Margaret Steed Hess biographies
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of typewritten and handwritten biographies. Most of the objects of the biographies were early settlers in the Farmington and Bountiful, Utah, areas. Hess probably used these items as sources for her history of Farmington, Utah. These materials may be considered secondary sources. The primary sources, or autobiographies, have been removed from the collection and cataloged separately.
- Hess, Margaret Steed (Person)
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Margaret Hess wrote biographies of early settlers in the Farmington and Bountiful, Utah, areas.
Margaret Steed Hess was born in 1884, in Draper, Utah to John Wilford Steed and Ann Daves Jenkins. In 1908, she married Milton Hess. She served for forty years as historian for a Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) chapter. Margaret wrote biographies of early settlers in the Farmington and Bountiful, Utah, areas, and also, "My Farmington: a history of Farmington, Utah, 1847-1976". She also wrote a brief sketch of some of her life experiences.
90 items (2 linear inches)
Language of Materials
The collection contains 90 items of photocopies of typewritten and handwritten biographies between 1900 and 1940.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
The primary sources, or autobiographies, have been removed from the collection and catalogued separately. See F 834.F3H4x 1970 for "My Farmington: a history of Farmington, Utah, 1847-1976," and MSS SC 2636 Autobiography, 1954.
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- 2011 February 24
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