Bessie Long papers
Scope and Contents
Collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, paper dolls, and other printed ephemera written and collected by Bessie Long. Most of the information relates to the Funk and Long families, describing their lives and circumstances in Nebraska in the early 20th century. Collection also includes correspondence for Bessie Long's brother, Victor Funk, and her husband John.
- McCallson, Ilene, 1943- (Person)
- Long, Bessie (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English and German.
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 Bessie Long papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Bessie Long (b. 1880) was a housewife in Madison County, Nebraska. Her husband, John, was a farmer.
3 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3832.xml
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Ilene McCallson; 1986.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Bessie Long papers
- Rose Frank
- 10 June 2011
- 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
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States