Maureen Ursenbach Beecher papers
Scope and Contents
Contains materials collected by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher, including various manuscripts, and paper drafts, research materials, personal projects and papers, and professional materials and student papers. Also contains files on various organizations and committees Beecher played a role in, correspondence, personal office files, files and minutes of the Relief Society, as well as various audio and visual materials, circa 1967-1997.
- approximately 1967-1997
- Beecher, Maureen Ursenbach (creator, Person)
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 Maureen Ursenbach Beecher papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Maureen Ursenbach Beecher (born 1935) was an English professor and research historian in Utah.
Maureen Ursenbach Beecher was born March 19, 1935 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Charles Ursenbach and Lucile Harvey. In 1958 she left to serve in the Swiss-Austrian Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She held the positions of editor and senior research associate of the History Division of the Church from 1972 to 1980. From 1981 to 1997, she served as a research historian for the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History as well as an associate professor and professor of English. She retired to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1997.
22 cartons (22 linear ft.)
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Contains nine series: 1. Journal drafts and paper manuscripts, 1975-1996. 2. Research materials, 1972-1997. 3. Personal project files, 1970-1995. 4. Course materials and professional files, 1973-1997. 5. Files on organizations and committees, 1973-1996. 6. Correspondence, circa 1972-1993. 7. Personal files, circa 1972-1996. 8. Relief Society files, circa 1971-1979. 9. Audio and visual materials, circa 1967-1987.
Collection was arranged by student processor.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1979.xml
Other Finding Aids
Preliminary finding aid is available in repository.
Donated by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher between 1978-1998. Additional materials donated by Jill Mulvay Derr in January 2012.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Maureen Ursenbach Beecher; 1978-1998.
Donated; Jill Mulvay Derr; January 2012.
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Processed; Dani Peterson; February 2012.
- Register of Maureen Ursenbach Beecher papers
- Dani Peterson
- 2012 February 27
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.