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Agnes Bracken scrapbook of Mercur, Utah

 Collection — Container: Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 9174

Content Description

Contains scrapbook of Agnes Bracken's life in Mercur, Utah. Includes photographs, clippings, printed ephemera, reunion programs, articles, and poems about Mercur and Agnes Bracken's family.


  • 1902-1962


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 Agnes Bracken scrapbook of Mercer, Utah must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Agnes Bracken (1879-1954) was a resident of the early hard rock mining town of Mercur, Utah.

Agnes Bracken was born on October 13, 1879 in Logan, Utah to parents William Crookston and Agnes McKellar. She went on to marry George Asper Bracken on March 13, 1898 in Mercur, Utah. She passed away on November 27, 1954 in Portland, Oregon.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by David and Marilyn Cassidy. David Cassidy is the great-grandson of Agnes Bracken, and the scrapbook was found in the home of Valeda Carole Cassidy, granddaughter of Agnes Bracken, after her passing away.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; David and Marilyn Cassidy; August 2018.


LDS Women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 1.C, 2016).

Processing Information

Processed; Chelsea McNeil, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2019.

Register of Agnes Bracken scrapbook of Mercur, Utah
Chelsea McNeil
2019 January 16
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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