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James R. Price letter and poems

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1936

Scope and Contents

Contains a typewritten letter and two typewritten poems. The poems were written by Marjorie Price Allen and Graham W. Doxey. The items commemorate nine women of Tarboro, North Carolina who raised funds for the construction of a Mormon chapel.


  • 1950


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Open for public research.

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

Biographical History

James R. Price (1885-1964) was a Mormon mission and temple president from Arizona. He served as president of the Central Atlantic States Mission.

Biographical History

Marjorie Price Allen (1920-2018) was a Mormon missionary and temple matron from Arizona.

Marjorie Allen Price was born February 10, 1920 in Phoenix, Arizona to parents James Robert Price and Mabel Alexander. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 3, 1928. She went on to marry Nephi Simeon Hardy Allen on April 30, 1944 in Maricopa, Arizona, with whom she had five children. Price served in various positions within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including missionary service in New Zealand and Australia, and as a matron of the Mesa Arizona Temple. She passed away on January 19, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Emily Smith Stewart in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Emily Smith Stewart; 1982.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of James R. Price letter and poems
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Elisa Visick
2010 September 14
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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