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Verna Durrant Humphries family histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 822

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two family histories written by Verna Durrant Humphries. The largest is 141 leaves and is bound. It is a history of the author's father, William Rendell Durrant (1877-1951), and her paternal uncle, Walter Henry Fitzgerald Durrant (1876-1952), as well as each man's posterity. She has entitled this history "Ada's children: a family biography." Both men were raised in Vernon, Utah and settled later near Driggs, Idaho in Teton Valley where they raised their families. The other history is a biography of the author's paternal grandfather, William Wendon Dewey Durrant (1842-1926), who was an early settler of Fairfield, Utah and Vernon, Utah.


  • 1975


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 Verna Durrant Humphries family histories must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Note

Mrs. Humphries is a homemaker and a family historian.


2 v. (156 leaves)(0.12 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1975.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Verna Durrant Humphries family histories
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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