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Margaretha Witteveen Brown cookbook

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8592

Content Description

Homemade recipe book, with clipped and handwritten recipes. Dated approximately 1920-1959.


  • approximately 1920-1959


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 Margaretha Witteveen Brown cookbook must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Margaretha Witteveen Brown (1889-1984) was a Dutch immigrant in Utah.

Margaretha Witteveen Brown was born on September 21, 1889, in Deventer, Netherlands, to parents Hendrik and Margaretha Vos Witteveen. She immigrated to the United States and married Herbert Alexander Brown (1885-1974) in Coleman, Texas on January 29, 1913. Together they had six children. They lived in Utah.

Brown died on June 26, 1984 in Ogden, Utah.


1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Louan Eyre in 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Louan Eyre; 2014.


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

Processing Information

Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2014.

Register of Margaretha Witteveen Brown cookbook
Catie Freedman
2014 October 29
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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