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Sarah Patterson journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4078

Scope and Contents

Journal includes an autobiographical account of Patterson's life, as well as daily entries on her activities between 1898 and 1903. Entries are made regularly between 1899 and 1901, with occasional entries after that time. Generally relates to daily activities and her work with the Relief Society. Also includes accounts of various deaths in the community.


  • 1898-1903


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 Sarah Patterson journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Sarah Patterson (1867-1906) was a Mormon woman from Bloomington, Idaho. She was active in the Church, and served as president of the Relief Society from 1897 to 1906.


1 folder (0.07 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Journal was preserved by Patterson's daughter, and donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections by her grandchildren. It was held as part of the Ed. Hart collection until it was separated in 2003.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dorothy Ward Houston; 2003.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Sarah Patterson journal
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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