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Evelyn Brady Beck letters to Leota Brady Winkler

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8298

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten and signed letters addressed to Evelyn's older sister, Leota Brady Winkler, who was living in Tooele, Utah, from 1972-2005. Evelyn wrote about family members and events.


  • 1972-2005


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 Evelyn Brady Beck letters to Leota Brady Winkler must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Leota Brady Winkler (1917-2013) was a Mormon woman in Utah.

Leota Brady was born on October 11, 1917 in Fairview, Utah to Sidney Alphonso Brady and Della Hurst. She attended schools in Fairview, and graduated from North Sanpete High School in 1936. She married Wendell A. Winkler on June 25, 1941 in Manti, Utah. She served in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a variety of positions. She also worked at the Tooele Army Depot between 1962 and 1983. Winkler died on January 31, 2013 in Grantsville, Utah.

Biographical History

Evelyn Brady Beck (1927- ) is a Mormon woman from Utah.

Evelyn Brady was born on February 2, 1927 in Fairview, Utah to Sidney Alphonso Brady and Della Hurst. She married Donald Marshall Beck (1925-2012) in 1944 in Manti, Utah, and they moved to Texas during his military service. They later moved to Kearns, Utah, where they lived for thirty-three years. She and her husband retired to Fairview, Utah, where they worked as ordinance workers in the Manti Temple.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Albert Winkler, Evelyn's nephew and Leota Brady Winkler's son, donated this collection to Special Collections in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Albert Winkler; 2013.


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


Located in Box 594.

Processing Information

Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.

Register of the Evelyn Brady Beck letters to Leota Brady Winkler
Peter Hoyt and John M. Murphy
2013 November 5
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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