her books into the finished products. Also included are copies of the books in their published form as well as her books "What about Christmas?" and "The Dutson Family History."

Dates

  • 1957-1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Biographical History

Dora D. Flack was born 9 July 1919. She married Legrand Flack on 7 January 1946 and they had six children together. She wrote books relating to cooking and family history as well as some sentimental stories.

Extent

1 box (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

The Dora D. Flack collection contains original manuscripts from her works inculding: "Preserving your Past," "Dry and Save-Food and Money," and the "Wheat for Man" manucripts. The collection contains the manuscripts in their published form as well as a copy of, "What about Christmas?" and "The Dutson Family History." Also enclosed is a bound compilation entitled "Sketches of how my books came to be" where Flack describes how she came to write her books.

Custodial History note

Donated by Dora D. Flack in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Dora D. Flack; 1978.

Appraisal note

20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because Dora D. Flack is Mormon and from the west.

Related Archival Materials note

Dutson family history, 1998; BX 8670.1 .D954n 1998 vol.1

Fun with fruit preservation : leather, drying and other methods, 1980; TX 612 .F7 F58x

Dry and save : a complete guide to food drying at home, 1977; TX609 .F57

Preserving your past : a painless guide to writing your autobiography and family history, 1977; CT 25 .D58

Butch Cassidy, my brother; F 595 .C362 B47

What about Christmas? A family storybook for December; BX 8688.3 .F593w

Wheat for man : why and how : with recipes developed expressly for the use of stoneground whole wheat flour, 1962; TX 809 .W45 R68x

Processing Information note

Processed; Katie Connors; student processor, and John Murphy; curator; 2008.
Title
Register of Dora D. Flack collection
Status
Completed
Author
Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; July 2008.
Date
25 July 2008
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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