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Mary Elizabeth Hendricks and John Dinnan Speirs journals and family records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2181

Scope and Contents

Includes her journal, kept while teaching school in Richmond, Utah, 1896-1897; personal histories written by her and her husband, John D. Speirs, which include information on their settlement in Tooele County, Utah; biography of Samuel Allen Hendricks; photocopied images of members of the Hendricks and Speirs families; and a family group sheet of Samuel A. Hendricks and his wife, Eliza.


  • 1848-1956


Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Photocopy available for patron use.

Conditions Governing Use

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


9 folders (0.9 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donor is a granddaughter of Mary E. Speirs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kay S. Stokes; 1999.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Mary Elizabeth Hendricks and John Dinnan Speirs journals and family records
Garrett Schroath
2011 April 1
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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