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Rachel N. Nutter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7946

Scope and Contents

Contains Nutter's personal papers, including letters from friends and family, journals, and typed transcripts of a few journals, documenting health concerns and day-to-day life events; photographs of family, friends, and trips; videocassette recordings of television programs; family history materials; travel pamphlets and brochures; and newspaper clippings about topics such as China; September 11, 2001; President Gordon B. Hinckley and other issues regarding Mormonism; and other historic events. Materials date from 1930 to 2011.


  • 1930-2011


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 the Rachel N. Nutter papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Rachel N. Nutter (born 1921) studied at Brigham Young University.

Rachel Nelson Nutter was born October 18, 1921. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in 1949. She married John William Nutter on December 22, 1951, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She later earned a master's degree from the University of Iowa, and worked as a project manager for the Wisconsin Food and Nutrition Services. Nutter currently lives in Provo, Utah.


1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

14 cartons (14 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials were left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Rachel N. Nutter in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Rachel N. Nutter; 2011.


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

Contains the papers of a Mormon woman from Utah.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.

Register of the Rachel N. Nutter papers
Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
2011 September 9
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States