Martha Stubbs Cragun scrapbooks on Provo, Utah history
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.
- Cragun, Martha Stubbs, 1874-1951 (Person)
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.
2 oversize boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3149.xml
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.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Processed; Jon Farrell; 2006.
- Register of Martha Stubbs Cragun scrapbooks on Provo, Utah history
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 May 18
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.