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Martha Stubbs Cragun scrapbooks on Provo, Utah history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3149

Scope and Contents

Collection contains scrapbooks created by Martha Cragun while living in Provo. Includes newspaper clippings and photographs related to Provo, Utah history (1903-1951), especially concerning its citizens and events such as marriages, anniversaries, and deaths.

Dates

  • 1903-1951

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Preliminarily processed; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Martha Stubbs Cragun scrapbooks on Provo, Utah history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Martha Amelia Stubbs was born 24 September 1874, in Provo, Utah. She married Calvin Cragun (1862-1939) on 12 June 1901 as his second wife. They began their married life together in Woods Cross, Utah, but after two years they decided to move back to Provo, Utah. They spent the rest of their lives in the Provo area. Together they had three children: Calvin Jr., Oralie Amelia (Wilkinson), and Frank Stubbs.

Extent

2 oversize boxes (3.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3149.xml

Custodial History

The scrapbooks of this collection were handed down by Martha to her son Frank. His wife Helen Rowe Cragun gave the scrapbooks to the donor Nancy Calkins, a historic perservation consultant. Mrs. Calkins gave the scrapbooks to Brigham Young University on February 2, 2005.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Nancy Calkins; 2005.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; Jon Farrell; 2006.
Title
Register of Martha Stubbs Cragun scrapbooks on Provo, Utah history
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 May 18
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