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Diane Larson Porter scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8227

Content Description

Contains a partial copy of a scrapbook that covers the author/donor's elementary and secondary school years, church, and club activities and awards. It includes newspaper articles about a tragedy in 1963 involving several schoolmates and adults she knew, along with a memorial event 20 years later.


  • 1962-1993


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 Diane Larson Porter scrapbook must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Diane Larson Porter (1948- ) is a retired nurse and family historian.

Diane Larson Porter was born in 1948 in Provo, Utah, where she attended both Joaquin and Wasatch elementary schools, Central Jr. High, Provo High, and Brigham Young University. She married Vard Porter. After raising four children, Diane graduated from San Diego State University and became a registered nurse, specializing in hospice and palliative care. She and her husband are retired and currently live in California.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

5 oversize folders (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Scrapbook was created by Diane Larson Porter, the donor, who gave photocopies of pages to the repository in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Diane Larson Porter; 2014.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Materials

See also Photographs of Explorer Post 36 memorial (MSS 8501).

Processing Information

Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.

Register of Diane Larson Porter scrapbook
Margaret Weddle
2014 October 13
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