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Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie letters

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6695

Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters mainly from Eve Ball to Barbara and Kenneth Ogilvie, spanning the years 1972-1984. Also includes envelopes, clippings, and four color slide photographs of Eve Ball's home. Includes an April 1984 newsletter from the Lincoln County Historical Society.

Dates

  • 1972-1984

Creator

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Biographical History

Kenneth Mead Ogilvie was an acquaintance of Eve Ball, who was a leading authority on the lives of the Apache tribe in New Mexico in the middle of the 20th century. Kenneth Mead Ogilvie was married to Barbara Mackey.

Biographical History

Barbara Mackey Ogilvie lived in Arcadia, California, with her husband Kenneth Mead Ogilvie. She was an acquaintance of Eve Ball, who was a leading authority on the lives of the Apache tribe in New Mexico in the mid-20th century. They worked closely with her in her research and interest in the Apache tribespeople.

Biographical / Historical

Eve Ball, also known as Katherine Evelyn Daly (1890-1984) was a noted oral historian and author. She especially enjoyed working in New Mexico, the Southwest, and with the Apache Indians.

Extent

11 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

More detailed finding aid available in the repository.

Custodial History

Donated by Ken Ogilvie, son of Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie in January 2009 and April 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ken Ogilvie; January 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ken Ogilvie; April 2018.

Appraisal

Illustrates professional and social life of a prominent western researcher. (Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history; Collection development policy for 20th Century western manuscripts, 2007.)

Related Materials

MSS 3096 Eve Ball Papers.

MSS SC 1423 Publications.

Processing Information

Processed; Alicia Lynn Harris; 2009.

Processing Information

Processed; Karen Glenn; April 2022.

Creator

Title
Register of Kenneth Mead and Barbara Mackey Ogilvie letters
Status
Completed
Author
Alicia Lynn Harris, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
2009 May
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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