Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall family papers
Scope and Contents
Diaries, photographs, and other papers of Margaret Greer Nuttall and her husband, William A. Nuttall. Includes autobiographical sketch of Margaret and papers relating to her activities as a student at Brigham Young Academy, including diaries, class notes, report card, and three group photographs of her with classmates. Her diaries, dated 1896-1902, also reflect her activities in Wallsburg, Utah, and in Provo Canyon. William Nuttall's papers relate to his service as a Mormon missionary in New Zealand, including photocopied diary entries dated 1900 and a photograph of him with three other persons. The collection includes typed transcriptions of Margaret's diaries, prepared by the BYU Department of Special Collections and Manuscripts during 1998-1999.
- Nuttall, Margaret Grace Greer, 1880-1971 (creator, Person)
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These materials are available with the approval of the University Archivist.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Latter-day Saint woman; student at Brigham Young Academy, 1897-1904 (institution name changed to Brigham Young University, 1903).
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Diaries, photographs, and other papers of Margaret Greer Nuttall and her husband, William A. Nuttall. Includes autobiographical sketch of Margaret and papers relating to her activities as a student at Brigham Young Academy.
Arranged in three series: 1. Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall papers, 1897-1976; 2. William Albert Nuttall diaries, January-October 1900; and 3. Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall photographs, circa 1899-1903.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2070.xml
Four volumes of Margaret Greer Nuttall diaries, 1896-1899, were formerly cataloged under MSS 540. In 1998 a daughter of William and Margaret Nuttall donated additional family papers, including two more of Margaret's diaries. The diaries and other papers were combined under a new call number, MSS 2070, in December 1999.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; daughter of William and Margaret Nuttall; 1998.
Papers document the history of Brigham Young University and its student life.
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
A compilation of scriptural "Ready References," printed in Maori in 1893 and bound together with a Maori grammar book, was removed from the collection for cataloging in the Americana Collection of the Harold B. Lee Library.
Processed; Brian D. Reeves and Tiffani Rytting; 2000.
- Register of the Margaret Grace Greer Nuttall family papers
- Brian D. Reeves and Tiffani Rytting
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008