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Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook

 Item — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 7078

Scope and Contents note

The Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook documents in photographs, maps, programs, and newspaper clippings the tour of the International Singing Mothers to England for the dedication of the Hyde Park chapel in 1963.


  • 1963


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 Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Florence Jepperson Madsen was born December 15, 1886, in Provo, Utah, of Danish ancestry. She received the B.A. degree from Brigham Young University, graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music, and was awarded the B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Chicago Musical School, and honorary doctoral degrees from the Chicago and Boguslawski Colleges of Music. On August 30, 1922, she and Franklin Madsen were married in the Salt Lake Temple. They raised three adopted girls: Marion (Mrs. Wendell Morgan); Ruth (Mrs. William L. Bracy); and Georgia (Mrs. George W. Baker). At the dedication of the Harris Fine Arts Center, a recital hall was named in honor of Franklin and his wife Florence. Florence died in 1977.


1 oversize box (0.75 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Scrapbook contains documentation of the International Singing Mothers' trip to England for the dedication of the Hyde Park chapel.

Other Finding Aids note

More detailed finding aid available in repository upon request.

Custodial History note

Donated by George Carter in 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; George Carter; 2009.

Appraisal note

LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)

Related Archival Materials note

See also the Florence J. Madsen 86th birthday tribute (UA OH 48) and the Photograph of Relief Society Singing Mothers (MSS P 360).

Processing Information note

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator.

Register of Florence Jepperson Madsen scrapbook
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
2009 July 9
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States