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Helen Free VanderBeek pamphlets, approximately 1935-1980

 Series — Carton: 8, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: MSS 6224 Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains various pamphlets from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding topics of importance, such as the plan of salvation, temple worship, Joseph Smith, and the Book of Mormon. Also includes one pamphlet distributed by the Provo Police on how to keep your house safe from burglars, three Priesthood genealogy handbooks, and an Era magazine. Also contains one book entitled "The Materials of the Artist and their Use in Painting with Notes on the Techniques of the Old Masters" by Max Doerner. The book is annotated. Dated approximately 1935 to 1980.


  • approximately 1935-1980


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 Helen Free VanderBeek papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Helen Free VanderBeek was born in 1944. She graduated from Brigham Young Academy High School in 1962. She received a scholarship to Brigham Young University where she attended and received her BA in Clothing and Textiles in 1966. In 1970, she received a BA in English from Brigham Young University. In 1991, she received a BA from Brigham Young University-Idaho in General Studies. Helen later went on to receive her Master's degree in Education from Idaho State University-Pocatello in 1993. She married Ronald Vanderbeek, and they had three children, but were later divorced. After her divorce, she married Walter Kerr. She has written several columns, her first column appearing in the Idaho Farm News. She was an adjunct professor at Ricks College and published a column there too. She also authored a book called Find Your Actual, Factual Ancestors: A Genealogy Journey in 8 Steps.


4 folders

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