Catherine M. Stokes papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence, itineraries, meeting minutes, magazine and newspaper clippings, photographs, biographical materials, books that Catherine is featured in, and videocassettes. The collection documents the work that Catherine did for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as an ambassador to Africa and the Illinois Department of Public Health.
- Stokes, Catherine M., 1936- (Person)
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Catherine M. Stokes papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Catherine M. Stokes was born July 11, 1936 in Doloroso, Mississippi. She married Henry Thomas Stokes on February 14, 1960, and they had three children. She and Henry later divorced. Catherine was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1979. Catherine has worked as a registered professional nurse, and worked as an Assistant Deputy Director in the Office of Health Care Regulation of the Illinois Department of Public Health. She has also been instrumental in helping to spread the gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints all over the world. She later helped with the Public Affairs Committee of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2 oversize folders (0.2 linear ft.)
1 carton (1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Materials left in original order.
Donated by Catherine M. Stokes in 2010.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Catherine M. Stokes; 2010.
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007.)
Illustrates life as an African-American woman during the 1960s-2000s in the LDS church.
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
- Register of Catherine M. Stokes papers
- Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- 13 December 2010
- 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.