Ellen A. Draper personal history
Scope and Contents note
The photocopied history is a thirty-seven page account of Ellen A. Draper's life accounting from 1852-1930.
- Draper, Ellen A., 1846-1939 (Person)
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 Ellen A. Draper personal history must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Ellen A. Draper was born in 1846 and was an early settler of Utah. Much of the history deals with memoirs from her childhood. She was married in 1863 to William Lothrop Draper (1838-1887). She had eleven children, six of which lived past childhood. She accounts for the Mormon community led by President Brigham Young, as well as for early pioneer life with notes on farming and encounters with Native Americans. She died in 1939 at the age of 93.
1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of the photocopied, personal life history of Ellen A. Draper. In her biography she accounts for the Mormon community led by President Brigham Young, as well as for early pioneer life with notes on farming and encounters with Native Americans.
Custodial History note
Donated by Marcelle Belliston in 1987.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Marcelle Belliston; 1987.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts because of Ellen A. Draper's experience as a Mormon residing in Utah.
Processing Information note
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
- Register of Ellen A. Draper personal history
- Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator
- 9 July 2008
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- 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