Abram and Sadie Dalley journals
Scope and Contents
Collection includes the journals of both Abram F. Dalley and Sadie Buttars Dalley between 1978 and 2004. The journals include descriptions of the writers' personal thoughts and daily activities, including a desciption of their missionary service to South Carolina. Some of the journals include indexes and some greeting cards.
- Dalley, Sadie, 1911-2004 (Person)
- Dalley, Abram F. (Abram Fitzgerald), 1911-2000 (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 Abram and Sadie Dalley journals must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Abram F. Dalley (1911-2000) was born in Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, to Abram Fitzgerald Dalley and Stella Altana Wilcox. He married Sadie Buttars Dalley on September 23, 1930, in the Logan, Utah Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the course of his life they lived in Dayton, Idaho; Roberts, Idaho; and American Fork, Utah. Abram Dalley worked as a farmer and later as an insurance agent. He and his wife Sadie Buttars Dalley were the parents of ten children. He died December 20, 2000, in American Fork, Utah.
Sadie Buttars Dalley (1911-2004) was born in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, to Maude and David Buttars. She married Abram Fitzgerald Dalley on September 23, 1930, in the Logan, Utah Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the course of her life she lived in Dayton, Idaho; Roberts, Idaho; and American Fork, Utah. Active in the LDS Church she served in a variety of Church callings, including: the Primary program, the Relief Society program, and the Sunday School program. She enjoyed genealogy and worked as an extraction worker. From 1980 to 1981 she and her husband served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Columbia, South Carolina Mission. Sadie Buttars Dalley died December 4, 2004, in St. George, Utah.
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3155.xml
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Denise Roylance.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- American Fork (Utah) -- History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--South Carolina--History
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon families -- History
- Mormon missionaries -- South Carolina -- Diaries
- Older people -- Family relationships -- History -- Sources
- Older people -- Religious life -- History -- Sources
- Older people in missionary work -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Older people's writings
- South Carolina -- History -- Sources
- Register of Abram and Sadie Dalley journals
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 April 15
- 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.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States