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Adelia H. Hardin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1324

Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and miscellaneous papers. The materials relate to the Patty and Hardin families and include a sixteen-page letter by J. R. Hardin telling about his journey from Missouri to Salt Lake City, Utah. Some of the materials relate to the American Civil War. Many of the items were written in California and Missouri.


  • 1843-1904


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 the Adelia H. Hardin collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Adelia H. Patty (1842-1926) was a teacher and homemaker in Missouri and California.

Ann Adelia Hardin was born in Platte County, Missouri in August 1842 to John R. Patty and Susan M. Watkins. In September 1869 she married Levi H. Patty, then a medic employed by the Army. They had six children, all but one of which died as in childhood. The family moved to California, and Adelia remained there after her husband's death in 1895.

Adelia H. Patty passed away on May 26, 1926 in Alameda County, California.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; 1970.

Register of the Adelia H. Hardin papers
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States