Gates family recordings
Scope and Contents
Collection includes Edison cylinder recordings and cassette tapes. The recordings appear to be family-oriented and include songs and stories about family members. The collection dates circa 1915.
- Gates family (Family)
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 Gates family recordings must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
The Gates family have strong ties to Brigham Young through Susa Young who married Jacob F. Gates. Jacob F. Gates and Susa Young had eleven children together however not all of them reached adulthood. Emma Lucy Gates Bowen and Brigham Cecil Gates were both extremely musically talented and togehter ran a touring opera company. They also had their own personal endeavors; Brigham Cecil Gates was one of the founding fathers of the LDS School of Music and Emma Lucy Gates Bowen is a noted American Opera Singer. Leah Gates went on to become a writer and married John A. Widstoe, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Franklin Gates has previously taught Chemistry but is known as a legendary figure within the early days of radio.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
The collection has been kept in its original order.
Donated by Florence-Marie Gates Stamm in 1980.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Florence-Marie Gates Stamm; 1980.
This collection provides insight into the Gates family. Collected in 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Processed; Kiren Dulai, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
- Register of Gates family recordings
- Kiren Dulai
- 2010 July 7
- 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.