Emily M. Carlisle family papers
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of correspondence, invitations, daybooks, planners, deeds, checks, receipts, traveling pamphlets, postcards, newspaper clippings, graduation and wedding announcements, and photographs. Collection contains mostly the correspondence of Emily Carlisle (Mrs. H.C. Carlisle), especially between Emily and her daughter Isabelle, 1894-1957.
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Carlisle family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Carlisle family consists of Emily Stevenson McDonald Carlisle who married Harvey Cartwright Carlisle. They had two children, Isabelle and Frank.
Emily Stevenson McDonald Carlisle was born on 6 September 1886 in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah to Francis McDonald and Emily Rozella Stevenson. She married Harvey Cartwright Carlisle on 19 July 1923 in Salt Lake City. She had two children, Isabelle and Frank. She died 24 January 1975 in San Luis Obispo, California.
Isabelle Carlisle was born on 9 August 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Harvey Cartwright Carlisle and Emily Stevenson McDonald. She married Grant Packard on 15 August 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died 18 July 2000 in San Luis Obispo, California. Based on the correspondence in the collection, Isabelle spent time abroad, as letters to her mother and brother are from various states and European countries in the early 1950s.
Frank McDonald Carlisle was born 12 March 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Harvey Cartwright Carlisle and Emily Stevenson McDonald. He died 27 June 1987 in New York. From the correspondence it seems that he worked as a teacher.
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
The Carlisle family papers consists of various papers from 1894-1957 from the Carlisle family.
Custodial History note
Purchased from Peter Crawley in 1987.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1987
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Separated Materials note
Separated from other materials purchased from Peter Crawley in 1987.
Processing Information note
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
- Register of Emily M. Carlisle family papers
- Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.