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Everyone has a library story

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8063

Scope and Contents

Contains a story by Deanna Earl Ehman about her parents meeting, courtship, and marriage, and the role of the Brigham Young University Library in their story. Also includes photographs and email correspondence regarding the library story.


  • 2012


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 Everyone Has a Library Story must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Deanna Earl Ehman (born 1941) is a library advocate in Utah.

Deanna Earl was born in Provo, Utah in 1941. Her family moved to the Naval Base in San Diego, California but kept close ties with family in Provo, Utah (Williams Music Company) and South Weber, Utah (Earl family fairy farm). She attended school in Westchester, California where she was baptized as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

In 1950, Deanna went to San Gabriel High School in San Gabriel, California. She later attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, majoring in Psychology and English and minoring in "Cougarettes and Song Leading."

In 1964 she married Dean Mackintosh from Minidoka, Idaho and moved to North Wittier, California where Dean worked for Hunsman Container Corp. They had three children, Derik, Scot, and Kristen, before they later divorced.

Deanna then married Marty Ehman and had two children, Becky and Marty, Jr. Marty's employer, Campbell Soup Company, transferred him to the District Office in Salt Lake City, resulting in Deanna's return to Utah, where she lives to this day.

Deanna Ehman is a member of the board of the Friends of the Harold B. Lee Library.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection was left in its original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Deanna Ehman and transferred from Julene Butler in 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Deanna Ehman; 2012.

Transferred; Julene Butler; 2012.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Related Materials

See also Anna Ollerton biography (MSS SC 1718).

Processing Information

Processed; Stephanie Laabs; June 2012.

Register of Everyone has a library story
Stephanie Laabs
2012 June 25
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States